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Rule Amendments

7A.06.2 Security Deposit

Past version: effective from Apr 26 2013 - Jun 29 2014.
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7A.06.2.1 Upon being granted eligibility by the Clearing House to clear a relevant Contract Class, each Clearing Member wishing to clear that Contract Class shall deposit with the Clearing House as security for its obligations to the Clearing House ("Security Deposit") the following amounts:
A. for clearing Contracts which are listed for trading on the Exchange or any Relevant Market and/or Non-Relevant Market Contracts, the higher of:
a. S$1,000,000 or such lower amount as prescribed by the Clearing House time to time in its discretion; or
b. 3.0%, or such lower amount as prescribed by the Clearing House from time to time in its discretion, of the daily average of the risk margin of such Clearing Member during the preceding three month period;
B. for clearing OTCF Contracts, the higher of:
a. US$5 million; or
b. 3.0%, or such lower amount as prescribed by the Clearing House from time to time in its discretion, the daily average of the risk margin of such Clearing Member for such OTCF Contracts during the preceding three month period; or
C. for clearing (i) Contracts which are listed for trading on the Exchange or any Relevant Market and/or Non-Relevant Market Contracts, and (ii) OTCF Contracts, the sum of the amounts set out in Rule 7A.06.2.1.A AND 7A.06.2.1.B.
7A.06.2.2 The Security Deposit shall be in cash, government securities or any other forms of Collateral acceptable to the Clearing House from time to time.
7A.06.2.3 Government securities or any other form of Collateral acceptable to the Clearing House shall not exceed a prescribed proportion of the Security Deposit, as the Clearing House may specify from time to time in its discretion.
7A.06.2.4 This deposit may be withdrawn when such Clearing Member ceases to be a Clearing Member if, in the opinion of the Clearing House, all Contracts and obligations of such Clearing Member with the Clearing House have been settled and all sums owing to the Clearing House have been paid.

Added on 7 August 2012 and amended on 8 November 2012 and 26 April 2013.