Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Committee

The committee shall:
  • provide strategic guidance and recommendations to the Board of Directors on the Association’s communication with regulatory authorities, law makers and government; 
  • receive, review and recommend proposals to the Board of Directors on the Association’s position relative to regulatory or legislative proposals or changes (including specific consultation papers) from the UK Government and regulators (as well as the European Union and Commission) particularly where such regulations or legislation are viewed by the Committee as disproportionate, inappropriate or disadvantageous to the Association’s MGA members;
  • lobby and pro-actively engage with the relevant law-makers and regulators;
  • obtain and review regular updates from the Association’s legal advisers regarding legal aspects of the activities, work and services of the MGAA;
  • review and monitor the Association’s compliance and risk management activities and the effectiveness of any compliance and risk management programmes established by the Association;
  • liaising with the Conduct and Ethics Committee in monitoring and reviewing the compliance with and effectiveness of the Association’s Code of Conduct and to advise the Conduct and Ethics Committee and the Membership Committee on legal considerations that may be affected by such Code of Conduct or membership issues; and
  • such other duties as may from time-to-time be assigned to the Committee by the Board of Directors.    

Chair

Mark Birrell
Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited
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Member

Jonathan Houston
Grant Thornton UK LLP

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David Coupe
EC3\Legal
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Norman Hughes
Compliance Management Services

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Graham Elliott
Azur Underwriting

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Peter Young
Arista Insuarnce Limited
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