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Ex-UBS Compliance Officer on Trial for Insider Trading
A former UBS Group compliance officer stands trial for insider trading – accused by the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority of leaking confidential information about 5 UBS investment banking deals to a day-trader friend.
It’s alleged that, between June 2013 and June 2014, the compliance officer, Fabiana Abdel-Malek, 36, accessed UBS’s internal compliance database and used pay-as-you-go SIM cards to leak information on deals she was not involved in.
The charges stand in stark contrast to Abdel-Malek’s primarily responsibilities, which were to reduce, if not eliminate, the regulatory and reputational risks of the firm’s investment bankers – according to her one-time manager, who added that Abdel-Malek’s knowledge of bank transactions, confidentiality and price-sensitive information was "very strong."