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 Market Trial for SEM R2.0.0 (Intraday Trading) 

  • Update published on March 13th, 2012

    Dear Participant,

    Following the IDT Market Trial workshop today, March 13th, 2012, we would like to draw your attention to the notes below.

    Documents already available
    Approach Trial Approach Document
    Market Trial Slide Pack
    Market Trial detailed work plan
    Scenario Control Sheet 

    Participation and Digital Certificates for Market Trial

    Although Participants are not obliged to take part Market Trial, we would strongly advise that all Participants that make use of the Central Market Systems partake in this test phase.  Market Trial will follow exact, or as close to, production timelines.


    In preparation for Market Trial we requested that any Participants that wish to partake in this test phase please notify the prior to April 13th, 2012.

    If you have an existing ‘Pilot certificate’ that has not expired, this may be used for Market Trial, please notify SEMO if this is the case.

    If you need to request new test 'pilot' digital certificates for Market Trial please send your full details (including user names for each certificate) to

    There will be a new URL used for Market Trial and the test cert will be pointed at this. SEMO will publish this in due course.  

    Daily Conference Calls

    As agreed during the Market Trial workshop, the daily conference calls will take place at 3pm for the duration of Market Trial.


    Queries during Market Trial

    All queries during Market Trial should be sent directly to Please prefix your queries with ‘IDT Market Trial’ to ensure effective routing upon receipt.


    Participant Readiness

    The next Participant readiness check will be mid April 2012. As discussed at the Market Trial workshop Participants should gauge their readiness against their own work schedule (but may use material provided by SEMO as a reference point also). 

    For full details on Market Trial

    Go to



    We would welcome any comments or feedback on the presentation given today, please email, subject prefixed with ‘SEMO Website’

    Kind regards,

    SEMO Helpdesk


    Update published on February 24th, 2012

    Dear Participant,

    Please click
    here for the documentation pack to support the initiation of the Market Trial phase of the SEM R2.0.0 (Intra-Day Trading) release to the Central Market Systems (CMS).

    This pack includes:






    • Market Trial approach document
    • Market Trial slide pack
    • Market Trial Detailed Workplan

    The SEM R2.0.0 (IDT) release will have significant impact on Participants and all Participants are urged to familiarise themselves with this documentation pack and take part in Market Trial. As Market Trial approaches SEMO will issue further relevant documentation (technical details, test scripts etc.) as per the schedule outlined in the attached. SEMO will host a dedicated workshop to give Participants the opportunity to raise any queries or comments in relation to this documentation pack or the Market Trial phase in general.

    The workshop details are as follows:

    • Date/Time: Tuesday March 13th, 2012, 14:00 to 16:00
    • Venue: Conference Centre, The Oval, 160 Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
    • Conference Call facilities: + 353 1 6647777 Pin:79592

    It would be appreciated if you would confirm, in advance, the names of the proposed attendees from your organisation. Names of the proposed attendees should be sent to the Market Helpdesk ( - please prefix the subject of all email correspondence in relation to this workshop with "IDT Market Trial Workshop" – this will ensure we can facilitate all interested parties on the day.

    In the interim, any comments or queries may be submitted to the market helpdesk ( - please prefix the subject of all email correspondence in relation to Market Trial in general with "IDT Market Trial" – this will ensure the query will be routed quickly to the appropriate team. 

    Kind Regards,

    SEMO Helpdesk

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