Bloomberg -- UBS AG will pay almost $50 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission claims that a brokerage unit violated securities laws in the structuring and marketing of a collateralized debt obligation.

The bank’s UBS Securities unit failed to disclose that it retained millions of dollars in upfront cash it received while acquiring collateral for the CDO in 2007, the SEC said today in a statement.

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