ODCE head says the 'wheels came off' in a 'catastrophic way' during Sean FitzPatrick trial

Ireland's white collar crime investigator has warned he would still be unable to cope with a financial scandal on the same scale as the 2008 Anglo Irish crisis if it happened tomorrow.

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Head of ODCE denies 'fundamental errors' made during Anglo investigations

The head of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has defended the groups role in the Anglo-Irish bank trials.

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Oireachtas committee to question head of ODCE on collapse of Sean FitzPatrick trial

The head of the State's corporate law watchdog is expected to discuss his department's investigation into Sean Fitzpatrick at an Oireachtas committee today.

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Calls to publish FitzPatrick trial collapse report

Business Minister Heather Humphreys has rejected Opposition demands to publish a 235-page report into the Sean FitzPatrick trial collapse, saying “I would be breaking the law” if it was released.

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Claims of corporate affairs watchdog being under-resourced 'seriously concerning', says Fitzgerald

Jobs Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said it is "completely unacceptable" that the corporate affairs watchdog might not have raised concerns about its understaffing.

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Director of Corporate Enforcement to prepare report into collapse of Seán Fitzpatrick trial

It is seeking from transcripts of the trial as it says it was excluded from much of the proceedings.

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No need for cross examination of official overseeing Sean Dunne's bankruptcy, court hears

There is no need for cross examination of the official overseeing developer Sean Dunne's bankruptcy.

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Ex-banker Sean Fitzpatrick formally acquitted at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

It follows yesterday’s decision by Judge John Aylmer to direct the jury to acquit.

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Watchdog accepts criticism after judge acquits ex-Anglo chief Sean FitzPatrick

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has said it fully accepts a judge's criticism of its investigation into the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank after he was acquitted of misleading auditors.

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Judge acquits Sean FitzPatrick on grounds he 'would be denied his constitutional right to a fair trial'

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.

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Sean FitzPatrick calls today 'a wonderful day for me' after acquittal

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman, Sean FitzPatrick has said his prosecution for allegedly misleading the bank's auditors about millions of euro in loans was a difficult time for him and his family.

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Sean FitzPatrick 'had no reason to hide full extent of loans from Anglo'

Former Anglo Irish Chairman Sean FitzPatrick told gardaí that he had no reason to hide the full extent of his loans from the bank, his trial has heard.

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Official would have considered alleged refinancing arrangement as significant, court hears

The man in charge of auditing Anglo Irish Bank for seven years has told a jury that he would have considered an alleged refinancing arrangement of loans to Sean FitzPatrick as significant to the audit.

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Sean FitzPatrick lawyers accuse investigators of 'crafting and creating witness statements'

Lawyers defending Sean FitzPatrick have accused investigators of crafting and creating statements in order to get evidence to prosecute the former Anglo Irish Bank chairman.

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Gardaí never investigated State official's destruction of documents, trial hears

Gardaí have never investigated a State official's destruction of documents related to the investigation of alleged crimes by former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick, a trial has heard.

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Corporate enforcement investigator admits shredding documents relevant to Sean Fitzpatrick probe

Sean Fitzpatrick’s trial has heard the main investigator in his case shredded a number of documents related to the investigation.

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Judge in Sean FitzPatrick trial agrees to recuse himself

Circuit Court judge Patrick McCartan has agreed to recuse himself from Sean FitzPatrick's trial on charges of misleading auditors of Anglo Irish Bank.

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Date set for trial of former Anglo boss Sean FitzPatrick

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick will go on trial next May on charges of breaching the Companies Act.

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Seán Fitzpatrick trial delayed to next May

Seán FitzPatrick's High Court application to have his criminal trial delayed has been successful - it will now go ahead in May 25, 2016 instead of October.

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Judge rejects bid to postpone trial of Sean FitzPatrick

A judge has ruled that the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick can go ahead in October.

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Judge to decide today on proposal to postpone trial of Sean FitzPatrick

A judge will today decide whether the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick later this year will be postponed.

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Sean Fitzpatrick trial further delayed

Further delays have hit the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Sean FitzPatrick.

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Former Anglo boss FitzPatrick pleads not guilty to 27 charges

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick has pleaded not guilty to 27 charges alleging he failed to disclose the true value of bank loans.

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Jury to be sworn in for Sean FitzPatrick trial

A jury is to be sworn in today for the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick.

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