Hilferuf der isländischen Tourismusindustrie

Der Verband der Isländischen Tourismusindustrie SAF gab vergangene Woche eine Erklärung heraus, in der er seine tiefe Besorgnis über die Organisation der offiziellen Marketing-Initiativen im Tourismusbereich ausdrückt und die Regierung zur Zusammenarbeit auffordert.

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New Plan for “Iceland’s Wall Street”

Borgartún in Reykjavík was supposed to develop from a district for truckers and auto mechanics into a modern financial district with office complexes and glass towers. It was dubbed “Iceland’s Wall Street” but now, after the crisis, plans have changed.

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New Kaupthing’s Lawyers Say Debt Write-Offs Stand

The lawyers of New Kaupthing have concluded that the old bank’s decision to write off the debt of a group of its employees days before the bank collapsed cannot be revoked. Minister of Business Affairs Gylfi Magnússon called for an investigation into the matter at parliament yesterday.

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