Effective October 29, 2010, CME, CBOT and NYMEX will reduce the requisite number of CME Group Class A shares ("shares") that clearing and corporate equity members of CME, CBOT and NYMEX ("equity member firms") are required to have assigned for their member firm privileges. The share reduction will affect CBOT Clearing Members, Rule 106.I. Affiliate Equity Member Firms, Rule 106.J. Equity Member Firms and Rule 106.S. Family of Funds Equity Member Firms which have an 8,000 share requirement.