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China’s Export Slump

China’s Export Slump A senior China economist at Citigroup Inc. in Hong Kong, Ding Shuang said, “I don’t see a future for these places if they continue to make low-end products.” According to Bloomberg News, Ding Shuang also reported that, they have to…>read more

No Comment April 9, 2014

The Yuan Has Been Asia’s Worst Performing Currency

The Yuan Has Been Asia’s Worst Performing Currency The People’s Bank of China guided the Yuan’s 2.5 percent loss since the start of 2014. Nomura Holdings Inc., forecasts a 3.5 percent advance to 6 per dollar by Dec. 31, matching the median projection of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. According…>read more

No Comment April 8, 2014

Detroit to Pay $77 Million in UBS Settlement

Detroit to Pay $77 Million in UBS Settlement Detroit, sometimes known as “Motor City”, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is also the largest city on the United States-Canada border. Detroit filed a record $18 billion municipal bankruptcy in July. According to…>read more

No Comment March 4, 2014

Detroit to Big Banks: $165 Million is Too Expensive to Exit Swaps

Detroit to Big Banks: $165 Million is Too Expensive to Exit Swaps Judge Steven Rhodes refused a deal to settle Detroit’s swap-exit between the city and big banks UBS/BOA. Judge Rhodes noted that the settlement to exit the interest-rate swap contracts actually costed taxpayers $202 million- and the deal to exit was…>read more

No Comment January 16, 2014

U.S. Crackdown on Offshore Tax Evasion

U.S. Crackdown on Offshore Tax Evasion Former head of UBS AG ‘s global wealth management business, Raoul Weil, has been accused of conspiring to help rich Americans evade paying taxes. Rather than go to trial, he may be cutting a deal and trying to help U.S. prosecutors.…>read more

No Comment December 16, 2013

Japanese Subsidiary of UBS Pleading Guilty to Fraud

Japanese Subsidiary of UBS Pleading Guilty to Fraud On Wednesday, UBS made history by earning the dubious honor of becoming the first global bank in the last two decades to have a subsidiary plead guilty. Despite frantic efforts by bank authorities, and even with the bank’s chairman flying…>read more

No Comment December 20, 2012

Three Unauthorized Trades Discovered by UBS

Three Unauthorized Trades Discovered by UBS On Thursday, a London court heard that managers from UBS have fired two traders involved in unauthorized trading that are unrelated to Kweku Adoboli, an accused fraudster. The jury was presented evidence about an internal UBS probe into trades made…>read more

No Comment October 18, 2012

Internal Problems Prevent CEO from Implementing Cutbacks

Internal Problems Prevent CEO from Implementing Cutbacks According to reports, problems amongst the top managers of UBS are hampering the efforts of Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti to issue cutbacks and put in place other ideas at the company. Ermotti has not been seen much outside of the…>read more

No Comment October 8, 2012

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Adds Two Prominent Attorneys to Hong Kong Office

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Adds Two Prominent Attorneys to Hong Kong Office Yi Zhang and Graham Winter have joined the Hong Kong office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as partners. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Zhang was with O’Melveny & Myers, and Winter will join the firm from Reed Smith Richards…>read more

No Comment November 7, 2011

Cadwalader on a $13 Million Roller Coaster Ride

Cadwalader on a $13 Million Roller Coaster Ride Back in 2005 Cadwalader represented Red Zone, an investment company tied closely to Washington Redskin’s owner Dan Snyder, in a proxy fight over Six Flags.  Red Zone won the proxy fight and Snyder sat on the theme park company’s board…>read more

No Comment February 10, 2011

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Capital Markets Counsel 3 Attorney
USA-NC-Charlotte

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking an experienced capital markets Attorney to join its Law Department in its Charlotte, NC office. The individual selected...