Adoboli plea will complicate trial, say lawyers

Kweku Adoboli (Press Association)

Kweku Adoboli's 'not guilty' plea could be a bid to slow down the trial or an attempt to share the blame for the $2.3 billion losses Swiss bank UBS suffered in September 2011, according to legal experts.

"Most likely what he's trying to do by pleading not guilty is get the chance to bring evidence that points out there's some sort of shared responsibility here," says Dominic Auld, securities litigation expert at US law firm Labaton Sucharow. "A ‘not guilty' plea is probably an attempt on his

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