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Jérôme Kerviel and Société Générale

In brief Société Générale S.A. (SocGen) is a French multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in Paris. The company has a Corporate and Investment Banking division (Derivatives, Structured Finance and Euro Capital Markets). In the summer of 2000, Kerviel joined the middle offices in the bank Société Générale. He was working in the compliance department. In 2005 he was promoted to the bank’s Delta One products team in Paris where he was a junior trader. His role was to…

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