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UBS Worker Tells Jury She Was Just 'Nosy' About M&A Deals

Law360, London (May 16, 2019, 8:13 PM BST) -- A former UBS compliance officer accused of passing inside information on potential takeovers to her trader friend told a London jury Thursday that she had looked up confidential information simply because she was curious and wanted to know what deals should be on her radar.

The court was told that Abdel-Malek used her job as a compliance officer in the UBS Group AG's London office to gain access to sensitive data on takeover deals. (AP) Financial Conduct Authority prosecutors say Fabiana Abdel-Malek, 36, used her job as a compliance officer in the UBS Group AG's London office to access price sensitive...

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