Kerviel Sues SocGen for 5.7 Billion Euros Over 2008 Firing

  • Rogue trader was found liable for record trading loss at bank
  • Employment lawsuit is latest twist in saga over Kerviel

The headquarters of Societe Generale SA stand in Paris.

Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

Jerome Kerviel, who was convicted of causing a record trading loss of 4.9 billion euros ($5.5 billion) at Societe Generale SA, is suing the French bank for even more in a Paris employment lawsuit that claims he was unfairly dismissed in 2008.

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