The junior partner who just lost her sex discrimination trial against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers pushed sex discrimination into the headlines. Anita Hill did the same 24 years ago.
"These guys advertise like doctors and lawyers and litigate like used car salesman," says the head of a group of lawyers who represent investors in securities arbitration.
The sex-discrimination case that's the talk of Silicon Valley should matter to all women who work. If Ellen Pao loses after a brutal cross-exam, will women be afraid to sue?
The jury will see at least some of the evidence Kleiner Perkins was trying to keep out of its view. Steamy poetry, anyone?
When it comes to naming names and actually holding people accountable for wrongdoings at Wall Street firms, charges are rare.
Wrongdoing in the financial world can lead to big fines, but individuals at household-name firms rarely get charged. How about punishments that draw some blood?
Brokerage firms don't allow their customers to go to court when they have a grievance. But when investor advocates try to probe Wall Street's private arbitration, they get shut down.
Did you hear the one about the investor-literacy advocate who fought against rules to protect investors? Wall Street was a big winner in the Hypocrisy Derby this year.
Susan Antilla reveals the Wall Street firms and regulators who have 'won' her awards for giving ordinary investors some of their worst moments in 2014.
Officials at the SEC have been on a brag-fest about the agency's record 755 enforcement cases in fiscal 2014. A closer look shows top executives have not been snared.