Kweku Adoboli

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UBS Libor Settlement Expected Before Christmas | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Swiss banking giant UBS is understood to be close to agreeing a $1 billion payment for its involvement in the Libor rate rigging scandal. The Wall ...

Four Phrases You DON'T Want To Hear At The Watercooler

Charlie Thomas | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

New research has revealed its not just companies' top decision-makers who can present a risk to a firm's reputation - front line staff could ruin your...

UBS Fined £29.7m Over Rogue Trader

Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Banking giant UBS has been fined £29.7 million by the financial services watchdog for its failings which allowed Kweku Adoboli - known as the rogue t...

UBS Trading Scandal - Right Verdict; Wrong Man

Cyrus Moore | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK
Cyrus Moore

By August 2011, the bank's risk exposure had ratcheted up to almost $12bn - enough to bankrupt it - but its back office was still blissfully unaware of its full magnitude. How can a fraud on such a scale go undetected for three years?

UBS Rogue Trader Guilty Of Fraud

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

A rogue trader who lost £1.4 billion in bad deals which nearly brought down a major international bank has been found guilty of fraud, and jailed for...

Alleged Rogue Trader Breaks Down As He Tells Court Of Huge Losses

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

An alleged rogue trader accused of Britain's biggest fraud wept today as he told a jury he was trying to cover millions of pounds worth of losses incu...

'Bombshell' Email In Full

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Here is the text of the "bombshell email" that Kweku Adoboli sent to chartered accountant William Steward after allegedly causing Swiss bank UBS losse...

'Rogue Trader' With The 'Magic Touch'

Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

A City trader who gambled away £1.4 billion thought he had "the magic touch" but caused "chaos and disaster". Kweku Adoboli, 32, exceeded his trad...

'Rogue Trader' Accused On Trial

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

The trial of a City trader accused of losing £1.4 billion while working for Swiss Bank UBS is due to begin on Monday. Kweku Adoboli will appear at...

Top 5 Notorious Rogue Traders

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

Global bank JPMorgan Chase has announced a catastrophic $2bn overnight loss, which is being attributed by some analysts to a London-based trader who g...

UBS 'Rogue Trader' Pleads Not Guilty To £1.5bn Fraud

Posted 30.01.2012 | UK

The City trader accused of fraudulently gambling away £1.5bn at UBS has pleaded not guilty at Southwark Crown Court. Kweku Adoboli, 31, faces char...

The Misbehaving Council Staff Costing Taxpayers Millions

Emma Boon | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Politics
Emma Boon

Hundreds of working years are being lost at local councils in the Midlands thanks to suspensions for allegedly misbehaving council staff. This isn't good for taxpayers, the council or the individuals involved. Local authorities must ensure that action is taken and suspensions are dealt with swiftly and cases don't drag on, leaving taxpayers picking up the bill for staff who are off work for long periods and temps to cover their absence.

UBS Chief Executive Quits Over Rogue Trader Scandal

Olivia Williams | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK

Oswald Gruebel, the CEO of UBS resigned on Saturday, shouldering the blame after the Swiss bank lost £1.5 billion due to the unauthorised trading of ...

UBS Rogue Trader Suspect Remanded In Custody

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

The suspected rogue trader accused of gambling away a record £1.5 billion has appeared in court. Kweku Adoboli, 31, will face a se...

'£1.5bn Rogue Trader' Facing Court

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK


Rogue Trader Suspect, Kweku Adoboli, Weeps In Court

PA | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A City trader wept in the dock as he appeared in court accused of a £1.3 billion fraud at Swiss banking giant UBS. With an op...

UBS 'Rogue Trade' Suspect Charged

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Rogue trader suspect Kweku Adoboli has appeared in court after being charged with fraud over £1.3 billion worth of unauthorised deals at Swiss bankin...