Adoboli defence will claim colleagues were complicit

Kweku Adoboli leaves court today

The defence team of Kweku Adoboli, the UBS trader accused of losing the bank $2.3 billion through unauthorised trading, will argue that other senior bank employees were complicit in the rogue trading scandal, according to a source at Bark & Co, the law firm acting for Adoboli.

The prosecution will dispute this view – and on the opening day of the trial at London's Southwark Crown Court, Sasha Wass QC argued an email sent by Adoboli shows he was acting alone.

Opening the case for the prosecution

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