Lukas Becker is the Markets desk editor for Risk.net. His topics of interest include over-the-counter derivatives pricing, collateral management, market infrastructure and legal risk. He is based in London.
He was previously the Europe, Middle East and Africa editor of Risk magazine.
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Early termination clause allowed Cega to recover $13.6 million in loans to failed trading firm
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