Chicago Board Options Exchange

Final Leg Execution Price Proposal

On February 4th, the SEC provided notice of the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s filing of a proposal to adopt Interpretation and Policy .01 to each of Rules 6.41 and 24.8 to describe the process of establishing final leg execution prices when a broker receives from a customer a complex order for open­outcry handling at a total cash price for the order. Comments should be submitted within 21 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is expected during the week of February 9. SEC Release No. 34­74200.

ICE Clear Credit

Clearing of Additional Sovereign CDS Proposed

On February 3rd, the SEC provided notice of ICE Clear Credit’s proposed adoption of rules for the clearing of additional Standard Emerging Market Sovereign credit default swap contracts for the Republic of Chile, the Republic of Peru, the Republic of Colombia, Ukraine, and the Republic of Poland. Comments should be submitted within 21 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is expected during the week of February 9. SEC Release No. 34­74192.

NYSE

Exchange Seeks to Expedite Active ETF Listings

On February 4th, ETF Trends reported NYSE Arca will seek SEC permission to amend its listing rules so that the exchange may more easily list and trade actively managed exchange­traded funds. ETF Proposal.

Longer Period Designated for Continued Listing Proposal

On January 30th, the SEC designated March 17, 2015 as the date by which it will approve, disapprove, or institute disapproval proceedings regarding the New York Stock Exchange’s proposal that would amend its continued listing requirements in relation to the late filing of a company’s annual report with the SEC as set forth in Section 802.01E of the Exchange’s Listed Company Manual. SEC Release No. 34­74184.