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.
Official post-mortem considers claims that options hedging amplified October 15 move
Arbitrageurs have exited trades, leaving basis structurally higher
Affiliate and client positions not commingled, they argue
Banks, clearing houses and regulators all divided on question of standardised tests
Isda AGM: Hedge fund plans to share non-cleared swaps around to reduce trading costs
Isda AGM: CME applies 20% margin haircut while LCR hits banks with 50% cut
A side-effect of tough bank capital rules could be the rise of dark pools for credit trading
Banks will have to figure out what constitutes ‘critical activities’ for themselves
Evaporation of liquidity on January 15 caught traders by surprise
CCPs wary of risks as they vie to launch buy-side repo services
Client mandates and compliance mean dealers cannot be replaced like-for-like
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”