Raoul Weil, a former top UBS banker facing trial in Florida on charges of helping Americans evade taxes, asked a judge to allow defence witnesses outside the country to testify by video because they fear retaliation if they come to the U.S.
Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients.
Barclays has named Jonathan Glionna as its head of U.S. equity strategy research.
The court heard the banker told police that he never intended to hurt the bouncer, adding: 'I gave him a tap ... I had no idea it would end like this'.
Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch has appointed Akihiko Manaka to lead its mergers and acquisitions advisory business in Japan.
JPMorgan hired UBS’s former China Chairman David Li to lead the Wall Street firm’s operations in the Asian nation.
Barclays has named Gary Posternack global head of mergers and acquisitions, said a person briefed on the matter.
UBS is arranging more covered bonds than its competitors for the first time in at least 15 years even after the bank scaled back its fixed income business and focused on wealthy clients.
UBS, the bank facing client complaints over Puerto Rican bond funds, said its local chairman is leaving the company next month.
UBS, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse and other banks providing wealthy French people a home for their money in Switzerland are being told: No more tax evasion.
Morgan Stanley now has new critic: the Chinese government.
An asset management firm founded by former Goldman Sachs partner Vishal Gupta sued UBS, saying investment banking cuts at the firm have undermined a joint venture.
BlackRock hired Harvard Management’s Mark McKenna to start an event-driven hedge fund as the world’s largest asset manager seeks to expand its alternative-investment business.
OK, so it's something a little different from UBS again (and we all know how that dress code went over a couple of months back), but this time those guys in Switzerland who are paid to come up with these wacky kind of ideas might actually be on to something.
UBS cemented its lead over Bank of America as the world's largest private bank and is within striking distance of managing $2tril on behalf of the wealthy, according to a study on Thursday.
We've called in the services of Ivana Takitall, author of the best-selling 'Bankers, Bonuses & Big Divorce Settlements', who has agreed to rate 12 top financial markets firms in terms of how likely they are to provide single females with their perfect partner.
It was in September 1996 when trading in three Morgan Grenfell investment funds was suspended following the discovery of certain 'irreguarities'. Peter Young, the fund manager at the center of the affair, is said to have trod the fine line between genius and eccentric.
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.
Here's the 10 largest European M&A deals of the last five years. Data provided by M&A intelligence and research service mergermarket.
Goldman Sach lost market share in equities revenue relative to the world’s top firms last year, according to Tricumen Ltd, a financial research company.
Ian Kerr, Financial News' acerbic investment banking commentator who has been at the paper since its launch in 1996, died last week.