Announcement of Consultation on Changes to the CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price Calculation Methodology

The Administrator announces a consultation on proposed changes to the CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price (RARIUSD_RR) calculation methodology.

Announcement of Consultation on Changes to the CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price Calculation Methodology

The Administrator announces a consultation on proposed changes to the CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price (RARIUSD_RR) calculation methodology.

The CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price is currently calculated in accordance with the CF Settlement Price Methodology utilising the parameters below:

Parameter Information

Parameter Parameter Values
Observation Window 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm London Time
TWAP Period Length (𝜏) 60 minutes
Partition Length (𝜏̂) 5 minutes
Number of Partitions (𝐾) 12

The Administrator has observed that Rarible-Dollar trading volumes and liquidity have deteriorated in recent months. In the interests of maintaining the representativeness and replicability of the CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price, the Administrator proposes the amended RARIUSD_RR calculation parameters below:

Parameter Information

Parameter Proposed New Parameter Values
Observation Window 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm London Time
TWAP Period Length (𝜏) 90 minutes
Partition Length (𝜏̂) 10 minutes
Number of Partitions (𝐾) 9

Implementation Timeline

The Administrator proposes to implement the proposed changes to the CF Rarible-Dollar Settlement Price at approximately 11:00 London Time on October 10th, 2023. The Settlement Price for October 10th and for all subsequent dates would then be calculated in accordance with the new Settlement Price Parameters.

Consultation Process

The consultation will begin on October 2nd, 2023, and end on October 9th, 2023, at 16:00 London Time. All responses will be treated confidentially in accordance with the Administrator’s policies and procedures, and will be overseen by the CF Oversight Function.

Queries should be directed to info@cfbenchmarks.com.

Any complaints regarding this consultation process can be filed confidentially by writing to complaints@cfbenchmarks.com.




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