News

Press releases regarding Icesave in chronological order

2013

28.01.2013
Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave Case

04.01.2013
Judgment in the Icesave court case due on January 28

2012

18.09.2012
The EFTA court hears oral arguments in the Icesave case

21.06.2012
Government of Iceland replies to the Statement in Intervention of the European Commission in the Icesave case

16.05.2012
Norway and Liechtenstein support Iceland in the Icesave-case

11.05.2012
The Goverment of Iceland responds to the Reply to its Defence in the Icesave case

13.04.2012
Icelandic Government observations on the European Commission's request to intervene in the Icesave case

10.03.2012
Defence of the Government of Iceland in the Icesave case

01.11.2012
Tim Ward QC Instructed in the Icesave Case

2011

10.06.2011
EFTA Surveillance Authority delivers reasoned opinion on the Icesave dispute – Statement by the Minister of Economic Affairs to the Parliament

10.04.2011
Statement from the Government of Iceland on the outcome of the referendum on the Icesave Agreements

28.02.2011
National referendum on Icesave bill held on 9 April

20.02.2011
President referred bill on Icesave to a referendum

16.02.2011
Parliament agrees on a bill regarding Icesave

2010

09.12.2010
Results of Icesave negotiations presented

09.12.2010
Iceland´s negotiating committee introduced it´s summary on Icesave

08.12.2010
Icesave discussed in London

16.11.2010
Current situation on Icesave-talks

06.09.2010
Meetings on Icesave-issues

02.07.2010
The Icesave issue discussed in Reykjavík

06.03.2010
Work continues on a mutually acceptable solution to Icesave

05.03.2010
Icesave talks adjourned

03.03.2010
Press centre set up for visiting journalists for Saturday's referendum

25.02.2010
Meeting on the Icesave matter in London finished

15.02.2010
The Icesave issue discussed in London

29.01.2010
The Minister of Finance the Netherlands and UK Finance Ministers

19.01.2010
National referendum on 6 March

08.01.2010
National referendum to take place as soon as possible

06.01.2010
The Government of Iceland remains fully committed to honour Iceland's obligations

05.01.2010
The Government committed to the Economic Program

2009

31.12.2009
Icesave Issue Resolved

26.09.2009
Icelandic Foreign Minister meets with British and Dutch counterparts

11.06.2009
Agreement reached on Icesave commitments

06.06.2009
Joint statement on Icesave

2008

16.12.2008
Agreement between the Icelandic government and Landsbanki's Resolution Committee on settlement

17.11.2008
Agreed Guidelines Reached on Deposit Guarantees

16.10.2008
Address to the Althing on the economic situation in Iceland by His Excellency the Prime Minister, Mr. Geir H. Haarde

15.10.2008
New Glitnir Bank Takes Over Domestic Operations of Glitnir banki hf.

12.10.2008
Agreement between the Government of Iceland and the Resolution Committee of Landsbanki on compensation instrument

11.10.2008
Joint Declaration

09.10.2008
Operations begin at Nýi Landsbanki Íslands hf.

09.10.2008
Based on New Legislation, the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Proceeds to take Control of Kaupþing to ensure Continued Commercial Bank Operations in Iceland

09.10.2008
New Landsbanki Takes Over Domestic Operations of Landsbanki Islands hf.

08.10.2008
Act No. 125/2008 on the Authority for Treasury Disbursements due to Unusual Financial Market Circumstances etc.

08.10.2008
Based on New Legislation, the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Proceeds to take Control of Glitnir to ensure Continued Commercial Bank Operations in Iceland

07.10.2008
Act on depositors' and investors' guarantee fund: The new legislation in short

07.10.2008
Based on New Legislation, the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Proceeds to take Control of Landsbanki to ensure Continued Commercial Bank Operations in Iceland

06.10.2008
Address to the Nation by H.E. Geir H. Haarde, Prime Minister of Iceland

06.10.2008
Deposit Guarantee

29.09.2009
The Government of Iceland provides Glitnir with new equity