Maybe this doesn't look so good in hindsight.
Bloomberg reports that the three directors who oversee risk at JPMorgan Chase include a museum head who sat on American International Group Inc.’s governance committee in 2008, the grandson of a billionaire and the CEO of a company that makes flight controls and work boots.
What the risk committee of the firm lacks, and what its five next largest competitors have, are directors who worked at a bank or as financial risk managers. The only member with any Wall Street experience, James Crown, hasn’t been employed in the industry for more than 25 years.
'It seems hard to believe that this is good enough', said Anat Admati, a professor of finance at Stanford University who studies corporate governance. 'It’s a massive task to watch the risk of JPMorgan'.
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