Rulebooks: Contents

Rulebooks
Mainboard Rules
Catalist Rules
SGX-ST Rules
CDP Clearing Rules
Rule 1 — Application and Definitions
Rule 2 — Administration
Rule 3 — Membership
Rule 4 — Appointment of Chief Executive Officers and Directors
Rule 5 — Financial/Capital Requirements
Rule 5A — Position Accounts
Rule 6 — Clearing and Settlement between Clearing Members and CDP
Rule 6A — Margin Requirements
Rule 6B — Collateral
Rule 6C — Payments
Rule 7 — Clearing Fund
Rule 8 — Default Rules
Rule 9 — Suspension or Restriction of Clearing
Rule 10 — Liabilities
Rule 11 — Supervisory Rules
Rule 12 — Foreign Market Links
Rule 13 — General
Rule 14 — Transitional Provisions
Appendices
Regulatory Notices to CDP Clearing Rules
Practice Notes
Schedules
CDP Settlement Rules
DVP Rules [Entire Rulebook has been deleted]
CDP Depository Rules
Futures Trading Rules
SGX-DC Clearing Rules
SIAC DT Arbitration Rules
SIAC DC Arbitration Rules
Archive
Rule Amendments

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  • 5.1 Minimum Capital and Financial Requirements of Clearing Members Incorporated in Singapore

    • 5.1.1

      Each General Clearing Member incorporated in Singapore shall at all times:—

      (1) Base Capital Requirement
      (a) maintain a base capital of not less than S$5,000,000; or
      (b) in the case of a General Clearing Member who is also a clearing member of SGX-DC, maintain a base capital of not less than S$8,000,000;
      (2) Financial Resources Requirement not cause or permit its financial resources to fall below its total risk requirement;
      (3) Aggregate Indebtedness Requirement not cause or permit its aggregate indebtedness to exceed 1,200% of its aggregate resources; and
      (4) Other Requirements comply with the accounting, reporting, book-keeping and any other financial and operational requirements prescribed by CDP.

      Amended on 1 July 2008.

    • 5.1.1A

      Each Bank Clearing Member incorporated in Singapore shall at all times:—

      (1) Base Capital Requirement
      (a) maintain a base capital of not less than S$5,000,000; or
      (b) in the case of a Bank Clearing Member who is also a clearing member of SGX-DC, maintain a base capital of not less than S$8,000,000;
      (2) RRA Financial Requirement
      comply with all applicable RRA Financial Requirements; and
      (3) Other Requirements
      comply with the accounting, reporting, book-keeping and any other financial and operational requirements prescribed by CDP in relation to the Bank Clearing Member's business governed by this Clearing Rules.

      Added on 1 July 2008. and amended on 22 April 2019.

    • 5.1.1B

      A Clearing Member shall immediately notify CDP if it fails to comply with the minimum capital and financial requirements prescribed in the preceding paragraphs or becomes aware that it will fail to comply with such requirements.

      Added on 1 July 2008.

    • 5.1.1C

      If CDP is notified by a Clearing Member under Rule 5.1.1B or becomes aware (whether or not there has been any notification by the Clearing Member under Rule 5.1.1B) that such Clearing Member has failed to comply with the minimum capital and financial requirements prescribed in the preceding paragraphs, CDP may direct the Clearing Member to do one (1) or more of the following actions:—

      (1) liquidate or cease any increase in positions for any account carried by the Clearing Member;
      (2) liquidate or transfer all or part of any customer's positions, securities margins, collateral, assets and accounts to one (1) or more other Clearing Members. For the avoidance of doubt, reference to "customer's positions, securities margins, collateral, assets and accounts" in relation to a Bank Clearing Member, shall refer to customer's positions, securities margins, collateral, assets and accounts falling within the Bank Clearing Member's business governed by this Clearing Rules;
      (3) operate its business or in the case of a Bank Clearing Member, its business governed by this Clearing Rules, in such manner and on such conditions as CDP may impose.