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Iceland Crisis Report Published on April 12

The investigation committee of the Icelandic parliament, Althingi, responsible for investigating the causes of the banking collapse of 2008, announced yesterday that their long-awaited report will be published on April 12, the parliament’s first working day after the Easter break.

Landsbanki, one of the banks that collapsed in October 2008. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The committee explained that all of the report’s nine volumes cannot be completed before Easter. The report is more than 2,000 pages, as stated on the committee’s website, mbl.is reports.

The first seven volumes are about the events leading up to the collapse and its causes, the eighth is a report by a task force responsible for investigating whether the collapse was to some extent caused by work methods and poor ethics and the ninth a selection of annexes.

The report will be sold in bookstores and an online copy will be available to the public on the website rannsoknarnefnd.althingi.is. Part of the report has been translated to English and the translation will be available on the website sic.althingi.is.

Click here to read more about the long-awaited report.

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