Economy of France

  1. At MIDEM 2011, Vivendi's Levy Calls For Crackdown On Piracy

    January 22, 2011 12:00 AM EST Photo Credit: © 360 MEDIAS - IMAGE & Co CANNES, France -- Vivendi CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy called on governments to step up their fight against piracy during his keynote interview at the MIDEM conference today. In a half-hour discussion with the ...

  2. Edgar Bronfman Jr., Warner Music Group CEO, Found Guilty of Insider Trading by French Court

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST A French court, in a surprise ruling, on Friday convicted and fined Warner Music Group chairman and CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. for insider trading and former high-flying Vivendi CEO Jean-Marie Messier for misusing company funds and misleading investor ...

  3. Ezrin Joins MidemNet Line-Up

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock producer Bob Ezrin has joined the list of keynote speakers at the MidemNet Forum, held Jan. 26-7 in Cannes, France as part of the Midem trade fair. Canadian Ezrin, whose credits include Pink Floyd's "The Wall, Alice Cooper&# ...

  4. Vivendi's Levy Confirmed For MidemNet 2008 Keynote

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jean-Bernard Lévy, CEO of Universal Music Group parent Vivendi, will deliver a keynote speech at the MidemNet Forum, which takes place Jan. 26-27, 2008 as part of MIDEM, organizers of the trade fair said today. "Vivendi is currently testing n ...

  5. Pharrell Creates 'Tasteful' Music For Hennessy

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper/producer Pharrell Williams has teamed with Moet Hennessy USA for a multi-layered marketing campaign. The promotion, which Pharrell will create all music for, includes seven Internet spots featured on FlauntYourTaste.com - the campaign' ...

  6. Fnac To Pursue Expansion

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Leading French retail chain Fnac has unveiled plans to expand its European and international businesses. Leading French retail chain Fnac has unveiled plans to expand its European and international businesses. During the annual shareholders' ...

  7. Fnac To Set Up Shop In Greece

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As part of its 2005 international expansion program, leading French entertainment retail outlet Fnac will set up its first Greek store in Athens next month in a joint-venture with local retailer Marin As part of its 2005 international expansion pr ...

  8. Fnac To Set Up Shop In Greece

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As part of its 2005 international expansion program, leading French entertainment retail outlet Fnac will set up its first Greek store in Athens next month in a joint-venture with local retailer Marin As part of its 2005 international expansion pr ...

  9. France's Fnac Continues Expansion

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fnac, France's largest specialist retailer, is accelerating its worldwide expansion. The Paris-based chain, which has a presence in seven countries outside France, is to open its 6th Brazilian store i Fnac, France's largest specialist re ...

  10. France's Fnac Continues Expansion

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eyes up new outlets in Spain, Greece, Brazil. Fnac, France's largest specialist retailer, is accelerating its worldwide expansion. The Paris-based chain, which has a presence in seven countries outside France, is to open its 6th Brazilian sto ...

  11. Former Vivendi CFO Under Investigation

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The former CFO of Vivendi Universal SA has been placed under investigation as part of a probe into alleged insider dealing and share-price manipulation at the French media and telecoms giant, his lawy The former CFO of Vivendi Universal SA has bee ...