The FSA reported that: “The computerised system operated by UBS to assist in risk management was not effective in controlling the risk of unauthorised trading.#
An offshore service used by UBS used to detect suspicious trading activity that was undertaken by London based UBS trader Kweku Adoboli losing, who caused £1.4bn losses.
I wonder if this changes how regulators look upon outsourced services? At the moment banks are under pressure to sort out their ships and events like this could make the regulators and for that matter the public anti-offshoring.
Mind you it probably could have happened anyway, no matter where the service was run from.