Trafficking tax: how US firms shifted $137bn from Ireland following Trump’s tax move
As policymakers grapple with modernising antiquated global tax laws, new data ranks Ireland as the third biggest mover of US dividends in 2018. “I was surprised by the exact magnitude of Ireland’s numbers,” former Treasury official says.
4th Oct, 2019 - 6 min read
“Irish people have something unique. Being Irish, we don’t seem to understand that“
In an wide-ranging interview, Pat McCann, the hotelier and new president of Ibec, talks about the future of the Irish economy, the hotel industry and the secret to keeping investors happy.
1st Oct, 2019 - 13 min read
Moneyball in leafy Dublin 4: how an Irish firm became central to Serie A global asset chase
How did an obscure company in Dublin 4 become part of a global asset hunt? And what happens next? Confidential documents, court judgements, affidavits and international filings reveal the real story behind the collapse of MP & Silva, and the role of Ireland in its operations.
1st Oct, 2019 - 8 min read
“I am responsible for an economy inside a democracy. Not a democracy inside an economy.”
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As he prepares his third Budget as finance minister, Paschal Donohoe talks about his political philosophy, international tax reform, Brexit and his predecessors