The LME’s latest discussion paper, released on 19 January 2021, sets out a range of proposals designed to enable the LME to modernise and adapt to emerging trends and evolving customer needs to create a metals market fit for the future.

Our video and webinar series provide an overview and explanation of the topics included in the discussion paper, and answer key questions. 

The feedback period is now closed and we aim to provide details of next steps by the end of Q2 2021.

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LME Strategic Pathway Overview Video
In this overview video, LME Chief Executive Matthew Chamberlain provides an overview of the topics and proposed changes included in the discussion paper, and a summary of the discussion process.
LME Discussion Paper Q&A: The Ring and Reference Pricing
In this webinar we provide a brief overview of our key proposals – including the closure of the Ring and transition to an electronic pricing structure.
LME Discussion Paper Q&A: Enhancing Liquidity
This webinar considers the proposed methods outlined in the discussion paper for enhancing liquidity on the central electronic order book while maintaining the date structure and preserving the LME client servicing model.
Steel Rebar
LME Discussion Paper Q&A: Margin Methodology
This webinar provides an overview of the margin methodology proposals and what impact a change to this methodology may have on the LME market.
LME Discussion Paper Q&A: Market Conduct
This webinar addresses the topic of market conduct in the context of market structure and the current regulatory landscape.
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