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.
Dividing the over-the-counter market into cleared and uncleared products creates extra risk and inefficiency, critics claim – it also creates an opportunity for services that can repair the damage. Start-ups and established firms alike are now jockeying…
In this video discussion, Duncan Wood, editor of Risk, talks to Nick Sawyer, Risk’s editor-in-chief, about attempts to price in a replacement valuation adjustment on derivatives trades
Look beyond loans
Ratio could be a 'game-changer', dealers warn, as Basel Committee proposes counting received collateral as well as derivatives exposures
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