Former Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde towards to jail

The only politician in the world to stand trial for his role in the 2008 financial crisis will learn his fate in Iceland today.

Geir Haarde - Former Icelandic Prime Minister

Geir Haarde - Former Icelandic Prime Minister

A court is to rule on whether former prime minister Geir Haarde was grossly negligent or not. The court will decide whether he was personally responsible for failing to rein in the country’s banking sector before it imploded.