Lagarde Seen Likely to Avoid Jail Time, Keep IMF Job Amid Trial

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  • Court’s previous convictions haven’t resulted in prison time
  • IMF chief seen continuing to have trust of membership

International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Christine Lagarde.

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Christine Lagarde is likely to avoid jail time and keep her job as head of the International Monetary Fund after she was ordered to stand trial in France on charges that carry a potential prison term.

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