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-2019-044
Date filed: May 15, 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-2019-023
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-2019-015
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-2017-023 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: April 4, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-023.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-023 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: February 28, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-023.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-023
Date filed: December 21, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of the iShares Gold Exposure ETF, a series of the iShares U.S. ETF Trust, under Exchange Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-022
Date filed: December 21, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change to update Rule 21.1, Rule 21.10, and Rule 21.17 to make modifications to the Exchange's rules and functionality applicable to the Exchange's options platform in preparation for the technology migration of the Exchange's affiliated options exchanges onto the same technology as the Exchange.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-019
Date filed: December 28, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change related to market data fees.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-018
Date filed: December 27, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Market Data section of its fee schedule to introduce new fees for Non-Display Usage of BZX Depth.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-016
Date filed: December 14, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to extend the Penny Pilot Program.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-015
Date filed: December 15, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend the definition of "Non-Professional User" in the market data section of the equity options platform fee schedule.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-014
Date filed: December 12, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the equity options platform.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-012 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: February 13, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-012.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-012 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: January 31, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-012.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-012
Date filed: December 7, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of the LHA Market State Tactical U.S. Equity ETF, a series of the ETF Series Solutions, under Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-011 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: March 6, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-011.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-011
Date filed: December 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade under BZX Rule 14.11(c)(3) the common shares of beneficial interest of the PowerShares Income Builder Portfolio, a series of PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-009
Date filed: November 30, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-008
Date filed: November 29, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend Exchange Rule 11.9, Primary Pegged Order.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-007
Date filed: November 28, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Market Data section of its fee schedule applicable to its equity options platform to adopt fees for receipt of historical market data.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-005 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: August 6, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-005.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-005 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: April 13, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CboeBZX-2017-005.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-005
Date filed: November 21, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to list and trade shares of a series of the Cboe Vest S&P 500 Buffer Protect Strategy ETF under the ETF Series Solutions Trust, under Rule 14.11(c)(3), Index Fund Shares.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-002
Date filed: November 15, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to specify the strike increment regime for IVV, SPY, and DIA options.

File number: SR-CboeBZX-2017-001
Date filed: November 15, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change to amend the Exchange's governance documents.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-76
Date filed: November 2, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its fees and rebates applicable to Members and non-Members of the Exchange pursuant to BZX Rule 15.1(a) and (c) to modify its fees for physical ports as they apply to the Exchange's equity options platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-75
Date filed: November 2, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its fees and rebates applicable to Members and non-Members of the Exchange pursuant to BZX Rule 15.1(a) and (c) to modify its fees for physical ports.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-72 Amendment No. 4
Date filed: July 18, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a fourth amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-72.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-72 Amendment No. 3
Date filed: July 12, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a third amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-72.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-72 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: April 4, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-72.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-72
Date filed: November 7, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to list and trade shares of the Innovator S&P 500 15% Shield Strategy ETF Series, Innovator S&P 500 -5% to -35% Shield Strategy ETF Series, Innovator S&P 500 Enhance and 10% Shield Strategy ETF Series and Innovator S&P 500 Ultra ETF Series under the Innovator ETFs Trust.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-71
Date filed: October 20, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to update Rule 21.1, Definitions, to adopt a new Time in Force applicable to the Exchange's equity options platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-70
Date filed: October 16, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to reflect in the Exchange’s governing documents, rulebook and fees schedules, a non substantive corporate branding change, including changes to the Company’s name, the Intermediate’s name, and the Exchange’s name.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-69
Date filed: October 13, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change relating to its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-68
Date filed: October 10, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to Rule 21.1, Definitions, to modify Stop Orders and Stop Limit Orders applicable to the Exchange's equity options platform in preparation for the C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated technology migration.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-67
Date filed: October 10, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-65
Date filed: October 2, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to Equity and the Equity Options Platforms.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-63
Date filed: September 28, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to extend the date on which the Exchange will adopt rule changes to add additional continued listing standards for ETPs.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-62
Date filed: September 26, 2017
Description:

The Exchnage proposed a rule change to Rule 11.9, Orders and Modifiers, to add new optional functionality to Minimum Quantity Orders.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-61
Date filed: September 29, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change to provide interpretation with respect to the meaning, administration, or enforcement of Rule 14.11, Other Securities and 14.12, Failure to Meet Listing Standards.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-58-Amendment No. 1
Date filed: December 29, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-58.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-58 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: January 2, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-58.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-58
Date filed: September 19, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change to list and trade shares of the CBOE S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index ETF under the ETF Series Solutions Trust, under Rule 14.11(c)(3), Index Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-57
Date filed: September 6, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend Rule 11.13, Order Execution and Routing, to account for IEX as a primary listing market and to amend certain rules to reflect the name change of NYSE MKT to NYSE American.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-55
Date filed: August 23, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to harmonize the governance framework with that of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated and C2 Options Exchange Incorporated.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-54 Amendment No.4
Date filed: January 11, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a fourth amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-54.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-54 Amendment No. 3
Date filed: January 9, 2018
Description:

The Exchange proposes a third amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-54.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-54 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: December 15, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-54.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-54
Date filed: September 7, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to list and trade shares of the iShares Inflation Hedged Corporate Bond ETF, a series of the iShares U.S. ETF Trust, under Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-53
Date filed: August 18, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of the WisdomTree CBOE Russell 2000 PutWrite Strategy Fund, a series of the WisdomTree Trust, under Rule 14.11(c)(3), Index Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-52
Date filed: August 2, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend Rule 21.2, Days and Hours of Business.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-51
Date filed: July 31, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-48
Date filed: July 25, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-47
Date filed: July 24, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to Equity and the Equity Options Platforms.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-46 Amendment No. 3
Date filed: October 24, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a third amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-46.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-46 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: October 6, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-46.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-46 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: August 31, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-46.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-46
Date filed: July 10, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to list and trade shares of the Aptus Fortified Value ETF, a series of ETF Series Solutions, under Rule 14.11(c), Index Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-45
Date filed: July 3, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposed a rule change to BZX Rule 14.13, Company Listing Fees, to amend the fees applicable to securities listed on the Exchange.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-44
Date filed: July 12, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-43
Date filed: June 16, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-42
Date filed: June 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-41
Date filed: June 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-40
Date filed: June 13, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to Rule 21.5 of Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. to extend through December 31, 2017, the Penny Pilot Program in options classes in certain issues.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-39 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: August 24, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-39.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-39
Date filed: May 23, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to adopt Rule 4.17, Consolidated Audit Trail - Fee Dispute Resolution, to establish the procedures for resolving potential disputes related to CAT Fees charged to Industry Members.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-38 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: December 7, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-38.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-38 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: November 3, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-38.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-38
Date filed: May 16, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend fees for its Equities Platform and to amend fees for its Options Platform to establish the fees for Industry Members related to the National Market System Plan Governing the Consolidated Audit Trail.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-36
Date filed: May 17, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Market Data section of its fee schedule to adopt fees for a new market data product called the ETF Implied Liquidity Feed.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-35
Date filed: May 5, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Rule 20.6, Nullification and Adjustment of Options Transactions including Obvious Errors. Rule 20.6 relates to the adjustment and nullification of transactions that occur on the Exchange's equity options platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-34 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: November 30, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-34.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-34
Date filed: May 5, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to introduce Bats Market Close, a closing match process for non-BZX Listed Securities under new Exchange Rule 11.28.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-31
Date filed: May 4, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a change to Rule 11.27 to modify the date of Appendix B website data publication pursuant to the Regulation NMS Plan to Implement a Tick Size Pilot Program.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-29
Date filed: May 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-28
Date filed: May 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-26
Date filed: May 12, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a change to Rule 14.11, Other Securities, to provide for the inclusion of cash in an index underlying a series of Index Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-25
Date filed: April 28, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a change to Rule 11.22, Data Products, to adopt a new market data product known as the ETF Implied Liquidity Feed.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-24
Date filed: April 25, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to rule 11.15 of Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. to authorize the Exchange to share any of the user’s risk settings with the clearing member that clears transactions on behalf of the user.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-23
Date filed: April 12, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-22
Date filed: April 12, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-19
Date filed: March 8, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-17
Date filed: March 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-15
Date filed: February 28, 2017
Description:

The Exchange filed a proposal to amend Rule11.27 to modify the date of Appendix B website data publication pursuant to the Regulation NMS Plan to Implement a Tick Size Pilot Program.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-14 Amendment No. 5
Date filed: April 24, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a fifth amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-14.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-14 Amendment No. 4
Date filed: April 19, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a fourth amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-14.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-14 Amendment No. 3
Date filed: April 7, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a third amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-14.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-14 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: March 30, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-14.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-14
Date filed: February 17, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of the Amplify YieldShares Oil Hedged MLP Fund, a series of the Amplify ETF Trust , under Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-13
Date filed: February 8, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to amend its Option Regulatory Fees as they relate to the equity options platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-12
Date filed: February 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-11
Date filed: February 1, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change related to fees.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-10 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: March 30, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-10.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-10 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: March 28, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-BatsBZX-2017-10.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-10
Date filed: January 31, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to list and trade shares of the iShares iBonds Dec 2024 AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF, iShares iBonds Dec 2025 AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF, and iShares iBonds Dec 2026 AMT-Free Muni Bond ETF of the iShares U.S. ETF Trust under Bats Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-08
Date filed: January 30, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to adopt Rules 4.5 through 4.16 to implement the compliance rule regarding the National Market System Plan governing the Consolidated Audit Trail.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-05
Date filed: January 20, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to adopt a new type of logical port known as a Purge Port.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-03
Date filed: January 13, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes to convert the listing of the shares of the SPDR DoubleLine Short Term Total Return Tactical ETF and the SPDR DoubleLine Emerging Markets Fixed Income ETF, both of which are a Series of the SSGA Active Trust, pursuant to BZX Rule 14.11(i), Managed Fund Shares.

File number: SR-BatsBZX-2017-01
Date filed: January 3, 2017
Description:

The Exchange proposes rule changes to fees as they apply to the Equity Options Platform.