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Bourse de Montréal Inc.'s trademarks: Analyste attitré en instruments dérivés (AAID); BAX; Bourse de Montréal et logo; CADC; Canadian Annual Derivatives Conference (CADC); CCAD; Certified Derivatives Analyst (CDA); CGB; CGF; CGZ; Conférence canadienne annuelle des dérivés (CCAD); Converge; Converge et logo; Dessin étoile (logo); Indice MX de volatilité implicite; Indice MX des ventes de straddles couverts; Indice MX des ventes d'options d'achat couvertes; Les options, ça compte; LGB; MCWX; Montréal Exchange et logo; MPCX; MVX; MX; MX Implied Volatility Index; MX Covered Call Writers' Index; MX Covered Straddle Writers' Index; OBX; OGB; ONX; Option Matters; SAM; SOLA; SOLA et logo; SXA; SXB; SXF; SXH; SXO; SXY; Système automatisé de Montréal SAM Montreal Automated System (logo); USX.
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Canadian Securities Administrators' trademark: SEDAR®.
Barclays Global Investors, N.A.'s trademark: iShares.
Canadian Resources Exchange Inc.'s trademarks: CAREX; CAREX Canadian Resources Exchange; CAREX Marché Canadien de Ressources.
Chicago Climate Exchange, Inc.'s trademarks: Marché climatique de Montréal, Montréal Climate Exchange, MCeX.
Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation's trademark: CDCC.
McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.'s trademark: The « S&P » component in the « S&P/TSX » indices.
TSX Inc.'s trademark: The « TSX » component in the « S&P/TSX » indices.
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