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NASDAQ OMX CLEARING RECEIVES EMIR AUTHORISATION

First clearing house in Europe to be authorised as EMIR compliant

Stockholm, March 18, 2014 — NASDAQ OMX Clearing, the multi-asset clearing house based in Stockholm, today announced that the Swedish FSA (SFSA) has approved its application as a central counterparty under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The decision by the SFSA followed an opinion on March 12th by a college of regulators and central banks from Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the UK, as well as the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

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