Exempted clearing agencies

In general, clearing agencies which are exempted from recognition are:

  • based in another country, with limited operations in Ontario
  • regulated by a competent regulatory authority that has an information-sharing agreement with the OSC
  • subject to a regulatory regime comparable to that of the OSC

The following is a list of clearing agencies that the OSC has authorized to operate in Ontario on an exempt basis:

ICE Clear Canada, Inc.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.

CLS Bank International

DTCC ITP Matching (Canada) Limited (formerly Omgeo Canada Matching Ltd.)

Eurex Clearing AG

ICE Clear Credit LLC


LME Clear Ltd.

Nodal Clear LLC

Options Clearing Corporation

SS&C Technologies Canada Corp.

CME Clearing Europe Limited

LCH.Clearnet LLC

Fixed Income Clearing Corporation