Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations(Translation)

While the originals of TFX's rules, regulations and forms of agreements are prepared in Japanese only, the English translations are provided on this website for reference purpose.

Rules & Regulations

No File Name Format Effective Date
a-01 Articles of Incorporation PDF204KB June 22, 2011
a-02 Trading Member Regulations PDF767KB December 14, 2015
a-03 Trading Regulations PDF478KB December 24, 2015
a-04 Special Provisions for Trading Regulations for FX Daily Futures Transactions PDF417KB November 30, 2015
a-05 Special Provisions for Trading Regulations for Equity Index Daily Futures Transactions PDF318KB September 20, 2014
a-06 Brokering Terms PDF623KB November 30, 2015
a-07 Special Provisions for Trading Regulations and Brokering Terms for Options PDF553KB

February 3,2014

a-08 Clearing Regulations PDF1,173KB December 24, 2015
a-09 Regulations for Margin and Unsettled Market Derivatives Contracts PDF916KB January 10, 2017
a-10 Regulations for Margin and Unsettled Contracts for FX Daily Futures Transactions PDF270KB November 30, 2015
a-11 Regulations for Margin and Unsettled Contracts for Equity Index Daily Futures Transactions PDF281KB August 5,2013

Rules & Regulations related to Articles of Incorporation

No File Name Format Effective Date
b-01 Rules for Advisory Committees PDF160KB October 1, 2010

Rules & Regulations related to Trading Member Regulations

No File Name Format Effective Date
b-02 Enforcement Regulations for Trading Member Regulations PDF339KB December 14, 2015
b-03 Schedule of Default Interest Rates under TFX Clearing Agreement PDF91KB October 1, 2010
b-04 Regulations for Eligible Securities for Market Entry Deposit PDF392KB January 10, 2017
b-05 Inspection Regulations PDF106KB September 30, 2007
b-06 Mediation Regulations PDF18KB April 1, 2004
b-07 Joint Mediation Regulations PDF11KB April 1, 2004
b-08 Regulations for Trading Registration Fees and Other Charges PDF283KB November 30, 2015

Rules & Regulations related to Trading Regulations

No File Name Format Effective Date
b-09 Enforcement Regulations for Trading Regulations PDF281KB February 3,2014
b-10 Enforcement Regulations for Special Provisions for Trading Regulations for FX Daily Futures Transactions PDF177KB August 1, 2011
b-11 Enforcement Regulations for Special Provisions for Trading Regulations for Equity Index Daily Futures Transactions PDF222KB September 20, 2014
b-12 Market Maker Regulations PDF149KB April 23,2012
b-13 Market-Making Regulations for FX Daily Futures Transactions PDF104KB October 27, 2008
b-14 Market-Making Regulations for Equity Index Daily Futures Transactions PDF109KB September 20, 2014

Rules & Regulations related to Brokering Terms

No File Name Format Effective Date
b-15 Schedule of Default Interst Rates under the Agreement concerning Establishment of Interest Rate Futures Transactions Account, the Agreement concerning Establishment ofFX Daily Futures Transactions Account and the Agreement concerning Establishment of Equity Index Daily Futures Transactions PDF70KB October 1, 2010

Rules & Regulations related to Special Provisions for Options

No File Name Format Effective Date
b-16 Enforcement Regulations for Special Provisions for Trading Regulations and Brokering Terms for Options PDF143KB February 3,2014

Rules & Regulations related to Clearing Regulations

No File Name Format Effective Date
b-17 Enforcement Regulations for Clearing Regulations PDF400KB December 14, 2015
b-18 Regulations for Eligible Securities for Clearing Deposit PDF391KB January 10, 2017
b-19 Japanese Yen Settlement Regulations PDF223KB April 23,2012
b-20 Enforcement Regulations for Regulations for Margin and Unsettled Market Derivatives Contracts PDF149KB December 1, 2011
b-21 FX Exchange Margin Settlement Regulations PDF188KB October 1, 2010
b-22 Equity Index Exchange Margin Settlement Regulations PDF157KB December 1, 2011
b-23 Percentage Figures to Calculate FX Margin Reference Amount for Individual Customer PDF127KB August 1, 2011
b-24 Percentage Figures to Calculate FX Margin Reference Amount for Non-individual Customer PDF91KB November 30, 2015
b-25 Handling of Application of FX Margin Reference Amount for Non-individual Customer PDF152KB August 1, 2011

As of June 27, 2016

Forms of Agreements(Translation)

No File Name Format Effective Date
c-01 TFX Clearing Agreement(Interest Rate Futures contracts version) Word116KB October 1, 2010
c-02 Agreement concerning Establishment of Interest Rate
Futures Transactions Account *1
Word82KB H22.10.1

∗1 The document entitled 'Agreement concerning Establishment of Interest Rate Futures Transactions Account' is not a translation and is in its original form. This document was submitted to the FSA independently.

Before starting give-up trades, a give-up agreement needs to be entered into among a Customer, an Executing Member and a Carrying Member to specify the fees, payment terms, conditions for the rejection of take-up trades, etc, in accordance with Article 7-4 of the Brokering Terms. The form of International Uniform Brokerage Execution Service (Give-up) Agreement prepared by FIA (Futures Industry Association) is available for reference and can be used as the give-up agreement among a Customer, an Executing Member and a Carrying Member if the parties agree so. For details, please see the following website (https://tech.fia.org/standard-give-agreements).

 

Outline of Rules(Translation)

No File Name Format Effective Date
d-01 Outline for Three-month Euroyen Futures PDF255KB July 24, 2017
d-02 Outline for Three-month Euroyen futures option contract PDF280KB July 24, 2017
d-03 Outline for Six-month Euroyen LIBOR Futures PDF221KB April 1, 2014
d-04 Outline for Over-Night Call Rate Futures PDF182KB December 24, 2015
d-05 Outline for Margin Regulations (Interest Rate Futures contracts) PDF253KB March 20, 2014
d-06 Block Trade Schemes PDF193KB February 3, 2014
d-07 Outline of Rules for New TFX System on Interest Rate Futures Trading PDF433KB February 19,2014

The originals of all the rules, regulations, forms of agreements, and outline of rules of TFX have been prepared in the Japanese language only and the Japanese language texts shall govern for all purposes and in all respects.
Accordingly, all questions that may arise within or without courts of law in regard to the meaning of the words, provisions and stipulations of the rules, regulations and agreements shall be decided in accordance with the Japanese language texts.Whilst reasonable care has been taken to ensure that these translations are accurate and free from errors, no liability is accepted by TFX in any circumstances.

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