Rulebook

The LME Rulebook sets out the rules and regulations of the London Metal Exchange. It is separated into 13 parts and each part focuses on a specific area. 

Rulebook changes

The LME is currently consulting on changes to the LME Rulebook, the Matching Rules and the LME Warehouse Enforcement and Disciplinary Procedures (Notice 19/311). The changes relate primarily to the LME’s implementation of the European Benchmark Regulation (the “BMR”), as well as to a number of miscellaneous amendments. The consultation will remain open for responses until 6:00pm (London time) on 1 November 2019.   

Updates to the LME Rulebook
Release No 107 of the LME Rulebook (September 2019) is now available.

Download the full LME Rulebook
The full LME Rulebook is available as one PDF document. 

Related appendices

LME-approved warehouses
LME-approved samplers and assayers
LME-approved brands

The LME Rulebook should be consulted in conjunction with LME Notices which form part of the regulations of the LME.

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