The European Securities and Markets Authority and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have established a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

The MoU establishes cooperation arrangements, including the exchange of information, regarding central counterparties, which are established in the United States and authorised or recognised by the CFTC and which have applied for EU recognition under EMIR.

The MoU is effective as of 2 June 2016.

View ESMA and CFTC to cooperate on CCPs, 6 June 2016