EBS is re-platforming its trading venues, interfaces and technology to create an enhanced suite of FX offerings reinforcing EBS’ critical role in global FX liquidity. Subject to applicable regulatory approvals, all Products will be integrated onto the CME Globex platform. This integration will be a hard cut-over from the EBS Market platform to CME Group architecture and services.
This content describes client onboarding and setup services for the new market functionality for EBS Market's central limit order book and eFix Matching Services integration onto the CME Globex platform.
Getting Started with CME Group Services
For an overview of current CME Group services that will be used for EBS Market including eFix Matching Service on CME Globex, and if you are new to CME Group services or wish to better understand how your current system aligns with upcoming EBS functionality, CME Group recommends Getting Started with CME Group Services.
For full technical information, see the CME Globex platform topic.
Please revisit this page to see the latest updates, as new details will become available throughout the integration.
|June 22, 2022||Updated description for FirmSoft.|
|June 10, 2022||Updated description and linked resources for EBS Quant Analytics.|
|September 24, 2021||Added link to EBS Risk Management video.|
|August 18, 2021||Updated references to launch and availability dates.|
|June 16, 2021||Updated EBS Central Post Trade section.|
|May 18, 2021||Updated Market Data groups in the Market Data MDP 3.0 API section.|
|May 5, 2021||Initial version.|
EBS Setup Overview
Use the following task checklist to track activities that are required to access and set up EBS services for CME Globex.
Required Setup Steps
__ Set up Duo two-factor authentication.
CME Group Login and Duo two-factor authentication is required to access forms, services, applications and for viewing premium website content. All entity users that will access CME applications must have a unique CME Group Login ID.
Designated persons and application users can request access from their entity administrator.
To complete application access, users must provide their existing CME Group Login ID and secure token to the entity administrator to complete setup. CME Group or entity administrators will never ask for your password.
See more information in the CME Group Login User Help.
__ Complete and sign the Interface Development and Testing Agreement (IDTA) form.
__ EBS New Release Testing and Certification Setup.Complete
Ensure the IDTA form is complete prior to securing connectivity to the CME Globex New Release Environment (Cert VPN or Cert Data Center Cross Connect) for API testing and certification.
After establishing connectivity to the New Release Environment, refer to the EBS New Release Testing and Certification Setup for steps to gain access to the CME Request Center NR/Cert and to create and view requests for CME Globex entities to use during API testing and certification.
Choose from a variety of Production Connectivity offerings.
Production environment connectivity steps should be pursued in parallel to testing and certification steps.
Obtain agreements from Global Account Management (GAM).
__ required APIs Set up
To request access to required and optional CME Group APIs: iLink 3 Order Entry, Drop Copy, Market Data, Reference Data API, contact your Global Account Manager (GAM).
__ Set up sessions using Self-Service via CME Request Center in the Production environment.
Create iLink Order Entry session IDs, Drop Copy sessions, and Market Data TCP sessions. This step is performed after successfully completing testing and certification.
|For questions or issues, contact Global Account Management (GAM).|
EBS Setup Details
The following sections provide additional details about setting up and accessing EBS services for CME Globex, described in the checklist above.
__ CME Customer Center Self-Service Form: To use CME Group applications and solutions, customers must have a valid CME Customer Center Self Service Form. This form is offered to CME Group customers to enable the use of Self-Service tools, which are accessed from the CME Customer Center as needed to manage registration and onboarding to CME Group services and to setup and manage additional entity information.
__ For the required self-service agreements, specify or confirm designated individuals that will manage self-service entity and user administration for EBS Market or Futures & Options.
- Entity Information: Provide legal entity information, including affiliates that will be managed as a single entity.
- Entity Officer: The entity officer must identify Admin Managers that will be responsible for daily administration including administration of user entitlements, permission and restrictions.
- Admin Manager: Authorized by the Operations Contact as the person responsible for administration of applications or assignment of Application Administrator privileges to additional user(s) and approving self-service requests submitted by entity users.
- Service Administrator: Manages user access based on approval of Admin Manager, including application user access.
Assign and manage application user permissions, such as Request Center, Firm Administrator Dashboard and FirmSoft.
|View User Help instructions for BrokerTec and Futures & Options. EBS information will be included at a later date.|
Request Center is a self-service application function that allows authorized clearing and execution firm administrators or authorized additional users to complete CME Globex entity requests.
Manage entity configuration for Request Center services such as: Globex Firm IDs (GFID), Globex User Signatures (GUS), iLink Sessions / Order Entry Sessions, Drop Copy Sessions, and Market Data Sessions.
View User Help instructions for BrokerTec and Futures & Options. EBS information will be included at a later date.
User Interface Setup
CME Group offers the following additional optional user interface applications:
Select links from the 'API Service' column below to see additional setup details:
Is API ID Required?
EBS Quant Analytics
Contact your Global Account Manager to request access to CME Group APIs.
EBS Risk Manager API
EBS Risk Manager (EBS RM API) offers an optional REST API for managing Bilateral and Prime customer credit limits. The EBS RM API also supports “kill switch” functionality.
Contact your Global Account Manager (GAM) for more details.
Support Contact Details
CME Group support teams are available to assist with EBS Operational Readiness.
|Service||Contact Details||Hours (Central Time)|
CME Globex Integration Relationship Management
|Sun 17:00 - Fri 17:00|
Access and Entitlements Support
United States: +1 312 456 1560
EMEA: +44 203 379 3802
|Sun 17:00 - Fri 17:00|
Software Development Testing and Certification Support
United States: +1 312 930 2322
|Sun 16:00 - Fri 16:30|
United States: +1 800 438 8616
EMEA: +44 20 7623 4747
: +65 6532 5010 Asia
|Sun 14:00 - Fri 16:30|