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

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EX-UBS banker to become head of regulator

For Hire

The Swiss government is set to appoint British-born former banker Mark Branson as the first non-Swiss national to head its financial regulator, two sources said, just as the body probes currency markets and prepares for a major review of big banks.

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Citigroup has named Richard Bibbey to run its global spot foreign-exchange business as the bank seeks to more closely align its voice and electronic trading of currencies.

More pay for risk professionals

Pot Of Gold

Once modest of pay and profile, risk experts are being reborn as rock stars of the banking world - their status and salaries soaring as regulators force financial institutions to clean up.

UBS reviewing metals business

Gold Bar And Coins

UBS said it’s reviewing its precious metals business amid regulatory inquiries into the gold market, while the Hong Kong Monetary Authority reprimanded the firm for interest-rate rigging.

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UBS Sued Over Alleged $900m Losses

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), as conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), has filed a lawsuit in the federal district court for the Southern District of New York against UBS Americas, Inc., and related defendants alleging violations of federal securities laws in the sale of residential private-label mortgage-backed securities (MBS) to the Enterprises.

Rumours Of Mass Defections At Top Firm Are Greatly Exaggerated

From reading the press in recent weeks, you could be forgiven for thinking that UBS, especially UBS Investment Bank, is having a hard time of it keeping its senior staff. Hardly a week seems to go by without a retirement, departure or resignation. But that's not actually the case.

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.

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Forex lawsuits filed against UBS

UBS said on Tuesday several class action lawsuits relating to a probe into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market had been filed against it and other banks.

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UBS to restart investment banking in Brazil

UBS will restart investment banking operations in Brazil as early as this week, sources said, almost five years after the bank sold its highly profitable securities unit there following the global financial crisis.

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