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National Digital Currency Auroracoin Launched (August 12, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On March 24, 2014 creators of Auroracoin launched a helicopter drop of Auroracoins; they were available ...

Topic: Currency; Foreign exchange
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Icelandic Bankers Jailed for Fraud (July 30, 2014) by Peter Roudik

In a decision issued by the Reykjavik district court on December 12, 2013, two bank directors ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure; Fraud and financial crimes
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Whale Meal Beer Ban Lifted (January 29, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Iceland had temporarily banned the production and sale of beer made with whale bone meal. The ...

Topic: Alcoholic beverages; Animal protection; Food industry
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Decision to Suspend EU Accession Process (June 28, 2013) by Constance Johnson

According to Iceland's Foreign Minister, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, the country has decided to withdraw its request ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Internet Porn Ban Considered (February 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was reported on February 20, 2013, that Halla Gunnarsdóttir, an advisor in Iceland's Ministry of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Amendment to Law on Foreign Exchange Controls Adopted (March 22, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 13, 2012, Iceland's Parliament (Althingi) adopted Act No. 17/2012 Amending the Foreign Exchange Act, ...

Topic: Foreign exchange
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Banking Collapse Trial of Former Prime Minister Begins (September 06, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 5, 2011, the trial of Geir Haarde, former Prime Minister of Iceland, opened in ...

Topic: Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Proposal to Change Funding for Asylum Programs (August 29, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Iceland's Minister of the Interior, Ögmundur Jónasson, recently proposed changing the way funding is allocated to ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Former PM Pleads Not Guilty to Gross Negligence Charges in Banking Crisis (June 13, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

Geir Haarde, the former Prime Minister of Iceland, pleaded not guilty on June 7, 2011, to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Icesave Bill Adopted to Guarantee U.K., Netherlands Loans (February 22, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

The Althingi, Iceland's Parliament, passed a bill on February 16, 2011, on Icesave deposits, the high-yield ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Code of Conduct for Legislators Approved (November 22, 2010) by Constance Johnson

In a November 9, 2010, report on the progress made by nations applying for European Union ...

Topic: Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: European Union; Iceland

Commission Suggests Charging Officials with Negligence in Financial Crisis (September 16, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On September 11, 2010, a nine-member parliamentary commission in Iceland recommended that the former Prime Minister ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Tax Concessions and Relief (August 24, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

In June 2010 Iceland's Parliament (Alþingi) approved several measures related to taxation. Temporary legislation approved on ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Opening of Accession Negotiations (June 18, 2010) by Theresa Papademetriou

Iceland's application to join the European Union, formally submitted on July 27, 2009, is moving the ...

Topic: Government
Jurisdiction: European Union; Iceland

Same-Sex Marriage Approved (June 17, 2010) by Constance Johnson

The Althingi, Iceland's parliament, on June 11, 2010, unanimously approved same-sex marriages. The new concept ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Parliamentary Panel Blames Officials for Role in Financial Collapse (April 13, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On April 12, 2010, a Special Investigation Committee of the Althingi, Iceland's parliament, released a special ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Injunction Against File-Sharing Website Upheld by Supreme Court (March 09, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 11, 2010, the Supreme Court of Iceland upheld an injunction imposed in November 2007 ...

Topic: Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Extensive Revisions to Tax Regime Adopted (January 04, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 21, 2009, the Althingi (Iceland's parliament) passed into law major changes to the country's ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Parliament Signals Agreement on Joining European Union (July 21, 2009) by Theresa Papademetriou

Under the Treaty on European Union (EU) any European State may apply for membership of the ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Iceland

Child Sexual Exploitation Convention Signed (March 02, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 4, 2008, Iceland signed the Council of Europe's Convention on the Protection of Children ...

Topic: Children
Jurisdiction: Iceland

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Last updated: August 12, 2014