User Help System



BrokerTec Requests

Use the Request Center - BrokerTec Requests function to create and manage entity information for CME Globex - BrokerTec entities.

  1. To access BrokerTec Requests: 

From the CME Customer Center - Administration menu, select Request Center.

The default start page is My Requests, which is used to view submitted and in-progress requests and select to view details or approve / reject requests.

From the Request Center toolbar, select BrokerTec Requests and the function you want to use.

BrokerTec Requests:

  • Globex Firms: Create and manage CME Globex Firm ID that identify BrokerTec market participants.
  • Globex User Signature: Create and manage Globex User Signatures (GUS) that identify users authorized to operate GFIDs.

A GUS Identifies BrokerTec participants (persons or algo operators) authorized to manage BrokerTec EU/US GFID market participant details and submit trades for the GFID and entity.

A GUS can be associated with just one GFID.

  • Drop Copy Groups: Create and manage sessions that can receive trading activity communications via the iLink order entry gateway.
  • Order Entry Sessions: Create and manage Order Entry sessions that are used to send and receive orders and confirmation messages between the client and host.
  • Market Data Session: Create and manage sessions that can access TCP market data via an API connection.


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