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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Delisting Alert: Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd (YGE)

Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd (YGE) will be de-listed from the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective on Monday, July 2, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in YGE will be canceled at the close of business on Friday, June 29, 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 Option Classes to be added to the Penny Pilot Program on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

The following list of option classes will be included in the MIAX Penny Pilot Program at the start of trading on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

As part of the MIAX Penny Pilot Program, select options will trade in $0.01 increments when priced below $3.00. Options priced at $3.00 and above will trade in $0.05 increments.
  • Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY)
  • Lam Research Corp. (LRCX)
  • NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)
  • Riot Blockchain, Inc. (RIOT)
  • Roku, Inc. (ROKU)
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: Halyard Health, Inc. (HYH) name and symbol change to Avanos Medical, Inc. (AVNS)

Halyard Health, Inc. (HYH) will have a name and symbol change to Avanos Medical, Inc. (AVNS), effective for Monday, July 2, 2018.
 
All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in HYH will be canceled at the close of business on Friday, June 29, 2018.

NOTE: AVNS options will trade on Cloud 1 on MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL.

Additional details about the Halyard Health, Inc. (HYH) name and symbol change to Avanos Medical, Inc. (AVNS) are provided in the attached OCC Memo.

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

HYH Symbol Name 43292

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Corporate Action Alert: Autoliv, Inc. (ALV)

Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) has announced a distribution effective for Monday, July 2, 2018.  On that date, the current ALV option class will change to ALV1. The MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges will not list ALV1 options. Therefore, no options on ALV will be available for trading on the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges on Monday, July 2, 2018. Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) will resume trading on the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in ALV will be canceled at the close of business on Friday, June 29, 2018.

Additional details about the Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) distribution are provided in the attached OCC Memo.

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

ALV Distribution 43259

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Corporate Action Alert: DDR Corporation (DDR)

DDR Corporation (DDR) has announced a distribution effective for Monday, July 2, 2018.  On that date, the current DDR option class will change to DDR2. The MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges will not list DDR2 options. Therefore, no options on DDR will be available for trading on the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges on Monday, July 2, 2018. DDR Corporation (DDR) will resume trading on the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in DDR will be canceled at the close of business on Friday, June 29, 2018.

Additional details about the DDR Corporation (DDR) distribution are provided in the attached OCC Memo.

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

DDR Distribution 43287

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MIAX Options - Opening and Intra-day Quote Width Requirements for Certain Symbols Extended Through September 28, 2018

MIAX Options has extended the Opening and Intra-day Quote Width requirements for certain symbols through Friday, September 28, 2018.

Please refer to MIAX Options Regulatory Circular 2018-31 for further details.

Further information on Market Maker requirements can be found at http://www.miaxoptions.com/market-maker-requirements.

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

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MIAX Emerald - Exchange Codes and Important Dates Regarding the Launch of the New Options Exchange, MIAX EMLD in Q1 2019

As previously announced in the April 17, 2018 Alert, the MIAX will launch a new Options Exchange.  MIAX Emerald (EMLD) will begin trading in Q1 2019, pending SEC approval.  In preparation of the launch, we have included details below. 

Important Dates:
  • Alerts and Website support will be available in July, 2018
  • Interface Specifications will be published on our website in September, 2018
  • Connectivity Guide will be available in November, 2018
  • Access to the Firm Test Bed is targeted for November, 2018
MIAX Emerald Exchange Codes:
  • MIC code:  EMLD
  • OCC Exchange code:  (D, pending OCC Approval)
  • OPRA:  D
  • COATS:  E
  • OATS:  (OE, pending FINRA Approval)
  • Blue sheet – Exchange Code:  9
  • Blue sheet – Requestor Code:  7
    • The EMLD Requestor Code will be ‘7’ to match MIAX Options.
    • The PEARL Requestor Code will be changed to ‘7’ in Q4 2018 at which time the MIAX will publish a Regulatory Circulatory and Regulatory Alert to notify participants of the change.  Until then, ‘8’ is valid for the PEARL Requestor Code. 
    • The Requestor Code is by Exchange family so just one code is needed.
All updates will be provided through future Alerts.

For further information, please contact MIAX Trading Operations at TradingOperations@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7302.

Regulatory inquiries should be directed to Regulatory@MIAXOptions.com or (609) 897-7309.

Sales inquiries should be directed to Sales@MIAXOptions.com, (609) 897-8177 or visit miaxoptions.com.


 

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MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Delisting Alert: Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH)

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH) will be de-listed from the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges effective on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in ANTH will be canceled at the close of business on Wednesday, June 27, 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: China Yuchai International Limited (CYD)

China Yuchai International Limited (CYD) has announced a Special Cash Dividend.  Associated strike price adjustments will become effective on Thursday, June 28, 2018. CYD options will continue to trade without interruption on the MIAX Options and MIAX PEARL Exchanges.

All GTC orders resting on the MIAX order books in CYD will be canceled at the close of business on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

Additional details about the China Yuchai International Limited (CYD) dividend are provided in the attached OCC Memo.

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

CYD Distribution 43278

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MIAX Options & MIAX PEARL - Update on Mandatory Usage of Member Firm Portal for Manual Symbol Assignments: Now August 1, 2018

As previously announced in the April 11, 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.  This will be effective on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 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 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 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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