Filip leads the Legal & Regulatory practice for the Financial Sector in Belgium, which he established in 2013. His team consists of more than 20 highly qualified and motivated experts focusing exclusively on the financial sector.
After obtaining a Master in Law (2002, magna cum laude), he started his legal career as an attorney-at-law and joined the Ghent Bar Association for more than 10 years. In 2006, he became a member of the Financial Law Institute of the Ghent University, where he obtained a PhD in law under the promotorship of Prof. Dr. E. Wymeersch with the thesis: ‘The transfer of credit risk: credit derivatives and securitization’ (2012).
Filip has more than 17 years of experience in financial and regulatory law, advising clients on compliance, (assur-)MiFID, data privacy, PSD2, IDD, ESG, AML & sanctions. He regularly participates in academic conferences and publications.
How Filip is building a better working world
I built a diverse and inclusive team of multidisciplinary consultants that is specialized in supporting our clients with their regulatory & compliance challenges, enabling to build trust with the regulators and to service their customers lawfully and with integrity.