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Legal Agreements in Venture Capital

DLA Piper, 160 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4DD View on map
06 December 2022 - 07 December 2022
CPD Hours
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After a turbulent period, we are pleased to announce that this course will be held face to face. We look forward to bringing people together physically to benefit from our content delivered by industry leaders and to allow delegates to network and make lasting relationships. We will be following guidelines to ensure the safety of our delegates. We look forward to seeing you soon - The BVCA training team.

Course overview

This course is designed to assist venture capital practitioners in identifying the commercial issues required to be covered by documentation. It is emphasised that the course is intended to concentrate on the underlying commercial issues rather than the examination of legal fine print.

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Key topics include
  • Terms, investment agreement and articles
  • Loan agreements
  • Due diligence
  • Warranties and indemnities
  • Tax and management incentives
  • How to get the most out of your lawyer and more

What will delegates take away?
  • A look at legal implications from a VC perspective
  • An understanding of legal structures
  • Meeting peers and network building

Course Director

Graham Mold

Graham Mold is currently Head of Growth Capital at Finance Birmingham where he manages an active £56m Mezzanine Fund. Finance Birmingham is a growing VC with c£600m under management. Prior to this Graham was a Executive Director at a VC in the Midlands for 11 years and has experience of all aspects of the VC industry including raising funds from investors, setting up funds, investing, portfolio management, divesting and investor liaison. Graham is an accountant by background, working with KPMG for many years on mainly plc work and transaction support.


Course testimonial

"A very useful VC-specific primer on key legal documents. I would have no hesitation in recommending it to colleagues."

Phil Edmondson-Jones, Beringea

CPD accreditation

This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 6 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.

Further information

Course frequency
Twice a year
Alternative date
Investment professionals in the VC industry
Group size
10 - 18 people

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