In the Markets Innovation Group (MIG) we lead from the front to overcome industry-wide challenges.
Our dedicated team of partners develops solutions to large-scale legal and regulatory challenges, bringing order to the complex. We do this through tech-based solutions, deep subject matter expertise, operational effectiveness and collaboration.
How we make a difference
Deep subject matter expertise
Calling on A&O’s 550 partners from over 40 offices globally for legal insight in all disciplines.
Tech-based solutions bring order and discipline to the most complex and large-scale problems.
Leveraging our in-house legal tech, consulting, project management and resourcing capabilities.
Solutions designed to work collaboratively with client systems and personnel, third party management consultants and other service providers.
An end-to-end solution to assist with the transition from LIBOR and other benchmarks to new risk-free interest rates at scale.Read more
Our award-winning online negotiation platform with auto-drafting technology codifies laws in multiple jurisdictions and enables large-scale repapering of derivatives contracts.Read more
Our online workflow platform with auto-drafting technology helps financial institutions repaper a range of contracts to reflect changes in corporate structure resulting from Brexit.Read more
Two key features of the system are: (i) due diligence involving our cutting-edge approach to AI technology; and (ii) automatic document generation with built-in workflow capabilities.
It helps organisations comply with the mandatory variation margin rules that now apply to the OTC derivatives market.
The innovation won a ‘standout’ rating in the new products and services category at the 2018 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.
Our tool helps funds determine whether they are within scope of phases 4 and 5 of the EU and U.S. Initial Margin (IM) rules and whether they are required to exchange IM with a particular counterparty.Read more
A system which reviews bond documentation, again using our cutting-edge approach to artificial intelligence.
A system which codifies trading terms for derivatives, repo and stock lending transactions, allowing data to be integrated at a systems level by buy-side clients.
It distils the complex regulatory rules into user-friendly yes/no questions, producing an automated logic-based report.