Crypto, court and the Cayman Islands: how an Irish businessman’s $50m blockchain punt ended up in the High Court
Graeme de Renzy has sold insurance, flipped property and championed a “double your money” scheme. Now, the Dublin businessman is being pursued by a Cayman Islands blockchain company in Dublin over a $50m deal.
17th Oct, 2019 - 4 min read
Bulgarian imbroglio: how the Black Sea became a financial black hole for Ireland’s secret millionaire
John Concannon, the Galway tycoon, invested millions in an ambitious plan to farm mussels in the Black Sea. The deal is now the centre of a major legal tussle, with allegations of forgery, negligence and breach of contract.
17th Oct, 2019 - 8 min read
The inside story of the boardroom powerbroker, the €2.3m gift and the taxman
By launching High Court proceedings, the businessman Gary McGann has upped the ante in his battle with the Revenue Commissioners over a €2.3m “generous gift” from Smurfit shareholders.
15th Oct, 2019 - 3 min read
Luke Comer: “It is the exact same ingredient that will make you and break you – and that’s bottle.”
Britain. Germany. Ireland. Now the Comer Group is targeting Greece. In this revealing interview, Luke Comer reveals the group is now worth close to €5 billion, controls 10,000 apartments and has an annual rent roll of almost €100 million.