September 3, 2011 - Leaves New York to return to France.
September 18, 2011 - In an interview with French television station TF1, Strauss-Kahn says the incident at the Sofitel Hotel was "not only an inappropriate relationship, but more than that -- an error, a mistake, a mistake concerning my wife, my children, my friends, but also a mistake that the French people placed their hope in change on me."
October 13, 2011 - French prosecutors announce that charges will not be filed against Strauss-Kahn for the alleged sexual assault of Tristane Banon due to a lack of sufficient evidence and a statute of limitations that applies to the case.
February 21-22, 2012 - Is questioned by French police about an alleged prostitution ring possibly operated out of luxury hotels.
March 26, 2012 - Strauss-Kahn is warned that he is under investigation for "aggravated pimping" for his alleged participation in a prostitution ring.
May 14, 2012 - Files a countersuit for at least $1 million against Nafissatou Diallo, the Manhattan maid who accused him of sexual assault.
May 21, 2012 - A French investigation into Strauss-Kahn's alleged involvement in a prostitution ring widens. Authorities say that police will open a preliminary inquiry into acts that allegedly took place in Washington in December 2010, which they believe could constitute gang rape.
October 2, 2012 - A French prosecutor drops the investigation connecting Strauss-Kahn to a possible gang rape in Washington. The testimony on which the investigation is based has been withdrawn and the woman is declining to press charges.
December 10, 2012 - Nafissatou Diallo and Dominique Strauss-Kahn reach a settlement in her civil lawsuit against him. Terms of the settlement are not released.
July 26, 2013 - Prosecutors announce that Strauss-Kahn will be tried on charges of "aggravated pimping" for his alleged participation in a prostitution ring.