This standard is being allocated to supplier firms who deliver services or systems to the regulated financial markets, to an acceptable standard as determined by their customers.
Details of these firms and their services feature in the website www.systemsinthecity.co.uk
The first firms to qualify are:
- 3i Infotech
- BITA Risk
- MBA Systems
- SIX Telekurs
- Thomson Reuters
- TD Waterhouse Corporate Services (Europe)
- Interactive data
Commenting on the announcement, Goodacreâs MD, Stephen Pinner, said "We have received over 75 applications from companies keen to have their products considered for accreditation this year. We are delighted that this new standard is sought after as it will provide an easy way to identify those services valued by clients".
Nigel Reynolds of TD Waterhouse Corporate Services (Europe) said "To be one of the first firms to receive this accreditation is very encouraging indeed and demonstrates to us that our products and services are in line with the high levels of quality as demanded by our customers. Clearly, many other suppliers will be keen to secure the GoodAccreditation standard but itâs good to be one of the first firms to receive the accolade".