Kaupthing Chair and CEO Suspects in Al-Thani Case?

Former Kaupthing chairman Sigurdur Einarsson and former Kaupthing CEO Hreidar Már Sigurdsson are among those named as suspects in the Icelandic special prosecutor’s investigation of Sheik Mohamed bin Khalifa Al-Thani of Qatar’s acquisition in the bank in September 2008, as stated in The Observer yesterday.

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Vegetable Farmers in Iceland in Tight Spot

Managing director of the Icelandic Association of Horticulture Producers Bjarni Jónsson said vegetable farmers in Iceland are concerned about new energy tariffs introduced as part of the budget bill last week—the cost of vegetable production has already increased.

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