OTC derivatives

ASIC is responsible for making and enforcing the derivative transaction rules that establish mandatory obligations for reporting and clearing of derivative transactions.

Derivative transaction reporting

The derivative transaction rules impose obligations on reporting entities to report information about their transactions and positions in OTC derivatives to a licensed or prescribed trade repository.

Find out more about your obligation to report OTC derivative transactions.

Derivative trade repositories

Trade repositories that wish to accept derivative trade data reported under mandatory reporting obligations must be licensed or prescribed.

Find out about obtaining a licence to provide OTC trade repository services.

Central clearing of OTC derivatives

Large financial institutions that transact in prescribed OTC interest rate derivatives are also required to centrally clear their transactions through licensed or prescribed clearing and settlement facilities.

Read about your central clearing obligations.

If you have any questions about OTC derivatives, OTCD@asic.gov.au

Frequently asked questions

Read FAQs: OTC derivatives.

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Last updated: 03/04/2014 12:00