A clearing house is an entity responsible for clearing and settling securities which acts as a central counterparty for trades executed between market participants.

Note:

This section lists current decisions pertaining to recognition or exemptions from recognition in respect of entities acting as clearing houses, as well as amendments to, or the application of, such decisions. All other decisions are available in the AMF Bulletin.

* Please note that the following documents are available in French only.

Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.

Clearing and Depository Services Inc. (CDS)

Recognition of Maple Group Acquisition Corporation, The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited and of CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. as a clearing house — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0142 (pdf - 371 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-07-04, Bulletin 2012-07-05, Vol. 9, No. 27)

ICE Clear Canada, Inc.

LCH.Clearnet Limited (LCH)

  • Recognition of LCH.Clearnet Limited as a clearing house under section 12 of the Derivatives Act, RLRQ, c. I-14.01, and exemption from the requirements set out in sections 22, 24, 25, 32 and 34 of the Derivatives Act, RLRQ, c. I-14.01, and in sections 2 to 11 of Derivatives Regulation, RLRQ, c. I-14.01 — (Decision No. 2014-PDG-0082 (pdf - 182 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2014-07-28, Bulletin 2014-07-31, Vol. 11, No. 30)

Natural Gas Exchange (NGX)

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)

Memorandum of understanding

Qualifying Central Counterparties