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IMF postpone Guernsey's assessment

Guernsey will not be assessed by the International Monetary Fund until late this year.

The IMF had been due to visit this month.  14-Jan-09.

Landsbanki depositors asked to be patient

Video clip on today's meeting with Guernsey's Chief Minister and Treasury Resources Minister.  07-Jan-09.

Landsbanki: Pressure on Chief Minister

Depositors with Landsbanki Guernsey are to press the Chief Minister for news this week.  06-Jan-09.

Landsbanki action group meet UK politicians

The Landsbanki Guernsey Depositors Action Group will hold talks with UK politicians next week.

It's been two months since Landsbanki Guernsey went into administration. Only 30 pence to a pound has been given back to them so far and it's gone quiet to whether they'll receive anymore.

Neil Dickens from the Landsbanki Guernsey Depositors Action Group, told "There are a good number of people who deposited, not invested, but deposited money in this bank. A high street bank that was in a so called safe jurisdiction that was supposedly policed by a good financial services commission and they have no idea of the fate of the rest of their money.  09-Dec-08.

Depositors now protected in Guernsey

Guernsey now has a depositor compensation scheme in place.

The States unanimously voted through Commerce & Employment's proposals this morning, allowing for protection of up to fifty thousand pounds for individuals.

An amendment to make a one hundred thousand pound payment by the States towards start-up costs a loan was rejected. [sic]  26-Nov-08.

Landsbanki Guernsey depositors fight on

Landsbanki Guernsey depositors' are continuing their fight to ensure the return of all their money.

Yesterday the savers had their first meeting with the island's Chief Minister.  Since the bank went into administration, they've received just 30 pence for every pound in their accounts.  At the meeting they were assured that Guernsey and the UK are working together to put pressure on Landsbanki's parent in Iceland, to honour its deposit guarantee.  25-Nov-08

Landsbanki depositors ask for help

Depositors in Landsbanki Guernsey are looking for answers from the States.

They want to know what's being done to secure the return of their money.  They have arranged to meet the Chief Minister in 10 days time. More than 100 people turned out to a meeting in the island last night. The Money Channel - 14-Nov-08.

Landsbanki action group "There's got to be optimism"

channelonline: Lyndon Trott says he's been receiving some threatening letters, does the Landsbanki Action Group support this?   Eleanor Monaghan: No, we certainly don't. We heard about it this last week, we've been in touch with both Lyndon Trott and Philip Ozouf and we sent them an email of support from the action committee to say we wouldn't have anything to do with that and quite pleasantly surprised to have a response from the chief minster of guernsey as well to support us.  11-Nov-08

Landsbanki: Trott rejects "personal threats"

Guernsey's Chief Minister claims some depositors with Landsbanki have written "abusive [letters containing] personal threats" towards him and his colleagues. Landsbanki Guernsey was taken into administration last month after its parent company in Iceland was nationalised. 11-Nov-08.

Bank of England grilled on Landsbanki crisis

Depositors with Landsbanki Guernsey have been taking a keen interest in events in Westminster this afternoon.

They were eager to find out what the Chancellor and Governor of the Bank of England had to say about the Landsbanki crisis.  03-Nov-08.


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