Freshfields brought in by UBS to review handling of rape allegation

Swiss bank turns to magic circle firm for review of complaint by female trainee

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has been brought in by UBS to review the Swiss banking giant’s handling of a female trainee’s allegation that she was raped by a male colleague.

The complaint first came to light earlier this summer, and UBS has now kicked off a review of how it handles such cases.

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