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Should JPMorgan separate Jamie Dimon’s CEO and chairman roles?

Some argue that the separation would create more accountability within the bank

The government announced on Jan. 7 that J.P.Morgan and Chase is paying $2.6 billion to settle its role in the Bernie Madoff case. Big regulatory penalties are nothing new to JPMorgan of course — there’s a $13 billion receipt as proof — but many JPMorgan supporters say that Jamie Dimon’s aggressive tactics in settling these cases will help the company put the past behind it and move forward.

But there is another group of people that are now asking another question concerning JPMorgan: Is it time to separate the chairman and chief executive roles, both currently held by Jamie Dimon?

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