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Notice No.   20130701-15   Notice Date   01 Jul 2013
Category   Trading   Segment   Derivatives
Subject   Introduction of Liquidity Enhancement Incentive Programme (LEIPS) – XII for BSE Derivative segment.
Attachments   LEIPS-XII Programme Brochure.pdf ;


Pursuant to SEBI Circular CIR/DNPD/5/2011 dated June 2, 2011 (BSE Notice no-20110602-18, dated June 02, 2011), permitting stock exchanges to introduce Liquidity Enhancement Schemes (LES) for illiquid securities in their equity derivatives segment, the Exchange has launched a series of Liquidity Enhancement Incentive Programmes (LEIPS) with the goal of creating lasting, self-sustaining liquidity in BSE's Derivatives Segment.
In view of this, Trading Members are hereby informed that the Exchange is launching the 12th programme in the series viz. LEIPS – XII on July 16, 2013.
The Programme focuses on single Stock Futures Contracts on 30 underlying scrips. The programme incentivises both MMs and GMPs by payment of cash for their participation as per prescribed terms & conditions.
Active trading members of Derivative Segment of the Exchange who have already signed up in LEIPS-VIII, LEIPS IX, LEIPS X and LEIPS-XI programme as GMPs shall be treated as GMPs in LEIPS-XII programme as well. Trading members who wish to opt out of the LEIPS-XII programme as GMPs shall be required to intimate the Exchange of the same.
Registered Market Makers of LEIPS-VIII,LEIPS IX, LEIPS X and LEIPS-XI programme shall have to register themselves as a Market Maker in LEIPS- XII programme & expressly indicate their interest to do Market Making in the underlying securities eligible under LEIPS-XII programme.
Other active trading members of Derivative Segment of the Exchange can register themselves as a Market Maker (MM) or a General Market Participant (GMP) for this programme as well.
LEIPS-XII envisages the MMs to have a continuous quoting obligation with specified size and spread in Single Stock Futures Contracts on aforesaid underlyings. The programme offers 4 types of incentives to market participants – 
·         Trading volume based daily cash incentives paid on pro rata basis to MMs & GMPs.
·         Quote based incentives for MMs
·         Open Interest (OI) based cash incentives paid on daily basis for average daily OI to MMs and   
·         Lower transaction fees for all active trading members.
Details of LEIPS-XII programme are enclosed herewith as Annexure.
For any further clarifications, please contact your designated Relationship Managers.
For and on behalf of BSE Limited.

Devika Shah
                        Sameer Vaze
Sr. GM-Trading Operations
                       Manager-Trading Operations