|Topics in this issue include:
|Critical System Updates|
New Mandatory iLink Tags
To ensure customer readiness CME Group recommends the following action items must be completed prior to the June 5, deadline:
These tags are available in New Release for customer testing. There are no impacts to FIX/FAST market data with this launch. Please contact your Global Account Manager with any questions.
Please see the updated Client Impact Document for a more detailed description of technical and data requirements.
MexDer Markets via CME Globex
MexDer market data via CME Globex will utilize a new FIX/FAST template. The new template is currently available in New Release. A new mandatory certification suite will be available Monday, May 2, in AutoCert+ for customer systems planning to support MexDer via CME Globex.
MexDer markets via CME Globex will be available in New Release starting Monday, April 25.
The client impact assessment provides detailed functionality and messaging for customer systems interested in supporting MexDer products via CME Globex.
FIX tag 996-UnitOfMeasure Change for Green Exchange CERplus Futures and Intercommodity Spreads
The unit of measure change for CERplusSM product is available for customer testing in New Release.
Market Data Platform channels and implied functionality will not be impacted.
To facilitate these changes, customers are asked to cancel all Good 'Till Cancel (GTC) and Good 'Till Date (GTD) orders for the impacted futures and spreads after their close on Friday, April 29. After 16:00 CT on Friday, April 29, all remaining GTC and GTD orders for these products will be cancelled by the CME Globex Control Center (GCC).
These changes are currently available for customer testing in New Release.
Implied Soybean Crush Futures Spread Listing Expansion
The Implied Soybean Crush futures spread will be available for customer testing in New Release on Monday, May 2.
|Events & Announcements|
If you are interested in applying for space at CME Group's co-location facility and haven't already done so, CME Group is now accepting requests for space. Requests submitted will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis based on available capacity at the time of the request.
Additionally, please note, if you are interested in participating in our Phase 1 launch, all contracts must be submitted by May 2, 2011.
To request legal and product related materials to review prior to April 4, or for additional information, please contact your Global Account Manager at 312-634-8700, in Europe at 44-20-7796-7100, or in Asia at 65-6593-5574.