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Tom Osborn

Editor, risk management

Tom Osborn is the desk editor of Risk.net’s risk management coverage, overseeing a team of journalists based in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange markets for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group of publications.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Warwick, UK.

Articles by Tom Osborn

Who is Timothy Massad?

He cooks, he’s quiet, he’s confident, and he will cope with everything Wall Street throws at him. That is the picture painted by former colleagues – and adversaries – of the US Treasury Department’s Timothy Massad, probable new chairman at the Commodity…

OTFs and Sefs: equivalence in doubt

European legislators are close to finalising their derivatives execution rules, but trading platforms are concerned the OTF framework may be sufficiently different to US Sef rules to scupper any chance of equivalence determinations. By Tom Osborn

Regulators clash on Mifid waivers

Some regulators and brokers have expressed fears that exemptions included in Mifid may mean European rules on trade execution are not equivalent to the US – but a key parliamentarian disagrees

Timing tension – Europe clearing deadline set to slip

Mandatory clearing in Europe is widely expected to start from next year, but the complex authorisation process, combined with the variety of collateral segregation models, means the start date for some clients could be much later. Tom Osborn reports

Paulhac leaves CME Group

CME’s head of OTC products and services is expected to take up a senior position at Icap at critical juncture for electronic swaps trading

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