Philip Alexander is the regulation desk editor for Risk.net, overseeing a team of journalists in the UK, US and Asia. He was previously senior editor at The Banker magazine, covering financial regulation, capital markets, derivatives and central and eastern Europe.
Prior to entering journalism, he edited sovereign credit research for rating agency Standard & Poor’s in London. He was awarded a PhD in modern history by the University of Cambridge for a thesis on Britain and European integration.
Political and prudential risks in huge bond-holdings force experts to consider new ideas
ECB cannot (yet) make post-Brexit demand for euro clearing to leave London
Amendments and deadline extension spark relief among end-users
Chair of Iosco’s investment management committee welcomes “shift in the debate to an activities focus”
Key MEP urges broader exemptions for regional banks as FRTB looms
EBA voices preference for 3%, but evidence backs Basel plan for G-Sibs