Bloomberg Law
March 22, 2018, 7:29 PM

Point72 Executive Asks for Public Airing of Sexism Claims

Bob Van Voris

• Steven Cohen and Point72 claim Lauren Bonner must arbitrate

• Bonner claims ‘pervasive structural sexism’ at the firm

A female executive who’s suing Steven A. Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management LP asked a judge to reject the firm’s efforts to push her gender discrimination lawsuit into confidential arbitration.

Point72 and Cohen claim Lauren Bonner is required by her employment contract to arbitrate disputes with the firm. Bonner claimed in court papers filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court that the arbitration provision doesn’t apply and that she should have her day in court. A judge had already denied Point72’s request to seal Bonner’s lawsuit. ...

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