Kaupthing Bank hf

Type: Company
Name: Kaupthing Bank hf
Nationality: Iceland
Web Address: http://www.kaupthing.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Kaupthing Bank hf
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

UK's fraud office settles Vincent Tchenguiz claims

Tchenguiz and his brother Robert brought damages claims against the Serious Fraud Office after the agency admitted serious failures in its three-year investigation into the pair over links to the collapse of Iceland's Kaupthing bank in 2008.The settlement ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

British Prosecutor to Pay $5.1 Million in Case Related to Kaupthing Inquiry

Britain's Serious Fraud Office apologized to Vincent Tchenguiz, a property magnate, over how it handled his case as part of an investigation into the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing during the financial crisis.. ... [Published DealBook - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Chinese investors in talks to buy stake in failed Icelandic bank

REYKJAVIK, July 24 (Reuters) - A group of Chinese investors is in talks with the bankruptcy estate of Icelandic bank Islandsbanki, which was previously known as Glitnir and failed in 2008, over buying a stake in the up-for-sale bank, a finance ministry ... [Published CNBC - Jul 24 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Allen & Overy, Latham advise on Iceland Foods £950m bond issue

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Latham & Watkins have acted on a £950m high yield bond issue by frozen food retailer Iceland Foods.The issue, which is thought to be the largest sterling denominated high yield bond offer this year, was made up of £350m in floating ... [Published Legal Week - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sweet days of summer

, the jasmine's in bloom. July is dressed up and playing her tune…It's too hot here in London this morning. I need a chill wind and leaden skies to think properly. This summer swelter is not good for my gloopy Celtic blood… If I'm slow to pick up phone ... [Published GlobalCustody.net - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cleary Gottleib advises on Icelandic bank creditor negotiations

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton is advising Iceland's government in its negotiations with the creditors of the country's largest banks to ease capital controls in place six years ago.The Cleary team advising Iceland is being led by New York partner Lee ... [Published Legal Week - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Former Kaupthing bosses charged with fraud

  The former chief executive and chief financial officers of Kaupthing have been charged with fraud and breach of trust by Iceland’s special prosecutor. According to the indictment, Hreidar Sigurdsson and Gudny Sveinsdottir, the CEO and CFO respectively, ... [Published IceNews - Daily News - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Iceland Brings In Experts to Help Lift Capital Controls

By Charles DuxburyIceland's finance ministry said late Wednesday it had appointed a number of foreign advisers to help remove draconian capital controls imposed to support the Icelandic currency during a financial crisis six years ago.The ministry said ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Iceland Targets Creditor Writedowns as Accord Sought This Year

July 9 (Bloomberg) -- The creditors in Iceland’s failed banks will need to accept writedowns of their assets as the government will push for an accord this year to ensure economic stability, Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson said.“We’re trying to maintain ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Elle Macpherson drops case against Manx courts

Elle MacphersonSupermodel and businesswoman Elle Macpherson has dropped her case against the Manx courts.50 year-old Ms Macpherson was ordered to pay £8 million to the liquidators of Kaupthing Bank - despite her holding deposits of £2.5 million.In 2012, ... [Published Energy FM - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Phase Eight explores sale after profits rise

Disposal of fashion retailer Phase 8 could raise £200m-£250m for owner Towerbrook The owner of upmarket women’s fashion retailer Phase Eight is considering a sale of the business after reporting a rise in profits.Private equity group Towerbrook is understood ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.K. Prosecutor Raids Triple After Years of Bungled Cases

The U.K. Serious Fraud Officetripled the number of raids it carried out in the last year, ina sign the agency is trying to rebuild its image as a toughprosecutor after years of collapsed cases.The SFO conducted 26 raids between April 2013 and March2014, ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 16 2014]

Quotes

"On behalf of the SFO I apologise to Mr Tchenguiz for what happened to him. The SFO has changed a great deal since March 2011, and I am determined that the mistakes made over three years ago will not be repeated" he said in an SFO statement
Director of the SFO David Green said: "I am pleased that we have been able to resolve this matter without the need for a costly trial. The SFO deeply regrets the errors for which we were criticised by the High Court in July 2012."
"It would not be fair for the SFO or indeed the public purse to bear sole responsibility for the actions of those third parties. Accordingly, I have settled my case against the SFO and intend to focus my attentions on those other parties whom I consider are responsible."
"The SFO deeply regrets the errors for which we were criticised by the High Court in..."

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UK's fraud office settles Vincent Tchenguiz claims [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
SFO to pay property developer Vincent Tchenguiz... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
£3m settles tycoon damages claim [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
UK's fraud office settles Vincent Tchenguiz claims [Published Reuters UK - 3 hours ago]
£3M SETTLES TYCOON DAMAGES CLAIM [Published Mail Online UK - 3 hours ago]
Vincent Tchenguiz settles SFO damages claim [Published Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
British Prosecutor to Pay $5.1 Million in Case ... [Published DealBook - 4 hours ago]
Vincent Tchenquiz in £3m settlement with Seriou... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
SFO in £3m settlement with Tchenquiz [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
Allen & Overy, Latham advise on Iceland Foods £... [Published Legal Week - 17 hours ago]
Chinese investors in talks to buy stake in fail... [Published CNBC - Jul 24 2014]
Sweet days of summer [Published GlobalCustody.net - Jul 16 2014]
Cleary Gottleib advises on Icelandic bank credi... [Published Legal Week - Jul 15 2014]
Former Kaupthing bosses charged with fraud [Published IceNews - Daily News - Jul 13 2014]
Iceland Brings In Experts to Help Lift Capital ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]
Elle Macpherson ‘drops’ appeal in legal battle ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Jul 09 2014]
Iceland Targets Creditor Writedowns as Accord S... [Published Washington Post - Jul 09 2014]
Elle Macpherson drops case against Manx courts [Published Energy FM - Jul 08 2014]
Phase Eight explores sale after profits rise [Published Telegraph - Jul 05 2014]
New Board of Directors appointed for Íslandsbanki [Published Islandsbanki - Jun 27 2014]
Lansons promotes four to board [Published GorkanaPR - Jun 23 2014]
U.K. Prosecutor Raids Triple After Years of Bun... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 16 2014]
Iceland advised to drop bank creditor programme [Published IceNews - Daily News - May 11 2014]
In the papers: Mike Ashley, House of Fraser and... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Apr 07 2014]
Iceland prosecutor indicts ex-Landsbanki execut... [Published IceNews - Daily News - Feb 05 2014]
Let banks fail: Iceland’s plan looks to be working [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jan 27 2014]
Iceland looks to mortgage cuts for recovery [Published Taipei Times Online - Dec 01 2013]
Julian Assange: my life in the Ecuadorian embassy [Published Telegraph - Oct 14 2013]
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