On 17 February 2021, there was published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ) Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/237 of 21 December 2020 amending regulatory technical standards (RTS) laid down in Delegated Regulations (EU) 2015/2205, (EU) 2016/592 and (EU) 2016/1178 as regards the date at which the clearing obligation takes effect for certain types of contracts. The Commission Delegated Regulation is based on the draft RTS submitted to the Commission by the European Securities and Markets Authority. Our blog on ESMA’s final report containing the draft RTS is here. The Commission Delegated Regulation enters into force on the day following that of its publication in the OJ.