FINANCIAL AND REGULATORY BULLETIN
TO: Chief Executive Officers #14-04
Chief Financial Officers
Chief Compliance Officers
In consideration of developments arising from recent events in Ukraine, CME Group is reminding all clearing member firms about their obligations under CME, CBOT, and NYMEX Rule 981. Anti-Money Laundering and Economic Sanctions Compliance. We also remind all others of their obligations to comply with applicable anti-money laundering and economic sanctions laws.
As of the date of this Bulletin, targeted sanctions against certain individuals and entities in Russia and Ukraine have been issued by the United States, the EU, Canada, Australia, Japan, Switzerland and Lichtenstein stemming from these developments.
All parties should undertake due diligence efforts to assure that their activities do not involve or otherwise relate to parties designated under the new sanctions, including any entities that are owned or controlled by such designated parties.
If you have any questions, please contact the Financial and Regulatory Surveillance Department at (312) 930-3230 or the Corporate Compliance Department at CME.Compliance.email@example.com.
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