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      • Clearing Member Firms
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      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 11-398
      • Notice Date
      • 04 November 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 04 November 2011
    • As part of the bulk transfer process for MF Global customer accounts and collateral held at U.S. derivatives clearinghouses, CME Clearing, ICE Futures US, ICE Clear US, The Clearing Corporation, KCBOT Clearing Corp., MGEX, NYSE Liffe US and The Options Clearing Corporation have coordinated to provide clients with further information on the status of their account transfers.
      Customers with accounts transferring will receive communications from their receiving firm following the transfers.  In addition, beginning this evening, Friday, November 4, 2011, clients are [encouraged] to send an e-mail message to  clearinginformation@cmegroup.com, indicating their name, MF Global account number, office code and client contact details.  The clearing houses will respond to the e-mails by phone or in writing as soon as possible in order to confirm a client’s receiving firm.  Clearing house representatives will also provide contact information for the receiving firm so that clients can confirm the amount of any transferred customer collateral and positions with the receiving firm.
      In order to confirm the identity of a client’s receiving firm, please send an email to clearinginformation@cmegroup.com with your:
      1.     Client Name
      2.    MFG account number (if known)
      3.    Office Code (if known)
      4.    Any other client contact details

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