Gregg Breitbart quoted in Bloomberg BNA, “JPMorgan Enters 2013 Fourth Quarter With $23 Billion in Litigation Reserves”

Posted Oct 11, 2013

By Chris Bruce
Bloomberg BNA

Oct. 11 — JPMorgan Chase & Co. is heading into the fourth quarter of 2013 with roughly $23 billion in litigation reserves, the New York-based bank said, citing escalating demands from government regulators.

The bank reported $380 million in net losses on total revenue of $23.9 billion, reflecting nearly $9.2 billion in pre-tax litigation and regulatory expense added during the third quarter, a figure that Chief Financial Officer Marianne Lake said was “much more significant” than expected.

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