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LME Lead contract specifications

Every metal traded on the LME must conform to strict specifications regarding quality, lot size and shape.

Each LME tradeable contract is likewise governed by rules covering (but not limited to) prompt dates, settlement terms, traded and cleared currencies and minimum tick size.

Law / Regulation
English Law, with regulation by the LME and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook which details the complete rules and regulations of LME contracts.

LME contracts may only be offered or sold to United States foreign futures and options customers by firms registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), or firms who are permitted to solicit and accept money from foreign futures and options customers from trading on the LME pursuant to CFTC Rule 30.10.

Arbitration
In the case of unresolved disputes, arbitration is effected via the LME arbitration procedure, and/or by other body agreed by the parties.