Bloomberg News reports that would increase the number of employees in its compliance and operational risk control unit to about 1,500.
Most of the workers will be based in Nashville, Tennessee, and Krakow, Poland, where the bank has been building up its presence in recent years.
The bank announced the plan, to be carried out over two to three years, in a memo to employees dated April 2.
'We are reinforcing the firm’s second line of defense in response to the increasing internal and external expectations upon us to become even more effective at identifying and controlling risks', the memo said.
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