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A collection of summaries in English from some of the most respected names in French journalism: Le Monde, Le Figaro, Les Echos, L’Express and more.



The 600 Million Euro Tax Bill

Word is, ‘le fisc’ – the French Internal Revenue Service – is demanding 600 million Euros from the Wildenstein family. Pierro Rigo reports for BFM Business.

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How the New 5 Euro Bill is Made

A new 5-euro note will be circulating starting May 2, 2013. At first glance, no major changes from the previous cut. However, it will be more difficult to counterfeit and will offer better resistance to wear and tear.

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How Big Banks Capture Ideal Clients

Edouard Lederer reports in Les Echos that big banks are fishing for wealth management clients from within the pool of their existing retail clientele.

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The Crusade Against Tax Evasion

France and Germany join forces against tax fraud. France's Minister of Economy and Finance, Pierre Moscovici, wants Europe to adopt rules facilitating the exchange of banking information. A report by BFM Business and the AFP.

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The 1000 Euro Gold Coin

France’s "Le Particulier" announced that La Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) issued a new coin containing 17 grams of gold, with a face value of € 1,000.

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Jack Lew Does Not Convince Europeans

United States Secretary of the Treasury, Jack Lew, completed his European tour on Tuesday, April 9. But he failed to convince the leaders of the Old Continent to focus on growth.

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