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Legal & Accounting Committee

Objectives:

  • Maintaining dialogue with the relevant professional bodies so that points of concern can be rapidly addressed
  • Shaping policy and the implementation of policy to ensure that it accommodates the needs of the British venture capital and private equity community
  • Communicating with BVCA members on legal and technical matters which affect them, their investors and portfolio
  • Raising the profile of the industry and its concerns with regulators, influencers and other key industry bodies

The terms of reference for our Council, Committees and Advisory Groups are included in the BVCA Governance Handbook. The Handbook provides directors, members and employees of the BVCA with a summary of our governance structure and supplements the Articles of Association.

Activities and Committee Members

Activities

  • Producing technical bulletins and keeping members abreast of important legal and technical issues
  • Responding to Government on technical consultations when they arise
  • Maintaining dialogue with the relevant professional bodies so that points of concern can be rapidly addressed.


Committee Members

Amy Mahon, Chair
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Alastair Richardson, Vice Chair
3i

Angel Quek,
Latham & Watkins

Ashley Coups,
Ernst & Young

Babett Carrier,
Cinven

Chris Bulger,
Vitruvian Partners

Ed Hall,
Goodwin Procter

Garrath Marshall,
Deloitte LLP

Geoff Kitteredge,
Debevoise

John Atherton,
Ares Management

John Heard,
Abingworth

Jonathan Martin,
KPMG

Jonny Myers,
Clifford Chance

Karen Sands,
Hermes GPE

Liz Judd,
STAR Capital

Nick Reid,
The Carlyle Group

Richard McGuire,
PwC

Stephanie Biggs,
Travers Smith

Steven Smith,
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

Tom Alabaster,
Linklaters

Victoria Sigeti,
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP



Consultants to the committee

Camilla Barry,
Macfarlanes 

Jane Fissenden,
Ashurst 

Neil Black,
Pinsent Masons 

Stephen Kempen,
Apax