Nasdaq supports the objectives of the BMR in promoting the integrity and transparency of benchmark indices and bringing greater consistency to financial benchmarks
Nasdaq is a registered BMR Administrator under the European Benchmark Regulation. ESMA coordinates the supervision of benchmark administrators by national competent authorities. Nasdaq BMR Administrator is regulated by the Danish Financial Supervisory authority.
The registration allows market participants to continue referencing the broad range of financial indices from Nasdaq which are under BMR.
Please read IBA’s benchmark and other information notice and disclaimer.
Complaint Policy and Procedure
Nasdaq strives to provide services of the highest standard to its customers and to conduct its business with integrity. In case of a complaint, please submit it via email to bmrbenchmarkcompliants@Nasdaq.com
For more information, please see Complaint Policy
Oversight Committee Procedures and Terms of Reference
Nasdaq has established an oversight function (”The BMR Oversight Committee”). The role of the BMR Oversight Committee is to ensure oversight of all aspects of the provision of benchmarks.
The members of the BMR Oversight Committee are the following: Kelly Spector (voting member)
John Yetter (voting member)
Andreas Gustafsson (voting member)
Henrik Husman (voting member)
Gunilla Hellqvist (voting member)
Suzanne Dahl (non-voting member)
Christoffer Alknert (non-voting member)
Rose Marie Wulff (non-voting member)
Vibeke Bonde-Nielsen (non-voting member)
Indices & Benchmarks
Nasdaq BMR Administrator has currently indices but no BMR benchmarks under its provision.
Nasdaq BMR Administrator is expected to endorse critical and benchmarks provided from third country.
ESMA allows for the transition regime for critical and third-country benchmarks to be completed before the end of 2021.