April 23, 2012
by Jamie Davis
A special court in Iceland on Monday convicted former prime minister Geir Haarde on one out of the four criminal charges he faced concerning the collapse of the country's banking system in 2008, announcing that he would not face any punishment. The charges stemmed from the collapse of the country' ...[read more]
March 5, 2012
by Katherine Getty
Former prime minister of Iceland Geir Haarde went on trial Monday on charges of negligence relating to the 2008 financial crisis. The charges stem from the collapse of the country's three major banks in 2008 while Haarde was leader of the country's ruling Independence Party. The trial originally ...[read more]
September 5, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The trial of former Icelandic prime minister Geir Haarde began on Monday, on charges that he was grossly negligent for failing to stop the nation's banking collapse during the 2008 financial crisis. Court convened in the Landsdomur, a special court to try cabinet ministers, with Haarde's lawyers ...[read more]
June 7, 2011
by Zach Zagger
Former Icelandic prime minister Geir Haarde pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he was grossly negligent for failing to stop the nation's banking collapse during the 2008 financial crisis. Haarde vowed that he would prove his innocence and claimed that the charges were a result of the ...[read more]
September 29, 2010
by Ann Riley
The Icelandic Parliament on Tuesday voted 33-30 to refer charges against former prime minister Geir Haarde to the Landsdomur, a special court created to try government ministers. Haarde is the first world leader charged in relation to the financial crisis, and, if convicted, he could face two ...[read more]
April 12, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
Seven Icelandic government officials acted with gross negligence in their management of the country's financial system prior to a 2008 bank collapse, according to a report released Monday by a parliamentary panel. The Special Investigation Committee (SIC), convened in 2008 by the Icelandic Parli... ...[read more]

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