In 2017, the LME published a discussion paper on market structure in which the the LME comprehensively set out its vision invited feedback from market participants.

A market-wide engagement programme basis the discussion paper ran from 24 April 2017 to 30 June 2017 and 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
  • volumes, fee structures and new products

Discussion Paper on Market Structure (PDF)   

Member Notice: 17/141 (PDF) 

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:

24 April London Update Forum: Presentation (PDF)

Discussion paper press release

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