Tradedesk Updates

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.

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 - 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

Cboe BZX Equities Exchange Introduces new Lead Market Maker (LMM) Program

June 27, 2019

Effective August 1, 2019, Cboe will introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program for Cboe listed securities on the BZX Equities Exchange. The objective of the new LMM program is to enhance market quality and liquidity by providing LMMs with incentives for meeting Cboe’s market quality requirements. Please click the title for complete details.

Update - Cboe Announces Retail Order Priority on EDGX Equities Exchange

June 25, 2019

On an effective date to be announced, Cboe EDGX Equities Exchange (EDGX) will provide enhanced book priority for orders submitted on behalf of non-professional retail investors. The effective date of this enhancement has been postponed to a future date, pending regulatory approval, and will be communicated in a later notice. 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.

Addition of New Equities and Options Port Controls on Cboe Customer Web Portal

May 17, 2019

Cboe Global Markets is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Cboe Equities and Options Exchange Members will have the ability to configure three new port controls using the Port Controls tool via the Cboe Customer Web Portal. Members will be able configure a Directed ISO restriction, Port Message Rate Threshold, and Symbol Message Rate Threshold. 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.

Cboe Announces Retail Order Priority on EDGX Equities Exchange

April 30, 2019

Effective July 1, 2019, the EDGX Equities Exchange (EDGX) will provide enhanced book priority for orders submitted on behalf of retail investors, subject to regulatory review. Please click the title for complete details.

Reminder - Cboe Equities Introduces Modifications to Routing Strategies

April 24, 2019

Effective May 1, 2019, Cboe Global Markets will introduce changes to the TRIM, TRIM2, ROBB, ROCO, and SWPB routing strategies for the BYX, BZX, EDGA, and EDGX Equities Exchanges, subject to regulatory review. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe BZX Exchange Ticker Changes for VXXB and VXZB

April 18, 2019

Effective May 2, 2019, the ticker symbols for two Cboe BZX listed Barclays iPath ETNs (VXXB and VXZB) will change as detailed below. On the same date the OSI Root for exchange traded options will change. Click the title for more details.

Cboe Equities Introduces Modifications to Routing Strategies

March 22, 2019

Effective May 1, 2019, Cboe Global Markets will introduce changes to the TRIM, TRIM2, ROBB, ROCO, and SWPB routing strategies for the BYX, BZX, EDGA, and EDGX Equities Exchanges, subject to regulatory review. Please click the title for complete details.

Letter from Bryan Harkins at Cboe on the US Equities Industry

March 18, 2019

Please click on the title to review a letter from Bryan Harkins announcing the EDGX equities retail priority rule filing.

Letter from Bryan Harkins at Cboe on the US Equities Industry

March 11, 2019

Please click on the title to review a letter from Bryan Harkins on the US Equities Industry.

Cboe Announces Addition of Two New C-LNK Routing Destinations on EDGA Equities Exchange

March 04, 2019

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe) is pleased to announce the addition of two new Cboe Connect C-LNK ("C-LNK") routing destinations, Virtu VEQ Link and Virtu VEQ, effective March 8, 2019. Click the title for more details.

Maturation of VXX and VXZ ETNs and Related VXXB and VXZB Listing

January 24, 2019

Effective January 30, 2019, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) and iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN (VXZ) will mature and holders of record on the maturity date will receive the final cash settlement value. The last day of trading for VXX and VXZ will be January 29, 2019 and these ETNs will be delisted at market open on January 30, 2019. Please click the title for complete details.

Updates to Cboe-listed Regulatory Halt Re-Opening and Volatility Close Auction Collar Calculations

January 11, 2019

Effective January 23, 2019, Cboe Global Markets will update the processes for Regulatory Halt re-openings as well as Volatility Close Auction collar calculations for Cboe-listed securities on the BZX Equities Exchange ("BZX"), subject to regulatory review. Please click the title for complete details.