Multiple reports indicate UBS will join previously expected Barclays, JP Morgan, RBS, and Citigroup in settling up on their forex manipulation behavior next week.
A guilty plea to a felony criminal count is expected for all 5 TBTFs.
Biggest rumor is that DoJ may tear up the deferred prosecution agreement with UBS.
My wild guess of the dollar amount of the settlement? Four and a quarter billion. Reports i have seen over the past few weeks leave me wondering if that is just the DoJ settlements and doesn’t include NYDFS. If not, add another billion or three.
A few articles for more details: