Christine Lagarde

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Christine Lagarde

French lawyer and politician who has been the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 5 July 2011.add

Category: Politics

Born in 1956.

Countries: United States (20%), France (20%), United Kingdom (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: International Monetary Fund, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Aung San Suu Kyi

Linked to: International Monetary Fund, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Union for a Popular Movement, Holton-Arms School

 

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Christine Lagarde was born in 1956 in France. add something


1981

In 1981, she joined Kenzie, an international law firm, located in Chicago. add something


1995

She joined the executive committee in 1995 and was elected the company's first ever female Chairman in October 1999. add something


2004

In 2004, Lagarde became president of the global strategic committee. add something


2005

As France's Trade Minister between 2005 and May 2007, Lagarde prioritized opening new markets for the country's products, focusing on the technology sector. add something


2007

On 18 May 2007, she was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the government of François Fillon. add something


2010

Hour that the IMF lending project was "a very massive plan, totally unexpected, totally counter-treaty, because it wasn't scheduled in the treaty that we should do a bailout program, as we did. add something

 

Since 2010, she has presided over the Institute's board of directors. add something

 

Academie Diplomatique Internationale - The Women in Power series, inaugurated in 2010, has featured Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Christine Lagarde


2011

Lagarde was portrayed by actress Laila Robins in the 2011 HBO movie Too Big to Fail, which was based on the popular book of the same name by New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin. add something

 

On 28 June 2011, the International Monetary Fund board elected Lagarde as its next managing director and chairman for a five-year term, starting on 5 July 2011. add something

 

The fashion magazine Vogue profiled Lagarde in September 2011. add something

 

On 25 December 2011, Lagarde argued that the world economy was at risk and urged Europeans to unify in terms of the debt crisis facing the continent add something

 

Nicolas Sarkozy - On 29 June 2011, he did a 11th government reshuffle, after the resignation of Christine Lagarde, who was appointed at the head of the International Monetary Fund.

 

International Monetary Fund - On June 28, 2011 Christine Lagarde was confirmed as Managing Director of the IMF for a five-year term starting on July 5, 2011

 

Francois Baroin - On 29 June 2011 François Baroin was appointed Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, replacing Christine Lagarde following her appointment as Director General of the International Monetary Fund

 

Austerity - IMF managing director Christine Lagarde wrote in August 2011, "For the advanced economies, there is an unmistakable need to restore fiscal sustainability through credible consolidation plans

 

Cour de Justice de la Republique - Then on 4 August 2011, the Requests Commission said they would greenlight an inquiry into former Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, over concerns about her part in a long-running scandal connected to the French tycoon Bernard Tapie

 

John Lipsky - After the appointment of Christine Lagarde he returned to his post as the First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF. He retired from the IMF in November 2011 and is currently a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies


2012

Her viewpoint remained unchanged in July 2012, as the Greek economy nosedived even more than expected and its leaders asked for clemency: Lagarde said she was "not in the negotiation or renegotiation mood at all add something

 

On 28 October 2012, Greek reporter and editor Kostas Vaxevanis claimed to be in possession of the list and published a document with more than 2,000 names in his magazine "Hot Doc" add something

 

Greek government-debt crisis - In October 2012, even Christine Lagarde called for Greece to at least be given more time to meet bailout targets, though this was immediately rejected by Germany's finance minister


2013

According to a press report from June 2013, Lagarde has been described by Stephane Richard, the CEO of France Telecom , who has himself been put under formal investigation in the case, as having been fully briefed before approving the arbitration process which benefitted Bernard Tapie add something

 

According to the New York Times, as of late-October 2013, Vaxevanis faces a retrial, while the Greek authorities have yet to charge anyone on the list add something

 

Joyce Banda - On 17 January 2013, thousands of Malawians protested in Blantyre against rising inflation after Banda, joined by IMF chief Christine Lagarde, defended the devaluation of the kwacha and said she would not reverse the decision


2014

Legarde presented the 2014 Richard Dimbleby lecture add something

 

Subsequently in August 2014 the Court of Justice of the Republic announced that it had formally started a negligence investigation into Lagarde's role in the arbitration of the Tapie case add something

 

Raghuram Rajan - In 2014 it was suggested that Rajan could take over from Christine Lagarde as head of the IMF when Lagarde steps down in 2016

 

Carbon price - In July 2014 they published "Getting Energy Prices Right", which was promoted by Christine Lagarde saying that the right prices would "reduce carbon emissions by 23 percent


2015

In January 2015, on the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Lagarde said "he was a strong believer in pushing forward women's rights" add something

 

On 17 December 2015, Michel Sapin, French Finance Minister, said that Lagarde could stay on as head of the IMF, despite being charged with criminal negligence add something

 

On 17 December 2015, the CJR ordered Lagarde to stand trial before it for alleged negligence in handling the Tapie abitration approval add something

 

Martha Lane Fox - In 2015, Lane delivered the Richard Dimbleby Lecture, following Christine Lagarde and Bill Gates, on the theme of "dot everyone"

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - Recent speakers include Shinzo Abe, David Cameron, Aung San Suu Kyi, Christine Lagarde, Madeleine_Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Abdullah Gül, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Herman Van Rompuy, Muhammad Yunus, Ban Ki-moon and on the 26th of February, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Nigeria, spoke on the prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa : Nigeria's transition

 

Chatham House - Recent speakers include Shinzo Abe, David Cameron, Aung San Suu Kyi, Christine Lagarde, Madeleine_Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Abdullah Gül, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Herman Van Rompuy, Muhammad Yunus, Ban Ki-moon and on the 26th of February, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Nigeria, spoke on the prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa : Nigeria's transition

 

Royal Institute of International Affairs - Recent speakers include Shinzo Abe, David Cameron, Aung San Suu Kyi, Christine Lagarde, Madeleine_Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Abdullah Gül, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Herman Van Rompuy, Muhammad Yunus, Ban Ki-moon and on 26 February 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Nigeria, spoke on the prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa : Nigeria's transition

 

Chatham House - Recent speakers include Shinzo Abe, David Cameron, Aung San Suu Kyi, Christine Lagarde, Madeleine_Albright, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Abdullah Gül, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Herman Van Rompuy, Muhammad Yunus, Ban Ki-moon and on 26 February 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Nigeria, spoke on the prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa : Nigeria's transition

 

Economy of China - In November 2015 in advance of $G-20 (G-20_major_economies) and IMF meetings, IMF director Christine Lagarde announced her support for adding the yuan to the SDR currency basket


2016

She was re-elected by consensus for a second five-year term, starting 5 July 2016, being the only candidate nominated for the post of managing director add something

 

In December 2016, the court found Lagarde guilty of negligence, but declined to impose a penalty add something

 

Proposed referendum on United Kingdom membership of the European Union - In February 2016, Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, warned that the uncertainty over the outcome of the referendum would be bad "in and of itself" for the British economy


2017

In 2017, Lagarde was listed by UK-based company Richtopia at number 1 in the list of 100 Most Influential People in Multinational Organisations add something


2018

In 2018, Forbes ranked her Number 3 on their World's 100 Most Powerful Women list add something