Discussion Paper 2017

The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear have published a “Discussion Paper on Market Structure” which comprehensively sets out the LME’s vision and invites feedback from market participants.

A market-wide engagement programme basis the Discussion Paper - running from 24 April 2017 to 30 June 2017 - sought feedback on the following topics:

  • The LME ecosystem, its stakeholders and their needs;
  • Trading and booking structures, and the date system;
  • Clearing structures and services;
  • Delivery and physical market structure;
  • Membership; and
  • Volumes, fee structures and new products.

The LME held a market-wide update forum on Monday 24 April where we presented on the Discussion Paper and a number of other topics. The slide deck is available below