Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients.

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Societe Generale has named Alexandre Courbon head of French mergers and acquisitions and said Hubert Preschez will assume responsibility for global relations with large French companies.

FX Traders on best behaviour

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When global bond investors lost more than $400bn in one week this month, Koon Chow, a Union Bancaire Privee currency strategist, asked sales contacts at banks about the impact on foreign-exchange markets. He didn’t get much help.

UBS could face battle

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UBS faces the prospect of making a guilty plea that would require it, along with four other giant global banks, to seek U.S. regulators’ permission to keep managing Americans’ money.

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People News: SocGen, UBS.

Societe Generale has named Alexandre Courbon head of French mergers and acquisitions and said Hubert Preschez will assume responsibility for global relations with large French companies.

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UBS could be in a spot of bother

The U.S. Justice Department is set to rip up its agreement not to prosecute UBS for rigging benchmark interest rates, according to a person familiar with the matter, taking a new step to hold banks accountable for repeat offences.

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