4.10.2019 : Warning of the ESRB on vulnerabilities in the residential real estate sector in Iceland

The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) sent warnings to five European countries and recommendations to six European countries in connection with its assessment of medium-term residential real estate (RRE) sector vulnerabilities. Iceland is one of the countries receiving such a warning, along with France, Norway, the Czech Republic and Germany.  

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19.9.2019 : NOVIS has stopped selling the Wealth Insuring product in Iceland

The Slovakian insurance undertaking NOVIS has sold its life insurance product Wealth Insuring to a number of Icelandic policyholders from early 2018. Therefore, the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) finds it appropriate to draw attention to a notification on the undertaking’s homepage where it states that NOVIS has stopped selling the Wealth Insuring product in Iceland. 

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21.8.2019 : The FME Annual Report 2019 is now available in English

The Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Annual Report 2019 is now available in English. The substantial discussion in the Annual Report of the FME for 2019 primarily covers the period from 1 May 2018 until 30 April 2019. 

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Of interest


The FME's alerts to investors are posted on the IOSCO website.

Acts and Regulations

Various laws and regulations falling under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs translated to English.

Calendar of trading days

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