France

France (UK: /ˈfrɑːns/; US: /ˈfræns/; French: [fʁɑ̃s] ), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a sovereign country in Western Europe that includes overseas regions and territories. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of only three countries (with Morocco and Spain) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. Due to its shape, it is often referred to in French as l’Hexagone ("The Hexagon").By area, France is the largest country in Western Europe and the European Union, and the third-largest in Europe as a whole.
Posts about France
  • The Most Recent Celebrity Divorces

    …. Dauriac wants primary custody of his daughter in France. The divorce agreement was sealed, so the results are unknown. 4. Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer In Hollywood movies, high school sweethearts stay together forever. However, that’s not always the case in the real world. Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer fell in love in high school. In 1994…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 15 readers -
  • ING Bank Subject to Dutch, SEC Probe – Whistleblower Opportunity

    … institutions from identifying and interdicting prohibited transactions. The practice of removing and omitting such information was also used by other branches of ING Bank’s Wholesale Banking Division, including in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands, in processing U.S. dollar payments and trade finance transactions through the United States…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Nuclear Reactors, Foreign Steel and Whistleblowers

    … on the new Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Bad Steel Used in French Nuclear Reactors? The Economist reports that France’s quasi-public electricity utility, Electricite´de France (EDF) is facing a crisis over bad reactor parts. So many nuclear reactors are down that the company is in a crisis. One prolonged cold spell could cause blackouts…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • French Whistleblowers Dissatisfied? File in the US! (Sapin II / FCPA)

    … France claims it waging war on corporate fraud. On November 16th, the country adopted the Law on Transparency, the Fight Against Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life (Sapin II). Some see the law more as a reaction to international pressure and less as a sign that France intends to crack down on corruption and bribery. In fact, despite…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Lance Armstrong – Doper, Dealer, Liar? (Whistleblower Post)

    … doping for years before he finally came clean on national television about his drug use. The post office poured millions of dollars into promoting the American team in the annual Tour de France bicycle race. Landis claims that the government would never have promoted the team had it known that team members were doping. For a brief time last year we…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • NJ Doc Pays $5.25 Million to Settle Qui Tam Complaint

    …. The following year he billed an additional 300 office visits while in France. Ultimately, Riachi’s staff cooperated with the government. Qui Tam Lawsuits and Medicare Fraud Most Medicare fraud cases are brought to light by insiders with personal knowledge of the fraud or misconduct. The False Claims Act allows these insiders to file a lawsuit in the name…

    Due Diligence- 38 readers -
  • King Cake History

    …King Cake History The history of the King Cake began in 12th century France where the cake would be baked on the eve of January 6th to celebrate the visit to the Christ Child by the three Kings. A1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees) small token was hidden in the cake as a surprise for the finder. A traditional King Cake is traditionally…

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 34 readers -
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  • King Cake History

    …King Cake History The history of the King Cake began in 12th century France where the cake would be baked on the eve of January 6th to celebrate the visit to the Christ Child by the three Kings. A1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees) small token was hidden in the cake as a surprise for the finder. A traditional King Cake is traditionally…

    Alexandria Personal Injury Attorney- 36 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • King Cake History

    …King Cake History The history of the King Cake began in 12th century France where the cake would be baked on the eve of January 6th to celebrate the visit to the Christ Child by the three Kings. A1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees) small token was hidden in the cake as a surprise for the finder. A traditional King Cake is traditionally…

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 36 readers -
  • Swiss Convict Tax Whistleblower in Absentia

    … a video link. He was scheduled to come to Miami and meet with several whistleblower lawyers but was afraid to leave France. We had to settle for a video conference. Falciani was staying in France to avoid arrest by Swiss authorities. Because he holds both French and Italian citizenship, he cannot be extradited from those countries. Despite Falciani…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Assault and Battery | What is the Difference?

    … law did not have published statutes and rules, but rather relied almost exclusively on custom and prior judicial decisions. Louisiana is the only state that does not use English Common Law. The United States purchased the land, including what is now known as the State of Louisiana, from France in 1803. Not surprisingly, this real estate deal…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 34 readers -
  • Changes to Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

    … are the new changes to the visa waiver program? The VWP program has come under scrutiny in light of the 2015 bombings in Paris, France, with questions arising regarding whether travel between the E.U. and other countries has become too easy. The White House has, in response to such concerns, issued a Face Sheet describing “Visa Waiver Program…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 19 readers -
  • Buy American Act II – Jett Industries Revisited

    … if a component is not made here or is exorbitantly priced. Jett obtained a steel bladder surge tank from France and then created a false “made in the U.S.A.” certification, which was later forwarded to the village. Because a Jett employee had to manually create a forge certification, there can be no argument that the use of an imported component…

    Due Diligence- 32 readers -
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