Global editorial director, Risk.net
Duncan Wood is the London-based global editorial director, promoted to this role at the start of 2019. Prior to this, Duncan was editor-in-chief of Risk.net from 2015, with a remit to lead the editorial reorganisation of the website and its print titles. Duncan had been editor of Risk magazine since July 2011. He rejoined Risk as European editor in October 2009, having originally worked for Risk and Asia Risk in London and Hong Kong as a writer and researcher between 1998 and 2000.
In the intervening years, Duncan was news editor for the Oliver Wyman-founded online start-up ERisk.com. He also worked freelance for six years while living in Germany, with his work appearing in Euromoney, Financial News, IFR, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as Risk magazine and its sister titles.
Duncan has written about derivatives and risk throughout his 17-year career in journalism. He is a Neal Awards finalist, and has also won Incisive Media’s journalist and editor of the year awards.
Fight over margin requirements for uncleared trades is not over, banks vow, but Isda will develop a standard model for use under the rules
Clearing volumes dip as hundreds of new firms are caught by US clearing rules, but activity rebounded on June 11
Hundreds more firms will be required to start clearing in the US today, and FCMs are warning there could be an increase in rejected trades as a result
Citadel and Fortress have found some foreign banks unwilling to accept Dodd-Frank reporting rules, conference hears
Europe and the US are at loggerheads over the territorial scope of new derivatives rules – as evidenced by a new financial stability review from the Banque de France – but agreement can be reached, says Sylvie Matherat, the central bank’s deputy director…
The move to central clearing poses a huge documentation challenge. A standard template has been developed for European derivatives users – but will this solve the problem? By Duncan Wood and Lukas Becker
Cross-border resolution could be harder under US-style capital and liquidity plans, says Finma's head of bank supervision
Switzerland went first – and furthest – on post-crisis banking reforms, making its industry a test case for the impact of the new regime. But it has not yet solved the too-big-to-fail problem, Mark Branson, chief bank supervisor at Eidgenössische…
Trading book capital measures were at heart of efforts to free up traders and reduce capital
Deal is said to pay a coupon of 11% for first-loss protection – which some investors say is too low