European Data Protection Digest

Ministers Publicly Disclose Their Assets

INFORMATION ACCESS—FRANCE

April 18, 2013

French President Francois Hollande ordered his administration to disclose their assets in response to public discontent over a former budget minister’s admission to concealing assets overseas, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to the declarations, the wealthiest ministers possessed assets of nearly 6 million euro. “What was…surprising was that the information itself was made public in France,” the report states. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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