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Female Trader Lists Alleged Inappropriate Comments

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Dealbreaker reports that, according to the complaint filed by former RBC Capital Markets trader Lindy Boville (who claims that she was fired because she had a bad choice in boyfriends), the firm actually encouraged her to get involved with her man in the first place!

Gender Discrimination - 'Did They Really Say That' ?

A few years back The Evening Standard put together an interesting collection of comments that were allegedly made in the workplace to female bankers or lawyers. The alleged comments have all surfaced in the course of gender discrimination proceedings.

BofA, Credit Suisse, Goldman, SocGen, UBS, Wells Fargo

The New York Times 'DealBook' column reports that Bank of America has now agreed to hand over more documents sought by the US Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, which is investigating the bank's acquisition of Merrill Lynch. However, the bank appears not to have yet agreed to disclose documents that it believes are protected by client-attorney privilege.

More Trouble In Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch Land

The Wall Street Journal reports that, according to company e-mails and unnamed 'people familiar with the matter', Bank of America's loss projections for Merrill Lynch 'swelled by almost $2bn 2 days before shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of the firm late last year, but BofA didn't think that this was material enough to publicly disclose ahead of the vote.

'The House Of Dimon'

House Of Dimon

'The House Of Dimon - How JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon Rose To The Top Of The Financial World', by Patricia Crisafulli.

Firms On The Hire & People News

Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag quotes Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan, who has confirmed that emerging from the financial crisis relatively unscathed has given the firm an edge in the hiring stakes.

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