IMF chief Lagarde to stand trial over state payout to French tycoon Tapie

IMF chief Lagarde to stand trial over state payout to French tycoon Tapie

France’s highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400-million-euros payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie. Lagarde, who has been at the helm of the IMF since 2011, was France’s finance minister at the time of the controversial payout. The […]