Joseph Contorinis used inside information about mergers and acquisitions to execute trades
Findings of UBS equity analysts stoke fears of race to the bottom among over-the-counter derivatives clearing firms
Philip Lofts, UBS's group chief risk officer, to head UBS in the Americas; replaced by Maureen Miskovic.
On the move
Primed for portfolios
BNP Wealth Management hires Frank
The Swiss Structured Products Association has voted in Daniel Sandmeier as its new president. Sandmeier takes over from inaugural leader Roger Studer
Gold was a safe haven during the European sovereign debt crisis. How will gold prices, and precious metals financial products, evolve over the coming year?
Latest deal signals continuted opening of Taiwan's retail market for structured products after regulatory clampdown
Alexander Kobler is relocating to Hong Kong to head UBS investment products and services (IPS), a division combining all wealth management product and sales functions that was set up in January 2010
Reverse convertibles are back in vogue in the US public markets, with RBC leading the charge
Henderson recruits Griffiths as credit analyst
The eurozone debt crisis and still-nervy stocks haven’t been enough to depress Australian derivatives markets, and competition has intensified over the last 12 months. Last year’s top two banks retain their hold – but they have a host of other dealers...
Following a major sell-off in the second half of last year, the antipodean financial markets are seeing significant inflows of foreign capital in 2009 due to the resilience of the Australian economy. Dealers are also profiting from derivatives activity...
UBS will add Julien Bahurel as head of equity derivative sales in Asia by the end of this year
UBS hires Siddiqi to head Asia-Pacific FICC corporate coverage group as part of an effort to build up its fixed-income operation in the region
The Swiss bank has hired Julien Bahurel from Morgan Stanley, promoted Michel Lee and recruited Gilbert Langner from Timber Hill in a bid to rebuild its equity derivatives business in the Asia-Pacific region.
Risk management tools and techniques have gained increasing power in Asia’s surging private wealth market during the past 15 years. Now some leading private bankers believe risk management is redefining the traditional banking relationship in the region....
Fifteen banks accused of mis-selling mortgage-backed securities