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Latest update : 2015-02-10

The Swissleaks Scandal: Report Reveals Extent of HSBC Tax Evasion Scheme (part one)

A ticking time bomb has just gone off. Major media outlets have published a series of revelations from the HSBC file handed to French tax authorities in late 2010. From kings, lawmakers and celebrities to wealthy entrepreneurs, 30,000 tax-dodgers stashed nearly $120 billion in the Swiss vault of the world's second largest bank. That includes intake from African blood diamonds and French drug money. HSBC claims it's cleaned up its act since then. Has it?

Produced by David Boratov and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

Serge MICHEL

Editor in Chief, Le Monde Afrique

Thomaz MICHALSKI

Associate Professor, HEC Paris

Franck BEAUDOIN

Lawyer at the Paris bar

Christian MAY

Head of communications, Institute of Directors

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2017-03-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Five-Way Showdown: Will first debate impact French presidential race? (part 1)

It was a spectacle unseen in previous French presidential races: lively exchanges but no knockout punches in a five-way candidates’ debate. The over three-hour long event served...

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2017-03-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Five-Way Showdown: Will first debate impact French presidential race? (part 2)

It was a spectacle unseen in previous French presidential races: lively exchanges but no knockout punches in a five-way candidates’ debate. The over three-hour long event served...

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2017-03-20 USA

Spies and lies: FBI confirms Russia-Trump campaign probe (part 2)

FBI Director James Comey dropped a bombshell in front of Congressional lawmakers Monday. Comey confirmed his team is investigating links between individuals associated with the...

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2017-03-20 USA

Spies and lies: FBI confirms Russia-Trump campaign probe (part 1)

FBI Director James Comey dropped a bombshell in front of Congressional lawmakers Monday. Comey confirmed his team is investigating links between individuals associated with the...

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2017-03-16 Netherlands

After the Dutch Vote: PM hails win over 'wrong kind of populism' (part 1)

The populist winning streak that started with Brexit and Trump has been snapped. Incumbent Dutch centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte has emerged as the big winner as he...

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