IMF's Lagarde to be quizzed in French arbitration case




 
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IMF's Lagarde to be quizzed in French arbitration case
 
May 22nd, 2013  
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IMF's Lagarde to be quizzed in French arbitration case
By Chine Labbé PARIS (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde will be questioned by a French magistrate on Thursday over her role in a 285-million-euro ($366 million) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Lagarde risks being placed under formal investigation at the hearing for her 2007 decision as Sarkozy's finance minister to use arbitration to settle a long-running court battle between the state and high-profile businessman Bernard Tapie. ...




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