IMF's Lagarde questioned over French arbitration case




 
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IMF's Lagarde questioned over French arbitration case
 
May 24th, 2013  
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IMF's Lagarde questioned over French arbitration case
By Chine Labbé PARIS (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde was questioned in court by French magistrates on Thursday over her role in a 285-million-euro ($366 million) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Lagarde, in court the entire day, risks being placed under formal investigation when the hearing wraps up on Friday for her 2007 decision as Sarkozy's finance minister to use arbitration to settle a court battle between the state and businessman Bernard Tapie. ...




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