CME Clearing accepts COMEX gold warrants & London gold bullion as collateral for House requirements only. See below for more information.
Material related to the acceptance of COMEX gold warrants:
Pursuant to CME Rule 817, COMEX gold warrants may become subject to a lien in favor of the Exchange’s liquidity lenders. Consistent with this rule, and in order for a clearing member to be eligible to participate in the COMEX gold warrants collateral program, a UCC-1 financing statement is filed against the clearing member’s collateral on deposit. Please contact email@example.com for questions or more information.
Firms with assets exceeding specified limits may incur a true up margin requirement in an amount no less than the USDE amount over the specified limit. Firms will be notified by CME Clearing of the true up requirement amount.
All assets that are utilized to meet PB requirements in different currencies will be subject to an additional cross-currency haircut. For applicable haircuts, please see the Cross-Currency Haircut Percentages file found under Forms and Instructions.