7.02A.1 Non-Relevant Market Transactions, NLT transactions, EFP transactions and EFS transactions
7.02A.1.1 Only Non-Relevant Market Transactions, NLT transactions, EFP transactions and EFS transactions which meet the following criteria will be eligible for registration with the Clearing House:
a. a transaction:
i. which falls under one of the classes of Eligible Non-Relevant Market Contracts; or
ii. in respect of a Contract listed on the Exchange or the Connect Contract which has been designated by the Exchange for NLT transactions and which meets the minimum volume thresholds, conditions and other procedures prescribed by the Exchange or the Clearing House from time to time; or
iii. in respect of a Contract listed on the Exchange for EFP transactions and EFS transactions which meets the procedures prescribed by the Exchange from time to time; and
b. a transaction where:
i. the Seller and the Buyer have satisfied the credit and position thresholds prescribed by their respective Clearing Members; or
ii. notwithstanding that either the Seller or the Buyer has not, its Clearing Member has signified its agreement to clear the transaction.
Once the criteria in Rule 7.02A.1.1 are satisfied, the Clearing Members acting for the Seller and the Buyer respectively shall be responsible for the relevant transaction as principals to the Clearing House.
7.02A.1.2 If a Non-Relevant Market Transaction, a NLT transaction, a EFP transaction or a EFS transaction does not fulfill the criteria in Rule 7.02A.1.1, and is rejected by the Clearing House for clearing, the transaction shall be deemed not to have been submitted to the Clearing House and will be dealt with in accordance with any terms agreed between the Seller and the Buyer.
7.02A.1.3 The specifications of Eligible Non-Relevant Market Contracts including Contract size, Contract Month, trading hours, underlying asset, exercise price, minimum price fluctuation, last trading day, settlement basis and method of exercise shall be set out in Circulars issued by the Clearing House from time to time.
Added on 27 March 200627 March 2006 and amended on 28 November 200828 November 2008, 3 November 20103 November 2010, 8 November 20128 November 2012, 19 September 201619 September 2016, 24 June 201924 June 2019 and 29 July 2022.