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.
Word is, ‘le fisc’ – the French Internal Revenue Service – is demanding 600 million Euros from the Wildenstein family. Pierro Rigo reports for BFM Business.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
Edouard Lederer reports in Les Echos that big banks are fishing for wealth management clients from within the pool of their existing retail clientele.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE