How to sign up for Cboe LIS - Sell Side
Step 1: Cboe Europe Equities Participation
Direct LIS users and Designated Brokers must be Participants of Cboe Europe Equities.
Existing Cboe Participants and firms wishing to use the service through a Designated Broker, proceed to Step 2.
If your firm is not a Participant of Cboe but wishes to become one, please complete and sign the following two documents to become a Cboe Participant:
Complete and sign the documents and e-mail them to Participant Services at ParticipantServicesEurope@bats.com. Once Cboe has received your application, a sales representative will contact your firm.
Step 2: LIS Documentation
Please complete the following documents based on which services you intend to support.
Direct LIS Users
A Cboe Participant who is using the Service to submit IOIs and receive the corresponding trades in their own name.
A Cboe Participant who has an agreement in place with a Buy Side firm to support the use of the EMS/OMS integrated IOI negotiation tools.
European Introducing Brokers
A broker dealer who wishes to offer access to the Cboe LIS service to their clients using a Designated Broker’s access to CCP clearing.
Complete and sign the documents and e-mail them to Participant Services at ParticipantServicesEurope@bats.com.
Step 3: LIS Connectivity
Depending on the interaction with Cboe LIS, the following should be completed/reviewed.
Direct LIS Users
- Cboe LIS Certification Port Order Form
- Cboe LIS Production Port Order Form
- Cboe LIS Risk Management Specification (optional, available by request)
- Certification Port Order Form: Drop port
- Production Port Order Form: Drop port
- Cboe LIS Risk Management Specification (required, please request from Cboe)
Complete and sign the documents and e-mail them to BatsLISSupport@bats.com
The following documentation is required for FIX API development purposes. Please contact Cboe for the documents listed below:
- Cboe LIS Service Description
- Cboe LIS FIX Specification
- Scorecard and Filters Specification
- Cboe LIS Risk Management Specification
After your firm’s connection to Cboe LIS has been established and the documentation is in place, you’ll be required to complete conformance testing prior to go-live.
Please contact SalesEurope@bats.com or +44 20 7012 8906 with any enquiries during the application process.