General director of French bank Societe Generale Frederic Oudea, arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris to attend an emergency meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the country's leading bankers and insurers amid the ongoing global financial crisis on October 6, 2008. Sarkozy said today that the 27 countries of the European Union will each "take all necessary measures to ensure the stability of the financial system." AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG AFP