Further to our blog ‘European Commission adopts additional equivalence decisions for US exchanges’ the following were published in the Official Journal of the EU on 6 April 2022:

  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/551 of 4 April 2022 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/85 on the equivalence to the requirements of Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the regulatory framework of the United States of America for central counterparties that are authorised and supervised by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/552 of 4 April 2022 determining that national securities exchanges of the United States of America that are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission comply with legally binding requirements which are equivalent to the requirements laid down in Title III of Directive 2014/65/EU and are subject to effective supervision and enforcement.