Statement by IMF Communications Director Gerry Rice on the Managing Director’s Legal Case in France

July 22, 2016

In response to press queries, Mr. Gerry Rice, Director of Communications at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today relating to the Managing Director’s legal case in France:

“As we have said before, it would not be appropriate to comment on a case that has been and is currently before the French judiciary. However, the Executive Board has been briefed on recent developments related to this matter, and continues to express its confidence in the Managing Director’s ability to effectively carry out her duties. The Board will continue to be briefed on this matter.”

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