On February 17th, the SEC provided notice of NASDAQ OMX BX's filing of proposed modifications to the Directed Order process on the Boston Options Exchange. When a BOX Market Maker indicates its interest in receiving Directed Orders, the receiving Market Maker is referred to as the Executing Participant ("EP"). The Exchange proposes to automate the creation of the Guaranteed Directed Order and the manner in which the quote of the EP is handled during the Directed Order process. Comments should be submitted on or before March 17, 2010. SEC Release No. 34-61531.