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.
Some buy-side firms avoid illiquid underlyings over manipulation risks
Taiwan's regulator warns banks about structured hedges
Ex-HSBC head Vincent Craignou joins Brevan Howard as a portfolio manager, while Neilan Govender returns to Credit Suisse after a short stint with the hedge fund
Given a minute to accept or reject trades for clearing, FCMs warn they will err on the side of caution
The CFTC's broad definition of a US person could leave European hedge funds facing conflicting rules
Basel Committee addresses long-standing complaints over default fund exposures and client clearing