14.13 Emergency Powers
Where SGX-ST deems it necessary or desirable for ensuring a fair and orderly market or for ensuring a safe and efficient clearing facility, or for ensuring the integrity of the market or for proper management of systemic risk in the market, SGX-ST may, in relation to 1 or more Trading Members:(1) require that a portion of the positions in respect of Marginable Futures Contract carried in any account(s) on the books of such Trading Member be transferred to the books of 1 or more Trading Members;(2) require such Trading Member to liquidate any of the positions carried in any account(s) on its books;(3) modify any term in any Contract Specifications, which may include bringing forward the Last Trading Day, or modifying the settlement obligations as set out in Rule 9.4.1;(4) require such Trading Member to close any accounts;(5) impose such additional capital requirements on such Trading Member as SGX-ST deems necessary or desirable;(6) impose such limits and/or conditions to control the activities of such Trading Member as SGX-ST deems necessary or desirable; and(7) take such action or require such Trading Member to take such action as SGX-ST deems necessary or desirable.
SGX-ST shall, as soon as practicable, notify the Authority of any action taken pursuant to Rule 14.13.
Nothing in this rule shall limit the authority of SGX-ST, SGX RegCo or any other committee to act in an emergency situation in accordance with these Rules.
Without prejudice to the generality of Chapter 2, SGX-ST shall not be liable to any Trading Member or any other person in respect of any damage, loss, cost or expense of whatsoever nature (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, including without limitation any loss of business, revenue, goodwill, bargain or profit), suffered or incurred by such Trading Member or third party, arising out of or in connection with the exercise or non-exercise by SGX-ST of its powers under Rule 14.13 or the determination by SGX-ST of the satisfaction or non-satisfaction of any condition for the exercise of such powers.