Richard Pops, chief executive  of Alkermes at their Dublin offices. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Revenue at Irish drug group Alkermes jumped almost 24 per cent in the first three months of the year, to $161.2 million, ahead of analyst expectations(...)

Michael Carvill , managing director of Kenmare Resources, which reported a loss of €90.7 million for 2014 yesterday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Kenmare Resources has received a watered-down share offer from Australia’s Iluka Resources yesterday, valuing it at about €260 million (£189 million).(...)

Tax planning by Dublin-based Shire Pharmaceuticals is in line with most multinationals, shareholders were told at the company’s annual general meeting(...)

Standard Life makes the point that Irish taxpayers who fall within the standard rate of income tax and whose payment will exceed the annual capital gains tax allowance would be better advised to select the default income option in this case.    Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Irrespective of postal delays or whatever other reasons give rise to various similar situations, it seems to me that the Standard Life payment is a ca(...)

Joe Papa CEO and president of Perrigo, which has rejected a $29 billion bid from rival Mylan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin-based Perrigo has rejected a $29 billion bid from generics group Mylan. The company said its board unanimously rejected the $205 per share offe(...)

Standard Life  has undertaken  to write to all of the 4,000 or so shareholders involved and to contact the Revenue Commissioners to explain the background to the confusion

I sent both my wife’s and my own Standard Life payment election form – electing for the capital option – in their supplied “no stamp required” envelop(...)

When a large number of Vodafone shareholders similarly failed to have their preference to receive a windfall payment as capital last year, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan made a special provision in his 2015 budget to ensure they would not face a tax bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s tax authorities say they have no choice but to require 4,000 Standard Life shareholders to pay up to €1.3 million of their recent €2.7 milli(...)

Standard Life has about 60,000 shareholders in Ireland, with the average Irish holding being 675 shares. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Four thousand Irish shareholders in Standard Life have been left with a tax bill because letters got lost in the mail.The UK-listed insurer has been (...)

Standard Life: For Vodafone and Computershare, we now read Standard Life and Capita.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Having read your recent articles in The Irish Times relating to Standard Life’s return of value payment, I would appreciate your advice. I chose the c(...)

 The small gift exemption has come as a surprise to a lot of people even though it has been in existence for many years.

My wife inherited some shares in the late 1990s from her late mother’s estate while we were living in Canada. She subsequently was given the option of(...)