Arbitrations and class actions are gathering momentum in the US as investors seek to reclaim their losses from Lehman Brothers principal-protected notes (PPNs). One case is being launched specifically...
UBS has confirmed that its commodity indexing business will stay intact following the announcement of the closure of its fixed-income commodity business (excluding precious metals). The business is classified...
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The Swiss government has stepped in to rescue UBS, the European bank worst hit by the subprime crisis.
Walter Seitz has been appointed head of wealth management at UBS Securities Japan to replace Junya Tani, who left to head Credit Suisse’s newly launched private banking operations in Tokyo.
UBS executives sold off $21 million in personal auction rate securities (ARS) holdings just days before the market ground to a halt, while continuing to market the securities to unwitting consumers,...
Four directors of UBS will step down in October as the bank attempts to overcome the stigma of its massive writedowns over the past 12 months.
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