• Account Reconciliation Files Available on FTP Server

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      • Clearing Member Firms; Back Office Managers
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      • CME Clearing
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      • 13-371
      • Notice Date
      • 15 August 2013
      • Effective Date
      • 15 August 2013
    • To provide additional transparency to Clearing Member Firms as to the status of their OTC trading account setups, CME Clearing will produce and post Account Reconciliation Files to each Clearing Member Firm’s secure FTP site effective immediately.
      The file will display each trading account registered to trade OTC credit default swaps, interest rate swaps and FX swaps. Additionally, the file will show whether or not a particular trading account is completely setup or not.
      Clearing Member staff involved in the onboarding of new OTC accounts will find this file particularly helpful when determining which trading accounts are completely setup and which accounts are still in process at CME Clearing.
      The key field for each account is the “Complete” column. This column will indicate whether the account’s setup at CME Clearing is complete or not. Please note that this column does not indicate whether the account setup is complete at the affirmation platform.
      The naming convention for the file is as follows –
                                      Where ### equals the 3 digit CME-assigned CMF identifier
      The files will be available each evening by 7:00 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET).
      Please note that these files are available in the Production environment only. CME Clearing will produce these files in the New Release (UAT) environment in the upcoming weeks. Additionally, CME Clearing will be adding the performance bond account (initial margin account) to the file soon.
      If you have any further questions about this file, please contact the CME Client Services Team by telephone at 312-338-7112 or by email at onboarding@cmegroup.com
      Best Regards,
      CME Clearing
      File Format
      CLEARING_FIRM_NAME                              Clearing firm name
      CLEARING_FIRM_ID                       CMF number at CME Clearing
      ORIGIN                                                 CUST or HOUS
      ACCOUNT_NUMBER                      Client account ID as registered
      OWNER_FIRM                                   Client Account Owner
      OWNER_FIRM_SHORT_NAME   Client account Owner shortname
      ASSETMGR_FIRM                            Asset Manager fullname (if applicable)
      ASSETMGR_SHORT_NAME         Asset Manager shortname (if applicable)
      LEI                                                          Legal Entity Identifier for the Client Account Owner
      CME_ACCOUNT_ALIAS                 Account alias for all OTC products except IRS
      IRS_ALIAS                                           Account alias for IRS products
      PLATFORM_NAME_1                     Up to three affirmation platforms
      PLATFORM_ALIAS_1                      and the account’s alias on each such platform
      STATUS                                                                RAV Manage Status – A = Active, I = Inactive
      IRS_CREDIT_CONTROL                  Credit control status for IRS, CDS or OTC FX
      CDS_CREDIT_CONTROL                                 “CME HOSTED” or “CLAIM”
      IRS_NETTING_ALG                          Netting algorithm for IRS, CDS or OTC FX
      IRS_FEE_CLASS                                 Fee classification for IRS, CDS or OTC FX
      IN_RAV_IRS                                                       RAV permissioning by asset class, either -
      IN_RAV_CDS                                                                     NONE, ALL, SPECIFIC
      IN_CLEARING_IRS                           Clearing permissioning by product class
      COMPLETE                                          Completion status Y or N
      CREATION_DATE                              Date created

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