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Kerviel fine equivalent of 400,000 years of minimum wage

FRENCH PAPERS, Wednesday 6/10/2010: This morning’s papers are all leading with the shock verdict in the Jérôme Kerviel trial. The infamous rogue trader was ordered to reimburse the 5 billion euros that Société Générale has paid in repairing the damage caused.

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Articles in today’s French papers:

Front pages on Jéröme Kerviel verdict:
Le Figaro
Libération
France Soir
Le Télégramme de Brest
Sud Ouest
 
Editorials:
Libération: “The little guy”
Les Echos: “Un guilty party and a victim”
La Tribune:
 
Other aspects of the story:
France Soir: 5 billion euros: what does this translate into?*
Le Monde: Suicide risk?
Le Parisien: “He’ll never pay the damages due”
Le Canard Enchaîné: “Damages equivalent of 400,000 years of minimum wage”

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