Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 31, 2017
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
400 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60605
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (312) 786-5600


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc.'s (the "Company") Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Alan J. Dean, retired on December 31, 2017. In addition, Brian N. Schell was appointed to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective January 1, 2018.
Pursuant to a termination agreement ("Termination Agreement") Mr. Dean entered into with the Company on December 31, 2017, he became entitled to: (i) the severance benefits payable under the terms of the Company's Executive Severance Plan, (ii) accelerated vesting in full of any outstanding restricted stock units held by him, (iii) accelerated vesting of outstanding performance share units held by him, prorated for the portion of the performance period completed at the time of termination and subject to attainment of the applicable performance goals through the full performance period and (iv) participation in the Company's Retiree Medical Plan at his own cost until January 31, 2020.  Mr. Dean is 63 years of age and otherwise would have become entitled to the accelerated vesting of his restricted stock units and performance share units in the manner described in clauses (ii) and (iii), above, if he had retired on or after attaining age 65. The foregoing description of the Termination Agreement is qualified by reference to the full text of the Termination Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.    
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits. 
(d) Exhibits

*Indicates Management Compensatory Plan, Contract or Arrangement.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
/s/ Joanne Moffic-Silver
Joanne Moffic-Silver
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dated: January 3, 2018