CBOE Faces SEC Probe Over Compliance Issues

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 9:15 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Chicago Board Options Exchange Holdings Inc. on compliance-related matters, the stock exchange operator said in a regulatory filing Tuesday.

The company did not indicate whether the investigation was tied to specific issues and did not offer any details on it, stating only that it is cooperating with the investigation and implementing its own compliance review.

“The SEC is investigating CBOE's compliance with its obligations as a self-regulatory organization under the federal securities laws,” the firm said in the...
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