The demutualisation of stock exchanges is a trend which has seen other exchanges, including Toronto, Hong Kong and London, restructure in recent decades. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has been years in discussion, but this morning the Irish Stock Exchange finally announced that it has demutualised, changing its corporate s(...)

Michael Noonan: said biggest payout by the department was €1.72 million to Arthur Cox. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Legal and consultancy firms were the largest beneficiaries of the €7.6 million paid out last year by the Government’s two public finance departments.N(...)

Legal firm A&L Goodbody has lost two big advisory contracts over a “conflict of interest” connected with the lottery licence competition.The firm (...)

Under planned operating terms, the licensee will have greater flexibility to operate online. Currently the business
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 makes 
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under 3 per cent of its revenue from online sales, substantially less than operators in other jurisdictions.

An Post and UK operator, Camelot, have won the licence to run the National Lottery under a new 20-year contract that will allow for a greater shift(...)