There are four primary types of participants for ICE Futures Canada:
- Direct Access Trading Participants: Direct Access Trading Participants (DATPs) are entitled to trade on the facilities of the Exchange, through direct access to the Trading System.
- Trading Participants: Trading Participants are entitled to trade on the facilities of the Exchange, through an arrangement with a DATP in the category of FCM.
- Merchant Participants: Merchant Participants are entitled to register elevators and/or issue Warrants, depending on the category of registration. Merchants who want reduced fees, and/or direct access, to the Trading System must also register as a Trading Participant or Direct Access Trading Participant.
- Ancillary Participants (Grandfathered Category): Entities with a general interest in the Exchange.