Axiom for Financial Services

Axiom matches world-class legal talent to the complex needs of Financial Services, enabling rapid adaptation to unpredictable fluctuations in the industry.

The challenge

Financial Services organizations must adapt their legal team to meet the challenges of increasing workloads and regulations, while meeting their budget commitments.

Work with a partner uniquely positioned to deliver exceptional legal talent, operational expertise, and cost-effectiveness. 

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With big, global finance institutions there are global regulations to comply with. Staying abreast of these regulations and understanding how they can potentially affect your client is a constantly evolving process.
Glenn Gardner Axiom FS Lawyer

Address escalating demands

VOLATILE MARKETS

Business is unpredictable, making it hard to hire, retain, and manage the right talent at the right time

INCREASED DEMAND

In-house teams face increased pressure due to the growing burden of project and regulatory work

NEED FOR BALANCE

Legal leaders must balance cost pressure and risk management, without sacrificing the quality of legal support

Reimagine your legal department

Our support can be structured to meet your needs, with a single secondee, team solution, or partnership with a law firm to offer support in areas that include:

Commercial contracts
Market data & indexing agreements, Financial Technology agreements, sales and licensing agreements

Regulatory response
LIBOR transition and Brexit, regulation best interest, privacy regulations

Derivatives
Initial margin phase 5/6, trading documentation support, prime brokerage support

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600+

Lawyers in the Financial Services sector

130+

Financial Services clients in 2019

165+

Engagements in Financial Services sector in 2019

Why work with Axiom?

Build Your Team
  • 600+ Financial Services specialists
  • Our lawyers have an average of 15+ years of experience
  • Are a key resource for over 50% of the F100
  • Flexibly scale your team up or down to respond to a fast-changing, budget-constrained business environment
  • Access lawyers with experience in over 100 legal specialties
  • Tap into our 20 years of experience and best practices supporting Financial Services
  • Axiom’s clients include 10 of the top 20 banks in the world
  • 99% of our clients would recommend Axiom
  • Structured onboarding and feedback process to maximize time to productivity and stay in alignment with client success

Why work with Axiom?

Access world-class Financial Services talent
  • 600+ Financial Services specialists
  • Our lawyers have an average of 15+ years of experience
  • Are a key resource for over 50% of the F100
Build a dynamic Financial Services legal team
  • Flexibly scale your team up or down to respond to a fast-changing, budget-constrained business environment
  • Access lawyers with experience in over 100 legal specialties
  • Tap into our 20 years of experience and best practices supporting Financial Services
Work with a partner who understands Financial Services
  • Axiom’s clients include 10 of the top 20 banks in the world
  • 99% of our clients would recommend Axiom
  • Structured onboarding and feedback process to maximize time to productivity and stay in alignment with client success
Our lawyers

Brian Distance

"A pressing concern for big banks is that they need people who have the legal expertise to make sure that they’re going to be in compliance.” This Tulane law school graduate and senior negotiator for Axiom focuses on compliance for major players in the financial services industry.

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Our lawyers

Elena Volkova

With her specialties spanning securities, corporate law, and finance law, this Fordham law grad is a deeply experience financial services lawyer. The Axiom model enables her to deliver outstanding legal support that empowers clients to keep pace with a quickly evolving business environment.

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Our lawyers

Glen Gardner

“Staying abreast of these regulations and understanding how they can potentially affect your client is a constantly evolving process.” This Fordham Law grad with over 18 years of experience brings an international perspective to help clients navigate changing regulations.

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Article

Prepare for the Phase Out of LIBOR

The broad scope of the LIBOR transition calls for clear protocol and specialized financial and regulatory knowledge.

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Our Lawyers

Charles Green

This Harvard law grad has been working for the past three years supporting the derivatives trading business of a Fortune 100 wall street firm, helping to lead the firm through the industry-wide transition away from LIBOR.

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