Allens is a leading international law firm serving clients throughout Australia and Asia. Together with Linklaters, our global network spans 40 offices across 28 countries. The alignment of our complementary practices enables us to offer an integrated service to clients, with one point of contact, a unified team drawn from the best resources of each firm, and consistent quality advice and support.
Our derivatives specialists advise superannuation funds, banks, multinational corporations, securities firms and government entities on all legal, regulatory and documentation issues relating to derivatives in Australia and worldwide. We combine local knowledge with technical excellence and commercial insight, to provide clear navigation through complex structured transactions, and apply a global perspective to regulatory matters including global benchmark reform projects.
Our global benchmark reform team comprises experts in loans, capital markets, derivatives, structured products, competition, regulatory relationships and dispute resolution. We have been working with clients on developments relating to IBORs around the world, including ISDA since 2016 on its global consultations in relation to LIBOR, and we maintain active involvement in the key international industry working groups. Our deep expertise in products linked to new rates and understanding of technical developments surrounding the creation of LIBOR replacement rates, informs the strategies we are now formulating for our Australian clients.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
LCH. The Markets’ Partner
LCH builds strong relationships with credit, equity, fixed income, FX and rates market participants to help drive superior performance and deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help members and clients increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. Working closely with our stakeholders, we have helped the market transition to central clearing and introduced an array of innovative enhancements, including compression, sponsored clearing, credit index options clearing, contracts for differences clearing, the launch of LCH Spider, our portfolio margining tool, and LCH SwapAgent for managing uncleared swaps. When combined with an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world’s leading market participants.
LMAX Exchange - the leading global Institutional exchange for spot FX.
LMAX Exchange operates multiple global institutional FX exchanges and an FCA regulated MTF. Our central limit order book model delivers efficient market structure and transparent, consistent execution to all market participants, including funds, banks, proprietary trading firms, brokerages and asset managers.
Trading on limit order liquidity from top tier global banks and non-banks, gives Institutions complete price transparency with precise control over their execution strategy and 100% of their trading costs.
Access the LMAX Exchange Institutional pool of limit order liquidity via your execution aggregator (just ask your Bank) or direct.
Download our TCA White paper - an in-depth analysis and comparison of common FX execution quality metrics between ‘last look’ vs firm liquidity and its financial consequences.
LMAX Group - the global, diversified financial technology company.
The LMAX Group is a global financial technology company and the leading independent operator of multiple institutional execution venues for FX and crypto currency trading.
The Group’s portfolio includes LMAX Exchange (institutional FX exchange and FCA regulated MTF), LMAX Digital (GFSC regulated institutional spot crypto currency exchange) and LMAX Global (FCA and CySec regulated brokers).
LMAX Group is unique in offering market access to all FX customer segments in over 100 countries, transforming the world’s largest asset class to an open, transparent marketplace with fair, precise & consistent execution.
Servicing funds, banks, asset managers and retail brokerages in over 100 countries, LMAX Group builds and runs its own high performance, ultra-low latency global exchange infrastructure which includes matching engines in London (LD4), New York (NY4) and Tokyo (TY3).
Founded in 2012, Tradepoint Systems provides foreign exchange trading technology and trade simulation and testing software to the financial services community. Our solutions are used globally by some of the world’s largest financial services institutions.
We build innovative, differentiating products and services that meet the nuanced requirements of our client’s businesses and satisfy the needs of their end-users, whether traders, managers, developers or support staff. We believe that by designing and building systems collaboratively with our clients, we’re able to combine our own broad experience in financial services technology with their intimate understanding of the day-to-day user experience.
Our team is made up of the principals and core technologists from Aegisoft, a technology vendor that pioneered FX aggregation and trade simulation tools in the early 2000s. We’ve worked together for over twenty years, building trading technology solutions.