JPMorgan Chase, SunTrust and PNC are pressuring outside counsel to get more women and minority lawyers to represent them in court even at the risk of alienating the big, traditional law firms that they have done business with for years.
Catch up on a deluge of sexual harassment disclosures from banks and regulators. Brace yourself — it gets ugly, with rape and strangulation among the lowlights. Then marvel at how one fintech CEO who fell early in the #MeToo era engineered a fast comeback. Plus valuable insight on anger.
Across asset management, investment banking, capital markets and cards, these finance executives stand out for their performance and for helping to create a path to parity for women in sectors that tend to be even more male-dominated than the banking industry.
Top U.S. housing regulator Mel Watt is privately reassuring people close to him that he will keep his post as authorities investigate an employee's claims of sexual harassment. Now, his accuser is heightening the pressure — speaking out publicly for the first time.