Helen Bartholomew is editor-at-large, Emea for Risk.net, based in London.
Prior to joining Risk.net, she was derivatives editor for International Financing Review, part of Thomson Reuters, where she reported on debt and equity capital markets.
Helen holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Durham, UK.
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Note issuers fear losses after relabelling of swap contracts creates subordination discrepancy
Isda plans to consult on what to do if a benchmark is no longer representative of underlying markets
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Judge blocks transfer of some trades from non-deposit taking entity and slams “unrealistic” timeline