CEO targeted in France's Tapie case says Lagarde fully briefed

Head of Orange says IMF boss knew all the facts before approving arbitration that saw tycoon Bernard Tapie awarded a huge payout in 2008.

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France Telecom's CEO said on Tuesday that IMF chief and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde was fully briefed before approving an arbitration process that saw businessman Bernard Tapie awarded a huge payout in 2008, reports Reuters.