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GD Financial Markets joins new UnaVista Partner Programme extension for consulting firms


GD Financial Markets (GDFM) is one of the initial 11 consulting firms to partner with UnaVista in its newly launched Partner Programme extension for consulting firms.

UnaVista is London Stock Exchange Group’s global hosted platform for all matching, validation and reconciliation needs. It offers a range of business solutions through one interface designed to help firms become more efficient and reduce operational and regulatory risk across all asset classes. The existing Partner Programme for financial services software firms, launched in February 2017, was instrumental in helping a significant number of firms prepare for MiFID II reporting go-live. It is now helping partners and their clients prepare for SFTR, further upcoming regulations and amendments to existing regulations.

GD Financial Markets provides practical business consultancy with a specialism in risk management and regulatory change. Most recently the firm has been focused on control frameworks, GDPR risk assessment and remediation, managed services in client outreach and KYC/AML processing, along with c-suite resource augmentation. The new UnaVista Partnership Programme pillar will help GDFM provide a range of advisory services across EMIR, MiFIR and SFTR, by giving access a wide pool of resources, knowledge and skills to augment the services currently provided to clients.

Commenting on the news, Jon Szehofner, GD Financial Markets’ Partner, said: “As existing UnaVista partners, and consulting specialists within the financial market sector, it is logical for us to be part of this extension. We are looking forward to working with UnaVista and the other 10 partners to shape and develop the service to the benefit of our clients.”

Gordon Dadds