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- Iceland Reappoints Central Bank Governor
Iceland's government Friday reappointed its central bank governor, Mar Gudmundsson, for a second five-year term, backing him to continue steering the tiny island nation's recovery from a devastating financial crisis six years ago, The Wall St ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 08/17/2014 - 20:14 - 0 comments
- British Fraud Office Reaches Second Settlement in Inquiry Over Icelandic Bank
Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said on Thursday that it had reached a second settlement in a series of civil claims brought by two brothers after a flawed investigation into the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing during the financial crisis, the ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/31/2014 - 18:56 - 0 comments
- British Prosecutor to Pay $5.1 Million in Case Related to Kaupthing Inquiry
Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said on Friday that it would pay 3 million pounds, or about $5.1 million, to settle civil claims brought by a property developer following a flawed investigation into the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing during the ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/27/2014 - 21:15 - 0 comments
- Iceland Aims To Sell Down Stake In New Landsbanki
Iceland aims to sell as much as 30 percent of New Landsbanki, one of the banks to emerge from the 2008 financial crisis, to help reduce government debt, Reuters reported. Iceland's three main banks had assets worth around 10 times the value of the e ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/07/2014 - 23:08 - 0 comments
- Iceland Says Defunct Banks Could Be Made Bankrupt Unless Creditors Take Haircut
Iceland's defunct banks could be put into bankruptcy if creditors do not agree to a haircut on debts owed by Kaupthing, Glitnir and Landsbanki, which collapsed in 2008 owing more than $75 billion, the finance minister warned on Tuesday, Reuters repo ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/27/2014 - 21:49 - 0 comments
- Biggest Icelandic Mortgage Bank to Be Wound Down Amid Insolvency
Iceland’s government proposed disbanding the Housing Financing Fund, the nation’s largest mortgage provider, as the lender struggles to make a profit amid loan losses and competition from commercial banks, Bloomberg News reported. The island nation will ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/06/2014 - 21:46 - 0 comments
- Iceland Premier Repels Icesave Lawsuit
Iceland’s prime minister has criticised the UK and Dutch authorities for filing a IKr1,000bn (£5.6bn) lawsuit over the 2008 collapse of online lender Icesave, saying they should “forget” the affair as they were unlikely to win the case. Sigmundur David G ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/11/2014 - 23:18 - 0 comments
- Icesave Dispute Resurrected In Court
British and Dutch authorities have reignited the controversial dispute over the collapse of online lender Icesave at the height of the financial crisis in 2008 by filing a lawsuit for up to IKr1,000bn (£5.6bn) against Iceland’s bank guarantee fund, the ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/10/2014 - 23:33 - 0 comments
- Hedge Funds Snubbed as Iceland Reviews Bankruptcy
Hedge funds and other creditors in Iceland’s failed banks are trying to get a response from the nation’s authorities on the status of their claims as the government considers amending the bankruptcy law, Bloomberg News reported. More than five years afte ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/22/2014 - 23:55 - 0 comments
- After Crisis, Iceland Holds a Tight Grip on Its Banks
An angular glass building on the waterfront here used to be the headquarters of a banking giant with operations in Europe, North America and the Middle East, The New York Times DealBook blog reported. Now, it houses a shadow of that behemoth — a smal ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/15/2014 - 23:54 - 0 comments