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Sarkozy says G20 bonus deal possible without caps

September 17, 2009

French President Nicolas Sarkozy speaks during a news conference at Alvorada Palace in Brasilia September 7, 2009.  REUTERS/Bruno Domingos (BRAZIL POLITICS)    BRUSSELS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – France is ready to accept a G20 agreement on bonuses that does not include caps as long as other measures to curb bonuses are adopted, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Thursday. (more…)

Sarkozy threatens G20 walkout if no bonus deal-paper

September 14, 2009

BRAZIL/    PARIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) – French President Nicolas Sarkozy has threatened to walk out of the summit of Group of 20 leaders in Pittsburgh next week if there is no agreement on bank bonuses, daily Le Figaro reported on Monday. (more…)

UK, France, Germany urge G20 post-crisis plan, tougher regulation and tax measures

By Reuters Staff
September 3, 2009

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) speaks with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown (C) at the start of a meeting in the Chancellery in Berlin, February 22, 2009. By Yann Le Guernigou
CALIGNY, France, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Britain, France and Germany called on the G20 on Thursday to discuss exiting measures implemented to tackle economic crisis, as well as limits on bank bonuses, at an upcoming summit in Pittsburgh.