Nodal Clear, LLC, the clearing house for Nodal Exchange, commenced clearing Nodal Exchange contracts on October 19, 2015. As part of EEX Group, a group of companies serving international commodity markets, Nodal Clear serves as the central counterparty for all Nodal Exchange transactions. Nodal Clear’s strong risk management practices create a sound market infrastructure for trading Nodal Exchange contracts. Nodal Clear employs a tailored portfolio margining methodology that appropriately margins Nodal Exchange contracts and provides capital efficiencies to market participants. Nodal Clear is a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Nodal Clear is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nodal Exchange, LLC.