Kris Devasabai is the New York-based editor-in chief of Risk.net. Previously, he was bureau chief and US editor of Risk magazine. He manages the editorial team. Prior to joining Risk, Kris covered hedge funds, asset management, cross-border investing and law for several publications.
Kris holds a bachelor’s degree in law and government from the University of Manchester, and he completed his legal training at the Inns of Court School of Law in London. He was called to the bar of England and Wales in 2003.
EBA and Fed stress tests would have to be in perfect sync to stamp out transatlantic arbitrage
Banks “stuck on the same feedback loop” due to sheer weight of capital rules
Decision turns on Isda’s 2010 best practice guide, which said interest was only payable when rates were positive
Come July 1, asset managers will be unable to dump derivatives as a G-Sib is unwound. Lawyers are standing by
Non-cleared exposures thought to exceed $1.5 trillion
As QE rolls off, Colin Teichholtz sees rich pickings for relative-value fixed-income strategies
Economists at US bank expect Fed balance sheet to drop less than $1 trillion from 2017 peak
Goelman compares manufactured payouts to match-fixing, and says CFTC has jurisdiction to bring case
Isda AGM: Research paid for by trade body calls for variable MPOR
Market to get pre-trade transparency but big dealers remain on the sidelines
Rates market is exposed to some of the same factors that caused equity volatility to explode in February
Capital hit for G-Sibs ranges from 28% drop to 43% jump, QIS reveals
Risk30 profile: Post-crisis reforms have failed to fully address systemic risk, Prudential’s CRO warns