JPM Vote: Tempest in a Teapot?
May 15, 2013 9:37 AM
A media frenzy has erupted around an upcoming vote by JPMorgan Chase shareholders over whether Jamie Dimon should be permitted to retain the joint titles of chairman and chief executive officer. The controversy comes at a time when the bank is recording record profits. But it also faces risk management, legal and regulatory challenges, as well as top-level departures, that raise serious questions about the soundness of its board oversight and leadership. American Banker editors discuss the stakes for JPMorgan Chases leader and his shareholders.