May 31

The death toll from the entero-haemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) has been revised upwards in Germany. It is now 12 people have died because of this bacterium. Announced a review by the county while the institute for health surveillance does not recognize yet that three deaths directly attributable to the EHEC, pending analysis on other [...]

May 27

While France is going through an exceptional period of drought, farmers can not insure against climate risks. Since water scarcity and temperatures above seasonal norms are no longer a hazard, but a reality since last April, it is too late to make sure. Section 1964 of the Civil Code requires, in effect, that the [...]

May 26

Christine Lagarde supports rained since the announcement of his candidacy for the general direction of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Not surprisingly, governments that had made her the ideal candidate have confirmed their support Wednesday.
Germany supports and "strongly" the French Minister of Economy and Finance."Madame Lagarde is a person with great skill, [...]

May 25

At 9:00 precisely, a bottle of Coca-Cola in hand, John Brock, CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), rang the bell of NYSE Euronext. A symbolic gesture marking the opening of the session and the first listing of a major bottlers of Coca-Cola to the Paris Bourse. The initial share price was set at 20.73 euros [...]

May 22

Carrefour had commissioned this week the bank Lazard to explore the possibility of a merger between its subsidiary and Brazilian Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD, Pao de Acucar), the local leader. According to the Sunday newspaper, the group led by Lars Olofsson would consider this option due to "disappointment" crossed by the French giant [...]

May 21
Succession: How do we pay?
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"The essence of the reform of inheritance passed in 2007 is preserved. The surviving spouse is fully exempt from inheritance tax, "said Gaultier Lauriau, director of the heritage cell of Aviva France. The ongoing tax reform because it chips away just passed in August 2007 as part of the law Tepa. The vast majority [...]

May 19

Even before that Dominique Strauss-Kahn announced his resignation Thursday morning, the United States, largest shareholder of International Monetary Fund (IMF), followed by China, had already thrown open the debate on selection of the replacement of the patron of the monetary institution. "Obviously Dominique Strauss-Kahn is unable to manage the IMF," said Tim Geithner on [...]

May 18
The Cac 40 plays yoyo
admin | business, international, money, news, technology | 05 18th, 2011 | Comments Off

This had not happened for a month. The Cac 40 closed on Monday below 4000 points, among others penalized by bank stocks. Investors worried about a new crisis on the debt of the euro area after the arrest of the International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
On Tuesday, the markets are a roller [...]

May 17

While the Director General of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was charged with attempted rape and arrested in the U.S. yesterday as investors worried about the turn that will take the debt crisis in the euro area, especially in Greece. The indictment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn ally of Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou, [...]

May 15
IMF without a captain?
admin | business, finance, opinions, people, world | 05 15th, 2011 | Comments Off

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is Innocent until his guilt is proven. For all his indictment is a disaster for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the G 20 and for his family.
The Director General of the monetary institution was to meet Angela Merkel in the next few hours. It should be associated in the coming [...]

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