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Narrow scope of legal privilege makes France “preferred hunting ground” for US authorities

By James Thomas

26 June 2019

Narrow scope of legal privilege makes France “preferred hunting ground” for US authorities The Hôtel de Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence (Credit: fr.wikipedia.org/Jirnov)

A report that outlines reforms to the French Blocking Statute says the rule of law has become “a weapon of destruction in the economic war led by the US against the rest of the world”.