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€12.4m fraud allegation targets missing directors of collapsed transport business

The creditors of Boxer Logistics, including Revenue officials pursuing wage subsidy payments, are suspended to efforts by the company’s liquidators to track down its former owners through the courts after they left the country.

The cost of innovation: University drawn into Commercial Court IP row

An electronics recycling firm with €20m in EU and private funding is locked in a patent battle with the University of Limerick. Peregrine has received letters allegedly implying it has infringed intellectual property. Now it's fighting back.

From its headquarters next to St Paul’s Cathedral in London, an Irish-led financial technology firm has just raised a £30m debt facility

Finbourne, led by Irish former bankers Thomas McHugh and Dermot Shortt, has just secured £30m of debt funding to support its expansion. What next for the fast-growing financial technology business?

TG4’s next move: “We were set up to be something small, something nice, but that is not going to work”

Alan Esslemont is at the helm of TG4’s ambition to build status for the Irish language and halt Ireland’s transition to a monolingual state. A Scottish national, he is a determined figure and his big idea is already coming to fruition.

Why the relationship between the newsagent and newspapers is no longer working

The fear in the newspaper industry is that the retail model will eventually break down, and they will run out of retailers even before they run out of print readers.

Tommie Gorman: Phoney crises, like undelivered promises, have consequences

If a state of high dudgeon can be reached in the current circumstances, how will the political parties cope when high-grade manure drops from the sky without warning as inevitably it will?

Nick Lawlor spotted a trend to help employees achieve financial wellness. A UK buyer believes in his vision

Having just been acquired by a UK company, Nick Lawlor wants Employee Financial Wellness to be number one in a newly emerging sector. How will teaming up with Wealth at Work accelerate his plans?

With few good options, capital-hungry Stripe is turning to the public markets

Stripe's rise was fuelled by cheap and plentiful private capital. Now that the private funding taps have been turned off, the company is looking to the public markets.

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Building stock portfolios: The case for value, quality, and dividends

Stock investing has been a rollercoaster in recent years. Facing into the unknowable future, it seems timely to ponder some timeless beliefs: the case for value, quality, and dividends.

The thin line between funding and failure, Ireland’s cooling property market, and Texas Tom’s tax dispute: Rewinding the week that was

After years of cheap credit and relatively easy funding, we are now on the cusp of a new reality and start-ups will have to learn how to deal with it.

Paul Flynn: The GAA’s relationship with its own rules has created an unnecessary saga

This has been a bad week for the GAA. The problem with the rules in the association is sometimes they are only enforced if somebody objects to their violation.

Tommie Gorman: Phoney crises, like undelivered promises, have consequences

If a state of high dudgeon can be reached in the current circumstances, how will the political parties cope when high-grade manure drops from the sky without warning as inevitably it will?

Rugby needs to change but poor communication threatens the new RFU law on the tackle.

Rugby unions all over the world are facing increased pressure to address the concussion problem in the game.

The failures of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard underline the strength of the Premier League

Everton is not alone in the Premier League in being run on a whim, but it has a particular problem in failing to grasp the extent of its difficulties until it’s too late.

MEPs want to go harder against shell companies, offering Ireland an easy middle-of-the-road option

The EU has special-purpose vehicles in its crosshairs. The European Parliament has suggested stricter criteria to scrutinise their use in tax avoidance, but the decision rests with finance ministers.

Sean Keyes on investing: Foreign investors are the ones on the hook for slumping commercial property

The slowdown in commercial property offers yet another example of why we should be welcoming foreign property investors.