About: Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Politics 26-10-2018

Former IMF chief to serve four years in prison over ‘black cards’ case

Former managing director of the International Monetary Fund and ex-Finance minister of Spain Rodrigo Rato entered into prison on Thursday (25 October) to serve four-and-a-half-years term over ‘black cards’ case.
Euro & Finance 29-07-2016

Internal auditor hits out at IMF handling of Greece bailout

An independent probe into the IMF’s handling of European bailouts found that it bent its rules and was vulnerable to political pressure as it embarked on the ill-fated 2010 Greece rescue. The International Monetary Fund’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) said...
Elections 30-04-2012

French campaign takes nasty turn

French President Nicolas Sarkozy dismissed a report that deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi sought to fund his 2007 campaign, saying it was a ploy by Socialist opponents to distract from the public reappearance of disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Future EU 21-03-2012

Uproar in Parliament over Strauss-Kahn ‘scandal show’

MEPs across party lines and the gender divide have mobilised against the planned participation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn - the embattled former head of the International Monetary Fund - in a talk-show to be hosted by young MEPs in the European Parliament.
Elections 24-08-2011

Strauss-Kahn sexual assault charges dropped

A New York judge dropped all criminal sexual assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn yesterday (23 August), leaving him free to return to France and attempt to rebuild his shattered career.
Global Europe 20-05-2011

Europe and the IMF: Why successor should be a convinced European!

Ernst Stetter argues that a "convinced European" should succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the head of the IMF to boost confidence in the European economy and help maintain the trend towards to reforming global economic governance.
Euro & Finance 20-05-2011

Special Report: Van Rompuy warns leaders not to panic markets

Asked how the EU should deal with financial crises in Greece, Ireland and Portugal, Council President Herman Van Rompuy said yesterday (19 May) that because “money matters”, leaders must take care when giving out messages and “think twice” before they open their mouths.
Elections 16-05-2011

IMF boss faces sex charges, France in shock

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested and charged on Sunday (15 May) with sexually assaulting a New York hotel maid, in a scandal that appeared to wreck his hopes of running for president of France.
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Economy & Jobs 15-05-2011

IMF chief Strauss-Kahn arrested in New York

The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, in New York threatens crucial talks with Greece over its lagging budget reforms. The talks were scheduled for Brussels on Monday and Tuesday, together with European Union finance ministers and the European Central Bank.
Euro & Finance 08-12-2010

IMF lambasts inconclusive euro talks

The head of the IMF criticised the EU's piecemeal approach to rescuing the euro currency from contagion as ministerial talks in Brussels yesterday (7 December) gave no succour to countries with worsening sovereign debt problems.
Euro & Finance 18-03-2010

IMF’s Strauss-Kahn casts doubt on transaction tax

A tax on financial transactions to help pay for bailouts of failed banks would be difficult to devise and easy to avoid, the International Monetary Fund's managing director said on Wednesday (17 March).