A declaration by the Supreme Court that the Dáil Public Accounts Committee acted unlawfully towards former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins would have a “chilling” effect on the work of parliamentary committees, lawyers for the State and PAC have told the court.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
A solicitor who admitted professional misconduct, including using €10,000 client monies towards paying his personal tax bill, has been suspended for a year after which he can resume practising under conditions to expire after seven years.
Tue, 26 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
Two former senior executives with the Quinn group are "very reluctant" witnesses in the action by Sean Quinn's adult children disputing any liability under guarantees for loans of more than €415m, the High Court has been told.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Sean Quinn’s family used the Quinn group as their “personal bank” from which they extracted some €1.95bn to fund their personal lifestyles, property acquisition and significant losses, the High Court has been told.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
The State’s corporate watchdog has said it was “absolutely wrong” for INM to claim it was deprived until March last of information casting doubt on its former chairman Leslie Buckley’s explanation for the removal of data from INM in 2014.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
The wife of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick is claiming around €6m in assets, some of which were jointly held by the couple before her husband was declared bankrupt in 2010, the High Court Has heard.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
A victory for former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins in her appeal over her treatment by the Dail Public Accounts Committee would undermine “a core principle of our democracy”, freedom of speech in parliament, the State has told the Supreme Court.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
Barrister Sean Guerin has asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to sections of his report concerning the former Justice Minister's handling of complaints of Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
The Quinn family may seek to cross-examine IBRC special liquidator Kieran Wallace about the manner in which the commercial court was told of proceedings taken in the US and UK following allegations by unidentified “informants” the family may be hiding up to €500m in undisclosed assets.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
An application by members of the Quinn family to stop assets of Quinn companies being moved to Nama ignores the fact those assets have already been stripped by some family members, Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has claimed before the Commercial Court.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
The action by the family of jailed businessman Seán Quinn against the former Anglo Irish Bank aimed at avoiding liability for €2.34bn loans has been delayed due to two new developments, the Commercial Court heard yesterday.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
THE family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn are effectively making the “extraordinary” case they have no liability for loans of €2.3 billion advanced to support Anglo Irish Bank’s share price on grounds Mr Quinn and the bank were engaged in the “criminal offence” of market manipulation, the bank has told the Commercial Court.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
HOTELIER Jim Mansfield is opposing Bank of Scotland’s claim for summary judgment orders for €206m against him on grounds including that the bank’s failure to honour an alleged agreement to loan more money to complete the Citywest convention centre lead to the collapse of the Mansfield group.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
Multi-millionaire businessman and race horse owner JP McManus is to bring High Court proceedings against Facebook over the social networking website's alleged failure to take down a number of profiles purporting to be the Co Limerick native.
Fri, 27 May, 2011
PEOPLE who act as “Good Samaritans” and go to the rescue of others in life-threatening situations should be legally protected from the threat of civil action except in cases of gross negligence, the Law Reform Commission (LRC) has recommended.
Tue, 26 May, 2009