Tradedesk Updates

Updated VIX Index Website Materials

October 14, 2019

Upon migration to Bats technology, Cboe Exchange, Inc. (Cboe Options) amended the modified opening auction process used in connection with calculating the final settlement value of Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index) options (listed on Cboe Options) and futures (listed on Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE)). As a result, Cboe updated the previous VIX Index FAQs and related Cboe website materials about the VIX Index, derivatives listed on the VIX Index, special opening quotation (SOQ) auction information, and additional information and resources. Please click the title for complete details.

Fraudulent Website Alert

October 10, 2019

Cboe recently learned of a website – “cboetradeassets.com” – through which an entity purportedly named “Cboetradeassets Limited” is soliciting investors. Please be warned that any entity or person associated with this website are NOT connected or affiliated in any way with Cboe or any of its affiliates. Any assertion of such a connection or affiliation is false and misleading.

Transport Layer Security Minimum Version Requirement Effective December 7, 2019

October 09, 2019

Please be advised that Cboe has rescheduled the effective date in which the use of a minimum version of TLS 1.2 or higher (previously announced) will be enforced. Please click the title for complete details.

Corporate Bond Index Futures Lead Market Maker Programs

September 18, 2019

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) plans to implement new Lead Market Maker (“LMM”) Programs for Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (“IBHY”) futures and Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index (“IBIG”) futures effective on business date October 1, 2019, subject to regulatory review. Please click the title for complete details.

Reminder - Cboe Town Hall on Trading Floor Move

September 18, 2019

Cboe will host a customer Town Hall meeting this afternoon to share more information and provide an opportunity to ask questions regarding Cboe’s build-out of a new trading floor space on floors 7 and 8 of the CBOT building. Please click the title for complete details.

New Cboe Trading Floor and Headquarters Locations

September 17, 2019

Cboe is pleased to announce plans to build-out a new Cboe trading floor in the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) building at 141 W. Jackson Boulevard as part of our headquarters relocation to the Old Post Office building at 433 W. Van Buren Street. Cboe’s new trading floor will occupy approximately 40,000 square feet on floors 7 and 8 of the CBOT building with plans to move the floor in 2021. Please click the title for complete details.

Fraudulent Web Site Alert

September 16, 2019

Cboe recently learned of a website – “cboe-trading.com” – through which an entity purportedly named “Cboe-Trading” was soliciting investors. The website has been disabled. Prior to the website being disabled, the entity falsely claimed to be an affiliate of Cboe and suggested that it was the same as Cboe’s affiliate, Cboe Trading, Inc. (Cboe Trading, Inc. is a routing broker-dealer registered with the SEC and used by our U.S. equity and options exchanges for linkage to other market centers). Please be warned that any entity or person associated with the disabled cboe-trading.com website were NOT connected or affiliated in any way with Cboe or any of its affiliates, including Cboe Trading, Inc. Any assertion of such a connection or affiliation was and is false and misleading.

Market Data Peak Statistics Now Available on Cboe Customer Web Portal for Cboe Global Markets Equities, Futures, and Options Exchanges

September 10, 2019

Cboe Global Markets is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Members will be able to download files that capture market data peak statistics. Files are available via the Cboe Customer Web Portal for the Cboe Equities One Feed, Cboe BYX Equities, BZX Equities, EDGA Equities, EDGX Equities, BZX Options, C2 Options, and EDGX Options Exchanges, as well as the Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE). Files will also be made available for the new Cboe Options Exchange platform soon after the October 7, 2019 migration, pending regulatory approval. Please click the title for complete details.

Update - CFE AMERIBOR Futures Ticker Symbol Conventions

September 05, 2019

The ticker symbols for AMERIBOR futures traded on Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) follow interest rate futures conventions when referencing the contract measurement period and settlement date of the contract. This notice describes the ticker symbol conventions for the Three-Month AMERIBOR (AMB3) futures and 7-Day AMERIBOR (AMW) futures products. This notice also notes current differences between the CFE naming convention for AMB3 futures and how AMB3 futures are being processed through clearing and displayed by certain market data vendors. Please click the title for complete details.

Transport Layer Security Minimum Version Requirement - Postponed

August 25, 2019

Please be advised that Cboe has postponed the enforcement of a minimum version of TLS 1.2 or higher until further notice. Cboe will send an updated announcement once a new production date has been determined for this change.

Reminder - AMERIBOR® Futures Product Launch

August 12, 2019

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) plans to launch trading in the following AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) futures. Trading will commence for AMB3 and AMW futures on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. CT for business date Friday, August 16, 2019. Please click the title for complete details.

Reminder - Transport Layer Security Minimum Version Requirement

August 12, 2019

Please be advised that effective Friday, August 23, 2019 after the regular market close, Cboe will begin enforcing a new requirement for U.S. equities, options and futures customers that utilize Cboe’s Customer Web Portal including the associated Secure Web API. Please click the title for complete details

AMERIBOR® Futures Lead Market Maker Program

July 29, 2019

As previously announced, Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) plans to implement a Lead Market Maker (“LMM”) Program for AMERIBOR futures effective on business date August 16, 2019, subject to regulatory review. CFE has submitted a rule certification regarding this Program. CFE Trading Privilege Holder (“TPH”) organizations and prospective CFE TPH organizations may now apply for appointment as an LMM under the Program. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe Announces Ameribor Futures Product Launch

June 27, 2019

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) plans to launch trading in the following AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) futures. Trading will commence for AMB3 and AMW futures on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. CT for business date Friday, August 16, 2019. Please click the title for complete details.

Transport Layer Security Minimum Version Requirement

June 20, 2019

Please be advised that effective Friday, August 23, 2019 after the regular market close, Cboe will begin enforcing a new requirement for U.S. equities, options and futures customers that utilize Cboe’s Customer Web Portal including the associated Secure Web API. As of the effective date, the minimum version of the Transport Layer Security (“TLS”) protocol which will be supported will be version 1.2. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe Announces Test Symbol Rate Limit

May 10, 2019

Effective May 31, 2019, the Cboe BZX Options, C2 Options, EDGX Options, BZX Equities, BYX Equities, EDGA Equities, EDGX Equities and Cboe Futures Exchanges will limit the number of test symbol orders that Members and Trading Privilege Holders (TPHs) can submit. Please click the title for complete details.

Change to Closing Time for Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® Bond Index Futures

March 15, 2019

Effective April 1, 2019, Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) will modify the closing time for Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (“IBHY”) and Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index (“IBIG”) futures. Please click the title for complete details.