Gender issues

On the shoulders of giants at JPM; lessons to learn at Morgan Stanley

05/14/18

JPMorgan Chase’s Thasunda Duckett is living her ancestors’ wildest dreams; Morgan Stanley could take a lesson from Citi on reining in rainmakers; and Jelena McWilliams faces tough choices at the FDIC. Plus, babysitting gets approved as a new type of campaign expense.

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Another black eye for Wells; Visa female execs to meet with CEO

05/10/18

The bank said it kept fee rebates that should have gone to a small pension fund; some women say the company “bro” culture hinders their advancement.

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Gender discrimination class action at Goldman, and its bitcoin trading foray

05/04/18

One woman's legal battle of more than a decade could develop into one of the biggest gender discrimination lawsuits to hit Wall Street. Bank of America faces a complaint after its sexual harassment ouster, and loses another top female executive. Plus, lots of tech initiatives.

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Citi rethinks tech branches and Santander’s blockchain first

04/20/18

Citibank finds people need people (at least in a branch). Santander launches a new consumer app, which makes money transfers using blockchain technology. JPMorgan Chase can be an intimidating partner for fintech startups. Plus, Elizabeth Warren’s new mission.

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Reacting to Williams’ appointment; Treasury seeks CRA changes

04/04/18

The San Francisco Fed chief, an economist, is seen as a complement to Fed chair Powell; the proposal would make it easier for banks to comply with the law.

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#MeToo fallout, the frustrating Fed and the changing role of the CMO

03/30/18

Talk about a #MaleFail: how shining a light on harassment could have unintended consequences for women in financial services. The New York Fed is dealing with a backlash of its own. Chief marketing officers like Citi’s Jennifer Breithaupt are playing an important role in product development. Also, new initiatives target bias on Slack and in Shakespeare.

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Apathy, blind spots and fixes: 10 insights on workplace harassment

03/28/18

Which industries have the highest prevalence of unwanted sexual conduct in the workplace? Will the #MeToo movement have a lasting impact? Key findings from a SourceMedia survey.

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Citi pays male staffers in U.K. 44% more than females

03/27/18

Morgan Stanley also reported a wide disparity in gender pay, reflecting the greater proportion of men in top executive posts.

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Amazon's good luck, blockchain dangers and French dissing

03/23/18

Luckily for Amazon, the OCC is no longer “the angry dad on the porch with a shotgun," trying to keep tech companies from hooking up with banks. JPMorgan Chase’s Amber Baldet can pack a room for a lesson on blockchains. And it is the end of catcalls in France.

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Goldman pays female U.K. staff 56% less than male colleagues

03/16/18

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. pays women in the U.K. an average of 56% less than male colleagues, another stark example of the entrenched gender imbalances in the richest corners of the global economy.

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