SocGen’s ex-FX trading head calls for apology over unfair dismissal

Societe Generale La Defense

Didier Meyer, former global head of foreign exchange options and G-10 spot trading at Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) in Paris, has called on the French bank to apologise after he and a colleague were cleared of any wrongdoing by a French labour court on Monday, following their dismissal for unauthorised trading in 2010.

Both Meyer and Eric Leandri, formerly global head of FX structuring in Paris, were suspended from their roles in October 2009, and then formally sacked

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