Posted on 25 December 2012.
William Cohan, Bloomberg
There is no point in mincing words: UBS AG (UBSN), the Swiss global bank, has been disgracing the banking profession for years and needs to be shut down.The regulators that allow it to do business in the U.S. — the Federal Reserve, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Office of Comptroller of the Currency — should see that the line in the sand was crossed last week. On Dec. 19, the bank paid $ 1.5 billion to global regulators — including $ 700 million paid to the CFTC, the largest fine in the agency's history — to settle claims that…
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