On 23 February 2023, there was published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 43/2020 of 20 March 2020 amending Annex IX (Financial Services) to the EEA Agreement [2023 /357]. This decision inserts into Annex IX Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/2211 of 19 December 2019 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/2031 determining, for a limited period of time, that the regulatory framework applicable to central counterparties in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is equivalent.