Former ABN Amro Atty Sues Over 'Black' Remark

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 7:16 PM EST) -- The former head of ABN Amro Group NV's U.K. legal department on Thursday reportedly filed a lawsuit in a U.K. court for racial discrimination after allegedly being harassed to be made to leave the company before eventually being fired.

Angela Cobbina alleges that an executive with Netherlands-based ABN Amro said to her, “Let's talk about all things black,” and said he could not see her in a photograph, according to a Bloomberg report. Cobbina alleges that ABN Amro tried to force her out before she was...
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