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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Delisting Alert: Westmoreland Coal Company (WLB)

Westmoreland Coal Company (WLB) will be de-listed from the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in WLB will be canceled at the close of business on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Details about the Westmoreland Coal Company (WLB) move to the OTC market are provided in the attached OCC memo.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

WLB OTCmove 42952

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Delisting Alert: Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF)

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) will be de-listed from the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in BUFF will be canceled at the close of business on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Details about the Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) merger are provided in the attached OCC memo.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

BUFF Merger 42951

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Corporate Action Alert: Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (AHP) changes its name and trading symbol to Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (BHR)

Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (AHP) has announced a name and symbol change to Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (BHR), effective for Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
 
All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in AHP will be canceled at the close of business on Monday, April 23, 2018.

NOTE: BHR options will trade on Cloud 2 on MIAX Options and on MIAX PEARL.

Additional details about the Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (AHP) name and symbol change are provided in the attached OCC Memo.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

AHP Symbol Name 42939

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Delisting Alert: InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corporation (NVIV)

InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corporation (NVIV) will be de-listed from the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in NVIV will be canceled at the close of business on Monday, April 16, 2018.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Corporate Action Alert: Cogint, Inc. (COGT) changes its name and trading symbol to Fluent, Inc. (FLNT)

Cogint, Inc. (COGT) has announced a name and trading symbol change to Fluent, Inc. (FLNT), effective for Monday, April 16, 2018.
 
All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in COGT will be canceled at the close of business on Friday, April 13, 2018.

NOTE: FLNT options will trade on Cloud 6 on MIAX Options and on Cloud 3 on MIAX PEARL.

Additional details about the Cogint, Inc. (COGT) name and symbol change are provided in the attached OCC Memo.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

COGT Symbol Name 42901

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MIAX PEARL- Adoption of Chapter XVIII, Index Options, and Amendment of Rule 504, Trading Halts, Relating to Cash-Settled Index Options

MIAX PEARL has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt rules relating to the listing and trading of cash-settled index options as well as to amend MIAX PEARL Rule 504, Trading Halts, to add provisions pertaining to cash-settled index options. 

The new MIAX PEARL Chapter XVIII of rules allows the Exchange to introduce and trade both existing and new index products on MIAX PEARL.  The amendment to MIAX PEARL Rule 504, Trading Halts, governs the halting of trading in cash-settled index option products.

Please refer to MIAX PEARL Regulatory Circular 2018-15 for further details regarding the listing and trading of cash-settled index options and trading halts pertaining to cash-settled index options.
 
Should you have any questions about the amended rules or the information contained in this Regulatory Circular, please contact the Regulatory Department at Regulatory@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7309.

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Listing Alert: Rex Energy Corporation (REXX) made Non-Tradable

Rex Energy Corporation (REXX) will no longer be available for trading on the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective for today, Thursday, April 12, 2018.

All GTC orders will be canceled.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Delisting Alert: Monsanto Company (MON)

Monsanto Company (MON) will be de-listed from the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in MON will be canceled at the close of business on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Please contact MIAX Options Listings with any questions at Listings@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7308.

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MIAX Options & MIAX PEARL - Update of Functionality & Mandatory Usage of Member Firm Portal for Manual Symbol Assignments

As previously announced in the February 2, 2018 Alert, the MIAX Exchanges will require MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Market Makers to use the MFP to manage their manual option class assignments for both exchanges, on a mandatory basis.  This was scheduled for May 1, 2018, but is now postponed, pending SEC approval.

The MIAX Member Firm Portal provides members with the following functionality:

MIAX Options Exchange
  • LMM and RMM Option Class Assignments must be entered prior to 6:00 PM ET on the day immediately preceding the effective date. 
    • All changes made after 6:00 PM ET on a given day will be effective two trading days later.
    • MIAX Options Primary Lead Market Maker (PLMM) assignments and un-assignments will not be supported via the MFP.   The MIAX Options Listings Department will continue to facilitate PLMM solicitation, assignment and un-assignment.
  • Symbol assignment queries
  • Trade queries
  • Applying same-side clearing corrections
    • Firms now have the ability to update same day Clearing Give-Up changes within a Firm's valid MPID range.
    • Requests for price or size changes and trade adjustments or busts will continue to be submitted to MIAX Regulatory for approval and processing.
MIAX PEARL Exchange
  • Option Class Assignments must be entered prior to 6:00 PM ET on the day immediately preceding the effective date. 
    • All changes made after 6:00 PM ET on a given day will be effective two trading days later.
    • MIAX PEARL Market Makers may continue to manage PEARL symbol assignments via the MIAX Express Order (MEO) Interface prior to 9:00 AM of the current trading day.
  • Symbol assignment queries
  • Trade queries
  • Applying same-side clearing corrections
    • Firms now have the ability to update same day Clearing Give-Up changes within a Firm's valid MPID range.
    • Requests for price or size changes and trade adjustments or busts will continue to be submitted to MIAX Regulatory for approval and processing.
The MIAX Member Firm Portal is an internet-facing portal which provides self-service functions to member firms.  The MFP will be available at all times except during announced maintenance windows. Individuals requesting Member Firm Portal access must be authorized to act on behalf of their organization.

For further information and to request access to the Member Firm Portal, please contact MIAX Trading Operations at TradingOperations@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7302.

Regulatory questions should be directed to the Regulatory Department at (609) 897-7309 or Regulatory@MIAXOptions.com.

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