“Let's stop criticizing our banks!”

More than ten years after the subprime mortgage crisis, all the light has not been shed, and yet the idea of ​​the guilt of the banks has taken hold firmly in people's minds. They are even blamed for the double fault, since after playing with fire and triggering the crisis, they allegedly asked for help from the States. This unanimous condemnation, the result of incomplete analyzes, is a heavy component of the bank bashing that has raged since then and unfortunately works against our interests. We are indeed at a critical moment when Europe, faced with the domination of American finance and the dollar, must develop its own financial capacities. The development of a strong pan-European financial sector is therefore essential if we particularly want to foster the emergence of future European gafas. 
If it is vain to hope for the complete disappearance of this bank bashing and, one might say, of the bashing market whose roots plunge both in history and in ignor…

Investigation of Donald Trump: his son refuses to send documents to justice!

The New York prosecutor wants to force a son of Donald Trump to testify under oath as part of an investigation into the real estate properties of the family business. A new judicial front for the Republican president, two months before the November presidential election. 

Investigation of Donald Trump: his son refuses to send documents to justice!

Already battered in the polls against his rival Joe Biden, two months before the November election, Donald Trump sees the legal fronts building up against his family and his business. In an investigation into the real estate properties of the family business, the New York state attorney asked a judge to compel one of Donald Trump's sons, Eric Trump, to testify under oath , but "after having initially accepted this interview, he now refuses to come". Eric Trump, who took over the reins of the Trump Organization with his brother Donald Junior after the New York magnate left for the White House in early 2017, was to be questioned by his services under oath in July, according to prosecutor Letitia James. More generally, even if the Trump Organization says it wants to "cooperate" in the investigation, "it refuses to provide the documents (requested), citing invalid reasons", she added.

She therefore formally asked a New York State judge to require Eric Trump to testify and the Trump Organization to provide documents concerning several real estate of the family holding company, including a building located on Wall Street and the Trump Chicago International Hotel. This information, which emerged as the Republican convention begins this Monday, which is to formally induct Donald Trump as a candidate for re-election in November - with an intervention by Eric Trump scheduled for Tuesday - add to the multiple legal fronts concerning Donald Trump and his affairs. The prosecutor specifies that she opened this investigation in 2019, after Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen - since convicted - testified before the US Congress that the tycoon had over-valued or undervalued some of his real estate to get loans or tax cuts.

The president is also ordered to provide eight years of accounting records, as part of another investigation led by Manhattan prosecutor Cyrus Vance, also a Democrat. Despite an unfavorable ruling against the president rendered on this case by the US Supreme Court in July, his lawyers continue to fight in court to avoid having to hand over these documents, and the case could again end up in the Federal Supreme Court.

Eric Trump, 36, is the third of Trump children born to the New York mogul's first marriage to Ivana Trump. Although he and his brother have been appointed head of the Trump Organization, it is Eric, officially executive vice-president, who seems most involved in running the family business on a daily basis.