Rulebooks

There are altogether 7 Rulebooks issued by the SGX. These Rulebooks contain the various rules governing the listing, clearing, trading and depository services that the industry needs to comply with. The Rulebooks are often updated and revised to keep pace with market developments.

The diagram below shows the relationship between the rulebooks and the activities undertaken by SGX. For relationship between Rulebooks and statutory requirements, click here.

Directives, Practice Notes and Circulars

In addition to the Rulebooks, SGX deploys the following documents to communicate with its participants and members.

  1. Directives. Directives are binding notices directing members to take corrective or other actions in the interests of a fair and orderly market, safe and efficient clearing facility, or in light of investor protection concerns.
  2. Regulatory Notices. Regulatory Notices are binding notices issued on regulatory matters pertaining to the markets and clearing facilities operated by SGX.
  3. Practice Notes. Practice Notes are non-binding guidelines that seek to explain the application and interpretation of a Rule.
  4. Circulars. Circulars are binding notices issued on regulatory and non-regulatory matters pertaining to the markets and clearing facilities operated by SGX .