Eva Joly

Eva Joly

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eva Joly is a Norwegian-born French magistrate. Born in Gr nerl kka, Oslo, she moved to Paris at 20 to work as an au pair. There, against the will of the parents, she married the son of the family that employed her, Pascal Joly and adopted her middle name 'Eva' as it was easier to pronounce in French. Working as a secretary, she took her legal education at night school and became a magistrate when she was 38. Joly specialised in financial affairs, and in 1990 she joined the High Court of Paris as an investigating judge. Here she quickly made a mark with her tireless crusade against corruption, in particular taking on, among others, former minister Bernard Tapie and the bank Cr dit Lyonnais. Her most famous case, however, was that of France's leading oil company - Elf Aquitaine. In the face of death threats, she carried on the case to uncover several cases of fraud
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136613212
  • 9786136613215