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THE OPTIONS CLEARING CORPORATION
APPLICATION FOR INTERIM EXEMPTIVE RELIEF
NOTICE OF COMMISSION ORDER



On March 1, 2011, the Commission granted The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) an interim exemption from the requirement in subsection 21.2(0.1) of the Securities Act (Ontario) (Act) to be recognized as a clearing agency. OCC is exempted from the requirement until the earlier of (i) September 1, 2011, and (ii) the effective date of the subsequent order by the Commission recognizing OCC as a clearing agency under subsection 21.2(0.1) of the Act or exempting it from the requirement to be recognized as a clearing agency under section 147 of the Act. The interim exemption order is subject to certain terms and conditions.

A copy of the interim exemption order is published in Chapter 2 of this Bulletin.