On 29 September 2022, the European Commission adopted two decisions determining that the legal and supervisory frameworks for central counterparties (CCPs) in Colombia and Taiwan are equivalent to the requirements applicable under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

The decisions allow these CCPs to apply for recognition by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Once recognised, such CCPs will be able to provide central clearing services in the EU to EU clearing members and trading venues.

The decisions are as follows:

The decisions shall enter into force on the day following that of their publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.