First Derivatives plc

First Derivatives plc (FD) is a global provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry. Our clients include many of the world's largest investment banks, hedge funds, exchanges and asset managers.

FD provides a variety of consulting services around meeting both new and existing regulatory changes. Our offering covers AIFMD, EMIR, Dodd-Frank, FATCA, Client On-Boarding and all other Legal and Compliance challenges. FD's aim is to assist our clients in developing a best practice approach to ensure cost-effective regulatory compliance. This includes working on documentation projects (ISDA negotiation, validation of US Tax Forms W8+9) and systems readiness and enhancements. Our unique combination of product knowledge and technical and regulatory experience assists our clients in increasing operational efficiency and providing extensive cost reductions.

FD has a team of 450 consultants worldwide working within leading financial institutions and has operations in London, New York, Stockholm, Singapore, Toronto, Sydney, Dublin, Newry and Hong Kong.

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First Derivatives plc is featured in the LPO Handbook 2012/2013

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28 September 2012


The inside perspective for buyers of legal services


Legal process outsourcing (LPO) is the provision of legal-related services by non-traditional providers. This is not a new concept, but recent growth in the market - some estimates suggest up to around 60 per cent annual expansion - has been one of the most notable trends in the legal world over the past few years.


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