Options Assignment Process

Option assignment is the fulfillment of the contractual obligation of a contract’s terms. This video helps you understand the options assignment process and how it impacts you as a trader.
Options Assignment Process
Kirk Du Plessis
Apr 19, 2021

A more advanced tutorial on the exact process that happens behind the scenes when an option contract gets assigned. From the exercise request to your broker and the OCC's handling of the assignment to the ultimate party who is given shares or stock. Our hope is that by understanding what happens and what parties are involved you'll feel more comfortable with the process should (and when) it happens to a position you are trading.

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