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Letter sent to the Prime Minister of Israel - 24.7.2014

The Prime Minister of Iceland, Mr. Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, has today sent the Prime Minister of Israel a letter outlining the Icelandic Government´s gravest concerns about the situation in Gaza where a large number of innocent civilians has lost their lives More ...

Agreement with Advisors to Work on Removal of Capital Controls - 10.7.2014

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has, in consultation with the Ministerial Committee on Economic Affairs and the Steering Group on Removal of Capital Controls, reached an agreement with the legal office Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and the consultants White Oak Advisory LLP to assist the Icelandic authorities in removing capital controls. Attorney Lee Buchheit of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton will direct the legal office's work on this project. 
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Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

  • Prime Minister since May 2013 and Minister of Justice since August 2014
    Member of Althingi since 2009