Thursday, July 29

Samantha Lee

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The painful cost of confidentiality agreements: 5 tech workers reveal how restrictive NDAs left them struggling to get a job and isolated from friends

Evading questions from family. Seeking treatment for depression and PTSD. Struggling to land a new job after dozens of interviews. Signing a separation agreement to keep access to health insurance. These are a few of the circumstances tech workers experienced after they were bound to silence by strict nondisclosure and non-disparagement agreements. The workers shared their stories with Insider anonymously as part of a sweeping NDA transparency project published this week.Many of the workers said they hadn't shared agreements with anyone previously, even family. For some, discussing their agreement was a nerve wracking, often confusing endeavor."It says I can't even acknowledge its existence so I don...
BI Graphic, Enterprise, Law, Media, nondisclosure agreement, Samantha Lee, Startups, Tech Insider, Whistleblowers

‘A gag order for life’ — How nondisclosure agreements silence and control workers in Silicon Valley

Kira isn't allowed to talk about the business trip she took to Texas in 2019, when she says a male colleague drugged and raped her. She awoke the next morning to find his credit card on the floor of her hotel bathroom, her underwear torn , and her body bruised. Kira canceled the second leg of her trip and flew home, where she called her boss to describe what happened. Her boss notified human resources, setting off a chain of events that made it impossible for Kira to continue working at the multibillion-dollar tech company where she was a contract manager.At the end of a contentious legal mediation in the months that followed, Kira signed a settlement agreement that forced her to resign. In exchange ...
Asset Management, BI Graphics, Finance, Samantha Lee, Wall Street, Wealth management

Power players transforming alternative investments at top wealth and asset managers

Mainstream retail investors are trying to get into private market investments. Wealth and asset management firms are trying to meet clients' demand with new products and hires. Here are some of the people connecting firms and investors with alternative investments. LoadingSomething is loading. Investors are flocking to the growing world of private markets.Asset manager...
BI Graphics, Finance, Insider Finance, Newsletter, Samantha Lee, Wall Street

Deal toys biz booms as M&A on Wall Street surges

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.Like the newsletter? Hate the newsletter? Feel free to drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter @DanDeFrancesco. Inside a wild year for Wall Street's'deal toy' makers: Business is rebounding as M&A jumps but raw materials like crystal are tough to find ...
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Insider spoke with 8 of the most powerful Black women in money management about microaggressions, mentors, and career triumphs

Institutional investors control a combined $70 trillion in assets — and the majority of people managing that massive money pile are white, male, or both. LoadingSomething is loading. Insider spoke with eight Black women in high-powered asset-management roles who collectively control billions of dollars in assets. They shed light on...
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Nominations are open for Insider’s next class of Wall Street rising stars

Insider is putting together a power list of the young talent on Wall Street. We want to spotlight the standouts in investment banking, investing as well as sales and trading. Please submit your ideas through this form by August 6th. We're seeking nominations for Insider's list of rising stars on Wall Street, and we want to hear from you. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Top Black women in asset management

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: LoadingSomething is loading. Join us July 15 at 2 pm ET/11 am PST as Insider hosts a webinar breaking down "What's next for Crypto?" Learn more here.If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of t...
BI Graphics, Finance, Insider Finance, Newsletter, Samantha Lee, Wall Street

Frustration is mounting among junior bankers at Goldman Sachs

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: LoadingSomething is loading. If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.Like the newsletter? Hate the newsletter? Feel free to drop me a ...
BI Commentary, BI Graphics, Economy, Labor, Minor League Baseball, MLB, Opinión, permalancer, Politics, Samantha Lee, Sports, Workers Rights

If you want to see just how badly workers in the US get screwed over, just look at how baseball players are treated

Last month, minor league baseball players nearly had to sleep in their cars because of low pay and no housing. That's part and parcel for how minor leaguers are treated around the industry. The way baseball treats workers is symptomatic of the way American labor is treated across industries. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
BI Graphics, Finance, Markets, Samantha Lee, Tech

Great Wall Street reads for the long weekend

Hello readers, LoadingSomething is loading. We rounded up our trending stories and big reads for you to enjoy over the long weekend. Here are just some of the highlights:And a quick programming note: we're working on this year's list of Wall Street rising stars. Here's how to nominate someone. If this email was forwarded to you, si...