I joined IFR as reporter from Risk magazine at the beginning of 2011, covering derivatives across all asset classes. This has resulted in scoops on a wide range of subjects such as CDS, Basel capital rules and fallout from the Eurozone crisis. In my two and a half years at Risk I wrote a series of cover stories, most notably on dealers over-hauling valuation of derivatives portfolios.
ISDA is consulting on a proposal to add another credit event for financial CDS, in order to adapt to sweeping changes in regulation that will give supervisory authorities the power to bail in the debt of floundering institutions.
Credit investors are returning to the kind of leveraged trading strategies not seen since the heyday of the structured credit bubble, as central bank financial repression is fostering an increasingly desperate reach for yield.
ISDA is consulting on a proposal to add another credit event for financial credit default swaps in order to adapt to sweeping changes in regulation that will give supervisory authorities the power to bail-in the debt of floundering institutions.
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