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Introduction of Cboe Data Product Declarations Tool Effective February 1, 2018 for CFE and April 1, 2018 for Cboe and C2 Options

November 15, 2017

Cboe is pleased to introduce its Data Product Declarations Tool available February 1, 2018 for the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) and April 1, 2018 for the Cboe Options Exchange (Cboe Options) and C2 Options Exchange (C2 Options). Please click on the title for complete details.

Cboe BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges Feature Pack 2

November 09, 2017

As part of the previously announced migration of the C2 Options Exchange to the Bats technology platform, the BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges will release Feature Pack 2 on December 8, 2017.

C2 Options Exchange Integration Update

November 03, 2017

Cboe is pleased to announce the C2 Options Exchange integration remains on track for a May 14, 2018 migration to Bats technology (subject to regulatory review). All milestones have been achieved on target, and with the new platform go-live date quickly approaching, the Cboe team is working hard to ensure C2 customers will be ready for the migration date. To aid in your readiness and planning, we have created a checklist of key items C2 Trading Permit Holders (“TPHs”) and vendors should be working through. At this time TPHs and Service Bureaus (also referred to as Independent Service Vendors or ISVs) may order certification ports for heartbeating and limited functional testing. While TPHs and vendors may use existing connectivity to certify to the new C2 platform, they are encouraged to order new physical connectivity in parallel for optimal performance. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: Limit Up/Limit Down Amendment 12 Update

October 25, 2017

Cboe will support Limit Up/Limit Down (“LULD”) Amendment 12 on BYX Equities, BZX Equities, EDGA Equities, EDGX Equities, BZX Options, Cboe Options, C2 Options, and EDGX Options effective Monday November 20, 2017. Click the title for more details.

Final Reminder: EDGX Options Exchange Complex Order Book Functionality Approved

October 18, 2017

As previously announced, EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Complex Order Book functionality on October 23, 2017. Support for the Complex Order Book is now available in the EDGX Options Certification environment, and further launch schedule details can be found on the Complex Order Book site.

Final Reminder: Bats EDGX Options Exchange to Introduce Complex Order Book Functionality

October 13, 2017

As previously announced, Bats EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Complex Order Book functionality on October 23, 2017. Support for the Complex Order Book is now available in the EDGX Options Certification environment, and further launch schedule details can be found on the Complex Order Book site. Click the title for more details.

Bats Conformance Certification Tool Now Available

October 13, 2017

The Bats Conformance Certification tool, accessible from the Member Tools section of the Customer Web Portal, is now available to submit qualifying Certification testing to satisfy firm conformance requirements. Click the title for more details.

Bats BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges Feature Pack 1 Enhancements - Update

October 05, 2017

As part of the previously announced migration of the C2 Options Exchange to the Bats technology platform, the BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges Feature Pack 1 release of enhancements will be postponed until October 13, 2017 (pending regulatory approval).

CBOE Bats Integration Update

September 21, 2017

As previously announced, at 11:30 a.m. CT on September 26, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to provide an integration plan update regarding the migration of both CFE and C2 trading platforms to Bats technology as well as the CSMI Index data feed migration to NY5. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Please click on the title for call and other integration details.

Reminder: Bats EDGX Options Exchange to Introduce Complex Order Book Functionality

September 13, 2017

As previously announced, Bats EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Complex Order Book functionality on October 23, 2017.

CBOE Bats Introduces New Risk Features, Stop Orders and Other Enhancements to BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges

September 13, 2017

As part of the previously announced migration of the C2 Options Exchange to the Bats technology platform, the BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges will phase in the following enhancements via two Feature Pack releases with the first one released on October 6, 2017.

Reminder: Bats EDGX Options Exchange to Introduce Complex Order Book Functionality

August 28, 2017

As previously announced, Bats EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Complex Order Book functionality on October 23, 2017. Click the title for more details.

CBOE Bats Integration Conference Call on September 26, 2017

August 25, 2017

At 11:30 a.m. CT on September 26, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to provide an integration plan update regarding the migration of both CFE and C2 trading platforms to Bats technology. We will also provide the integration plan for the new CBOE index platform. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Please click on the title for complete details.

Update: Bats EDGX Options Exchange to Introduce Complex Order Book Functionality

August 14, 2017

As previously announced, Bats EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Complex Order Book functionality on October 23, 2017. Support for the Complex Order Book is now available in the EDGX Options Certification environment, and further launch schedule details can be found on the Complex Order Book site. Click the title for more details.

Reminder: Bats EDGX Options Exchange Introduces Complex Order Book Functionality

August 03, 2017

As previously announced, Bats EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Complex Order Book functionality on October 23, 2017. Support for the Complex Order Book is now available in the EDGX Options Certification environment and further details on the launch schedule can be found on the Complex Order Book site.

EDGX Options Complex Order Book Technical Specifications Updated

July 25, 2017

As previously announced on May 11, 2017, Bats released Complex Order Book Technical Specifications for the EDGX Options Exchange. These specifications detail the messaging surrounding the Complex Order Book on EDGX Options and more information can be found on the Complex Order Book site. Click the title for complete details.

Reminder: CBOE Bats Integration Conference Call on June 6, 2017

June 05, 2017

At 11:30 a.m. CT on June 6, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to provide an implementation plan update and schedule for integrating both CFE and C2 trading platforms to Bats technology. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Please click on the title for complete details.

Bats Announces Order-by-Order DROP (ODROP), FIX Drop, and TOP Data Feed Redundancy

May 16, 2017

Bats Announces Order-by-Order DROP (ODROP), FIX Drop, and TOP Data Feed Redundancy. Click the title for more details.

Update: Bats Options Post-Trade Clearing Editor Tool Enhancements

May 11, 2017

Bats BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges will introduce enhanced Options Clearing Editor functionality effective Monday, May 22nd, 2017. Please click the title for complete details.

EDGX Options Complex Order Book Technical Specifications Released

May 11, 2017

Bats is pleased to announce the release of the Complex Order Book Technical Specifications for the EDGX Options exchange. As announced on the May 4th customer call these specifications detail the messaging surrounding the Complex Order Book on EDGX Options. Please click on the title for complete details.

CBOE Bats Integration Conference Call on June 6, 2017

May 08, 2017

At 11:30 a.m. CT on June 6, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to provide an implementation plan update and schedule for integrating both CFE and C2 trading platforms to Bats technology. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Please click on the title for complete details.

Bats Options Post-Trade Clearing Editor Tool Enhancements

April 21, 2017

Bats BZX and EDGX Options Exchanges will introduce enhanced Options Clearing Editor functionality effective Wednesday, May 17th, 2017.

EDGX Options Complex Orders Call on May 4, 2017

April 20, 2017

CBOE Bats is pleased to announce the release of support for Complex Orders on the EDGX Options exchange in 2017. For more details related to the implementation plan and schedule, please join our conference call at 11:30 a.m. CT/12:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Please click on the title for dial-in and webcast information.

CBOE Bats Integration Plan

March 30, 2017

On February 28, 2017, CBOE Holdings completed its merger with Bats Global Markets. We intend to leverage the best-in-class offerings from both organizations to create a first-class exchange operator that brings enhanced value to you, our market participants. Thus, we are pleased to announce the implementation plan for integrating the CBOE and Bats trading platforms, which involves migrating the CBOE and C2 Options exchanges as well as CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) to the Bats technology platform. The information that follows includes key integration information, including technology highlights, details regarding the CBOE data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates and where to obtain additional information. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: CBOE Bats Integration Conference Call on March 29, 2017

March 20, 2017

At 11:30 a.m. CT on March 29, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to discuss the implementation plan and schedule for integrating the CBOE trading platforms to Bats technology. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information.

Reminder: CBOE Bats Integration Conference Call on March 29, 2017

March 13, 2017

At 11:30 a.m. CT on March 29, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to discuss the implementation plan and schedule for integrating the CBOE trading platforms to Bats technology. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information.

CBOE Bats Integration Conference Call on March 29, 2017

March 06, 2017

At 11:30 a.m. CT on March 29, 2017, CBOE will hold a conference call for CBOE and Bats customers to discuss the implementation plan and schedule for integrating the CBOE trading platforms to Bats technology. During the call, we will provide details regarding our data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information.

Bats EDGX Options Update to Daily/Monthly Trade Files

March 03, 2017

Effective Friday, March 3, 2017, all EDGX Options monthly Trade Detail and daily Trade Data files downloaded via the Member Web Portal will begin propagating an additional column to the end of the file.

CBOE Bats Integration Update

March 01, 2017

Yesterday, CBOE Holdings completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets. Today, on Day One of our combined company, it is business as usual for our Members. There are no changes operationally to our markets and there is nothing you are required to do. A well-planned strategic integration is underway and we are committed to keeping you updated on our progress. Please click on the title for complete details.

Bats EDGX Options Exchange Introduces Qualified Contingent Cross (QCC) Functionality

February 28, 2017

As a reminder, Bats EDGX Options Exchange will release Qualified Contingent Cross (“QCC”) functionality in production effective Friday, March 3rd, 2017.

UPDATE: Bats BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges to Introduce Purge Port Functionality

February 27, 2017

As previously announced, Bats BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges will be introducing Purge Ports to provide Members with additional functionality to manage risk and exercise control over their open orders. Please be advised that while EDGX Options Exchange will introduce Purge Ports on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 as originally announced, the release will be postponed until Wednesday, March 8, 2017 on BZX Options Exchange. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: Bats BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges to Introduce Purge Ports on March 1, 2017

February 15, 2017

As previously announced, Bats BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges will be introducing Purge Ports on March 1, 2017 to provide Members with additional functionality to manage risk and exercise control over their open orders. Please click the title for complete details.

Bats BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges to Introduce Purge Port Functionality on March 1, 2017

January 27, 2017

Bats BZX Options and EDGX Options Exchanges are pleased to announce the introduction of Purge Ports effective Wednesday, March 1, 2017, pending filing with the SEC. Purge Ports will provide Members with additional functionality to manage risk and exercise control over their open orders. Please click the title for complete details.

Bats EDGX Options Exchange Introduces Qualified Contingent Cross (QCC) Functionality

January 25, 2017

Bats EDGX Options Exchange will release Qualified Contingent Cross (“QCC”) functionality in production effective Friday, March 3rd, 2017 (pending SEC approval).