French Pickle
French Pickle
BNP Paribas Saga Ends in Record Fine

France’s largest bank is hit with billions in fines for trading with Sudan, Iran, and others.

French Pickle
Hollande’s Top Priority: Save BNP

Francois Hollande is pleading with President Obama to intervene in the investigation of French bank BNP Paribas over its alleged sanctions-busting behavior. While President Obama is right to demur, we shouldn’t lose sight of what a huge deal this is.

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