Businessman Denis O'Brien and two companies are to be given certain documents used in the corporate watchdog’s application for appointment of inspectors to investigate an alleged data breach and other matters at Independent News & Media, the High Court has directed.
Businessman Denis O'Brien and two companies controlled by him are seeking to be given documents used in a court application by the Director of Corporate Enforcement to have inspectors appointed to investigate matters at Independent News & Media.
A consortium suing the State and businessman Denis O’Brien over the award of the country’s second mobile phone licence can amend its case providing there is “greater clarity” that the claim being pursued is “firmly anchored in corruption”, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy has welcomed a Supreme Court decision that unanimously dismissed Denis O’Brien’s appeal over statements made by her and by Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty in the Dáil about Mr O'Brien's banking affairs.
Denis O'Brien was among eight men listed in a graphic alongside a front page newspaper article headlined "22 men and €26 billion" because Mr O'Brien is well-known and is, in football terms, "Barcelona", a High Court jury has been told.
Businessman Denis O’Brien has told a High Court jury his spokesman contacted the Sunday Independent following an article published in that newspaper in 2012 concerning borrowings of himself and others from Anglo Irish Bank.
Businessman Denis O’Brien has told a High Court jury he should not have been included in a “so-called gang of 22” men whom he alleges were blamed in newspaper articles for the collapse of the Irish economy in 2008.
Businessman Denis O’Brien was wrongly included in newspaper articles among a “gang” of 22 people alleged held responsible in the articles for bringing down the Irish economy in 2008, the High Court has been told.
A consortium suing over the awarding of the country's second mobile phone licence on grounds including bribery and corruption should not be allowed to amend its original statement of claim because it would be a "recipe for chaos", a lawyer for businessman Denis O'Brien has argued in the High Court.
Independent News & Media has told the High Court the State’s corporate watchdog unfairly criticised its response to his concerns about sharing of company information between Leslie Buckley, when he was chairman of INM, and its major shareholder Denis O’Brien.
Four people concerned their data may have been accessed during an alleged data breach at Independent News & Media are to get access to documents for the corporate watchdog's application, opening at the High Court next week, to have inspectors appointed to the media group.
There was “no evidence” on which an Oireachtas Committee could have decided Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy acted responsibly and in good faith when she made statements in the Dáil about Denis O’Brien’s banking affairs, lawyers for the businessman have told the Supreme Court.
An exchange of texts about setting up a confidential "non-meeting" between an assistant secretary of the Department of Finance and Fianna Fail leader Mícheal Martin "goes to the heart of how we organise our government and the integrity of our civil service", it has been claimed in High Court proceedings by businessman Denis O'Brien.
A law concerning third-party funding of legal cases in Ireland comes from an era when people thought the earth was the centre of the universe, witches were burned at the stake and the rule of law paled in comparison to the rule of the sword, the High Court has heard.