Odey maintains not guilty plea as assault trial faces technical delays

Case over 1998 incident begins

Mike Sheen
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Odey AM's Crispin Odey
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Odey AM's Crispin Odey

Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey maintained a plea of not guilty on the first day of his indecent assault trial, which revealed further details of his alleged behaviour during a 1998 incident when he is said to have "lunged" at a then-bank employee.

The founder of Odey Asset Management faced the charges at Hendon Magistrates Court today (17 February) in a trial that is expected to extend beyond its planned two-day duration as a result of a delay in...

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