In the shadows: to pursue cartels and price-fixing conspiracies, investigators from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission must search for operations that, by their very nature, do everything they can to remain secret. photograph: thinkstock

At a court sentencing in Galway in 2012, the final chapter in a complex story of price-fixing came to a close when Pat Hegarty, a then 40-year-old for(...)

Downfall of O’Reilly Sir Anthony O’Reilly was forced to sell of his assets to meet his debts, largely accrued in the fight with Denis O’Brien fo(...)

The Court of Appeal has ordered a professional accountant to pay an increased fine of €3,000 and undertake 200 hours of community service for providing false auditor reports.

The Court of Appeal has ordered a professional accountant to pay an increased fine of €3,000 and undertake 200 hours of community service for providin(...)

William McAteer (left) and Pat Whelan, who were both in court today

Two former Anglo Irish Bank executives have been sent forward for trial in connection with an alleged fraudulent €8 million loan. Willie McAteer and P(...)

Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley restrained Tuskar from selling properties

A Wexford family consisting of two brothers and their father, and a company, Tuskar Property Holdings Limited, were restrained by the High Court yest(...)

William McAteer (left) of Rathgar, Dublin, and Pat Whelan of Malahide, Dublin, who were in court today.

Two former Anglo Irish Bank executive directors have appeared in court on charges connected to the alleged fraudulent securing of a loan of €8.2 milli(...)

William McAteer (left) of Rathgar, Dublin, and Pat Whelan  of Malahide, Dublin, at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court this morning. Photograph: Collins.

Two former directors of Anglo Irish Bank have each been sentenced to 240 hours community service for giving illegal loans to developers to buy shares (...)

Harry McGee: ‘The latest quarterly report published today follows the patter of mixing substantial innovation with Mickey Mouse targets that amount to no more than box-ticking exercises.’ Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A little bit like the painted-over Victorian postboxes reminding Free Staters of their colonial past, there are still a few remnants out there of the (...)

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of India’s Reliance Industries arrives  for the company’s 40th annual general shareholders meeting in Mumbai  yesterday. Photograph: Divyakant Solanki/EPA

Reliance Industries, controlled by India’s richest man, will start a €8.84 billion telecommunications network next year to meet voice and data demand (...)

Liquidator of Pierse Contracting began a High Court action seeking restriction orders against nine of its former directors.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The liquidator of Pierse Contracting, once Ireland’s second-biggest construction company, began a High Court action seeking restriction orders agains(...)