Austria: Hypo Commission Soon Ready to Investigate

People ♦ Published: March 27, 2014; 11:08 ♦ (Vindobona)

The government’s commission for the investigation of Hypo Group’s nationalization is supposed to begin its assignment in one or two weeks.

“An investigation commission is sensible in the current situation.” / Picture: © Wikipedia / JJ55 (30 March 2008)

This was announced by the commission’s future chairwoman and former president of the Austrian Supreme Court Irmgard Griss. She announced not serving the government as a “fig leave” but her intention was to investigate the developments around the disaster with “effective leverages.”

Griss herself will work for the commission voluntarily as she receives a pension from the…