ICE Clear Europe was previously granted authority by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for itself and its registered futures commission clearing members to hold in so-called customer segregated funds accounts customer positions and funds related to domestic trading on ICE Futures U.S. as well as customer positions and funds related to the trading of foreign futures and options on ICE Futures Europe or ICE Endex, and to permit the portfolio margining of all positions in such accounts. The CFTC extended this authority last week to registered FCMs that are not members of ICE Clear but that carry the relevant ICE products through FCMs that are clearing members of ICE Clear.