In the event of a Clearing Member's failure to obtain margins from the relevant Third Parties (including Customers) as required under Rule 7.22, the Clearing House may order such Clearing Member to immediately close out all or such part of the positions of such Third Parties on its books so as to correct the deficiency notwithstanding that the Clearing Member itself has sufficient margins placed with the Clearing House for the support of such positions in Contracts. Nothing herein prohibits a Clearing Member from taking such necessary actions to rectify the deficiency as it sees fit.

Amended on 27 March 200627 March 2006 and 22 September 200622 September 2006.