Tuesday June 1 2021

News Source: Global Exchanges

Focus: General - Global Exchanges

Type: General

Country: China

Link: https://bit.ly/3vA1tAJ

On 28th May 2021, the Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE) published a press release that it invites market makers for crude oil options in accordance with the Market-Making Management Rules of the Shanghai International Energy Exchange and notifies the relevant matters: 

Application Requirements 

  1. Having net assets of no less than RMB 50 million or its equivalent in foreign currency;
  2. Having specialized agencies and personnel in charge of the market-making business, and market-making personnel familiar with the relevant laws and regulations as well as INE’s business rules;
  3. Having a sound plan for the market-making business, an internal control system, and a risk management system;
  4. Having no record of severe violation of laws or regulations in the past three years;
  5. Having a stable and reliable technology system for the market-making business;
  6. Having the experience recognized by INE in trading, market-making, or simulated market-making; and
  7. Other requirements prescribed by INE.

Materials for Application 

  1. An Application Form for Market Maker Qualification with the applicant’s common seal (if any) signed by its legal representative or authorized signatory (Appendix 1);
  2. A photocopy of the applicant’s Business License bearing its common seal, or notarized and lawfully authenticated materials on its legitimate establishment;
  3. The original of the latest audited financial statement, or a photocopy bearing the common seal of the accounting firm or bearing the signature of the authorized signatory of the accounting firm or the auditing firm. In any case, a paging seal should be stamped;
  4. Post setting and job responsibility of the market-making department, and the name list and resumes of the person-in-charge and other personnel for the market-making business (Appendix 2);
  5. An implementation plan for the market-making business, internal control system, and risk management system (Appendix 3 for key points of reference). All these documents should be stamped with a paging seal;
  6. A Letter of Commitment on no severe violation of laws or regulations in the past three years (Appendix 4);
  7. A statement on its technology system for the market-making business (Appendix 5);
  8. A statement on its market-making or simulated market-making; and
  9. Other materials required by INE and, if a securities firm or a risk management subsidiary of a futures firm, a photocopy of its Filing Letter or No-Action Letter on market-making business issued by its authorities.

Requirements for Submission 

Form of Materials: All application materials should be submitted in electronic form and, for Appendices 1 and 4, in written form as well. Both electronic and written materials should bear the applicant’s common seal. INE may require additional written materials as necessary. 

Order of Materials: Please number the required materials by referring to the above “Materials for Application” section and submit them together with a list. 

Name of Materials: Please name the materials in the format of “Applicant Name—Application Materials for Shanghai International Energy Exchange Market Maker.” 

Deadline of Submission: Please submit the electronic and written materials by email and post, respectively before June 2, 2021, and call us to confirm. 

Applicants who do not meet the application requirements or provide incomplete application materials will be ineligible for the subsequent comprehensive assessment. 

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