IMF Boss Lagarde in Court for Start of French Trial

(AFP) – IMF boss Christine Lagarde was in a Paris court on Monday for the start of her trial for negligence over a state payout to a tycoon made while she was French finance minister.

Lagarde listened to the start of proceedings at the Court of Justice of the Republic, a special tribunal used to try ministers, where her defence team is expected to ask for an adjournment.

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