On April 5, 2018, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP filed a class action on behalf of investors who held or traded S&P 500 (“SPX”) option contracts (“SPX Options”), CBOE Volatility Index (“VIX”) option contracts (“VIX Options”), futures based on the VIX (“VIX Futures”), on exchanges run by Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (formerly known as CBOE Holdings, Inc.) and its affiliates (“CBOE”), or exchange traded products whose value is linked to the VIX and VIX Options and Futures (excluding inverse exchange traded products whose value is inversely linked to the VIX and VIX Options and VIX Futures) (“VIX ETPs”), during the following time periods (“Class Period”):

  • From March 26, 2004 to the present in the case of VIX Futures and SPX Options;
  • From February 24, 2006 to the present in the case of VIX Options; and
  • From August 2008 to the present in the case of VIX ETPs.

This action was filed in the United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois and is captioned Bueno v. Cboe Global Markets, Inc., et al., No. 18-cv-02435.

If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than 60 days from April 5, 2018. If you would like to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact plaintiff’s counsel, Darren J. Robbins of Robbins Geller at 800/449-4900 or 619/231-1058, or via email at djr@rgrdlaw.com. If you are a member of this class, you can view a copy of the complaint as filed at http://www.rgrdlaw.com/cases/vix/. Any member of the putative class may move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member.