Nordic Equity Derivatives in the U.S.

CFTC and SEC approved products


Index futures approved or certified by the CFTC

The following contracts may be offered or sold to persons in the U.S.:

  • OMX Stockholm 30 index futures (OMXS30)
  • OMX Stockholm 30 ESG Responsible index futures (OMXS30ESG)
  • OMX Copenhagen 25 index futures (OMXC25)
  • VINX30 index futures (VINX30)

Eligible options under the SEC class no-action relief

As of 15 January 2020, Nasdaq Stockholm AB joined the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s 1 July 2013 Class No-Action Relief, which allows for exchange members to enter into transactions in Eligible Options with or on behalf of Eligible Broker-Dealers or Eligible Institutions (as defined in the Class No-Action Relief) in the U.S.

The below is the most recent list of products (Eligible Options) covered by the No Class-Action Relief:

  • Stock options:
    • Danish stock options
    • Finnish stock options
    • Swedish stock options
  • Index options:
    • OMX Copenhagen 25 index options (OMXC25)
    • OMX Stockholm 30 index options (OMXS30)
    • OMX Stockholm 30 ESG Responsible index options (OMXS30ESG)

In order to utilise the Class No-Action Relief, the relevant exchange member shall comply with all terms and conditions set forth in the Class No-Action Relief, which are included in the Exchange Notice found below under Resource Center.

Representation letter - Jan 2020 (SEC website) >
Representation letter OMXS30/OMXS30ESG index options - Sept 2022 (SEC website) >

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