Legal framework

Euronext VPS activities are subject to regulation by the Ministry of Finance and are subject to supervision by the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway.

Euronext VPS has an authorization from the Ministry of Finance as a Central Securities Depository in Norway in accordance with the Securities Register Act. The approval to operate a Securities Settlement System is given by Finanstilsynet.

Euronext Rules for Registration of Financial Instruments

Central Security Depository Regulation (CSDR)

CSDR is transposed into Norwegian Law in Act of 15 March 2019 no. 6 on central securities depositories and securities settlement etc. (the Central Securities Depository Act) and the Act entered into force on January 1st 2020. VPS have applied for authorisation under CSDR and until authorisation is in place VPS will operate under the grandfathering rule of CSDR Article 69 (4).

LEI – Legal Entity Identifier

The Global Legal Entity Identifier System was established by initiative of the G20 forum and the Financial Stability Board.  LEI is a unique, global alfanumerical code of 20 digits.  It is used to identify legal entities participating in financial transaction and in connection with financial reports

The implementation of a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) and jurisdiction is i.a. mandatory for

  • Issuers
  • Settlement Participant and Account Operators

A legal entity may only have one LEI which is valid on a global basis.

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Fee Schedule

The VPS Fee Schedule is the list of prices for the most commonly used services related to the roles as account operator for investors and issuers as well as settlement participants. Please note that the fee schedule does not contain the fees charged for our fund services. For information on prices concerning fund services, please contact Centevo.

Euronext VPS Fee Schedule (pdf 1045 KB)

Articles of Association

The Article of Association provides full details about Euronext VPS

Articles of Association