Chicago Mercantile Exchange applies for exemption from clearing agency recognition requirement

May 16, 2013

The Ontario Securities Commission announced today that Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. has applied for an exemption from the requirement to be recognized as a clearing agency on the basis that it is subject to an appropriate regulatory and oversight regime in its home jurisdiction. The OSC is thus publishing for comment a draft order that would provide such an exemption. The OSC's criteria for exemption from recognition are included as a schedule to the draft order and comments are being accepted until June 16, 2013.

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