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.
Evaporation of liquidity on January 15 caught traders by surprise
CCPs wary of risks as they vie to launch buy-side repo services
Nearly 2.5% of single-name CDS market changed hands in trade last September
Market’s big beasts played a part in wild and weird October 15 volatility
"Buy-side firms say they want more liquidity and choice. Now, they have choice"
Core rates products may only be offered to “key clients”
Tougher leverage ratio in US prompts early review
Real money firms have enough collateral to stick with swaps, buy-side exec argues
Tarullo and Wetjen say regulators should set standards for CCPs
The institutionalisation of P2P lending is creating new risks, critics warn
Asness, Cooperman and Robertson respond to pension giant’s hedge fund pullout
Some accounts given more winning trades than others, says senior regulator
Lack of long track record may deter investors
Fears relationship between credit indexes and constituents becoming more tenuous
Indexes may be less effective hedges in absence of arbitrageurs