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

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UBS UK chief said to leave

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The chief executive of UBS's British operations is to leave the bank at the end of September, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Thursday.

UBS subject to dark pools probes

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UBS on Tuesday became the latest bank to say it is cooperating with inquiries about alternative trading system, also known as 'dark pools', from various American regulators.

UBS delivers 'strong underlying results'

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UBS said on Tuesday that second-quarter profit rose nearly 15% despite muted client activity during the quarter and additional charges for litigation and regulatory inquiries, including the settlement of a German tax investigation.

Ex-BofA trader spared prison

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A former Bank of America derivatives trader who pleaded guilty to conspiring to falsify documents was spared prison on Friday after spending years helping the government probe bid-rigging in the $3.7tril municipal bond market.

UBS hits out at French prosecutors

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UBS sounded a combative note on Thursday, criticizing the decision of French prosecutors to place it under formal investigation over allegedly helping French clients evade taxes.

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Staff Said To Have Worked In Fear

Here's the testimony of Mark Froeba, who, before leaving in 2007, was jointly responsible for evaluating all Moody's new CLO rating guidelines, before the US Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Wednesday.

The World's Most Successful Traders In 2004 ?

We all know that whereas M&A was once King, the torch has now passed to the trading boys. Well, Trader Monthly magazine recently published its second annual list of the world's most successful traders (for 2004). The magazine has estimated what each trader makes by speaking to hundreds of industry sources, and sometimes the traders themselves. Because it is difficult to get a precise number, an earnings range has been applied against each trader's name. Here are the guys at the Top of that list:

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