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CFE Introduces Customized Access for Order Cancel and Risk Management Web Portal Tools

June 07, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) is introducing additional customized access to Web Portal tools. Effective June 17, 2018, Account Administrators of CFE Trading Privilege Holders (“TPHs”) and Clearing Firms will be able to request customized Web Portal account access to the Order Cancel and Risk Management Web Portal tools for users at their respective firms. Please click the title for complete details.

Semi-Annual Account Administrator Attestation

June 04, 2018

Effective starting July 1, 2018, Cboe Global Markets will begin performing a semi-annual validation to confirm customer’s designated Account Administrators are accurate and up to date. A weekly reminder email will be sent to each Account Administrator starting four weeks prior to the attestation deadline. Only one Account Administrator is required to complete the attestation for each firm, and once completed, the reminder emails will cease. If the attestation has not been completed by the deadline, then all Account Administrator privileges will be removed for the firm, and the firm will be required to work with Cboe Membership Services to setup new Account Administrators. Please click the title for complete details.

CFE Clearing Member End of Day SFTP Order File Service to be Replaced by Order by Order FIX Drop Logical Port and Addition of Support for Drop by OCC Clearing Number

June 01, 2018

The Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) Clearing Member End of Day SFTP Order File Service will be deprecated on July 27, 2018. CFE Clearing Members may obtain an Order by Order FIX Drop Logical Port (“ODrop”) to receive and collate order and order execution information for EFIDs associated with the applicable Clearing Member or may authorize approved Independent Software Vendors (“ISVs”) to receive this data on their behalf. Please click the title for complete details.

Reminder: CFE to Update End of Day Summary Message on PITCH and TOP Effective June 3, 2018

May 31, 2018

The update to the End of Day Summary message for the CFE PITCH and TOP market data feeds is scheduled to be released in the CFE Production environment on June 3, 2018. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe Announces Availability of Physical Ports Tool in Customer Web Portal

May 11, 2018

Cboe is pleased to announce the availability, effective immediately, of the new Physical Ports tool in the Customer Web Portal. This tool is available to all customers with physical connectivity to Cboe.

Updates to Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Privacy Notice and Policy

May 03, 2018

Updates to Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Privacy Policy. Please click the title for complete details.

Cboe Announces Availability of RSS Feed for Technical Specification Updates

May 02, 2018

Cboe is pleased to announce the availability of a RSS Feed that may be used to subscribe to technical specification updates. The feed is available for all technical specifications (including order entry and market data specifications) published to the markets.cboe.com website and includes specifications for the Cboe U.S. Equities, U.S. Options, and U.S. Futures Exchanges. To subscribe to the RSS Feed navigate to the “Technical Specifications” page for any market, and click the green RSS image at the top of the page. This will take you to the RSS feed and provide a URL that can be pasted into any RSS reader. Please click the title for complete details.

BZX Options, EDGX Options, C2 Options and CFE to Add Optional Mass Cancel ID, Change Length of Binary Protocol Purge Rejected Message

April 26, 2018

BZX Options Exchange, EDGX Options Exchange, C2 Options Exchange and CFE are pleased to announce the addition of MassCancelId as an optional bitfield on Binary Order Entry (BOE) Purge Rejected messages effective on the dates in the Rollout Schedule below. The MassCancelId, if sent, will allow customers to tie a Purge Rejected message back to a Purge Orders request. Important: The addition of an optional bitfield will change the length of the Purge Rejected message in BOE across all four exchanges, even if the new optional bitfield is not requested on Login. Please click the title for complete details.

Reminder - EDGX Options and CFE to Populate CumQty on Leg Fills Related to Complex Executions

April 24, 2018

Cboe EDGX Options Exchange and Cboe Futures Exchange (“CFE”) are pleased to announce the release of new functionality that will allow for CumQty (FIX Tag 14) to be populated on leg fills related to complex executions. Currently, the CumQty field is zero-filled for all such executions. This change will also be applied to the new C2 Options platform operating on Bats technology which is launching on May 14, 2018, subject to regulatory review.

Letter from Ed Tilly and Chris Concannon

April 23, 2018

Letter from Ed Tilly and Chris Concannon regarding the VIX Index. Please click on the title for complete details.

Update Regarding Order Cancels During CFE System Suspension Periods

April 19, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) is issuing this notice to advise CFE Trading Privilege Holders (TPHs) of when it will become permissible for TPHs to submit cancels during a suspended state. Please click the title for complete details.

CFE Product System Parameters

April 16, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) is pleased to announce that CFE Product Level System Parameters are now featured on the markets.cboe.com and cfe.cboe.com websites. The page contains various CFE product level system parameters that apply within the CFE’s trading system. This page is updated dynamically to account for changes in system parameters and new CFE product listings. Please click the title for complete details.

EDGX Options and CFE to Populate CumQty on Leg Fills Related to Complex Executions

April 10, 2018

Cboe EDGX Options Exchange and Cboe Futures Exchange (“CFE”) are pleased to announce the release of new functionality that will allow for CumQty (FIX Tag 14) to be populated on leg fills related to complex executions. Currently, the CumQty field is zero-filled for all such executions. This change will also be applied to the new C2 Options platform operating on Bats technology which is launching on May 14, 2018, subject to regulatory review. Please click the title for complete details.

Update: Cboe Global Markets to Launch Cboe Crypto Feed on April 8, 2018

March 29, 2018

As previously announced, Cboe Global Markets is pleased to introduce the Cboe Crypto Feed to provide market participants with a view of underlying cryptocurrency spot prices. This feed is being developed to improve transparency and visibility into the quotes and trades occurring during intraday cryptocurrency trading. In order to provide additional time for market participants to conduct testing in the certification environment, Cboe Global Markets is updating the production launch date of the Cboe Crypto Feed to Sunday, April 8, 2018. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: Cboe Global Markets to Introduce Cboe Crypto Feed Effective April 2, 2018

March 27, 2018

As previously announced, Cboe Global Markets will be introducing the Cboe Crypto Feed effective Monday, April 2, 2018. The Cboe Crypto Feed will provide market participants with a view of underlying cryptocurrency spot prices, and has been developed to improve transparency and visibility into the quotes and trades occurring during intraday cryptocurrency trading. Please click on the title for additional details.

CFE to Update End of Day Summary Message on PITCH and TOP Effective Date Updated to June 3, 2018

March 23, 2018

Based on customer feedback, the previously announced update to the End of Day Summary message for the CFE PITCH and TOP market data feeds has been postponed to be released on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The message will be expanded from 56 to 65 bytes, and all customers receiving the CFE PITCH feed or TOP feed will need to accommodate the new message type length on the effective date. The additional message length will be used to breakout Block Trade and Exchange of Contract for Related Position (ECRP) transaction volume, indicate whether prices are valid, and show whether a high or low was set by a quote or a trade. Please click on the title for complete details.

Order Cancels During CFE System Suspension Periods

March 23, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) is issuing this notice to advise CFE Trading Privilege Holders (TPHs) of current CFE system behavior during a suspended state in relation to cancels. Please click on the title for complete details.

CFE to Update End of Day Summary Message on PITCH and TOP Effective April 8, 2018

March 22, 2018

Effective Sunday, April 8, 2018, Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) will update the End of Day Summary message for the CFE PITCH and TOP market data feeds. The message will be expanded from 56 to 65 bytes, and all customers receiving the CFE PITCH feed or TOP feed will need to accommodate the new message type length on the effective date. The additional message length will be used to breakout Block Trade and Exchange of Contract for Related Position (ECRP) transaction volume, indicate whether prices are valid, and show whether a high or low was set by a quote or a trade.

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Notice Regarding Changes to Cboe U.S. Market Data Policies Effective April 2, 2018

March 16, 2018

Effective April 2, 2018, Cboe will introduce the following changes to its Cboe U.S. Market Data Policies (“Policies”). Please click on the title for complete details.

CFE Order Entry Operator ID Updates

March 14, 2018

Effective Sunday, March 18, 2018, CFE will be enforcing new character limitations on OEO IDs for both BOE and FIX in the BOE OperatorID field and in FIX Tag 25004. Also effective March 18, 2018, CFE will introduce the OperatorID as a new column within the Customer Web Portal Trade Data Report. Please click on the title for complete details.

Cboe to Begin Automatic Removal of Unused Certification Logical Ports Effective March 15, 2018

March 08, 2018

Effective March 15, 2018, logical ports unused in the BZX Equities, BYX Equities, EDGX Equities, EDGA Equities, BZX Options, EDGX Options, and CFE Certification environments for the last four (4) months will be deleted. Furthermore, following the effective date the Exchanges will periodically perform a similar sweep for inactive Certification ports and remove any unused sessions automatically without notice. Cboe Options and C2 Options Certification logical ports will not be automatically deleted until those systems are fully migrated to Bats technology. Please click the title for complete details.

CFE to Increase Maximum Number of Order Modifications Effective March 18, 2018

March 05, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) will increase the maximum number of order modifications that are allowed on an order for a given trading day effective on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The limit will increase from the current value of 1,295 to a value of 1,679,615 per order per day. Please click the title for complete details.

Logical Ports Tool Enhancement

March 02, 2018

Cboe is pleased to announce that effective Monday, March 5, 2018, the Logical Ports tool in the Customer Web Portal will contain four additional data points per logical port including Default Clearing MPID/EFID, Bill To (who will the port be billed to), Added (date a port was added), and Requestor (who originally requested the logical port). This information will be presented in the graphical interface of the Logical Ports tool and will also be available in CSV format by using the “Export” feature within the tool.

Cboe Global Markets to Introduce Cboe Crypto Feed Effective April 2, 2018

March 01, 2018

Cboe Global Markets is pleased to announce the introduction of the Cboe Crypto Feed effective Monday, April 2, 2018. The Cboe Crypto Feed will provide market participants with a view of underlying cryptocurrency spot prices, and has been developed to improve transparency and visibility into the quotes and trades occurring during intraday cryptocurrency trading. Please click on the title for additional details.

CFE’s Successful Migration: Thank You

February 27, 2018

A year after our acquisition of Bats, we are thrilled to announce the successful migration of Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) to proprietary Bats technology, a significant milestone in our multi-exchange, multi-year technology integration. Please click the title to read the full note.

Important CFE Integration Update Reminder

February 23, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) is pleased to announce integration remains on track for a February 25, 2018 migration to Bats technology. All milestones have been achieved on target, all weekend and weekday tests have been successful, and as the new platform go-live date quickly approaches, the Cboe team continues to work hard to ensure CFE customer readiness. Please click on the title for important highlights related to the platform migration including Trading Hours, the Final Weekend Test Script, Customer Support Contact Details, a Logical Port Billing Reminder, Platform Notification Updates, Platform Contingency Plans, and New Platform Technical References.

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) is issuing this notice to provide a reference chart for various CFE product level system parameters that will apply upon the migration of CFE’s trading system to Bats technology scheduled for February 25, 2018.

February 22, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) is issuing this notice to provide a reference chart for various CFE product level system parameters that will apply upon the migration of CFE’s trading system to Bats technology scheduled for February 25, 2018. Please click on the title for complete details.

Important CFE Integration Update Reminder

February 20, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) is pleased to announce integration remains on track for a February 25, 2018 migration to Bats technology. All milestones have been achieved on target, all weekend and weekday tests have been successful, and as the new platform go-live date quickly approaches, the Cboe team continues to work hard to ensure CFE customer readiness. Please click on the title for important highlights related to the platform migration including the Final Weekend Test Script, Customer Support Contact Details, a Logical Port Billing Reminder, Platform Notification Updates, Platform Contingency Plans, and New Platform Technical References.

CFE Block Trade/ECRP Reporting Tool

February 16, 2018

Effective February 25, 2018, Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC is scheduled to complete its transition onto Bats technology. Along with this migration will be a new method for submitting Block Trades and Exchange of Contract for Related Position (ECRP) transactions for reporting and clearing purposes. The Exchange will offer a detailed presentation of the Block/ECRP Reporting Tool on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Please click the title for complete details.

Important CFE Integration Update

February 14, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) is pleased to announce integration remains on track for a February 25, 2018 migration to Bats technology. All milestones have been achieved on target, all weekend and weekday tests have been successful, and as the new platform go-live date quickly approaches, the Cboe team continues to work hard to ensure CFE customer readiness. Please click on the title for important highlights related to the platform migration including the Final Weekend Test Script, Customer Support Contact Details, a Logical Port Billing Reminder, Platform Notification Updates, Platform Contingency Plans, and New Platform Technical References.

CFE Fee Codes for New Trading Platform

February 12, 2018

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) is scheduled to migrate its trading system to Bats technology effective February 25, 2018. The Bats technology trading platform Fee Codes that will be used in production on CFE are now available. On the effective date, Trading Privilege Holders (“TPHs”) can expect the defined Fee Codes to be returned in FIX Tag 9882 or BOE field FeeCode of their Execution Reports. Please click on the title for complete details including the new Fee Codes.

CFE TPH and Clearing Firm Risk Requirements

January 29, 2018

As a reminder, TPHs must upload their own risk settings for EFIDs they intend to use for trading. Additionally, TPHs must confirm their clearing firms have uploaded risk settings for the EFIDs they intend to use for trading in production on the new Bats trading platform scheduled to go live on February 25, 2018. In the event a TPH’s clearing firm has not established risk settings for the EFIDs the TPH intends to use, all orders entered using such EFIDs will be rejected. Please click on the title for complete details.

CFE Risk Management Specification Update for Clearing Firms

January 23, 2018

Effective immediately, the CFE Risk Management tool within the Customer Web Portal has been updated to allow Clearing Firms to manage risk settings for individual EFIDs one at a time (similar to the TPH interface). This is in contrast to the default method where risk settings for all EFIDs are updated simultaneously via a single file upload when an update is made. This update provides an alternate means for clearing firms to manage their risk settings. Note there are no changes required for Clearing Firms that have already established risk settings using the existing upload capability. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: Notice Regarding Integration of Cboe Global Markets U.S. Market Data Agreement, Cboe/C2 Options Data Agreements and CFE Data Agreements, and Amendments to U.S. Market Data Policies

January 17, 2018

As previously announced on November 6, 2017 (“Original Notice”), as part of the integration efforts of Bats and Cboe, in an effort to ease the administrative burden on Data Recipients and the combined company as well as to simplify the terms and conditions that govern the receipt of market data from Cboe Data Services, LLC (“CDS”), CDS seeks to have recipients of market data under the Cboe Global Markets U.S. Market Data Agreement (the “Data Agreement”), C1/C2 Data Agreement and CFE Data Agreement (each as defined in the Original Notice ) governed by a single agreement and market data policies. Please click on the title for complete details.

CFE Weekend Test Reminder: Saturday, January 20, 2018

January 17, 2018

As a reminder, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (“CFE”) will be performing the third of five weekend tests on the new Bats technology trading platform.

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

January 16, 2018

As previously announced, 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.

Reminder: Cboe Integration Conference Call Update on January 9, 2018

January 04, 2018

As previously announced, Cboe will conduct its next customer integration call at 11:30 a.m. CT on January 9, 2018 to update customers 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 update details regarding our data center strategy, the integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Please click on the title for complete details.