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27/02/2015 - France - Eurozone - Switzerland

France has given Swissleaks information to ‘large number’ of eurozone countries

France has supplied the names of foreign nationals with secret bank accounts in HSBC’s Swiss branch to most countries in the eurozone, Finance Minister Michel Sapin indicated on Thursday.

12/02/2015

French press review 12 February 2015

This morning, the editors of the French national dailies round up several of the usual suspects.

11/02/2015

French press review 11 February 2015

The Pope tells priests to keep it brief and not to make it up as they go along.

10/02/2015

French press review 10 February 2015

Reporters tote up the euros stashed in Swiss HSBC by wealthy tax dodgers. King Mohammed VI of Morocco is suspected of owning a secret account.
The report says the private Swiss arm of HSBC helped clients avoid tax.
09/02/2015 - France-Britain-Switzerland

Secret files show HSBC bank helped clients dodge tax, report

Secret bank files show that the private Swiss arm of British bank HSBC helped wealthy customers avoid taxes, says a new report by a network of investigative journalists.

09/02/2015

French press review 9 February 2015

All eyes this morning are on the web site of the French centrist daily, Le Monde.
Hollande backs a low tax on all financial products
06/01/2015 - France - EU

France drops demand for exceptions to financial transactions tax

France has dropped demands for certain transactions to be exempt from the financial transactions tax which Paris and 10 other countries hope to introduce.

26/11/2014

French press review 26 November 2014

Racial anger in the United States, the Pope in Strasbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy on the front page of Le Figaro. That just about sums up this morning's French papers.

25/11/2014

French press review 25 November 2014

The Front National finds the banks taht says "da" in Moscow. Russia's embassy buys Paris a Christmas tree. Diesel-driven cars are pouring filth into the French capital's air.
HSBC in New York
21/11/2014 - France - United Kingdom - Switzerland

HSBC charged in 180-billion-euro French tax fraud probe

The Swiss arm of British bank HSBC has been placed under formal investigation for money-laundering and helping tax-dodgers in a Franch tax fraud probe.
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