The Great Debate UK

from Commentaries:

Wall Street may find itself on the hook

September 10, 2009

Sometimes legal fishing expeditions pay off.

A year ago, a Connecticut hedge fund sued UBS, contending that it knowingly sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to institutional investors but never disclosed that information.

from Commentaries:

UBS settlement leaves Switzerland scarred

August 19, 2009

UBS, Switzerland and the United States can all claim a sort of victory from the settlement on Wednesday of their tax dispute.

Baer bows to the inevitable

May 20, 2009

REUTERS– Margaret Doyle and Alexander Smith are Reuters columnists. The opinions expressed are their own –

Credit Suisse shows Swiss banking lives

April 23, 2009

REUTERS– Margaret Doyle is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own –

from The Great Debate:

Nationalization: Terrible but inevitable

By J Saft
January 23, 2009

James Saft Great Debate -- James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Nationalization of weak banks in Britain and the United States may be preferable to current plans for insurance and soft "bad banks" schemes which risk being swamped by future losses as assets, especially real estate, continue to crater.