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.
Authorities from five countries talk swaps and bank resolution at closed meeting
US will not be in first wave of five approvals for "most advanced" countries
Stack to fill vacancy left in clearing and prime brokerage
Wastefulness of 20-year bull market will take years to reverse, dealers expect
UK's FCA warns US plans may not pass European equivalence test
Taiwan's regulator warns banks about structured hedges
Regulator warns banks on structured currency trades as renminbi hits 18-month lows
Enforcement of Emir reporting rules will be gradual, regulator says
Clearing members pressure CCPs to put more of their own money at stake
Banks in other big EU states will be able to sidestep Basel III
Traders say market for deliverable forwards has "disappeared"
Cross-asset groups are increasingly in vogue, but patience is key
Banks told to 'consider the implications for their business' and report to regulator
Proposed regime could arrive this month, but scope will remain unclear