Something's Rotten In France, Spain...

Life in a Brussels jail cell was no doubt a frustrating experience for Didier Pineau-Valencienne, the chairman of France's Schneider, who was finally released on June 7 after 11 days of incarceration. But as he passed the time awaiting a judge's investigation of questionable financial dealings by teaching English to jailmates, the French executive had lots of spiritual company in the outside world.

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