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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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