An exchange is an organized market on which securities, such as shares, options and futures contracts, are traded.

Note:

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

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

Aequitas Neo Exchange Inc.

Exemption from recognition of Aequitas Innovations Inc. and Aequitas Neo Exchange Inc. as an exchange — (Decision 2014-PDG-0168 (pdf - 64 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2014-12-03, Bulletin 2014-12-11, Vol. 11, No. 49)

Alpha Exchange Inc.

Exemption from recognition of Alpha Exchange Inc. as an exchange — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0024 (pdf - 154 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-03-13, Bulletin 2012-03-16, Vol. 9, No. 11)

Canadian Securities Exchange (previously CNSX Markets Inc.)

Authorization decision — (Decision No. 2008-PDG-0258 (pdf - 211 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2008-10-31, Bulletin 2008-11-07, Vol. 5, No. 44)

Eurex Deutschland et Eurex Frankfurt AG

Exemptions from certain requirements of the Derivatives Act and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Decision No. 2010-PDG-0036 (pdf - 47 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2010-02-23, Bulletin 2010-02-26, Vol. 7, No. 8)

ICE Futures Canada, Inc.

Exemptions from certain requirements of the Derivatives Act — (Decision No. 2010-PDG-0034 (pdf - 30 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2010-02-23, Bulletin 2010-02-26, Vol. 7, No. 8)

ICE Futures Europe

Exemption from recognition of ICE Futures Europe as an exchange — (Decision No. 2014-PDG-0177 (pdf - 220 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2014-12-16, Bulletin 2014-12-18, Vol. 11, No. 50)

ICE Futures U.S., Inc.

Exemption from recognition of ICE Futures U.S., Inc., as an exchange — (Decision No. 2014-PDG-0149 (pdf - 287 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2014-11-20, Bulletin 2014-11-27, Vol. 11, No. 47)

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

Authorization decision — (Decision No. 2004-PDG-0028 (pdf - 136 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2008-04-28, Bulletin 2004-04-30, Vol. 1, No. 13)

London Stock Exchange plc

Authorization decision — (Decision N° 2007-PDG-0060 (pdf - 218 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2007-03-20, Bulletin 2007-03-23, Vol. 4, No. 12)

Montréal Exchange Inc.

Recognition of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and Bourse de Montréal Inc. as an exchange and of Bourse de Montréal Inc. as a self-regulatory organization — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0075 (pdf - 185 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-05-02, Bulletin 2012-05-03, Vol. 9, No. 18)

  • Temporary suspension of the application of a condition relating to the evaluation of the special committee regulatory division of Montréal Exchange Inc. set out in section III of Part I of the recognition decision of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and Bourse de Montréal Inc. as an exchange and of Bourse de Montréal Inc. as a self-regulatory organization — (Decision No. 2016-PDG-0111 (pdf - 115 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2016-07-05, Bulletin 2016-07-07, Volume 13, No. 27)

  • Temporary suspension of the application of the conditions set out in section III of Part I and paragraph b) of section IX of Part I of the recognition decision of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and Bourse de Montréal Inc. as an exchange and of Bourse de Montréal Inc. as a self-regulatory organization — (Decision No. 2015-PDG-0112 This link will open in a new window dated 2015-07-08, Bulletin 2015-07-16, Volume 12, No. 28)

  • Suspension of the application of the condition set out in the paragraph a) of section X of Part III of the recognition decision of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and Bourse de Montréal Inc. as an exchange and of Bourse de Montréal Inc. as a self-regulatory organization — (Decision No. 2014-PDG-0179 (pdf - 281 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2014-12-16, Bulletin 2014-12-18, Vol. 11, No. 50)

  • Suspension of the application of the conditions set out in the paragraph b) of section IX of Part II and in the paragraph f) of section X of Part III of the recognition decision of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and Bourse de Montréal Inc. as an exchange and of Bourse de Montréal Inc. as a self-regulatory organization — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0204 (pdf - 80 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-11-21, Bulletin 2012-11-29, Vol. 9, No. 48)

  • Temporary suspension of the application of the some conditions are revision of the recognition decision of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and Bourse de Montréal Inc. as an exchange and of Bourse de Montréal Inc. as a self-regulatory organization — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0143 (pdf - 31 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-07-04, Bulletin 2012-07-05, Vol. 9, No. 27)

Nasdaq CXC Limited

Exemption from recognition of Ensoleillement Inc. and Nasdaq CXC Limited as an exchange - (Decision No. 2018-SMV-0006 (pdf - 225 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2018-02-19, Bulletin 2018-02-22, Vol. 15, No. 7)

Natural Gas Exchange (NGX)

Recognition exemption — (Decision No. 2002-C-0439 (pdf - 160 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2002-11-29, Bulletin 2003-03-14, Vol. 34, No. 10)

Nodal Exchange, LLC

Dispense de reconnaissance de Nodal Exchange, LLC à titre de bourse et de marché organisé, dispense d'agrément pour la création ou la mise en marché d'un dérivé et dispense des obligations prévues au Règlement 21-101 sur le fonctionnement du marché et au Règlement 23-101 sur les règles de négociation — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0033 (pdf - 233 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-07-18, Bulletin du 2017-07-20, Vol. 14, n° 28)

Swaps Execution Facilities

Exemption of NEX SEF from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules  — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0059 (pdf - 327 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-11-21, Bulletin du 2017-11-23, Vol. 14, n° 46)

Exemption of BGC Derivative Markets L.P. from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0049 (pdf - 305 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-03, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)

Exemption of Bloomberg SEF LLC from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0056 (pdf - 226 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-23, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)

Exemption of ICE Swap Trade, LLC from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules  — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0055 (pdf - 226 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-23, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)

Exemption of tpSEF Inc. from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0048 (pdf - 225 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-23, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)

Exemption of Tradition SEF Inc. from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0050 (pdf - 227 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-23, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)

Exemption of trueEX LLC from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0057 (pdf - 225 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-23, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)

Exemption of TW SEF LLC from the obligation to be recognized as an exchange and from Regulation 21-101 respecting Marketplace Operation and Regulation 23-101 respecting Trading Rules — (Décision n° 2017-SMV-0058 (pdf - 232 KB)This link will open in a new window du 2017-10-23, Bulletin du 2017-10-26, Vol. 14, n° 42)
Extension of the temporary exemption from recognition as an exchange of ICAP SEF (US) LLC, GFI Swaps Exchange LLC and ICAP Global Derivatives Limited — (Decision No. 2014-PDG-0108 (pdf - 143 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2014-09-23, Bulletin 2014-09-25, Vol. 11, No. 38)

TSX Inc.

Exemption from recognition of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and of TSX Inc., as an exchange — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0079 (pdf - 47 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-05-02, Bulletin 2012-05-03, Vol. 9, No. 18)

  • Temporary suspension of the application of the conditions set out in section V of Part I of the exemption from recognition of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and of TSX Inc., as an exchange — (Decision No. 2015-PDG-0113 This link will open in a new window dated 2015-07-08, Bulletin du 2015-07-16, Volume 12, No. 28)

TSX Venture Exchange Inc.

Exemption from recognition of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and of TSX Venture Exchange Inc., as an exchange — (Decision No. 2012-PDG-0080 (pdf - 49 KB)This link will open in a new window dated 2012-05-02, Bulletin 2012-05-03, Vol. 9, No. 18)

  • Temporary suspension of the application of the conditions set out in section V of Part I of the exemption from recognition of TMX Group Limited, TMX Group Inc. and of TSX Venture Exchange Inc., as an exchange — (Decision No. 2015-PDG-0114 This link will open in a new window dated 2015-07-08, Bulletin 2015-07-16, Volume 12, No. 28)

Memorandum of understanding

Memorandum of Understanding respecting the Oversight of Exchanges and Quotation and Trade Reporting Systems (pdf - 49 KB)This link will open in a new window (Bulletin 2009-12-18, Vol. 6, No. 50)