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Christine Lagarde
29/08/2014

French press review 29 August 2014

French Socialists go to La Rochelle for what promises to be a stormy get-together. Hollande hopes for help from Europe. Lagarde is in trouble in her home country.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
27/08/2014 - France

IMF boss Lagarde charged with negligence in 2008 French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said she had no intention of resigning

IMF head Christine Lagarde
26/08/2014 - France - IMF

IMF chief Lagarde faces fourth round of questioning in French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Tuesday faced questioning for the fourth time in a mulit-million-euro corruption case linked to her time as a minister under former French ...
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde in Sydney, February 2014
20/03/2014 - France

IMF Chief questioned again over €400m state payout to ex football boss

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, was back in court for questioning over her role in a controversial payout made to a French businessman, Bernard Tapie.
Bernard Tapie, July 2013
10/10/2013 - France

French ex football tycoon Tapie probed for tax evasion

French judges are investigating embattled business tycoon Bernard Tapie on charges of tax evasion, a judicial source said on Thursday.

29/07/2013 - France

New evidence surfaces in French business tycoon's fraud probe

New evidence has emerged in the French business tycoon Bernard Tapie’s fraud probe that could prove claims of organised fraud.

Bernard Tapie
10/07/2013 - France

Prosecutors seize Tapie assets in Lagarde-linked fraud investigation

French corruption investigators have seized assets worth millions from Bernard Tapie in the ongoing inquiry into alleged organised fraud under former president Nicolas Sarkozy.
30/06/2013

French weekly magazines review

France is facing its fair share of scandals, if you go by the passionate coverage the weeklies are giving to a string of high-profile scams, which have held the country spellbound for weeks.

French businessman Bernard Tapie
28/06/2013 - France

French tycoon Tapie charged in corruption probe

French business mogul Bernard Tapie was charged Friday in a corruption inquiry over a massive state payout to him, according to his lawyer.

23/06/2013

French weekly magazines review

Sarkozy's back in the news, although not necessarily for the reasons he'd like to be.There's a look back at Italy's struggle with the mafia.
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