Editor, Risk benchmarking
Tom is Risk.net's benchmarking editor, responsible for editorial projects that help firms measure their performance against one another and share best practice. He was the launch editor of Op Risk Benchmarking, Risk Scenarios and the Quant Finance Master's Guide. He was previously desk editor for Risk.net’s risk management coverage.
Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange industries for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group.
Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Warwick, UK.
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Pension funds tend not to have a lot of cash lying around, making it difficult for them to meet clearing house margin calls. Specialist asset manager Insight Investment is pressing for a solution. By Tom Osborn
In the US, segregation of client assets is a simple matter – only one approach is allowed for over-the-counter trades. But in Europe, where there are more clearing houses, and no prescribed approach, things are messier. And it could be dealers, not…
Clearing house has been told its own rules prevent it from shelving buy-side clearing for single-name CDS contracts