Orange CEO Stéphane Richard will leave his post at the end of January at the latest after his conviction in the Tapie case

The CEO of Orange, Stéphane Richard, was sentenced to a one-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 50,000 euros for complicity in the embezzlement of public funds in the Tapie affair. ERIC PIERMONT / AFP He appealed in cassation but will not remain at the head of the telecoms giant. Sentenced to one year … Read more

“People are not fooled by anything”, reacts Nicolas Sarkozy after his conviction

The former head of state, sentenced to one year in prison for the illegal financing of his 2012 presidential campaign, spoke at a signing session for his new book, Saturday in Paris. Article written by Posted the 02/10/2021 12:49 Update the 02/10/2021 13:01 Reading time : 1 min. He spoke publicly for the first time … Read more

the Council of State confirms the conviction of the Collectivity of Corsica

A Corsica Ferries ferry, on January 5, 2021, in Toulon. NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP The case concerns the maritime service of Corsica. The Community of Corsica was definitively ordered, on Wednesday, September 29, by the Council of State to pay 86.3 million euros to the shipping company Corsica Ferries, in compensation for damage related to … Read more

The mayor of Aix-en-Provence, Maryse Joissains, resigns after a conviction for illegal taking of interests

The mayor of Aix-en-Provence, Maryse Joissains-Masini, upon her arrival at the Montpellier court in May 2018. PASCAL GUYOT / AFP She had been running the town for twenty years. The mayor Les Républicains d’Aix-en-Provence, Maryse Joissains-Masini, will leave office on September 15 for health reasons, she announced on Wednesday 1is September in a letter addressed … Read more

The conviction of Michael Spavor in China seen as a means of pressure against Canada

Canadian Ambassador to China Dominic Barton (center) speaks with diplomats from other countries near the detention center in Dandong City, China, August 11, 2021 after the man’s conviction Canadian businessman Michael Spavor to eleven years in prison. NOEL CELIS / AFP A Canadian businessman detained since 2018 was sentenced Wednesday, August 11, to eleven years … Read more

Amanda Knox Condemns Matt Damon’s Film For “Profiting” From His Wrongful Death Conviction

Amanda Knox has criticized Matt Damon and director Tom McCarthy for “profiting” from their wrongful death conviction. Damon stars in the director’s new movie Stillwater, which is partially inspired by what the press has described as “the Amanda Knox saga.” Knox, who was acquitted in the Meredith Kercher murder case in 2007, condemned the new … Read more

In South Africa, Jacob Zuma calls for his contempt conviction to be quashed

Supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma outside the latter’s home to protest his conviction in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, in July 2021. EMMANUEL CROSET / AFP Former South African President Jacob Zuma asked, Friday, July 2, the Constitutional Court, which sentenced him on Tuesday to prison for contempt, to reverse its decision. The 79-year-old former … Read more

Bill Cosby released from jail after his sexual assault conviction overturned

Bill Cosby, September 24, 2018, arriving at the sentencing hearing at the court in Norristown, Pa. MATT SLOCUM / AP He had been the first celebrity tried in the #metoo era. Bill Cosby, 83, who was sentenced in September 2018 by a Pennsylvania judge to up to ten years in prison for sexual assault, had … Read more

Par conviction ou par opportunisme, les entreprises investissent dans l’environnement

Les dirigeants de l’entreprise spécialisée dans l’emballage alimentaire MB Pack, à Vaiges (Mayenne), en décembre 2020. JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP Pour clôturer l’année 2020, celle du Covid-19, la société Bioseptyl s’est offert un joli cadeau : une machine presque unique au monde, capable de fabriquer des brosses à dents dont le manche est en bois … Read more