Biography for Jim Kim
Jim Kim is the editor-in-chief of FierceFinance and has covered financial-related topics for many years for a range of publications. In addition, he spent several years as a content director for a financial-services Web start up and as a communications manager at an association of large software companies. His views of the finance industry, from the inside and the outside, make him the ideal editor for FierceFinance, a position he has held from the start of the publication. Jim is a graduate of Duke University. Jim can be reached at email@example.com.
Articles by Jim Kim
You know your annual meeting went smoothly when the big story wasn't the shareholder vote, but rather the venue. So give the PR folks at Goldman Sachs credit for adroitly focusing people on Utah.
Given his surprising victory in the shareholder vote, Jamie Dimon has a surprisingly clear path laid out in front of him. He has been given a vote of confidence (despite the wrenching London Whale episode) to take care of business, which boils down to two essential tasks.
The drumbeat of news regarding Bank of America's compliance (or lack thereof) with the national mortgage settlement has been unrelentingly negative.
The debate about too big to fail has taken some interesting twists lately.
One school administrator for a posh private school in Manhattan told the New York Post that, "Sometimes, the parents are so high-maintenance, you almost rather see a nanny."
The news that Steven Cohen received a subpoena has led to some head-scratching and lots of tea-leaf reading, though in the end it's still unclear what the prosecution has in mind.
Lawyers for Rajat Gupta, the disgraced former Goldman Sachs director and ex-head of McKinsey, made the case for a new trial at a hearing this week.
Is Steven Cohen likely to be criminally charged?
Just two weeks before its 2013 annual shareholder meeting, JPMorgan's board had plenty to worry about. They set up a war room to grapple with the upcoming vote, and there was deep concern as the early vote trickled in, showing that a proposal to split the chairman and CEO positions was winning. The board started pulling out all the stops in a stepped-up lobbying campaign.