Nasdaq OMX Clearing receives authorisation to be a central counterparty

Finansinspektionen grants Nasdaq OMX Clearing authorisation to act as a central counterparty in accordance with the EU’s regulation regarding OTC derivatives, central counterparties and transaction registers (EMIR).

One of the regulations set out in the EMIR regulation is that central counterparties must be authorised. The regulation aims to increase insight into and reduce the risks associated with the derivatives market.