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SocGen rogue trader Kerviel launches final appeal

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel arrives at the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel arrives at the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel arrives at the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel (L) and his lawyer David Koubbi leave Koubbi's office on their way to the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel (L) and his lawyer David Koubbi leave Koubbi's office on their way to the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel (L) and his lawyer David Koubbi leave Koubbi's office on their way to the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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David Koubbi (C), lawyer of former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel, speaks to journalists after the verdict in the Kerviel's appeal trial at the Paris court October 24, 2012. Kerviel, the man behind France's biggest rogue-trading scandal, was sentenced to three years in prison at a Paris court on Wednesday and ordered to repay his former employer 4.9 billion euros ($6.35 billion). "The appeals court...upholds the ruling," the judge told a standing Kerviel, adding that he would not go to jail immediately. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

David Koubbi (C), lawyer of former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel, speaks to journalists after the verdict in the Kerviel's appeal trial at the Paris court October 24, 2012. Kerviel, the man behind France's biggest rogue-trading scandal, was...more

David Koubbi (C), lawyer of former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel, speaks to journalists after the verdict in the Kerviel's appeal trial at the Paris court October 24, 2012. Kerviel, the man behind France's biggest rogue-trading scandal, was sentenced to three years in prison at a Paris court on Wednesday and ordered to repay his former employer 4.9 billion euros ($6.35 billion). "The appeals court...upholds the ruling," the judge told a standing Kerviel, adding that he would not go to jail immediately. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel (L) and his lawyer David Koubbi (R) arrive at the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel (L) and his lawyer David Koubbi (R) arrive at the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel (L) and his lawyer David Koubbi (R) arrive at the Paris court for the verdict in his appeal trial October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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