Cboe BZX Options Exchange Rule Filings

Rule filings are not effective until approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), with the exception of certain types of rule filings that may take effect upon filing with the SEC if they meet the conditions specified under Section 19 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 19b-4 thereunder. Below are pending rule filings submitted by the Exchange, followed by rule changes that have been approved by the SEC or became immediately effective pursuant to the Exchange Act.

Pending Rule Changes

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-023
Date filed: April 3, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend Exchange Rule 14.11(c), Index Fund Shares, to adopt generic listing standards for Index Fund Shares based on an index of municipal bond securities.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-016 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: March 28, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2019-016.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-016
Date filed: March 5, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to allow the JPMorgan Core Plus Bond ETF of the J.P. Morgan Exchange-Traded Fund Trust to hold certain instruments in a manner that may not comply with Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-015
Date filed: March 4, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade units of each of (i) the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Buffer Enhanced Growth Protect Strategy ETNs; (ii) the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Enhanced Growth Strategy ETNs; (iii) the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Accelerated Return Strategy ETNs; and (iv) the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Power Buffer Strategy ETNs under Rule 14.11(d), which governs the listing and trading of Equity Index-Linked Securities on the Exchange.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-004
Date filed: January 30, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of SolidX Bitcoin Shares issued by the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust, under BZX Rule 14.11(e)(4), Commodity-Based Trust Shares.

Approved and Immediately Effective Rule Changes

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-030
Date filed: April 17, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to replace obsolete terminology.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-029
Date filed: April 16, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change to allow the Main Sector Rotation ETF, a series of the Northern Lights Fund Trust IV, to hold listed options contracts in a manner that does not comply with Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-028
Date filed: April 12, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to extend the pilot program related to BZX Rule 11.18, Trading Halts Due to Extraordinary Market Volatility, to the close of business on October 18, 2019.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-026
Date filed: April 9, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to extend the pilot for certain options market rules that are linked to the LULD Plan.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-025
Date filed: April 8, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Chapter 22 of the Exchange’s rulebook.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-024
Date filed: April 3, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to modify its fee schedule.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-022
Date filed: April 2, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to extend the current pilot program related to Rule 11.17, Clearly Erroneous Executions, to the close of business on October 18, 2019.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-021
Date filed: March 29, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the fee schedule applicable to Members and non-Members of the Exchange pursuant to BZX Rules 15.1(a) and (c).

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-020
Date filed: March 22, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Rule 21.5, Interpretation and Policy .01 to specify that replacement issues may be added to the Penny Pilot Program on a quarterly basis, without altering the expiration date of the Pilot, which is June 30, 2019.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-019
Date filed: March 15, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to list and trade shares of the WisdomTree Japan Multifactor Fund and the WisdomTree Europe Multifactor Fund pursuant to Rule 14.11(I).

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-017
Date filed: March 8, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to list and trade under BZX Rule 14.11(c)(4) the shares of the iShares iBonds Dec 2026 Term Muni Bond ETF, iShares iBonds Dec 2027 Term Muni Bond ETF, and iShares iBonds Dec 2028 Term Muni Bond ETF of iShares Trust.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-014
Date filed: March 1, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-013
Date filed: February 21, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to allow the addition of new series of options on an individual stock until the close of trading on the business day prior to expiration in unusual market conditions.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-012
Date filed: February 21, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the fee schedule applicable to Members and non-Members of the Exchange pursuant to BZX Rules 15.1(a) and (c).

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-009
Date filed: February 11, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend the fee schedule applicable to Members and non-Members of the Exchange pursuant to BZX Rules 15.1(a) and (c).

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-008
Date filed: February 5, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to clarify that BZX’s Halt Auction process is applicable only to Halt Auctions following a Regulatory Halt.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-006
Date filed: February 1, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend the fee schedule as it relates to pricing for the use of certain routing strategies.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-002
Date filed: January 7, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Exchange’s Eighth Amended and Restated Bylaws and the Fourth Amended and Restated Bylaws of its parent corporation, Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-001 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: April 4, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2019-001.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-001 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: March 14, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2019-001.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2019-001
Date filed: January 2, 2019
Description:

The Exchange submits this proposal to list and trade under Rule 14.11(c)(3) shares of the Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF of Global X Funds.