Schedule Update

BATS Options Exchange Penny Pilot Replacement Issues Effective January 5 2015

December 26, 2014

This Circular is being issued to inform you that effective Monday, January 5, 2015; BATS Options will be replacing 2 delisted issues in the Penny Pilot with the next most active multiply listed issues that are not yet in the Pilot. Click on title for additional information.

BATS Holiday Reminder New Years Day

December 26, 2014

BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, and BATS Options will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015 in observance of New Year's Day. The exchanges will resume normal trading hours on Friday, January 2, 2015.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closing Early on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and Closed on Thursday, December 25

December 18, 2014

In observance of the Christmas holiday, BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, and BATS Options will close early on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014. The exchanges will resume normal trading hours on Friday, December 26, 2014. The extended trading sessions for BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange on Wednesday, December 24th will end at 2PM ET. The extended trading sessions for EDGA Exchange and EDGX Exchange will end at 5PM ET. The extended trading session for BATS Options for select ETF Index Options will end at 1:15PM ET.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Closing Early on Friday, November 28

November 18, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and will also closing 3 hours early on Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal trading will resume Monday, December 1, 2014. Please click on the title for complete details.

Final Reminder: BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options NJ2 Certification Environments to be Decommissioned Effective October 31, 2014

October 28, 2014

As previously announced, BATS will be relocating its certification environments for the BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. The existing certification environments in the NJ2 data center will be decommissioned on Friday, October 31, 2014. Members will be required to utilize the certification environments located in the NY5 data center after this date. Please click on the title for complete details.

Reminder: BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options NJ2 Certification Environments to be Decommissioned Effective October 31, 2014

October 07, 2014

As previously announced, BATS will be relocating its certification environments for the BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. The existing certification environments in the NJ2 data center will be decommissioned on Friday, October 31, 2014. Members will be required to utilize the certification environments located in the NY5 data center after this date. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS to Participate in Industry-Wide SIFMA BCP Test on Saturday, October 25, 2014

October 02, 2014

The BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange will be participating in the SIFMA Annual Disaster Recovery test which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00AM 1:00PM ET. All symbols will be made available for order entry. BATS systems will start up within Chicago and be made available for connectivity as early as 8:30AM ET. All Members are encouraged to participate in this Industry-Wide test which will allow for BATS Disaster Recovery testing. BATS also intends to provide Members with an opportunity to participate in the SIFMA BCP test using the new EDGA/EDGX trading platforms within the CenturyLink Technology Solutions (formerly Savvis) CH4 data center in Chicago, IL. This particular test will be limited to test symbols CBO, IBO, ZBZX, ZVZZT and ZWZZT. All other symbols will be reserved for use by Members testing against the existing EDGA/EDGX secondary data center. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS Options Exchange Announces Feature Release Available Effective November 6, 2014

September 29, 2014

BATS is pleased to announce that effective Thursday, November 6, 2014 (pending SEC approval), we will be updating the Opening Process on BATS Options Exchange. On the effective date, the BATS Options Exchange will change how orders transition from the queued state to the trading state. Currently all orders that are priced more aggressively than the Opening Price are cancelled back. After the change BATS will transition existing orders that did not execute in the Opening Process to the Continuous Book based on time priority. During this transition orders may post to the book, be cancelled back, execute at prices other than the Opening Price, or be routed out depending on the instructions on the order. Please click on the title for more information.

BATS to Observe a Moment of Silence on Thursday, September 11, 2014

September 10, 2014

BATS will join other market participants in honoring those lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001, by observing one-minute of silence beginning 9:25 a.m. ET, Thursday, September 11, 2014. While trading will not be affected, we encourage market participants to join us in silent tribute to the fallen and those affected by the tragedy.

BATS Holiday Reminder Labor Day

August 25, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Certification Data Center Migration Schedule

August 06, 2014

Please be advised that BATS is currently in process of relocating its certification environments for the BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange and BATS Options Exchange from the NJ2 data center in Weehawken, NJ to the Equinix NY5 data center in Secaucus, NJ. The existing certification environments in the NJ2 data center will be decommissioned on Friday, October 31, 2014. Members will be required to utilize the certification environments located in the NY5 data center after this date. NY5 certification environments are active and available for use by BATS Members effective immediately. Please click on the title for more information.

BATS Options Exchange Penny Pilot Replacement Issues Effective July 3, 2014

June 27, 2014

This Circular is being issued to inform you that effective Thursday, July 3, 2014; BATS Options will be replacing 4 issues in the Penny Pilot with the next most active listed issues that are not yet in the Pilot. Please click on the title for complete details.

BATS Holiday Reminder Independence Day with Early Close Thursday, July 3, 2014

June 25, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will be closing 3 hours early on Thursday, July 3, 2014 and will also be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Normal trading will resume Monday, July 7, 2014. BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will close their regular trading sessions at 1PM ET on Thursday, July 3, 2014. The extended trading sessions for BYX Exchange and BZX Exchange on July 3rd will end at 2PM ET. The extended trading sessions for EDGA Exchange and EDGX Exchange will end at 5PM ET. The extended trading session for BATS Options for select ETF Index Options will end at 1:15PM ET.

BATS Holiday Reminder Memorial Day

May 19, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

BATS Holiday Reminder Good Friday

April 10, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange and BATS Options will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014, in observance of Good Friday. Normal trading will resume Monday, April 21, 2014.

Reminder: BATS/Direct Edge Integration Conference Call

February 20, 2014

This morning (Thursday, February 20, 2014) at 10 a.m. ET, BATS Global Markets will hold a conference call to discuss the implementation plan and schedule for integrating the Direct Edge exchanges to BATS technology. During the call, we will provide details regarding the BATS/Direct Edge data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates, and additional information. Please click the title for complete details.

BATS / Direct Edge Integration Plan

February 19, 2014

On January 31, 2014, BATS completed its merger with Direct Edge. We intend to leverage the best-in-class offerings from both organizations to create a first-class exchange operator that brings enhanced value to you, our Members. Thus, we are pleased to announce the implementation plan and schedule for integrating the BATS and Direct Edge exchanges, which involves migrating the two Direct Edge exchanges (EDGX and EDGA) to the BATS technology platform. Please click on the title for complete integration details including technology highlights, details regarding the BATS/Direct Edge data center strategy, an integration timeline, key transition dates and where to obtain additional information.

BATS Holiday Reminder Presidents Day

February 11, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange, EDGA Exchange, EDGX Exchange, and BATS Options will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2014 in observance of Presidents Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

BATS Holiday Reminder Closed on Monday, January 20, 2014

January 13, 2014

BATS BYX Exchange, BATS BZX Exchange and BATS Options will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal trading will resume Tuesday, January 21, 2014.