Denouncing the legacy of outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy’s five-year term in office, marked by accumulated debt of EUR612bn (USD799.7bn), by a proliferation of supplementary finance laws and incoherent budgets, aimed at maintaining the fiscal pri
Tax rises for the wealthy are at the heart of the debate and if the left wins, France could become the country with the highest tax on the rich in the EU, and one of the most punishing in the world.
One of the sets of data is information from the Zurich Coutts Bank, a unit of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, the German magazine reported.
Dechert has opened an office in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with the hire of Chadbourne & Parke's attorneys there.
Alex Hope, the foreign exchange trader who hit the headlines after reports claimed he spent £200,000 in one night on a bar bill, has been arrested on suspicion of unauthorised trading.
Although the ombudsman said Standard Life was responsible for the error, Mr Hearn’s advisers were given enough information to realise it had happened and therefore could reasonably have mitigated any loss, according to the determination.
Last October, the governments of France, Belgium and Luxembourg reached agreement on the dismantling of Dexia.
Steven Francis, regulatory partner at RPC, said the high number of dawn raids is evidence of the FSA’s increased focus on more conspicuous and heavy-handed enforcement exercises since the start of the credit crunch.
According to The Times Tenon has called in lawyers who have raised ‘serious concerns’ about the quality of PwC’s audit, and advised the management team that they may have a claim against their fellow accountants.
“We have a situation in which two neighboring states, Germany and Switzerland, have a differing legal assessment of the same development,” Seibert told reporters. “For situations like this one, a treaty would establish legal certainty.&r
Multi-millionaire Alan Miller, the original 'Mr Hedge Fund’, and his wife believe the investment industry is failing clients.