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Originating department:Commercial Services
Company Circular No:LCH.Clearnet Ltd Circular No 2608
Date:16 April 2010
To:All LCH.Clearnet Clearing Members

New Collateral Category in the Acceptable Collateral List

In order to offer enhanced flexibility to members whilst maintaining sound risk management principles, bonds issued in USD by the following US Government Agencies will be accepted by LCH.Clearnet Ltd from 19 April 2010 for the purposes of margin collateral:

Acceptance of bonds will be subject to the following criteria:

For further details please see the following link:

www.lchclearnet.com/risk_management/ltd/acceptable_collateral.asp

Further information can be obtained on collateral lodgement and applicable areas of member reporting from:

Jenny Cronin Treasury Operations  Tel:  +44 (20) 7426 7095 
E-mail:  jenny.cronin@lchclearnet.com

Further information can be obtained on acceptable ISINs or valuation from:

Neil Jones Risk Management   Tel: +44 (20) 7426 7485 
E-mail:  neil.jones@lchclearnet.com