The Scales of Justice on the roof of the Four Courts  in Dublin
Judgments: Key cases in brief

The delay by a liquidator in seeking the restriction of a company director is deemed excessive. Murray v Browne IEHC 651, High Court, Barrett J, Octob(...)

Dermot Desmond: will address a meeting of Ladbrokes shareholders on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Despite opposition from financier Dermot Desmond, the merger of bookmakers Ladbrokes and Coral is expected to be approved by shareholders, according t(...)

     Bank of Ireland   group chief executive Richie Boucher:   says he has  made clear his desire to lend to businesses to support the growth of the Irish economy.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish property has been hot, hot, hot with international investors for some time now. This has been largely driven by sale portfolios by various banks(...)

Judgments: Key cases in brief

Environmental impact assessment required on effects of extracting peat as a fuel source for thermal power plant An Taisce v An Bord Pleanála [2015]IEH(...)

At the recent Hibernia Reit AGM: chief executive Kevin Nowlan,  chief financial officer Tom Edwards Moss and chairman Daniel Kitchen.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Despite operating the same business in more or less the same market, the stock exchange’s two main real estate investment trusts – Reit – appear to be(...)

Chief executive Kevin Nowlan said the company was likely to use the money to buy further offices and sites in Dublin’s central business district.

Hibernia Real Estate Investment Trust is likely to use the €400 million it is borrowing from three banks to add to its stock of central Dublin offi(...)

Engine trouble: Weaker than expected earnings reports in Europe included another profit warning from Rolls-Royce, which sent its shares skidding. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty

MARK PAUL The Iseq beat its peers on yesterday with a marginal gain, as the top European stock index posted its biggest fall in six weeks due to wea(...)

Mick Byrne of the Dublin Tenants’ Association said it welcomed moves that would reduce the frequency of rent increases, but the proposed legislation would not curtail ‘the extent or amount’ by which rents could climb. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

While groups representing a certain cohort of landlords are furious about legislative proposals that will freeze residential rent prices for periods o(...)

The computer-generated image of the IWML building shows the bright and expansive reception area

Property investor Hibernia Reit is expecting to achieve rents of more than €592 per sq m (€55 per sq ft) for office space on Windmill Lane in Dublin’(...)

One Dockland Central is currently being refurbished to Grade A standard and the works are expected to complete in early 2016.

Property investment company Hibernia Reit has pre-let 27,500 sq. ft. of office space in Commerzbank House in the IFSC to HubSpot Ireland Limited. The(...)