A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
PriceWaterhouseCoopers has failed to get court orders requiring Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL) to provide security for the estimated €30m legal costs of PWC’s defence of a claim for up to €900m damages brought against it over its auditing of the insurer.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
Organisers of the Academy Awards have announced they will put new rules in place for the year’s ceremony to avoid a repeat of last year’s envelope mix-up.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Conor McGregor became a father, Niall Horan saw his solo career take off, and Saoirse Ronan was an award-winning Ladybird. Those were some of the positives celebwise in 2017, writes
Thu, 28 Dec, 2017
The former president and ex-treasurer of the Vatican-run children's hospital have been indicted for allegedly diverting money from the hospital's foundation to pay for renovations on a top cardinal's apartment.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Donegal native Willie McAteer graduated from UCD with a BA in commerce and a master’s in business studies.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
The establishment of a State Housing Bank could help address the country’s chronic shortage of new homes and help address the housing and homelessness crises, according to builders and developers.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Two former executives from Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty of conspiring to defraud the public in 2008.looks at the two men whose careers end in disgrace.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
Accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has estimated it will incur legal costs of more than €30.1m in defending a claim for €800m brought against it over its auditing of Quinn Insurance Ltd (QIL).
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Irish companies are less concerned about the impact of crime than their global counterparts despite an increasing number falling victim to criminality with ever-greater financial consequences.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
The vast majority of banks across the world consider their industry to be over-regulated, just a matter of years after the global financial crash sunk economies and left the financial sector in disarray.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
Germany’s largest pension scheme group is eyeing an Irish retail property splurge as part of a €1.3bn pan-European investment plan.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
The Port of Cork is set to put the city’s historic Custom House on the market in the coming weeks as it advances plans to relocate to Ringaskiddy.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
With 80% of Irish firms falling victim to cyber crime last year,talks to a cyber security specialist who urges problem appraisal and straightforward solutions.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
PricewaterhouseCoopers is to recruit more than 500 people in Ireland next year.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
The Government and State agencies have paid consultants €152m for advice on the banking crisis.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
The troika shot down any prospect of Ireland burning the bondholders in late-2010 and warned such a move would cancel any possibility of a future bailout, a senior Government adviser during the crisis has confirmed.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2015
Cork’s soon-to-be largest office block, One Albert Quay, is set to land another major tenant as the landmark development continues to attract considerable interest.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
A High Court judge yesterday confirmed the appointment of an examiner to Mothercare Ireland, which employs 276 people in 18 stores across the State.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
French car maker Peugeot-Citroen is teaming up with Bollore to jointly produce and sell electric cars, as well as promote car-sharing schemes worldwide.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
A top firm of auditors has defended the €66m it was paid to probe Bank of Ireland, saying it was not there to predict future events.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Overwhelming positivity over the future of the construction industry is being tempered by a severe lack of finance with almost two-thirds of industry leaders citing it as the biggest impediment to growth.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
Cork City’s newest and largest office block, One Albert Quay, has been purchased for up to €58m by Green Reit nine months ahead of its completion.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, has named Deloitte as its new auditor, ending its 32-year relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) after an accounting scandal.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
A report on the health of the Irish banking system — commissioned by the financial regulator in 2008 and relied upon by taoiseach Brian Cowen to justify the bank guarantee — drastically underestimated the extent of losses that would be made.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
says PriceWaterHouseCoopers accountants Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas know who has won the Oscars days before the world does. They count the ballots by hand in a windowless room before being escorted by police to the awards ceremony.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Consultants were paid just over €369,000 to oversee the process used to select the developers of Cork’s multi-million events centre.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
A deal has been agreed for the transfer of Quinn Insurance’s portfolio of UK and European legacy liabilities to a subsidiary of Bermuda-based Catalina Holdings.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
Ireland will have to wait for up to six months before knowing the verdict of the European Commission on its tax agreement with Apple.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
Nama has a role to play in helping provide the high quality office developments that are required to attract large multinationals to Cork.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2014
Higher revenues and larger workforces are on the way in 2015, according to a survey of more than 800 businesses carried out yesterday.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
Professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is set to leave its current base on Cork’s South Mall and relocate to One Albert Quay, sources close to John Cleary Developments have indicated.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
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Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
The abolition of the base year for the research and development tax credit will act as a leveller setting all companies on the same footing and make R&D more attractive to businesses, according to a leading taxation expert.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
The future of Phones 4u and its 5,600 employees is hanging by a thread today as administrators begin talks on whether any stores can reopen.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
A reduction in the rate of universal social charge is the most important measure the Government can introduce to support Cork businesses, according to a tax expert.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Plans for a €50m events centre in Cork City, which have been bedeviled by hitches in the tendering process, are back on track, with work expected to commence early next year.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2014
The NTMA has sparked a scramble for one of the most prestigious contracts in the financial sector by seeking new internal auditors.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
A host of firms are in line for lucrative work from Nama to help the agency evaluate and monitor its debtors.
Sat, 26 Apr, 2014
The HSE paid almost €200,000 for two widely criticised external reports claiming up to €210m could be cut from the medical cards system — 10 times more than was ultimately slashed from the budget.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2014
A high profile golf resort opened in the dying days of the Celtic Tiger has been bought by a low-key investor from the North two days after he heard about the sale.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014