Fed Issues JP Morgan Cease & Desist Over CIO Risk Management, Money Laundering

Ben Bernanke Jamie DimonThe Federal Reserve Monday issued it’s owners (JP Morgan Chase) a two separate Cease and Desist orders.  The first orders JPM to take corrective action regarding its prop-trade hedge fund known as the Chief Investment Office (CIO), and the second orders The Morgue to take corrective action regarding compliance with anti-money laundering requirements
The Office of the Comptroller reportedly also issued two similar orders against JPM Monday.

We’re sure Jamie’s conversation with Ben went something like this,  ‘You want us to do WHAT with our hedge fund?  Oh, yeah, sure Benny, we’ll get right on that.

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