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French court clears Orange CEO Richard of wrongdoing in Tapie affair

Tuesday 9 July 2019 | 12:57 CET | News
Orange CEO Stephane Richard has been acquitted of charges held against him in the trial for the so-called Tapie affair. He was one of several individuals accused of alleged crimes dating back to 2007 and 2008, when he held a government position under the then French finance minister Christine Lagarde. Speaking to the press, Richard described the verdict as an "immense relief".

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Companies: Orange
Countries: France / World
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