Release Number 8712-23

CFTC Approves Cboe Clear Digital, LLC to Clear Margined Digital Asset Futures

June 05, 2023

— The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today approved an amended order of registration for Cboe Clear Digital, LLC (Cboe Clear) to clear additional products, subject to the terms and conditions specified in the order, as a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) under the Commodity Exchange Act.

The amended order permits Cboe Clear to provide clearing services for digital asset futures on a margined basis for futures commission merchants, in addition to the fully collateralized futures and fully collateralized swaps previously authorized.

Cboe Clear’s parent company, Cboe Digital Exchange, LLC, is registered with the CFTC as a designated contract market.

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