In 2008 DAGDA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ukrainian Society of Financial Analysts (USFA). USFA is a respected national association that unites financial market professionals from around Ukraine. Since 1997 USFA has been an associated member of EFFAS (European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies) – an influential international “umbrella” association of national analysts societies, that represents more than 14,000 investment professionals from 19 European countries. Signing the Memorandum of Cooperation, the two sides agreed to make mutual efforts towards the implementation in Ukraine of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS), to advance the practices of information disclosure, and to encourage the improvement in corporate governance standards of Ukrainian issuers.
Ukrainian association of investment business (UAIB) is the voluntary non-government, non-commercial organization, which was founded on principles of self-regulation, equality and general interests of the members. UAIB was founded in April 1995. Currently UAIB is self-regulated organization for Ukrainian asset management companies. The work of the Board and the management of UAIB have directed their activity on investor protections in Ukraine. The head of the Board and members often takes part in conferences and seminars of DAGDA LLC.
Ukrainian professional association for the protection of investors, creditors and insurers (UPAPICI) was founded in 2010 as an professional association. The main goal of the association - contribute to the protection of investors and consumers of financial services in Ukraine. UPAPICI scope of activities covers the entire financial market, including its credit, insurance and investment segments.
The key tasks UPAPICI are:
• Contribute to tighten the disclosure requirements of professional participants of the banking, insurance and investment services. Increased transparency in financial markets - a key element in protecting consumers of financial services.
• Assist its members through peer support in improving the normative documents regulating the activity: banks, insurers, credit unions, dealers in securities, asset management companies.
• Provide consulting support to individuals and legal entities when there are problems in a relationship with a professional financial market participants.