Cboe 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-CBOE-2019-049
Date filed: August 21, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to make permanent certain options market rules that are linked to the equity market Plan to Address Extraordinary Market Volatility.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-048
Date filed: August 14, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change that would permit in-kind transfers of option positions off of the Exchange in connection with the creation and redemption process of ETF shares.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-044
Date filed: August 6, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to adopt Rule 6.49B.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-035 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: August 6, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CBOE-2019-035.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-035
Date filed: July 3, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Exchange’s rules regarding off-floor position transfers, including transfers intended to reduce RWA.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-034 Amendment No. 2
Date filed: August 20, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a second amendment to SR-CBOE-2019-034.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-034 Amendment No. 1
Date filed: August 15, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes an amendment to SR-CBOE-2019-034.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-034
Date filed: July 2, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Exchange’s opening process, including the VIX derivative settlement process, in connection with the upcoming system migration.

Approved and Immediately Effective Rule Changes

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-050
Date filed: August 23, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Rules regarding routing services, including the Hybrid Agency Liaison (HAL) system, and move those Rules from the currently effective Rulebook to the shell Rulebook to be effective upon migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-050
Date filed: August 23, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Rules regarding routing services, including the Hybrid Agency Liaison (HAL) system, and move those Rules from the currently effective Rulebook to the shell Rulebook to be effective upon migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-050
Date filed: August 23, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Rules regarding routing services, including the Hybrid Agency Liaison (HAL) system, and move those Rules from the currently effective Rulebook to the shell Rulebook to be effective upon migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-047
Date filed: August 13, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its Fees Schedule.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-046
Date filed: August 12, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend and move certain Rules in connection with end-of-month and end-of-day indicative values from the currently effective Rulebook to the shell Rulebook that will become effective upon migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-045
Date filed: August 12, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change that amends Cboe Options’ Automated Improvement Mechanism (AIM) in connection with the upcoming system migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-043
Date filed: August 7, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the ability to submit Frequent Trader Forms.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-042
Date filed: August 14, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change that amends Cboe’s rule related to open outcry trading and PAR routing in connection with the upcoming system migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-040
Date filed: August 1, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its Fees Schedule relating to the Options Regulatory Fee.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-039
Date filed: August 1, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its Fees Schedule.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-038
Date filed: July 22, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its maintenance listing standards for options on certain indexes under Rule 24.2.01(b)(2).

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-037
Date filed: July 16, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Rule 12.3 by extending the Credit Option Margin Pilot Program through July 20, 2020.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-036
Date filed: July 3, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Rule 6.21 relating to Give Ups.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-033
Date filed: July 1, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend the Exchange’s rules regarding the electronic processing of simple orders and regarding connectivity to the Exchange in connection with the upcoming System migration.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-032
Date filed: July 1, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its Fees Schedule.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-031
Date filed: June 28, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its Fees Schedule with respect to expiring fee waivers and incentive programs.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-030
Date filed: June 25, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to adopt rules related to the inbound and outbound router for Cboe Options, as well as seek approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission for affiliate, Trading, Inc. (“Cboe Trading”), to become a Trading Permit Holder of the Exchange.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-029
Date filed: June 6, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend certain rules relating to the registration of Trading Permit Holders.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-028
Date filed: June 10, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Rule 6.42 by extending the Penny Pilot Program through December 31, 2019.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-027
Date filed: June 7, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend and move certain current Rules from the Exchange’s currently effective Rulebook to the shell structure for the Exchange’s Rulebook that will become effective upon the migration of the Exchange’s trading platform to the same system used by the Cboe Affiliated Exchanges.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-026
Date filed: April 25, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend its fee schedule to adopt reduced subscription fees for academics for the sale of Historical Cboe Open-Close volume data.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-025
Date filed: April 17, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to amend Chapter 17 of the Cboe Options Rules.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-024
Date filed: April 16, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes a rule change to eliminate the Exchange’s on-floor position transfer process.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-023
Date filed: April 10, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to extend the operation of its SPXPM pilot program.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-022
Date filed: April 10, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to renew The Nonstandard Expirations Pilot Program.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-021
Date filed: April 10, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to extend the operation of its Flexible Exchange Options (“FLEX Options”) pilot program regarding permissible exercise settlement values for FLEX Index Options.

File number: SR-CBOE-2019-020
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-CBOE-2019-017
Date filed: April 10, 2019
Description:

The Exchange proposes to update defined terms in its Rules, delete obsolete and redundant language and make other nonsubstantive changes.

Cboe Options Rule Filings Archive