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OCC Unveils MyOCC Portal at FIA Conference

CHICAGO, November 7, 2002 - The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) announced today its demonstration of MyOCC, a new comprehensive Web resource for OCC clearing members, participant exchanges, retail brokers, trading desk personnel and other options industry professionals, at the Futures Industry Association's Futures and Options Expo 2002. The expo will be held Nov. 6 - 8 at the Hyatt Regency, Chicago.

MyOCC offers registered users a secure, customized, single point of access to authorized Web-enabled information, data, resources and applications, such as:

  • Entry point to ENCORE, OCC's new clearing system
  • Information Memos
  • Exchange Notices
  • OCC News
  • Trading Data
  • Member Resources
  • Exchange Resources
  • Broker Services
  • Options Education
  • OCC Publications
  • Help & Information
  • Industry Initiatives
  • OCC Roundtables
  • Options Industry Council

"MyOCC is available anytime and anywhere for registered users who have access to the Internet, and is a gateway to get all relevant OCC information quickly and in one place," said Carolyn Mitchell, First Vice President, Investor and Internet Services.

In order to become an authorized user of MyOCC, qualified individuals may either stop by the OCC booth at the expo or download the registration form from OCC's website.

More information about MyOCC is available either on OCC's Web site or by calling 1-888-OPTIONS.

About OCC

OCC, founded in 1973, is the largest clearing organization in the world for options and was the first clearing house to receive a 'AAA' credit rating from Standard & Poor's Corporation. OCC's year-to-date average daily volume is 3.14 million contracts and average daily premium settlements are $1.1 billion. Year to date total collateral value at OCC is approximately $40 billion. Operating under the jurisdiction of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, OCC is jointly owned by the American Stock Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, International Securities Exchange, Pacific Exchange and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. More information about OCC is available through its Web site at