French Businessman Bernard Tapie Indicted for Organized Fraud

On Friday, June 29, french businessman and public figure, Bernard Tapie was indicted for organized fraud.  The charge comes after Tapie spent four days in custody during the investigation of arbitration he received in a 2008 lawsuit with the bank Crédit Lyonnais.  The arbitration of the case, which awarded Tapie an excess of 405 million […]

Tapie Affair Continues to Raise Questions of Fraud

On Thursday, January 24 the houses of two prominent French businessmen were raided by police in Paris. The homes of chief executive of France Telecom SA Stéphane Richard and business tycoon Bernard Tapie were searched as part of an ongoing investigation into what is now well-known in France as the “Tapie Affair.” The legal drama […]