Principles that should apply to Trichet nomination

LETTER - Letter published in the US edition of the Financial Times, 24 July, from Prof Irene Finel-Honigman.

Sir, With reference to your editorial "Apres Trichet" and article "More trouble for Trichet" (17 July): the principles applied to Valery Giscard d'Estaing and Jacques Chirac should also be applied eventually to nominating Jean-Claude Trichet as president of the European Central Bank. The European Union chose Mr Giscard d'Estaing to head the European Union Convention despite the scandals

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account