Court and Crime
Court and Crime
Court and Crime
Former solicitor Michael Lynn, who is on bail awaiting trial on multi-million euro theft charges, has brought a High Court challenge to a refusal to grant him disability benefit.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
The Central Bank has rejected as “nonsense” claims by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton he cannot lawfully be subject to an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the Society.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
A judge has ordered that former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick be found not guilty of hiding millions of euro in loans from auditors.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick yesterday became the longest running criminal trial in the history of the State.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
Legal moves are under way in the High Court by a bank to secure the repossession of an apartment in Dublin which the bank says is owned by fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
The lead investigator into allegations of financial crimes by former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick has accepted that aspects of his investigation were “colossally prejudiced”.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
A former financial controller with Anglo Irish Bank has said he was surprised that external auditors never queried the annual refinancing of the bank’s loans to former chairman Seán FitzPatrick.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Warrants obtained by gardaí to search banking premises for evidence during investigations into events at Anglo Irish Bank in 2008 were unlawful and unconstitutional, a jury has heard.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
An inquiry into the Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) is underway.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Today marks the first day of public hearings in a Central Bank inquiry into the running of Irish Nationwide Building Society.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Businesswoman and former Dragons’ Den investor Sarah Newman was recently adjudicated bankrupt in the UK, the Commercial Court has heard.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton has lost his High Court action aimed at preventing the Central Bank from conducting an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the financial institution.
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
Since Sunday March 2011, over four years ago, a small group of determined people have marched every week in protest at the imposition of private bank-debt on the Irish people.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
The Central Bank’s inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at Irish Nationwide Building Society is a breach of a former director’s constitutional right to a trial by an independent judge, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Irish Nationwide Building Society’s former CEO Michael Fingleton and ex-director John Stanley Purcell have launched High Court proceedings aimed at stopping the Central Bank from conducting an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the financial institution.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
A judge has ruled that Seán FitzPatrick can get a fair trial despite eight years’ publicity leaving him with a “negative” reputation.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
IBRC’s special liquidators have bought out its partner in the controversial joint-venture it established nearly three years ago to recover key Quinn family assets in Russia and Ukraine, for $34m (€31m).
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
The investigation into controversial IBRC deals needs to be conducted faster and expanded, opposition TDs have warned.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
The jury has been discharged in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick over the alleged failure to disclose millions of euro in loans to the bank’s auditors.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing and that they must return in June when “all will be done and dusted.”
Fri, 22 May, 2015
The foreman of the jury in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Sean FitzPatrick has been discharged for personal reasons.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
The judge in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick has told the jury an illness is causing difficulty in a trial which has been repeatedly delayed for the last three weeks.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
The judge in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick has told the jury she does not know when the trial will begin in evidence.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
Former taoiseach Brian Cowen last night said there was never any question of his overruling finance minister Brian Lenihan’s views at the time of the State bank guarantee of 2008.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
A legal action against four former directors of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) over alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the board of the INBS, to its former CEO Michael Fingleton, has settled, the Commercial Court heard yesterday. No terms of settlement were disclosed.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
The jury has been sworn in for the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick, who is accused of failing to disclose the true value of multi-million euro loans to the bank’s auditors.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
More than 18,000 mortgage holders are still awaiting clarification over the level of protection to be afforded them under proposed legislation as a row over the detail of the bill rumbles on.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015
A former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive has failed to prevent a bank entering a High Court judgment against him for €5.74m.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured judgment for €16.2m against jailed businessman Breifne O’Brien.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
AUCTIONS step back into the sales fray in early 2015, with Allsops set to auction more than 220 lots later this month, while Iam-Sold is now stepping up to at least 14 auction events this coming year, moving now to Dublin after establishing in Galway and Cork/Munster in 2013/14.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2015
Nama has secured final judgment for €8m against the wife of Priory Hall builder Thomas McFeely arising out of an unpaid loan secured on the family home in Ailesbury Rd, Dublin.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity as former auditors to Irish Nationwide Building Society, be sued as a co-defendant in separate actions by State-owned IBRC against Michael Fingleton and other former directors of the society over €6bn losses.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
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Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
A Nama company is seeking judgment against two businessmen for a total of around €48.5m over unpaid loans advanced to them by the former Irish Nationwide Building Society.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014