Vivendi SA’s board is free to choose a buyer for its SFR phone unit even as state-owned Caisse des Depots et Consignations backs one of the two bidders, CDC Chief Executive Officer Jean-Pierre Jouyet said.
Former Nasdaq Stock Market Managing Director Donald Johnson pleaded guilty to using information gleaned from his position with the exchange to engage in insider trading, the U.S. Justice Department said.
The French stock market regulator is still reviewing LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA’s purchase of a 17.1 percent stake in Hermes International SCA, Les Echos said, citing the watchdog’s president Jean-Pierre Jouyet.
An investigation by France’s financial regulator into LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA’s stake in Hermes International SCA may take a year, AMF head Jean-Pierre Jouyet said in an interview on Canal Plus television station.
President Francois Hollande will spend his first hours as French president huddled in meetings today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, underscoring rising concern that Greece is headed out of the euro.
Jean-Pierre Jouyet, chairman of France’s financial market regulator, today attacked high- frequency trading and “opaque” markets, as part of a call for the European Union to toughen a planned overhaul of financial rules.
France needs a junior minister in charge of financial reform, Jean-Pierre Jouyet, president of France’s financial markets regulator, said in an interview published today on the website of Acteurs Publics.