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a heavy textile with a woven design

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The case stems from Tapie's sale of his majority stake in Adidas, which was handled by the state-owned bank, Credit Lyonnais.
Lagarde is accused of negligence by improperly signing off on a decision to allow an extremely rare out-of-court arbitration in a dispute between Tapie, a supporter of conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy, and the state.
Lagarde has been accused of "negligence by a person in a position of public authority" over the award of more than [euro]400m to Tapie, a former French football team owner and pop star.
Lagarde, who is accused of alleged negligence over the Tapie affair while serving as France's finance minister, said she would appeal against the decision, adding that she shared the prosecutors' view there was no basis for any charge against her.
Tapie won the multimillion-dollar judgment in an arbitration with major French bankAaAeAeA CrAaAaAeA@ditAaAeAeA Lyonnais.
Tapie had sued French bank Credit Lyonnais for its handling of the sale of his majority stake in sportswear company Adidas in the mid-1990s.
Tapie sued Credit Lyonnais over its handling of the 1993 sale of sporting goods company Adidas, when he alleged that the partly state-owned bank had defrauded him by deliberately undervaluing the company.
Tapie, who had been in a long dispute with a state-owned bank, Credit Lyonnais, walked away from the arbitration in 2008 with an award of more than 400 million euros.
The inquiry into tycoon Bernard Tapie has embroiled several of former president Nicolas Sarkozy's cabinet members including Lagarde.
A criminal investigation is ongoing over a controversial aAeu400 million (Dh2 billion) payout by the French state to tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008.
FREDDY SHEPHERD has revealed how trying to sign Chris Waddle for Newcastle United almost resulted in controversial former Marseille chief Bernard Tapie taking his head off in a tea cup-throwing rage.
Beijing, May 25 (Xinhua-ANI): International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde on Friday is named as "assisted witness" in a probe into an alleged corruption relating to a controversial arbitration of the Tapie case after a two-day hearing at a French court in Paris.
Paris - La decision de la justice francaise de placer la directrice generale du Fonds monetaire international (FMI), Christine Lagarde, sous le statut de "temoin assiste" dans l'affaire Tapie, la declaration du chef de gouvernement portugais selon lequel le pays pourrait demander aux creanciers internationaux un assouplissement supplementaire de ses objectifs budgetaires pour l'annee prochaine et l'affaire de corruption impliquant l'ancien tresorier du Parti populaire (PP, au pouvoir), Luis Barcenas, apres la publication d'un nouveau rapport de la police, sont les principaux sujets qui font la Une des journaux europeens parus samedi.