Practice Note 3.4.9 — Fictitious Transactions Without Change in Ownership

Issue Date Cross Reference Enquiries
Added on 22 September 2006. Rule 3.4.9 Please contact:

Market Surveillance
Mr Christopher Chong 6236-8316
Ms Sally Lim 6236-5172

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1. Introduction

1.1 This Practice Note sets out the recommended practice to avoid acting as buyer and seller in the same transaction.

2. Recommended Practice

2.1 To avoid acting as buyer and seller in the same transaction, a Member or Approved Trader is encouraged:
(a) to check all its outstanding orders in the Trading System;
(b) before entering an order, to withdraw any outstanding order entered by itself or its sponsoring Clearing Member on its behalf, which corresponds and is likely to match against the order which is to be entered; and
(c) to make use of tools designed to prevent self-trading.

Amended on 25 October 201225 October 2012, 7 July 20157 July 2015 and 14 November 201614 November 2016.