• GEX Options Expiration Operational Procedures for Qualified Traders and Clearing Members (OR, AS) - Effective Monday, August 15, 2011

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Floor Brokers; Floor Clerks
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 11-282
      • Notice Date
      • 12 August 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 15 August 2011
    • The expiration date for the August 2011 option contracts for the Carbon RGGI Emissions Option (OR) and Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Emission Allowance Option (AS) is Monday, August 15, 2011.
      All Clearing Members and Qualified 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 available promptly at 3:15 PM EST. 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) 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.