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Rules/Other as amended, taking into account amendments up to ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2014 (No. 2)
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 16 May 2014
Start Date 09 May 2014
End Date 27 May 2014
Date of repeal 27 May 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003


 

 

 


ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2013 (No.1)

 

This compilation was prepared on 12 May 2014 taking into account amendments up to ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2014 (No. 2). See the Notes at the end of these Rules.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Corporations Act 2001 — Subsection 798G(1) — Amendment

1.           Enabling legislation

I, Greg Yanco, with the written consent of the Minister, make the following instrument under subsection 798G(1) of the Corporations Act 2001.

 

Dated this 5th day of August 2013.

 

 

 

Signed by Greg Yanco

as a delegate of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

2.           Title

This instrument is ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2013 (No.1).

3.           Commencement

Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences in accordance with column 2 of the table.

 

Items of Schedule 1

Commencement

Items [1], and [7] to [10]

The day after the day on which this instrument is registered under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

Items [2] and [3]

The day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day on which this instrument is registered under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

Items [5] and [6] and [11] to [13]

The day after the end of the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this instrument is registered under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

Item [4]

26 May 2014

Items of Schedule 2

Commencement

Items [1] to [3]

The day after the day on which this instrument is registered under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

Note: An instrument is registered when it is recorded on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) in electronic form: see Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s 4 (definition of register). The FRLI may be accessed at http://www.frli.gov.au/.

4.           Amendments

(1) Schedule 1 amends the ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) 2011.

(2) Schedule 2 amends the ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2012 (No. 3).

Schedule 1       Amendments to the ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) 2011

[1]          Rule 1.4.3, after definition of “Cross”

insert

Crossing System” means any automated service provided by a Market Participant which matches or executes client Orders with Orders of:

(a)        the Market Participant;

(b)       other clients of the Market Participant; or

(c)        any other person whose Orders access the automated service,

otherwise than on an Order Book.

[2]          Subrule 3.2.4(1)

omit

on its own behalf

[3]          Paragraph 3.2.5(1)(e)

after “any Related Body Corporate of the Market Participant”,  insert

, except where that Related Body Corporate is dealing as a trustee of a trust in which it, or the Market Participant, has no direct or indirect beneficial interest

[4]          Rule 3.4.3

omit the Rule, substitute

3.4.3      Confirmations—clients other than Retail Clients

(1) A Market Participant is not required to comply with Rule 3.4.1 in respect of a client that is not a Retail Client, provided the Market Participant:

(a)        has notified the client before entering a Trading Message on the client’s behalf that Market Transactions effected for the client are subject to:

(i)         the directions, decisions and requirements of the Market Operator, these Rules, the Market Operating Rules, the Clearing Rules and where relevant, the Settlement Rules;

(ii)       the customs and usages of the Chi-X Market; and

(iii)      the correction of errors and omissions; and

(b)       subject to subrule (2), notifies the client as soon as practicable:

(i)         if the Market Participant entered into the client’s Market Transaction as Principal that the Market Participant entered into the Market Transaction as Principal and

(ii)       if the client’s Market Transaction was executed as a Crossing, the execution code of the execution venue for the Crossing.

(2) A Market Participant does not have to give the notifications in paragraph (1)(b) to a client who has agreed not to receive such notifications.

(3)A Market Participant must keep a record of the notification referred to in paragraph (1)(a).

(4) ASIC may determine and publish on its website a notification of the execution venue codes referred to in subparagraph (1)(b)(ii).

(5) A Market Participant is not required to comply with paragraph (1)(b) until 28 October 2014.

Maximum penalty: $100,000

[5]          Paragraph 5.1.4(1)(g)

omit

.

substitute

; and

[6]          Subrule 5.1.4(1), after paragraph (g)

insert

(h) a Market Participant’s orders on its Own Account are not knowingly interposed between Orders of its clients that would otherwise have Crossed.

[7]          Rule 5.6.1

before “A Market Participant”, insert

(1)

[8]          Subparagraph 5.6.1(b)(i)

omit

or

[9]          Subparagraph 5.6.1(b)(ii)

omit

.

substitute

; or

[10]       Rule 5.6.1, after subparagraph (b)(ii)

insert

(iii)      the efficiency and integrity of any Crossing System operated by the Market Participant.

(2) A Market Participant does not have to ensure its system used for Automated Order Processing does not interfere with the efficiency and integrity of any Crossing System operated by the Market Participant under subparagraph (1)(b)(iii) until six months have passed from the commencement of subparagraph (1)(b)(iii).

[11]       Paragraph 5.7.2(g)

omit

and

[12]       Paragraph 5.7.2(h)

omit

.

insert

;

[13]       Rule 5.7.2, after paragraph (h)

insert

(i)         the frequency with which Orders are placed by a person;

(j)         the volume of Equity Market Products the subject of each Order placed by a person; and

(k)       the extent to which a person amends or cancels an instruction to purchase or sell a Equity Market Product relative to the number of Market Transactions executed for that person.

Schedule 2       Amendments to Schedule 1 of the ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2012 (No. 3)

[1]          Schedule 1, item [6], inserted subparagraph (e)(i)

 after “likely to interfere with the efficiency or integrity of the Chi-X Market;”, omit

and

[2]          Schedule 1, item [6], inserted subparagraph (e)(ii)

 after “prohibited under subparagraph (i)”, omit

.

substitute

;

[3]          Schedule 1, item [6]

at the end of inserted subparagraph (e)(ii), insert

(iii)      suspension of, limitation of, or prohibition on, the entry into any Crossing System operated by the Market Participant of Orders in a series of related Orders where the Market  Participant has identified that Orders in the series have entered the Crossing System operated by the Market Participant and have interfered with or are likely to interfere with the efficiency or integrity of the Crossing System; and

(iv)      cancellation of Orders in a series that have already entered a Crossing System operated by the Market Participant where the entry of further Orders in the series has been suspended, limited or prohibited under subparagraph (iii).


Notes to ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2013 (No. 1)

Note 1

ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2013 (No. 1) (in force under s798G(1) of the Corporations Act 2001) as shown in this compilation comprises those Rules amended as indicated in the tables below.

Table of Instruments

Instrument name

Date of FRLI registration

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2013 (No. 1) (F2013L01560)

09/08/2013

Items [1], [7] – [10] of Schedule 1: 10/08/13

Items [2] and [3] of Schedule 1: 9/11/13

Items [5], [6] and [11] to [13] of Schedule 1: 9/02/14

Item [4] of Schedule 1: 26/05/2014

Items [1] – [3] of Schedule 2: 10/08/13

-

ASIC Market Integrity Rules (Chi-X Australia Market) Amendment 2014 (No. 2) (F2014L00515)

08/05/2014

09/05/2014

-

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Paragraph 3

am. F2014L00515, Schedule 1, item [1]

Schedule 1, item [4]

am. F2014L00515, Schedule 1, item [2]