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.
European regulators face pressure to exempt sovereign exposures from leverage ratio
Commission can act quickly to stave off no-deal market disruption, insists official
Top regulators frustrated by push to ring-fence capital and liquidity in EU subsidiaries of EU banks
“Amber zone” will protect near-miss desks, but regulators not convinced by NMRF complaints
Fall in operational risk weights could push up capital requirements for market and credit risk
Capital hit for G-Sibs ranges from 28% drop to 43% jump, quantitative impact study reveals
Veteran regulator says international standards may be wrong medicine for emerging markets
Constant net asset value funds may have to change format during prolonged spells of negative rates
EBA guidance on shocks is “outdated”, says ECB official