IMF's Lagarde vows to fight negligence charge

ReutersNewsPublished: December 12, 20161 views
Published: December 12, 2016

The International Monetary Fund chief pledged to fight "allegation by allegation" charges of negligence when she went on trial in Paris over her role in a huge payout by the French state to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008. AsSonia Legg reports, Christine Lagarde was France's finance minister when she approved an out-of-court settlement with Bernard Tapie to end a long-running dispute between the magnate and the French state.

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