• Large Trader Reporting Requirements, All Month/Any One Month Position Accountability Levels, Expiration Month Position Limit, and Aggregation Allocation for the New Dubai Crude Oil (Platts) Average Price Option Contract

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
      • #
      • SER-5215
      • Notice Date
      • 21 April 2010
      • Effective Date
      • 21 April 2010
    • In connection with the launch of the new Dubai Crude Oil (Platts) Average Price Option contract on trade date April 26, 2010, please note below the corresponding all month/any one month accountability levels (NYMEX Rule 560), expiration month position limit (NYMEX Rule 559), reportable level (NYMEX Rule 561), and aggregation allocation for the new contract.  This contract will be added to the Position Limit, Position Accountability and Reportable Level Table located in the Interpretations and Special Notices Section of Chapter 5 of the NYMEX Rulebook.  The commodity code is provided for the Clearing Members that file reports pursuant to NYMEX Rule 561.A in a machine-readable format.   


      Contract related questions can be directed to Anthony V. Densieski, Director, Market Surveillance at 212.299.2881, or Chris Reinhardt, Supervisor, Market Surveillance at 212.299.2884. 



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      Contract Name

      Rule Chapter

      Com-modity Code

      All Month Account-ability Level

      Any One Month Account-ability Level

      Expiration Month Limit

      Report-ing Level

      Aggre-gate Into (1)

      Rule 560

      Rule 560

      Rule 559

      Rule 561









      Middle East

      Dubai Crude Oil (Platts) Average Price Option