Lukas Becker is the derivatives desk editor for Risk.net. His topics of interest include over-the-counter derivatives pricing, collateral management, market infrastructure and legal risk. He is based in London.
He was previously the Europe, Middle East and Africa editor of Risk magazine.
Talking Heads 2023: Fund chief Loic Fery eyes rebalancing between public and private credit strategies
Ethereum staking index could allow swap curve and structured products to develop
Buy-side rates traders look to dodge platform’s interface but remain barred from cross-venue price-shopping
Isda AGM: Müller says EU clearing thresholds should exempt market-making and US client trades
Isda AGM: Raising haircuts and minimum maturities are among measures on the table to avoid a cliff-edge
Isda AGM: Price controls discourage investment and undermine market confidence, Edmonds says
Isda AGM: recent market events challenge some of the assumptions on mandatory clearing, says Löber
Transport currency concept re-emerges at SwapAgent, but dealers warn of hidden FX risks
As credit spreads blew out, dealers opted not to adjust rates and FX risks
Campelli also thinks Credit Suisse’s bailed-in AT1 bonds acted as originally intended
Early termination clause allowed Cega to recover $13.6 million in loans to failed trading firm
At least three LDI managers request emergency capital as others consider unwinds to avoid default
Former rates trader overstated P&L by $25m, while equities traders smoothed profits after 2018 windfall