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Former 'rogue trader' faces deportation from UK


Kweku Adoboli, a former UBS trader jailed for causing a $2.3 billion loss to the bank, is set to be deported to his native Ghana, according to the U.K. immigration minister, three years after he was let out of prison.

UBS said to review cases of alleged staff harassment

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UBS said it’s planning to review how the bank handles cases of harassment after an alleged incident, which involved a young London-based trainee accusing a more senior employee of rape, according to people with knowledge of the situation.


Ex-UBS trader to help authorities in currency probe

A currency trader from the Cartel chatroom -- the instant-messaging group the U.S. government named in wringing guilty pleas from five global banks - has been helping prosecutors who are trying to build foreign-exchange manipulation cases against individuals, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Citi and UBS in reshuffles

Citigroup has promoted Piers Davison to co-head its financial institutions group in Europe, Middle East and Africa, as part of a raft of changes in the FIG business at its corporate and investment bank.

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People News: Goldman Sachs, HSBC, UBS.

Dennis Lafferty, one of Goldman Sachs’s top distressed-debt traders, is in talks to join HSBC to run a new loans and special situations unit in New York, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

The World's Most Successful Traders In 2004 ?

We all know that whereas M&A was once King, the torch has now passed to the trading boys. Well, Trader Monthly magazine recently published its second annual list of the world's most successful traders (for 2004). The magazine has estimated what each trader makes by speaking to hundreds of industry sources, and sometimes the traders themselves. Because it is difficult to get a precise number, an earnings range has been applied against each trader's name. Here are the guys at the Top of that list:

Latest League Table - Who Will Play The Legends ?

Recruiters Badenoch & Clark are sponsoring a Play Dream Teams 5-a-side 'world cup' football launch event in Canary Wharf on Wednesday 15th March. The launch itself is a prelude to a series of special Play Dream Teams 'world cup' five-a-side events, which will be held at the David Beckham Academy, Greenwich, in the week leading up to the World Cup proper. On Friday, 9th June, the Here In The City News Financial Markets 'world cup' will be held, and firms from the City are invited to put in a team (or teams), who will play in a five-a-side knock-out tournament against 8 sides of soccer legends, and teams from rival firms.