Jurors told to focus on the facts and not jargon in Adoboli trial


Jurors were told to put jargon to one side and concentrate on the facts of the case against alleged rogue trader Kweku Adoboli in London today.

Adoboli stands accused of two charges of fraud and four of false accounting while working for UBS. The bank lost $2.3 billion as a result of the trades.

In his summing up of the trial, judge Brian Keith said it had been "bedevilled by jargon and labels" such as the term 'rogue trader'.

Keith warned jurors that the problem with such terms is that they can

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