• NYMEX Options Expiration Operational Procedures for the Trading Floor and Clearing Members - Effective Wednesday, March 30, 2011

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Floor Brokers; Floor Clerks
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 11-112
      • Notice Date
      • 29 March 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 30 March 2011
    •  The expiration date for the April 2011 option contracts for the NYISO Zone A 5 MW Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LBMP Swap Option (9T), NYISO Zone G 5 MW Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LBMP Swap Option (9U), NYISO Zone J 5 MW Peak Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LBMP Swap Option (9V), Heating Oil Calendar Spread Option (F), PJM Monthly-Calendar LMP Swap Option (JO), RBOB Calendar Spread Option (Z), ISO New England Calendar-Month LMP Swap Option (OE), AEP-Dayton Calendar-Month LMP Swap Option (OT), Northern Illinois Calendar-Month LMP Swap Option (OU), Cinergy Calendar-Mont LMP Swap Option (OY), PJM JCPL PK Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LMP (JCL), PJM PEPCO PK Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LMP (PEP), PJM 50MW Calendar-Month LMP (PML), and PJM PSEG PK Calendar-Month Day-Ahead LMP (PSG) is Wednesday, March 30, 2011.




      All Clearing Members and Qualified Floor Traders that carried an options position as of the close of business day prior to the expiration day, or engaged in trading activity on Expiration Day in the expiring option contracts will be required to have a knowledgeable, duly authorized representative present at the their normal work station promptly at 3:15 PM EST until released by the Exchange staff as specified below.  All adjustments  and/or corrections, must be accompanied by relevant supporting documentation prior to being incorporated into expiration processing, in essence making the expiration processing an extension of the afternoon trade resolution procedures. 


      CME Group NY Division Clearing (212-299-2120), Floor Trade Processing (212-299-2465 and 212-299-2044) personnel, as well as a representative of the Floor Committee will be available to assist with the processing of notices of Exercise and Abandonment, transfers, trade corrections and other questions or problems you may have.


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