Register of clearing institutions
Below you can read exactly what a clearing institution does. And what you can find in this register. Finally, we will explain how you can search the register.
What does a clearing institution do?
A clearing institution performs a buffer function in stock exchange trading between a securities trader and a central counterparty. The clearing institution acts as a guarantor for the trader, even if it cannot fulfil its obligations. Banks may also carry out clearing activities. Read more about the supervision of clearing institutions :
What can you find in the register?
Clearing institutions wishing to operate in the Netherlands must have a licence from DNB. The register lists all authorised clearing institutions.
How do you search the register?
In the first box, select a financial service. In the second box, type the name of an institution or part of the name, and click ‘Search’. You can also leave this box empty to get a complete list. Clicking on a search result will take you to a detail page with more information about the institution.