Former Moody’s exec files suit claiming gender bias, whistleblower retaliation

A former vice president in the CMBS group at Moody’s has filed a lawsuit against the rating agency, claiming she was the target of gender discrimination and was ultimately fired in retaliation for bringing to light illegal ratings activity.

  • By Max Adams
  • 15 Mar 2017

Annelise Osborne, former co-head of CMBS conduit surveillance, alleges a “culture and practice of gender discrimination at Moody’s”.

The suit, filed in the Southern District of New York and seen by GlobalCapital, states that Osborne and other female employees were routinely and negatively stereotyped, denied promotions and “pressured not ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access: subs@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 110,142.00 315 13.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 95,965.47 280 11.34%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 81,461.44 248 9.63%
4 JPMorgan 58,998.35 186 6.97%
5 Credit Suisse 44,382.59 136 5.24%