Person: Bernard Dunleavy
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Settlement talks are underway in the marathon case by Sean Quinn’s five adult children denying liability for some €410m under guarantees of loans advanced by Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
Talks are underway in the marathon case by Sean Quinn’s children denying liability for some €415m under guarantees of loans advanced by Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
A High Court judge will rule next week whether Sean Quinn’s children can pursue a key claim their father unduly influenced them to sign securities for loans of hundreds of millions by Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn group companies.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
A fund's application for a €1.7m judgment against former AIB and Central Bank director Bernard Somers in relation to a loan secured on various assets, including his home in Foxrock, Dublin, has been adjourned by the Commercial Court.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Jackie Lavin's High Court action against her partner Bill Cullen and one of his companies over an alleged failure to complete a €1m deal for the sale of Killegy House in Co Kerry to the businesswoman has been resolved.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
A company has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing a ‘vulture fund’-appointed receiver from carrying out any of his functions in respect of a south Dublin property consisting of several apartments and a car park.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Three former directors of the collapsed Custom House Capital investment firm are jointly and severally liable to pay €214,457 to a liquidator for the cost of his investigation, collection of evidence and for the legal fees, the High Court has ruled.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
A shopkeeper claims a fund which took over her mortgage is using "extraordinarily aggressive tactics" to force her to refinance or else sell the shop through a receiver,.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Businessman Brian Stokes wants to sue Nama in the High Court over the appointment of a receiver over lands in Co Wicklow.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
A collapsed investment firm’s failure to maintain proper accounts has made it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to determine where €56m in misappropriated client funds has gone, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
The family of businessman Seán Quinn want to amend their case against the State-owned IBRC to allege they were innocently unaware, when signing share pledges and guarantees as security for €2.34bn loans from Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies, that security was allegedly for the unlawful purpose of propping up the bank’s share price.
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
A bank seeking to recover debts from Tony O’Reilly has no evidential basis for seeking a court order that the businessman make further disclosure on his assets, the Court of Appeal has heard.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
wants to “humiliate and embarrass” him by requiring he swear a further statement as to his assets and liabilities, the Commercial Court has heard.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
The family of Sean Quinn will decide soon whether to appeal a decision in the case they are taking against IBRC and its special liquidator.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Former billionaire Seán Quinn has agreed to pay creditors €20,000 from earnings he may receive over the next two years after he exits bankruptcy this week, the High Court has heard.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
The family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn are the “only innocent victims” in a case being brought over their alleged liability for €2.34bn in loans issued by the former Anglo Irish Bank, counsel for the Quinns told the Supreme Court yesterday.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Bill Cullen has dropped all legal challenges that he had mounted in the Commercial Court against the approach taken by Ulster Bank-appointed receivers in selling assets of his companies.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
Businessman Bill Cullen has told the Commercial Court there is "no doubt" his €11.5m debt to Ulster Bank will be cleared and he became "so irritated" over the approach of receivers in selling assets of his companies that he decided to take legal proceedings.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
An estimated 40m documents are being collected for the action by the joint administrators of Quinn Insurance claiming €1bn damages against Price waterhouseCoopers, over alleged negligent auditing, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
Mount Wolseley Hotel and Golf Resort, which owes various banks €60m, has asked the High Court for protection from its creditors long enough to put a rescue plan in place and save up to 175 jobs.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
Sean Dunne is anxious for a speedy hearing of his appeal against a decision permitting a dual bankruptcy process concerning him to proceed here and in the US.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
A last-minute challenge to court approval for a survival scheme for key companies in construction giant SIAC has placed the companies and the jobs of 219 employees “in peril”, the Supreme Court was told yesterday.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
The Central Bank has secured orders permitting the public release of some but not all of the material used to support its application leading to Newbridge credit union being subsumed into Permanent TSB for some €54m.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
An interim examiner has been appointed to fashion retailer A-Wear which has 30 outlets. The chain, which employs more than 350 people, is blaming its difficulties on high rents and increased competition.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
The administrators of Quinn Insurance are taking steps aimed at securing an urgent hearing of their action against the group’s former auditors, Pricewaterhouse Cooper, the former auditors of the failed company.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
The wedding plans of a bride and groom due to exchange vows today have been saved by a High Court judge.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
Jim Corr said today that he never thought ACC Bank would hold him solely liable for a €1.4m land loan, as he was a minority stakeholder in the investment.
Wed, 15 May, 2013
Women’s clothing and accessories chain, Monsoon Accessorize, needs to close at least 10 of its 18 stores if it is to have a reasonable prospect of survival, the High Court has been told.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
Dublin City Council is to sue bankrupt developer Thomas McFeely and others over what it claims are “defective” apartments at the Priory Hall complex.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
There was mixed news on the jobs front yesterday with the announcement that 101 staff are to be made redundant with the closure of sports retailer JJB Sports while another 140 filling station jobs are in peril nationwide.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Nama has secured summary judgment orders for a combined total of nearly €35m against a solicitor, a property company, and a businessman over unpaid property loans.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2012
High-profile property developer Treasury Holdings is expected to have joint liquidators appointed next week, making it one of the biggest casualties of the property crash.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2012
Students of Waterford-based Pilot Training College of Ireland are likely to lose at least €80,000 each in fees and legal costs after it was wound up by the High Court yesterday.
Sat, 29 Sep, 2012
A company, whose investment was hoped would save the future of Waterford Pilot Training College, has decided not to go ahead with the investment, the High Court heard today.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2012
The examiner appointed to the Pilot Training College in Waterford is negotiating with a potential investor interested in taking over the company, the High Court heard yesterday.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
Former Anglo chairman Sean FitzPatrick is to face an examination in the High Court about the ownership of one of London’s biggest and highest office blocks.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2012
The High Court has confirmed the appointment of a liquidator to stockbrokers Bloxham.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
The High Court yesterday confirmed the appointment of an examiner to the Atlantic Home Care DIY store chain after a judge was told there had been two expressions of interest in investing in it.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2012
Lawyers acting for the partners of Bloxham Stockbrokers have applied to have the firm wound up as the partners see “no prospect of an improvement in Bloxham’s trading position.”
Fri, 01 Jun, 2012
The High Court has made orders winding up development company Manor Park Homebuilders Ltd on the application of a bank which is owed some €135m by the firm.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2012
Debt-burdened telecom giant Eircom will know today if it can have High Court protection to allow it trade out of its difficulties.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012