Effective Monday, August 3, 2015, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (“CME” or “Exchange”) will amend CME Rules 10103.A (“Sources and Calculation of Adjustment Factors”) and 10103.C.5.e (“Quality Grade Deviations”) in connection with cattle carcass grading for the Live Cattle futures contract (Rulebook chapter: 101; Clearing Code: LC; CME Globex Code: LE; CME ClearPort Code: 48). These amendments will be effective commencing with the August 2015 contract month and beyond.
These amendments allow Exchange rules to be consistent with Official United States Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef promulgated by the Secretary of Agriculture.
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