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.
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Foreign dealers may be here today, gone tomorrow
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Regulatory arbitrage fears stall clearing mandate for CAD swaps in Canada
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Official post-mortem considers claims that options hedging amplified October 15 move
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Affiliate and client positions not commingled, they argue
Banks, clearing houses and regulators all divided on question of standardised tests