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#Geir Haarde

# geir-haarde - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Ex-Iceland PM says trial 'is not an example' for other countries

Geir Haarde was found not guilty on all but one of the five charges brought against him by authorities in Iceland. He was the first world leader to go on trial over the global financial crisis.

# geir-haarde - Monday 23 April, 2012

Iceland ex-PM convicted on 1 of 5 bank charges

Geir Haarde has been found guilty of one of the charges against him – however he will face no punishment and the state will pay his expenses in defending the case.

Verdict due on Iceland's former PM over banking crisis

Geir Haarde led the government when the country’s banks collapsed in October 2008.

# geir-haarde - Monday 5 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know before 9am, including: Ireland pledges aid to Syria, 110 technology jobs announced, and Iceland’s former PM on trial over financial crisis.

Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis

Iceland’s former prime minister Geir Haarde faces trial today as the first world leader criminally charged over the 2008 financial crisis.

# geir-haarde - Monday 5 September, 2011

Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse

Geir Haarde is accused of acting negligently in not moving to prevent the 2008 banking collapse in Iceland.

# geir-haarde - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Iceland votes to refer ex-PM to special court over financial crisis

Geir Haarde may be the first world leader to stand trial over the global financial crisis.