UnaVista appoint new Director of Regulatory Reporting Strategy

  • Matthew Vincent joins from Credit Suisse
  • Over 10 years’ experience working in regulatory reporting functions at Tier 1 banks
  • New role will help drive innovation in UnaVista’s regulatory analytics and bring together community of 1,500 clients
  • Analytics service will provide peer-to-peer analytics across one of largest reporting communities in EU.

UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group’s regulatory reporting platform, announced today that Matthew Vincent has joined the firm as Director of Regulatory Reporting Strategy.

 Vincent has joined UnaVista from Credit Suisse where he spent 5 years as Head of MiFID Regulatory Reporting. Vincent previously worked for Barclays Bank in the Operational Compliance Team advising on Regulatory Reporting including MiFID Transaction Reporting and EMIR Trade Repository Reporting.  He has over 20 years’ experience working in a variety of Front Office, Operations, Compliance and IT roles for a number of Tier 1 Investment Banks, the last ten of which in regulatory functions.

The newly created role at UnaVista shows the firm’s commitment to creating a collaborative regulatory reporting community. Vincent will be working with UnaVista’s 1,500 reporting firms to bring together ideas for innovation in the industry. One of the first areas of focus will be UnaVista’s new data analytics solution that allows firms to enhance confidence and compliance in their MiFIR transaction reporting data. Vincent will be working closely with UnaVista’s community to evolve the reports and alerts to assist with improving reporting performance and data accuracy. 

Mark Husler, CEO UnaVista, said:

It is great to bring Matthew onboard; he has a huge amount of experience and is a well-respected voice in the industry. As one of the leading regulatory reporting platforms in the world we want to help the industry evolve, Matthew will central to that by bringing together the community to generate new ideas and ensuring we can be the collective voice of our clients whilst working with the regulators.

UnaVista, which recently won OTC Infrastructure Service of the Year at the Risk Awards 2020, will be launching their Analytics service in 2020 for MiFIR reporting clients. The service will provide clients with tools to more accurately measure their reporting performance and provide data analytics to allow firms to monitor and improve their data accuracy. The platform provides anonymised peer-to-peer analyse to show firms how their reporting compares to like-for-like firms and which areas they need to focus on.

UnaVista have also recently launched their SFTR Trade Repository in UAT on the same award-winning, web-based technology as MiFIR and EMIR. Firms can now test their data against the latest version of the specification from ESMA. UnaVista also provides reference data to help firms enrich their reports and, flexible collaborative reporting models to help firms work with counterparties and extensive reconciliation and analytical tools, UnaVista helps to make complicated and costly reporting, simple and cost-efficient.