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- Heather Heyer’s Mother Says, ‘I’m Not Talking to the President’
- Goldman Sachs May Have Lost $100Mn on Energy Bet Gone Wrong
- SEC Drops Case Against Ex-JPMorgan Traders Over 'London Whale'
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- FINRA Amends Codes Regarding Expedited Arbitrator List Selection
- FINRA July 2017 Quarterly Disciplinary Review (Podcast)
- Senior Exec in Citigroup's Equities Unit Has Left
- Prudential Plotting its Escape From Fed's Tough Oversight
- Why CEOs Spurned Trump's Business Councils, in Their Own Words
- A Stockbroker, Her LLC, and Her Customers' Loans (Or Investment?) - Bill Singer
- Brian Quintenz Sworn In as CFTC Commissioner
- A Gary Cohn Resignation Would 'Crash the Markets' – Mgmt Guru Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
- Trading Firm DRW to Buy RGM Advisors - As Low Volatility Forces Out Weak HFT Players (subsc reqd)
- Reputational Damage - Rajat Gupta on Hard Road to Recovery
- 7th Circuit Affirms Spoofing Conviction - Bill Singer
- Wells Fargo Announces Board Changes
- Judge Rules Against Ex-Goldman Employee in Fed Leak Case
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Wells Fargo: Taking Its Case to the Court of Public Opinion
Two weeks ago, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan told a town hall-style meeting in Orlando, FL, that the bank would launch a new advertising campaign built around the theme “Building Better Every Day.”
In today's (Tuesday, 4/4) print editions of the NYTimes and the WSJounral, Mr. Sloan expressed a big "Thank you" "to all who have stood by us as we have worked to make things right at Wells Fargo."
Tim Sloan shared the following steps taken by the bank to regain the public's trust:
- We've taken many steps to make things right for our customers.
- We've made changes to ensure we always put our customers' needs first.
- We've strengthened our ethics and risk management.
- And we've demanded greater accountability from ourselves.
In the near term, the Wells Fargo Board of Directors will issue the results of its independent investigation. That should be interesting - particularly when it can be compared to the results of federal investigations and courtroom testimony.
Which reminds us of Credit Suisse, which just this weekend published newsprint ads in at least 2 U.K. newspapers. In those ads, CEO Tidjane Thiam sought to distance the bank from Friday's reputation-busting raids on Credit Suisse offices in 5 countries.