LONDON TEAM UPDATE

  • Diver
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Posted: Mon, 20/10/2008 - 20:35

London 20 October 2008

Approximately 40 depositors/relatives met at the Nelson Mandela statue in Parliament Square next to the House of Parliament and there was general relief all round to meet people in a similar position face to face.

All agreed that the Action Group and the website has become a lifeline, providing information, contact and sanity to many. Everyone has a compelling story to tell and it’s clear that for everyone involved the 100% return of their savings is of paramount importance, no matter how much, how long or how it has been invested with KSFIOM. There were journalists and photographers in attendance from, amongst others The Standard, the Express and The Telegraph.

We walked the 200m to Downing Street mixing with tourists enroute and reported to the Metropolitan Police at the security post our intention to lodge a petition with Number 10. Diver had already been down to clarify what could be done at short notice – unfortunately without 6 days notice you are unable to walk up the street towards the Number 10 door but we were able to get a group photo of a large number of people featuring our star of the day Maisey holding the petition in front of Downing Street gate/entrance. There were people from all parts of the UK and others who had travelled from Spain, the Middle East and China to be there.

Watch out for the brolly Gordon

The petition and almost 1,000 signatures were handed over via the Met Police to whom thanks must be extended for their help and courtesy. At this point some depositors headed towards Portcullis House for meetings with their MPs whilst the rest headed down The Mall to the Icelandic Embassy in Sloane Street. They Embassy staff were very receptive and after only brief consideration, Diver and Maisey were received by the Ambassador personally who spent 45 minutes giving his understanding of events.

Main points from the meeting will be posted below.

Following the audience at the Embassy, Channel Four News arrived with camera in tow and interviewed Diver (re the meeting at the embassy), Maisey and another gallant investor who has worked for the government overseas for many years and used to have his civil service salary paid direct to his Singers & Friedlander (IOM) account. We also took calls from BBC World Radio who spoke to other investors and we hope to have some coverage transmitted tomorrow (21/10).

Diver then carried out a telephone interview with Sky News who are interested in picking up the story and will be receiving a copy of the salient points from the meeting with the Icelandic Ambassador.

We did what we could to make this as high profile as possible. See article in The Times today as evidence of the success we have had through pushing on the PR front.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/money/article4978139.ece

We need to keep putting as much pressure as possible on the government to see sense and find a diplomatic solution. Why should we be the only private investor casualties of the current worldwide banking crisis?

Everyone was very supportive of each other and many volunteered to help take further action in any way possible. We need to stick together and stay positive in the days ahead.

The above was very kindly written by Teapot (I’m just posting it here) the bottom bit is me:

After a hectic day we as a group need to say a massive thank you to everyone who turned up and gave our first outing such great support. Over the last few days a lot of people have made amazing contributions to try to make today as big a success as possible but a few deserve special a thank you:

Maisey - for being a perfect ‘face’ for our efforts today (you should see her in the press tomorrow)

Sleepless – for conjuring more press out of nowhere than anyone I’ve ever met before.

Teapot & Jenren – without whom the petition would still be in draft format after rewrite number 1456 and who also somehow managed to get a whole host of people in front to the media Sleepless kept sending our way.

Thank you!

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London Petition

  • codified
  • 26/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Sun, 26/10/2008 - 13:32

Yes, thanks to everyone for giving up their time and investing their energy (at least there is that left!) in the fight for justice on our plight. The website is superb and the exposure we are getting thanks to you is tremendous. We just have to keep battling away and not give up. Our only mistake was to put our trust in a system we were lead to believe was failsafe; why should we be the ones to pay the price for a flawed financial system?


London Petition

  • MissP
  • 10/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Sun, 26/10/2008 - 13:33

Many, many thanks.


London petition

  • Michael Evans
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  • Thu, 23/10/2008 - 10:55

Thanks to all involved in the London action, much appreciated.


A huge thank you to the London Team

  • saoversoix
  • 10/10/08 02/07/13
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 15:47

Thank you so much to all of you who helped with and delivered the petition, from someone who unfortunately could not be there.


London petition

  • Mrs Not Too Happy
  • 12/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Thu, 23/10/2008 - 10:58

I was there.

I'm prepared to go back again and again and again and ...................


Thanks to the London Team

  • Flower
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 14:23

We just want to add our deep gratitude to those depositors that delivered the petition yesterday. Regrettably we could not join you since we live overseas but you were very much in our thoughts. Also a word of thanks to the "management" running this site & to all those on the IOM who are also doing a sterling job in keeping our struggle in the forefront of the authorities there.


don't weaken

  • barry259
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  • Thu, 23/10/2008 - 09:40

Thank you guys (from Spain) for meeting up and getting stuck in. without you we would be lost, please don’t weaken. I can’t do much, this as knocked the stuffing out of me.
I have sent a few emails, so keep posting relevant addresses.
Thanks again.
Barry


More London photos

  • David9J
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 12:03

You can see more London photos here:

http://picasaweb.google.com/Dave9J/KSFIOMLondonPetition#

or here:

http://www.ksfiomdepositors.netgenius.co.uk/?q=node/407

Great to see everyone yesterday.

David


Adding a big Thank-you to London Team

  • john78
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 08:01

I add my thanks to all those involved. This is an important 'marker' in the scheme of things. The Interview with Iceland ambassador is huge and significant. Thanks for reporting out in such a clear way.
Priority I see next two days are the FSC lobby to postpone hearing & liquidation. Second up to continue making alot more noise with UK Govn + Treasury....
Going off to continue to do what I can from a distance..


Petition in London

  • Clogs2
  • 20/10/08 31/08/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:14

Thank you so much for all your efforts to publicise our plight. Sorry I could not make it from overseas to join you. I have written to MPs in my parent's and my "future" consistuency since I had hoped to return to UK next year. I have had immediate responses including copies of letters sent to Alastair Darling and Isle of Man to resolve our issue. This site is a great lifeline to offer hope that we will suceed to get our money back. Thank you all.


HEAR HEAR !

  • caledonia
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:04

I was in tears reading this ..... I cannot thank you all enough for your efforts. I do what i can from afar, not now having the money to travel. I was with you in spirit and I will continue to do my part from home (as long as I have it) and take guidance and inspiratiaon from you all.


petition

  • KA
  • 14/10/08 29/06/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:20

The petition was rejected by Downing St. , but when I read it , the text was entirely different to the one I had signed . What happened to the one on the www.lostyoursaving.com site which I thought spoke for all of us ?


Petition - confusion. Printed & Internet versions

  • malc
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:27

I think there is some confusion here. The printed petition which almost 1000 people sign up to was hand delivered to IoM, Uk & Iceland authorities.

The petition that was 'rejected' was an internet petition submitted to the uk gov site.

malc


bugger i've just been trying

  • expat
  • 10/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 16:01

bugger i've just been trying to work out a staregy to throw that back at them and make us look even more desperate.
only kidding!!!


petition

  • KA
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:52

thank you for clarifying that point. The internet petition was, given the high quality of most of the work being done , poorly conceived. Is there time to write and post anotherw one on the government siite?


Many Thanks to you all

  • perrys
  • 10/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:12

Many Many thanks to all of you, for your hard work in delivering the petition on behalf of all of us,,,If i could have made it from OZ i would of,,,Once again thank you all


Many thanks!

  • Farang in Singapore
  • 10/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 05:36

Many thanks to everyone involved in the events of yesterday. It's so heartening to find such a group of dedicated souls giving the rest of us support and hope. Not forgetting all the others providing positive views on this website and working behind the scenes. And to those writing in to public bodies etc. The more fuss we make, the better.

We will win - I feel it in my old bones!


great coverage on bbc website

  • rippedoff
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:33

I'd like to add my thanks to all in London and IOM for the brave efforts yesterday and every day. I believe the points can accross succintly and well aimed. Well done.


there are so many comments i

  • expat
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:40

there are so many comments i cannot keep up, but can i urge you all to read the notes of the meeting with the icelandic ambassador, look at what he said
he has to a degree stated what we,ve been saying about political will from the beginning
the FT last week suggested that of all the things G brown had done well this whole affair is his one big mistake
please try to grasp that, because that is where we need to travel on this

gotta go another press call here!!


Lobbying FSC IOM

  • rippedoff
  • 12/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:47

In Mike's Simpsons letter he recommends that we write to FSC in order to influence the timing iof winding up order. Maybe I've missed this but would it be a good idea to coordinate this through one letter (the previous petition went to House of keys didnt it?) with all who want a postponement signing. Or we could all individually email the same text. We need to overwhelm them. Any ideas?


writing to the FSC

  • KA
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:29

I have already written to them on all our behalves ,as soon as I read Mr Simpson's update. But I believe that every one should keep writing as my one mail could have little impact.


Loobying FSC

  • IceCrusher
  • 14/10/08 25/10/11
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:06

This was the reply I received from the FSC (email address given below). If we all email the same message its possible we'd all receive a similar reply. That's not to say we should just give up, perhaps the sheer weight of numbers would force them to make up their minds more quickly than is presently the case.

[We are not in the forum for this discussion really.]

"Thank you for your comments in relation to the date for the petition for winding up to be presented to the Court in the Isle of Man. The Commission, as joint petitioner, has not yet fully determined its position in relation to this matter and will be considering information from relevant parties ahead of the hearing."

Regards
Andrew

Andrew Kermode
Senior Manager - Supervision

Financial Supervision Commission
PO Box 58, Finch Hill House,
Bucks Road, Douglas
Isle of Man, IM99 1DT

Tel: (44) 1624 689320
Fax: (44) 1624 689399
Email: andrew [dot] kermode(?)fsc [dot] gov [dot] im


Written to Kermode

  • Mekong
  • 14/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:26

There goes another on to his inbox


Written to Kermode too

  • aikom
  • 16/10/08 21/06/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 12:52

Just written to Mr Kermode, How can anyone have a more appropriate name! No insult intended, just coincidental.


FSC

  • caledonia
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:29

and another...........


FSC email

  • TCA
  • 12/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 09:10

and another............


loobying FSC

  • rippedoff
  • 12/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:08

Thanks IceCrusher. What was the original letter? Can I copy paste?


Lobbying FSC letter

  • IceCrusher
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:17

Here is my version of a letter that started elsewhere (sorry can't find originator, due apologies) though events have overtaken us a little...

Dear Mr Aspden,

LIQUIDATION OF KAUPTHING SINGER AND FRIEDLANDER (IoM) - DEFERMENT

I am a saver with KSFIOM Ltd and face losing 15 years of life-savings. Will you please, please, consider the dire consequences of liquidating KSF (IoM) next Friday 24th October and seek to defer this finality.

Political and business options are being evaluated that might still keep KFS(IoM) afloat, so may I respectfully ask you to confer with the Liquidator Provisionally to delay the court hearing or, if it must go ahead, to postpone the decision to liquidate until all possible opportunities have been exhausted.

The liquidation of KSFIOM will be financially destructive for so many depositors like me who stand to lose all that we have strived so long and hard to save - and may even precipitate a fiscal disaster for the IOM banking sector and the island's economy. Perhaps the entire offshore banking operation as we know it will eventually succumb.

There is still time to recover this situation, perhaps in the form of an IMF loan to Iceland or a potential buyer for KSF (IoM) itself. If the Liquidator Provisionally was able to recoup the inter-company loans to KSF (UK) and the parent company, Kaupthing Bank H.f., then it is possible that KSF (IoM) could resume business. Please allow enough time for all avenues to be investigated before closing the door on KSF (IoM).

You may be aware of the KSF (IoM) Depositors Action Group and it's website set up to highlight the plight of KSF (IoM) depositors which seeks to recover the maximum return of deposit to all savers. Many stories openly given on this site are truly heart-breaking, so I beg you to mind that human concern should come before any technical consideration in the winding up of KSF (IoM):
http://www.ksfiomdepositors.com/
Most grateful for your earliest response,
Best Regards


fsc note

  • IsleofMuppets
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:31

thanks i sent it to kermode. let the pain be extended! personally I think that if there is no political solution by the 24th then there wont be one.

the uk should loan IoM the cash and IoM sue Iceland backed by the UK


This has got to be top of the

  • Captain Mainwaring
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:24

This has got to be top of the list now - while I think that the hearing has to go ahead, the outcome is dependant on our requests, and for that matter I would think that the Bank has also got to have directors there also pushing the point that the bank could be purchased, and that there is a strong possibility that once funds are recovered , the bank culd be solvent, both these points are in the interests of us as the depositors who stand to lose that maximim amount of money if the bank is declared insolvent.


Thanks and well done!

  • SgKZ
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:20

It took alot of effort to achieve what you guys have managed. Whichever way it goes in the future, you should be proud of your efforts.

I'm just hoping that the Select Committee presses Darling as hard as they can and doesn't allow him to dodge answers with replies such as, "It is a matter of National Security and I therefore cannot discuss it."


A MILLION THANKS TO ALL OF YOU!!!

  • SusanfromBC
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:00

What you have done is huge, I'm so grateful for all of your amazing efforts and thank you all from the bottom of my heart :)
WE WILL WIN


Thank you from somewhere else in Thailand

  • Thor Halland
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 05:35

Thanks for such a fantastic display.I'm sorry I couldn't join you .Well done diver,maisy and everyone else who has made such an effort.


Thank You from Thailand

  • Mekong
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 00:26

Many thanks to Driver, Maisey and everyone else who attended yesterday on our behalf, very much appreciated.

I would have loved to have been there myself but the cost of a return ticket BKK-LHR can keep my head above water over here for another 6-7 weeks.


Thank you.

  • rallison
  • 12/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 00:03

Thank you to everyone in London representing our interests. Working in Indonesia with my salary now being my only means of support, I cannot make it to such events, but it is comforting to know we have representation on the spot.


Thank you

  • angel
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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 22:07

Thank you so much for all you are doing it is so much appreciated us expats feel useless all we seem to be able to do is send endless emails, thanks again


Thank you so much

  • carlosherbane
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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 21:48

I can't tell you how grateful I am to have read the previous post. An enormous thank you to people I have never even met but an enormous thank you nevertheless.

God bless you all.


SINCERE VOTE OF THANKS TO DIVER AND TEAM

  • mikepapa
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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 21:33

Diver and Team,

Many thanks for a great job done well, from myself, and I'm sure all the rest of the Expats and others abroad that could not join you.

Hope you get great press coverage tomorrow - you ceratinly deserve it for all your efforts!

Cheers


Hear Hear

  • wipeout
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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 21:43

Hear Hear well done and many thanks all of you


Great Job!

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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 21:40

Ditto mikepapa's comment-
Thanks Diver, Expat, Maisey, Sleepless, Teapot & Jenren and everyone else who made such an impact today.


Thank you from the Kalahari

  • adambw
  • 13/10/08 31/08/10
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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 21:32

My sincere thanks to London Team, all movers & shakers, website guys, all of you for your ideas and efforts. Anyone else here in Botswana whose savings have turned to sand?


Thanks to all you guys in

  • occams razor
  • 10/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Mon, 20/10/2008 - 21:07

Thanks to all you guys in London. Am not in UK so couldn't attend, but all your hard work is greatly appreciated.
I do see a noticeable increase in media interest in our cause. Keep it up.


Thank you all so very much

  • cerberus
  • 12/10/08 31/05/09
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 16:04

Thank you all so very much from France


Thanks - now the site users need to follow up

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Thanks all three teams!! Sounds like you pulled all the stops out and my gratitude to you is indescribable.

Now, it is our turn. Come on site users who, perhaps due to geographical location or plain broke (as i am!), are unable to take direct physical action - get writing/phoning/faxing!!! Contact and talk to as many media and political organisations as possible. When you have finished your list, start again. And keep going as much as you can....

We HAVE to ensure our miserable plight is heard, echoed and repeated until it is common knowledge!! Time is so running out, so speed really is of the essence here. Dont let the three teams efforts be wasted, give them the backup they need.

If for one moment your resolve weakens or you feel you are being a nuisance just imagine what the heart does when your child offers you an orange they 'found' (taken from a supermarket bin) because 'daddy is hungry and sad'. That plays havoc with the adams apple i can tell you!!!


Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!

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;0)


mat hang on in there we're

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mat hang on in there we're getting there


Thanks!

  • z1000000
  • 16/10/08 31/05/09
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Thank you all so much for you hard work, time and commitment.


MEETING WITH ICELANDIC AMBASSADOR - POINTS

  • Diver
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Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Isle of Man Action Group
Primary points arising from the meeting with Iceland’s Ambassador to the UK Sverrir Haukur Gunnlaugsson – 20 October 2008

  1. The representatives of the group met the Ambassador at the Icelandic Embassy in London and made four requests:

a. That the Icelandic government, as primary stakeholders in Kaupthing Hf (parent of Kaupthing Isle of Man), honour a guarantee given by the parent bank to safeguard 100% of all deposits held within Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Isle of Man.

b. That the Icelandic government confirm that, should Kaupthing Hf be restructured in a similar way to the two other failed Icelandic banks, that the guarantee of KSFIOM’s deposits would be transferred to the new structure and remain in force.

c. That the Icelandic government confirm that when the Icelandic Prime Minister stated on Channel 4 news that Iceland would honour its overseas obligations, this included an obligation to honour the guarantee given by Kaupthing Hf to KSFIOM.

d. That in any negotiations with ally countries or organisations such as the IMF, the Icelandic government remember its obligations to the depositors in KSFIOM.

  1. The Ambassador confirmed that all four points would be passed on to the Icelandic government.

  2. The representatives of the group briefed the Ambassador on the situation the depositors in KSFIOM find themselves in, including the following:

a. A large number of depositors, as British expatriates, had no option but to seek banking facilities in the Isle of Man as they were precluded from banking in the UK due to their overseas residence.

b. The failure of KSFIOM has had the affect of wiping out the life savings of thousands of depositors saving for their retirement, as well as those who used the bank for everyday banking activities.

c. Depositors in KSFIOM are not limited to bank account holders but also bond holders and those whose pension schemes invested with the bank.

d. A large proportion of depositors came to be with KSFIOM as a result of the takeover of the Derbyshire Building Society (IOM). At the time of the takeover further reassurances were given to depositors regarding the 100% guarantee of their balances.

e. 60% of balances belonging to KSFIOM were being held within Kaupthing UK at the time that Kaupthing UK was placed into administration by the UK government.

f. It was the failure of Kaupthing UK that led to the subsequent failure of KSFIOM.

  1. The Ambassador stated that the Icelandic government believes it was the actions of the UK government in the week commencing October 6th 2008 that led to the failure of Kaupthing UK and as a result to the apparent loss of all the KSFIOM deposits held within that entity.

  2. To illustrate the above point the Ambassador made the following statements:

a. On 8 October 2008 Alistair Darling stated in a public forum that the Icelandic Government had informed the UK authorities that it has no intention of honouring its obligations in the UK.

b. The Icelandic government denies that any such message was conveyed and, to this date, the UK government cannot supply the name of the person in the Icelandic government that supposedly delivered the message.

c. In a press conference later in the day Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling suggested that Iceland was a bankrupt country and that it could not meet its worldwide obligations.

d. On the same day the UK Government instructed the FSA to seize (please notice that this is different to ‘freeze’) the assets of Kaupthing UK.

e. On October 9th Gordon Brown used a ‘walkabout’ in Birmingham to inform the press that the UK would be freezing numerous Icelandic assets in the UK. The Ambassador was keen to point out that the Prime Minister was including non-banking institutions in this statement, institutions such as high street retailers with significant Icelandic interests.

  1. The Ambassador believes that the actions of the UK government helped destroy belief in the Icelandic economy and caused a run on the Icelandic banks including Kaupthing UK.

  2. It wasn’t until the evening of Saturday 11 October that the Ambassador received clarification from the UK government that, contrary to Gordon Brown’s statements on 9 October, only the assets of Landsbanki were frozen. By this stage the Ambassador believes the damage had been done and the credibility of the Icelandic economy had suffered a fatal blow.

  3. The Ambassador confirmed that Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander UK was a solvent, liquid bank up until the UK government’s actions on 8 October and that its balance sheet was ‘one of the strongest of all the banks in the UK’.

  4. The Ambassador pointed out that other Kaupthing Bank companies around Europe had been taken over by other institutions with little effect on depositors and it was only here in the UK, where the government took such drastic action, that repercussions such as the demise of KSFIOM are still being felt.

  5. Here the Ambassador expressed the disbelief of the Icelandic government at the fact that the UK government had used anti-terror legislation to freeze and seize assets of a ‘NATO Ally’ and ‘a member of the European Economic Area’ and therefore in effect branding Iceland a ‘terrorist state’.

  6. The meeting ended with the Ambassador accepting a petition from the Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Isle of Man Action Group and agreeing to convey all the discussions to the Icelandic Government.

The Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Isle of Man Action Group would like to thank the Icelandic Ambassador to the UK for taking the time to hear our plight and our points of view in the absence of an appointment. It has been noted that our plight has now had the public attention of both the Icelandic Prime Minister and the Icelandic Ambassador to the UK whilst our own government remains silent and seemingly unconcerned about the situation of its citizens.


Excellent!

  • IceCrusher
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  • Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:37

This is an excellent piece of work and you have done such a marvellous job on behalf of us all, thanks are not enough...


BRILLIANT !

  • Lucky Jim
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !