Rule 5A — Position Accounts

Rule Violation Whether composition may be offered Composition Amount which may be Offered by CDP, where CDP has Determined the Clearing Member to be Liable Mandatory minimum penalty imposable by the DC
Rule Chapter/Number Brief Description of Rule 1st Violation 2nd Violation 3rd Violation
Rule 5A — Position Accounts
5A.1 Separate Position Accounts and Position Account Designation
5A.1.1 Clearing Member to maintain separate Position Accounts for each Customer or each group of joint Customers whose account is carried on the books of the Clearing Member. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.1.2 Clearing Member to identify and designate each Position Account by the full name of the Customer(s) whose account is carried on the books of the Clearing Member and by a unique account code. Compoundable $500 $1,000 $2,000 N.A.
5A.2 Reporting Requirements for Position Account
5A.2.1 Clearing Member to report to CDP such information as CDP may require for each Position Account as soon as practicable. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.2.2 Clearing Member to report to CDP any change in information previously reported to CDP for any Position Account as soon as practicable. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.3 Allocation of trades to Position Accounts
5A.3.1 Clearing member to allocate positions of each trade cleared by the Clearing Member for a Customer to that Customer's Position Account or in accordance with that Customer's instructions as soon as practicable. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.3.2 Clearing Member to ensure conditions set out in Rules 5A.3.2(a) or (b) are satisfied in the case of any sub-allocation of positions from a Customer's Position Account to another Position Account. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.3.4 Clearing Member to ensure that no trades are warehoused for more than 1 Market Day, unless under exceptional circumstances, where the Clearing Member must document the reasons for the extension of time. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.4 Authorisation of SGX-ST Trading Member to Maintain Position Accounts
5A.4.2 Clearing Member who authorises the Authorised Trading Member under Rule 5A.4.1(a) shall ensure that the Authorised Trading Member performs the obligations under Rules 5A.1 and 5A.2, as they apply to the Authorised Trading Member in respect of each Authorised Account. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.4.3 The Clearing Member who authorises the Authorised Trading Member under Rule 5A.4.1(b) shall ensure that the Authorised Trading Member performs the obligations under Rules 5A.1, 5A.2, 5A.3 and 5A.6, as they apply to the Authorised Trading Member in respect of each Authorised Account. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.4.4(a) Clearing Member to give not less than 30 days' written notice to CDP of its intention to cease authorizing that Authorised Trading Member and the proposed date of cessation. Compoundable $500 $1,000 $2,000 N.A.
5A.4.4(b) Clearing Member to satisfy CDP that it has taken, or will take, proper steps for the orderly clearing and settlement of the Authorised Trading Member's Exchange Trades. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.
5A.4.4(c) Clearing member to comply with any reasonable direction of CDP in relation to the orderly cessation of the authorization of the Authorised Trading Member. Not compoundable N.A. N.A. N.A. $10,000
5A.5 Position Accounts carrying positions for more than one beneficial owner
5A.5.1 Clearing Member is to identify the beneficial owner(s) and/or controlling party(ies) of any Position Account to CDP upon request by CDP within such time as CDP may require. Not compoundable N.A. N.A. N.A. $10,000
5A.6 Position Reconciliation
5A.6.1 Clearing Member to ensure that positions in each Position Account maintained with CDP are accurate, and inform CDP and if required rectify any discrepancy immediately. Compoundable $2,000 – $4,000 $4,000 – $7,000 $7,000 – $10,000 N.A.

Added on 1 July 20161 July 2016 and amended on 10 December 201810 December 2018.