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ESMA updates list of recognised third-country CCPs

29 September 2016

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated today its list of recognised central counterparties (CCPs) based in third countries. Today’s update concerns the recognition of the US CCPs ICE Clear Credit LLC (ICC) and the Minneapolis Grain Exchange Inc. (MGEX).

The European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) requires third-country CCPs to be recognised by ESMA in order to operate in the European Union.