Clearing Operations and Deliveries

Gain insight on the operations behind the clearing and delivery process.

Clearing members can enter and price a variety of trade types - blocks, differential spreads, EFRPs, and more –  with ease using our web-based application on CME Clearing Portal.

GPS and broker payments systems enable clearing members to calculate fees in real-time, set up automatic payments, and track billing and payments with greater ease.

All aspects of the physical delivery process are administered by CME Group for exchange-traded products across all major asset classes.


Find all the information needed for a better understanding of the clearing process, how CME Clearing manages each trade, and how the delivery process works. 

Clearing Systems

View different trade types accepted by the Front-End Clearing System.

Calculate fees, set up automatic payments, and track billing.

Access system manuals, technical standards and guidelines, training forms, and other resources.

Learn about the physical delivery of exchange-traded products, final settlements, delivery notices, and reports.

Track status of intraday and end-of-day reports

CME ClearView gives you insight into the delivery status of intraday and end-of-day files produced by CME Group.

Find reports on SPAN and SPAN2, trade registers, and margins, as well as review:

  • Estimated time of arrival
  • Whether the file is delayed
  • When the file was published

Learn about clearing

Gain an understanding of how the Clearing market structure is defined, risk management policies and procedures, and the activities of CME Clearing.


CME Clearing serves as the neutral counterparty to every futures, option, and OTC trade, ensuring market integrity and reducing risk. Learn about the integral role we play in the global marketplace.

Margin Services

Get insight on the institution-grade tools we use to reduce bilateral counterparty credit risk and free up trading capital, optimizing margin efficiency.

Risk Management

We offer a comprehensive set of sophisticated tools and safeguards to protect customers and clearing firms and maintain market integrity.

Connect with an expert

We’re here to help you. For more information or assistance, contact the Clearing support team and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.


Connect with the right team contact worldwide, in the Global Command Center.

CME Group is the world’s leading derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). 
Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.

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