Vincent Dessard is senior policy advisor at EFAMA. He is in charge of capital markets, capital requirements and risk management related files, covering MiFID II and MiFIR, EMIR; SFTR among others. Before joining EFAMA in 2011, Vincent spent 6 years in BNP Paribas Investment Partners (previously Fortis Investments РFIM) initially setting up its capital markets legal unit, starting by developing and negotiating its contractual standards rules, managing this specialised team of 7 lawyers. He has been the central point for the Lehman bankruptcy. Vincent started his career at Euroclear SA where he held different positions e.g. in collateral management. Vincent has a master in law from the Université Catholique de Louvain and is a company lawyer, member of Belgian Institute for In-House Lawyers.