The New York Times reports that a report by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations highlights flaws in the bank’s public disclosures and takes aim at several executives, including Douglas Braunstein, who was chief financial officer at the time of the losses, according to people briefed on the inquiry.
The report’s findings - scheduled to be released on March 15 - are expected to fault the executives for allowing JPMorgan to build the bets without fully warning regulators and investors, these people said.
The subcommittee, led by Senator Carl Levin, could ask Braunstein and other senior executives to testify at a hearing this month, according to the people. The subcommittee does not currently intend to call the bank’s chief executive, Jamie Dimon, but Congressional investigators interviewed Dimon last year.
Hit the link below to access the complete New York Times article:
image: © brydeb