Jean-Paul Laurent is a Professor of finance at University Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne and member of the Laboratoire d’Excellence (Labex) “Régulation Financière”. Prior to this, he has been within ISFA actuarial school at University of Lyon and research professor at CREST, a leading academic institution in Paris. He has been a long time scientific consultant to BNP Paribas research teams. Jean-Paul has extensively published in academic and professional journals. He is known for contributions in the modelling and management of financial risks. He currently investigates the changes induced in this field by new banking and markets regulations.