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20.12.2007 : The FME Annual Report 2007 is now available in English

In the report the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) provides an overview over the Icelandic Financial Markets in 2006-2007.

18.12.2007 : FME: Defaults to depository institutions at the end of the 3nd quarter 2007

The FME has processed figures showing defaults by borrowers of depository institutions at the end of the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2007. The figures show that the ratio of aggregate defaults to loans has decreased by about 0.1% from 0.6% at the end of 1st and 2nd quarter 2007 to 0.5% at the end of the 3rd quarter 2007.

14.12.2007 : The FME rejects an application from FL Group hf. and Jötunn Holding ehf.

On 1 June 2007, the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) received a joint application from FL Group hf. and Jötunn Holding ehf for a permission to exceed the qualifying holding threshold of 32.99%

13.11.2007 : The FME makes no remarks to Borse Dubai acquisition of OMX Nordic Exchange

The Financial Supervisory Authority in Iceland (FME) announced 12 November that it makes no remarks regarding Borse Dubai becoming an owner of a qualifying holding in OMX Nordic Exchange and the Icelandic Securities Depository.

28.9.2007 : The FME makes no remarks to NASDAQ acquisition of OMX Nordic Exchange

The Financial Supervisory Authority in Iceland (FME) announced 27 September that it makes no remarks regarding NASDAQ becoming an owner of a qualifying holding in OMX Nordic Exchange and the Icelandic Securities Depository.

24.9.2007 : Nordic Financial Crisis Exercise completed

The Nordic Financial Crisis Exercise of financial authorities in the Nordic and Baltic countries has been completed. The authorities participating on behalf of Iceland were the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME), the Central Bank of Iceland and the Ministry of Finance.

11.9.2007 : FME: Defaults to depository institutions at the end of the 2nd quarter 2006

The FME has processed figures showing defaults by borrowers of depository institutions at the end of the 2nd quarter of fiscal year 2007 and comparable figures for the preceding quarters.

30.8.2007 : The FME grants Askar Capital an operating licence as an investment bank.

The Financial Supervisory Authority, Iceland has granted Askar Capital, an operating licence (authorisation) as an investment bank , according to Article 4 of Act No. 161/2002 on Financial Undertakings.

30.8.2007 : CESR Press Release:

CESR publishes second set of guidance on the implementation of the Market Abuse Directive.

29.8.2007 : The FME grants Straumur-Burðarás Investment Bank an operating licence as a commercial bank

The Financial Supervisory Authority, Iceland granted Straumur-Burðarás Investment Bank, an operating licence (authorisation) as a commercial bank.

23.8.2007 : Icelandic banks pass the FME stress test

The three Icelandic commercial banks and Straumur Burdaras Investment bank, all pass the regular stress test of the Icelandic Supervisory Authority (FME).





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