Landsbanki Is Seeking to Reclaim $401 Million, RUV Says

The caretakers of failed lender Landsbanki Islands hf have filed about 60 separate lawsuits in an effort to reclaim 50 billion kronur ($401 million) from the bank’s former clients, RUV reported.

The lawsuits are aimed at rescinding early withdrawals made mostly by foreign financial institutions in before the collapse of Landsbanki in October 2008, reported the Reykjavik-based broadcaster.

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