Derivatives house of the year: JP Morgan

Risk awards 2012

Daniel Pinto

JP Morgan is not the world’s most popular bank. Its chief executive, Jamie Dimon, spent 2011 jousting with regulators – including his now-famous cross-examination of Federal Reserve chairman, Ben Bernanke, at a conference in Atlanta – sometimes calling for the rule-makers to step back, and sometimes calling for them to iron out transatlantic differences. His outspokenness, unique among bank chief executives, may have won him friends in the media and on Wall Street, but did not endear the firm to

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