The former Davy boss rightly argues that the Central Bank made no findings against individuals in the firm. But he neglects to mention that this was because of obsolete laws making it practically impossible. Will the government’s new legislation change the dynamic?
Fabien Peyaud is the co-founder and chief executive of Herdwatch, a Co Tipperary-based agritech firm now marking ten years in business. He discusses falling in love with Ireland, learning on the job at a US multinational and betting on a cloud-based app before farmers even had smartphones.
1,800 Irish investors are facing potential losses of €100m through Dolphin Trust. As the German administrator places 20 properties on the market, what does it mean for the Irish backers?
Zurich says its funds' performance leads the Irish market. But a careful comparison of Zurich's biggest funds to global benchmarks shows they take more risk and generate smaller returns.
The long-awaited selection of the first grid-scale solar energy projects ever eligible to state support in Ireland just one year ago opened the capital floodgates. Norwegian, British and French investors have been piling in.
Karen Clince founded Tigers Childcare in 2003 and it has grown to employ 180 people across 13 centres in Ireland and London. The childcare operator has now appointed Deloitte to find a strategic investor for the fast-growing business.
A group of investors borrowed in a foreign currency at a high interest rate, generating millions in tax relief for property investments that largely failed to materialise. Now the scheme has been ruled above board.
Des O'Malley was implacably opposed to terrorism, rejected the fiery nationalism of Charles Haughey and his contribution towards cleaning up Irish political life will ensure a prominent position in Irish history.
Since The Currency's launch in September 2019, we have been keeping track of the biggest business story connecting Ireland to the wider world: Global talks aiming to increase and re-allocate where multinationals pay their corporation tax. You can access the best of our coverage here.
PTSB looks to have secured €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank assets on very favourable terms. It's a good deal for taxpayers – though consumers might pay in the long run.
Having taken advice from a consumer-focused software giant, we managed to increase our prices by 25% without losing customers. The lesson was simple: it is much easier to increase margins by optimising price rather than just cutting costs.
In the year preceding the Frenchwoman's killing in west Cork, Sam Smyth covered OJ Simpson's trial in similar circumstances of media frenzy and failure by the authorities to secure any murder conviction. The latest interview of Ian Bailey by Sinéad O'Connor rekindles his unease at the way journalists have repeatedly approached the case.
Sinn Féin and its associates are among those who will never tell the full truth about the Troubles. As they come close to power in the south, this will reveal some uncomfortable realities, writes Tommie Gorman.
The unthinking way Beacon chief executive Michael Cullen doled out state-owned vaccines to private school teachers raises questions for its board. While the scandal is different from the one that played out at Davy, the discrepancy between actions and consequences is glaring.
Some columns are exercises in whataboutery. This column is an exercise in whatifery. Corporation tax receipts here are supposed to fall in the coming years. What if they rise?
Everyone wants to be the hero of their own stories. They want to take action, make canny moves, avoid danger, seize opportunities. This urge gets stronger the more time people spend thinking and reading about investing. But it gets people in trouble.
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