Become a TPH of Cboe Futures Exchange
Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, and the home to futures on the Cboe® Volatility Index (VIX® Index). Firms and/or individuals that desire to have direct access to CFE are required to become a CFE Trading Privilege Holder (TPH) and obtain a TPH permit. Additionally, any firm that desires to become a CFE clearing firm must be a member of The Options Clearing Corporation® and is required to become a CFE TPH and obtain a TPH permit.
A more informative description of CFE's TPH program can be found in the following document: Description of Trading Privileges on CFE.
Step 1: Documentation
Complete and sign the appropriate document and send it with any other required documentation to Membership Services.
- Organization Trading Privilege Holder Application (Domestic)
- Organization Trading Privilege Holder Application (Foreign)
- Pooled Investment Vehicle Appendix to Organization Application for Trading on CFE
- Individual Sole Proprietor Trading Privilege Holder Application
Additional required forms and information regarding approved jurisdictions are available in the Document Library.
Cboe Global Markets, Attn. Membership Services
8050 Marshall Dr, Ste. 120
Lenexa, KS 66214
Step 2: Connection
CFE TPHs can connect to CFE directly or via a service provider. To learn about connectivity, view our Connectivity Manual in the Document Library.
CFE supports order entry in both Binary (BOE) and FIX formats. Please see the Document Library for links to the technical specifications.
CFE Trade Desk
Below is a list of all CFE Trading Privilege Holders that have a broker capacity on CFE. This list is provided solely for informational purposes and not as an endorsement by CFE of any particular broker. Customers should use care in choosing a broker and consider factors like those identified on the CFTC website in deciding which broker to use.
|ABN AMRO Clearing USA LLC
|ADM Investor Services Inc.
|Advantage Futures LLC
|Barclays Capital Inc.
|BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
|BofA Securities, Inc.
|Capital Futures Corp.
|Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
|Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
|Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
|Global Execution Brokers, LP
|Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
|Interactive Brokers LLC
|JP Morgan Securities LLC
|KGI Futures Co., Ltd.
|Lakeshore Securities LP
|Marex Capital Markets Inc.
|Mizuho Securities USA LLC
|Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
|Nomura Securities International Inc
|Phillip Capital Inc.
|President Futures Co. Ltd.
|R.J. O'Brien & Associates, LLC
|RBC Capital Markets, LLC
|SG Americas Securities LLC
|SpiderRock EXS LLC
|StoneX Financial Inc.
|Straits Financial, LLC
|TradeStation Securities Inc.
|UBS Securities LLC
|Wedbush Securities, Inc.
|Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
|Wolverine Execution Services, LLC
|X-Change Financial Access LLC
|Yuanta Futures Co., Ltd.
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