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"Appropriate Measures" for AFP - Painless or Toxic?

Tuesday 13 January 2015

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"Appropriate Measures" for AFP - Painless or Toxic?

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Bringing Agence France-Presse’s finances into conformity with EU competition law is one of the main stated goals of the changes under way for AFP: the bill modifying the 1957 Statute, the creation of a finance subsidiary, the Aims and Means Contract, the strategic plan, a new social contract ...

Are these changes a simple cosmetic makeover that preserve the essential, or will they destroy the fundamental principles upon which AFP was founded?