Francis Mer


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Francis Mer

A French businessman who served as Minister of Economy, Finance, and Industry from 2002 to 2004. He has also been involved in a number of industrial companies.
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Ramon Fernandez has also worked in various capacities at the IMF (International Monetary Fund), and from May 2002 to October 2003 he was Technical Staff Adviser to the French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry under Francis Mer.
Meanwhile, a document signed by Gordon Brown, the then French Finance Minister Francis Mer and Hans Eichel, the then German Finance Minister, stated that 'approximately half of all new regulations that impact upon businesses in the UK originate from the EU'.
TORONTO, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inco Limited announced today that Rick Waugh and Francis Mer have been appointed Directors of Inco Limited.
but that's not the case anymore,' Irish Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy said after two-day talks where French colleague Francis Mer explained Paris's policy.
When French Finance Minister Francis Mer visited Argentina in July to lobby on behalf of Electricite de France, Vivendi, France Telecom and other French mnltinationals, he was warned by Planning Minister and close Kirchner aide Julio De Vido to stay away if all he came to talk about was a rate hike.
We ask Francis Mer to report to the heads of states and government in advance of the Evian summit on these issues, with a view to delivering on these commitments in order to meet the Millenium Development Goals.
Aware of the need to balance corporate governance arrangements so as not to discourage valid business risks, Francis Mer, the French finance minister, said that the European approach to corporate governance "has strength that's lacking in the US".
Belgian Finance Minister Didier Reynders met his French counterpart Francis Mer in Paris in February to make the case for a repeal of the tax.
However Finance Minister Francis Mer said he was confident that the sales would still go ahead.
And France's Finance Minister Francis Mer had also called off a planned trip to a meeting of Group of Seven leading industrial powers in Dubai to focus on Alstom negotiations, a French government spokesman said.