Fraudsters who staged a crash to collect an insurance payout had to get one of the cars to smash into the other vehicle a second time after the first(...)

AIG has completed the acquisition of Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum.

AIG has completed the acquisition of Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum.AIG Ireland general manager Declan O’Rour(...)

KPMG head of actuarial services Brian Morrissey: “Telematics, using both claims and more relevant driver data, can change the pricing of insurance from homogeneous customer groups to individualisation with scope for better and fairer pricing.”

Careful drivers could be in for some welcome news thanks to new technologies which will make it easier for insurance companies to reward them for thei(...)

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has insisted that any Government decision in relation to the sale of Aer Lingus to IAG will be in the “national interest”. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton. Reuters

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has insisted that any Government decision in relation to the sale of Aer Lingus to IAG will be in the “national intere(...)

Professor Edward Kane of Boston College

Banking crises occur because banks routinely abuse the financial rules of the road without suffering meaningful personal penalties, the Oireachtas Ban(...)

Aercap chief executive Aengus Kelly.

The aircraft finance giant formed last year by the $7 billion takeover of International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) by Irish-based Aercap has (...)

The takeover of Laya Healthcare by international insurance giant AIG, announced today, is only the latest indication of vitality.

After years in the doldrums, the health insurance market is starting to signs of renewed life. The takeover of Laya Healthcare by international insura(...)

AIG has agreed to buy Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare.

AIG has agreed to buy Irish health insurance provider Laya Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum.The transaction is expected to close in the first half o(...)

Under revised tax rules, the Revenue Commissioners are targeting adults in receipt of financial support from their parents. Photograph: Joe St Leger

First-time buyers who receive a contribution from their parents towards a house deposit could face tax bills that run to tens of thousands of euro,(...)

Wall Street overwhelmingly backed Mitt Romney in 2012, and invested heavily in Republicans once again this year. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

On Wall Street, 2010 was the year of “Obama rage” in which financial tycoons went ballistic over the president’s suggestion that some bankers helped c(...)