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  1. May 3, 2012

    UBS investors protest against pay plan

    UBS shareholders fired a warning shot to Axel Weber, the incoming chairman, as they voted heavily against proposals by the...

  2. May 1, 2012

    UBS shareholders set to rebel over pay

    A significant number of investors are preparing to confront the management of UBS on Thursday by voting against the Swiss...

  1. December 30, 2011

    Ermotti under pressure to turn round UBS

    There is scarcely a bank in the world that can claim to have had a good 2011, such has been the carnage in markets and the...

  2. December 27, 2011

    Bank chiefs: occupational hazard

    Bank chief executives Leading bank seeks chief executive. Applicants must possess a deep understanding of all aspects of...

  3. December 5, 2011

    Low-key leaders may unlock new problems for banks

    UBS, Intesa, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and potentially Lloyds Banking Group – the roll call of Europe’s big banks that are...

  4. November 15, 2011

    Ermotti at the helm as UBS seeks calmer waters

    UBS shareholders greeted the announcement that acting chief executive Sergio Ermotti would be handed the role on a permanent...

  5. November 15, 2011

    Ermotti to present UBS plan to investors

    UBS is preparing to provide investors with details of a strategic plan that will shrink its investment bank’s balance sheet...

  6. November 15, 2011

    UBS: leadership at last

    Everything comes to those who wait, including poisoned chalices. UBS, by confirming interim boss Sergio Ermotti as its chief...

  7. October 25, 2011

    UBS fights to remain competitive

    When UBS announced last month that a low-level trader was suspected of gambling away more than $2bn through unauthorised...

  8. October 5, 2011

    UBS global equities chiefs stand down

    The business heads in charge of the UBS unit where the bank’s $2.3bn alleged rogue-trading scandal took place have resigned,...

  9. October 4, 2011

    UBS expects profit despite trading loss

    UBS attempted to reassure investors by forecasting a “modest” net profit for the third quarter, in spite of the Swiss...

  10. October 3, 2011

    Banking: Lightning strikes twice

    In autumn 2009, the rich dormitory towns of Zurich’s “Gold Coast” received an unwelcome surprise: droves of non-German...

  11. October 2, 2011

    Asian bankers captivated by UBS woes

    If there is one prospect that has Hong Kong M&A bankers licking their lips at the moment, it is the idea that UBS – the...

  12. September 30, 2011

    UBS hires firm to help find new chief

    UBS has hired an executive search company to find a permanent replacement for Oswald Grübel, the veteran banker who resigned...

  13. September 28, 2011

    UBS chairman comes under attack

    The alleged rogue trading scandal at UBS and Saturday’s departure of Oswald Grübel have cast a harsh light on the Swiss...

  14. September 26, 2011

    UBS urged to use a much sharper axe

    As UBS embarks on a sweeping restructuring of its investment bank in the wake of a $2.3bn alleged rogue trading scandal,...

  15. September 26, 2011

    Ermotti temporarily steps into Grübel’s shoes at UBS

    Who should lead UBS? For the time being, the board – led by Kaspar Villiger – has decided the best man for the job is Sergio...

  16. September 25, 2011

    Clash on strategy prompted UBS chief to quit

    UBS chief executive Oswald Grübel resigned after the board refused to back his plans to overhaul the bank’s strategy and...

  17. September 25, 2011

    Dramatic exit seals bank’s fall from grace

    UBS had already embarked on a sweeping restructuring when Oswald Grübel, the bank’s chief executive, announced his...

  18. September 25, 2011

    UBS: the board loses its nerve

    The board of UBS has put its own interests above those of investors. In accepting the resignation of chief executive Oswald...

  19. September 25, 2011

    Countdown to Grübel’s departure

    From the moment UBS chief executive Oswald Grübel and his head of investment banking Carsten Kengeter were told on September...

  20. September 25, 2011

    Ermotti has to lay down his UBS credentials

    When Sergio Ermotti made a swift exit from Italy’s UniCredit in the spring, and an equally swift entry to the top ranks of...

  21. September 24, 2011

    UBS: the board loses its nerve

    What a cop out! It is hard to escape the impression that the board of UBS has lost its nerve and put its own interests above...

  22. September 24, 2011

    East German orphan who headed two Swiss banks

    Oswald Grübel’s departure from UBS brings to an end five decades in banking in which an orphaned east German refugee became...

  23. September 24, 2011

    UBS chief resigns over rogue trader affair

    UBS was plunged deeper into crisis on Saturday after the Swiss bank’s board announced the departure of Oswald Grübel as...

  24. September 23, 2011

    KPMG picked to lead UBS probe

    The UK financial regulator has recruited KPMG, the auditing and consulting firm, to head an independent investigation into...

  25. September 22, 2011

    Adoboli ‘sorry beyond words’ after UBS trading loss

    Kweku Adoboli, the UBS trader charged in one of the biggest rogue trading scandals, said through his lawyer that he was...

  26. September 22, 2011

    UBS’s Adoboli to be held for a month

    Kweku Adoboli, the 31-year-old trader at the centre of a $2.3bn rogue trading scandal at UBS, will be held in custody until...

  27. September 21, 2011

    UBS chief executive to fight for his job

    Oswald Grübel is to make a “back me or sack me” pitch to the board of UBS as the bank’s chief executive steels his...

  28. September 21, 2011

    UBS: focus on structural changes

    I’ve started, so I’ll finish. Oswald Grübel, lured out of retirement in 2009 to haul UBS out of its post-crisis funk, at...

  29. September 21, 2011

    Grübel claims full backing of UBS board

    UBS’s board plans to have a “normal meeting” in Singapore on Wednesday, despite learning that the Swiss bank lost $2.3bn in...

  30. September 20, 2011

    UBS and Citi eye Asia to get back on track

    The racy image of Singapore’s temporary Formula One racetrack, sponsored by UBS, sends the last sort of message the Swiss...

  31. September 20, 2011

    Singapore fund hits at UBS ‘lapses’

    The biggest shareholder in UBS broke its silence about the $2.3bn rogue trading scandal that has engulfed the Swiss group,...

  32. September 19, 2011

    UBS overhaul plan to be accelerated

    Carsten Kengeter, head of UBS’s investment bank, plans to accelerate changes to the business’s size and structure following...

  33. September 18, 2011

    Grübel remains defiant at bank’s helm

    Oswald Grübel struck an uncharacteristically humble note on Sunday night, telling Swiss German television he bore ultimate...

  34. September 16, 2011

    UBS scandal grist to mill of banking reformers

    Who should be blamed for the actions of one bad apple? In the wake of Thursday’s revelation of a $2bn loss because of rogue...

  35. September 15, 2011

    Scandal a heavy blow to fragile UBS

    The last Facebook post of Kweku Adoboli, the 31-year-old UBS trader at the centre of a $2bn rogue trading scandal, read...

  36. September 15, 2011

    Key dates in UBS trading crisis

    Sept 15 2011 UBS says a trader in its London exchange traded funds business, has lost about $2bn from unauthorised trading...

  37. September 15, 2011

    UBS: trader arrested

    Sound familiar? Bank takes $2bn hit after “unauthorised trade”. UBS’s shares fell 8.5 per cent in early trading on Thursday...

  38. September 15, 2011

    UBS trader Adoboli held over $2bn loss

    UBS has become the latest bank to experience a rogue trading scandal as it revealed that a 31-year-old trader had been...

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