President of Iceland’s Right to Appeal

olafurragnar_pkThe office of the President of Iceland will be given more weight in a constitutional bill proposed by the Icelandic Constitutional Council; the president’s right to appeal will remain intact and he will be able to directly influence official nominations of public officials.

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Freezing Order for Kaupthing Liquor

kaupthinghead_ipa-sjoAn order to freeze asset belonging to Kaupthing bank worth ISK 154.8 million has been approved; the order is part of a litigation procedure against two former employees of Kaupthing bank, former director of Kaupthing in Iceland Ingólfur Helgason and former managing director Steingrímur P. Kárason.

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Mommies and Muffins Cancelled

akureyri-view_goMommies and Muffins, an initiative organized by a group of women wanting to sell muffins for a local charity will not take place during this year’s bank holiday Festival “Ein med öllu” at Akureyri, north Iceland.

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