Initiatives & Releases

ORS Trader Identification Obligation

As of 22 November 2021, Eurex will introduce an identification obligation for Eurex Exchange traders when submitting an order via Order Routing System (ORS).   

Please note: The usage of an ORS by internal employees/trading assistants of the ORS provider who are not admitted as Eurex Exchange traders is not allowed according to §19(1) of the German Exchange Act. 

Simulation start: already available
Production start: 22 November 2021



System Documentation

Enhanced Trading Interface

Please note: In the Quote Execution Notification with T7 Release 10.0, the value of QuoteEventType (28539) has changed from 3 (Removed Quote Side) to 6 (Quote Quantity Removed) for Quote Deletion due to Passive Liquidity Protection and Pending Cancellation Executed.

FIX Gateway

  • T7 FIX Gateway Manual (FIX 4.4) v.10.0-1
    Published 4 Nov 2021 - The document provides information on the T7 FIX Gateway for both the Cash and Derivatives Markets and contains a detailed description of the concepts and messages used by the interface. This document is only applicable for FIX version 4.4.
  • T7 FIX Gateway - FPL Repository v.10.0-1
    Published 4 Nov 2021 - The FPL (FIX Protocol Language) repository contains the XML representation of the T7 FIX Gateway version 4.4 for both the Cash and Derivatives markets.
  • T7 FIX Gateway - Fiximate v.10.0-1
    Published 4 Nov 2021 - The package provides a browser-based representation of the repository for the T7 FIX Gateway version 4.4 for both the Cash and Derivatives markets with navigation capabilities.


Supporting Documents


Participants Requirements



Action Item

ORS Trader flagging obligation

When an ORS is used by an admitted Exchange Trader, their own Member ID-Trader ID combination (e.g., ABCFRTRD001) must be submitted to the trading system of Eurex Deutschland via tag 2404 ‘ComplianceText’. 

Use cases for which identification obligation applies: 

  • ORS user is an Exchange Trader acting for the ORS provider 
  • ORS user is an Exchange Trader acting for another Exchange Participant 
All ORS providers and users must comply with the amended exchange rules and the associated identification obligation that will become effective for Exchange Participants as of 22 November 2021. 

Trader admission

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