The clearing obligation

Information on central clearing for certain classes of OTC derivatives.

Financial counterparties and non-financial counterparties above the clearing threshold are required to clear certain classes of OTC derivatives through an authorised central counterparty.

ESMA maintains a public register of the classes of OTC derivatives subject to the clearing obligation.

See the register here.

ESMA maintains a list of CCPs authorised to offer services in the European Union.

See the list here.