Anglo’s former headquarters: special liquidators have completed 70 loan portfolio sales in Ireland, the UK and the US, repaying €13 billion to the State. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The special liquidators of Anglo Irish Bank now only have loans with a face value of less than €500 million remaining to be sold in what has been the(...)

The who’s who of the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Above, chairman of the committee Ciarán Lynch. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Ciarán Lynch - Chairman The former adult literacy organiser was first elected to the Dáil in 2007, when he took a seat from the Green Party’s D(...)

President of the European Commission, former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean Claude Juncker, has admitted he has been politically damaged by the disclosures.

LARA MARLOWE in ParisThe French whistle-blower at the origin of the LuxLeaks scandal says he acted out of conviction and that other employees of the “(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: said the deals disclosed in the reports were legal but agreed they resulted in “feeble” amounts of tax being paid by the corporations concerned

A former employee of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxembourg has been charged in relation to the leaking of thousands of pages of confidential documen(...)

Portfolio comprises 5,000 loans and 3,000 customers  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Bank of Ireland has agreed to pay €253 million for a portfolio of performing residential mortgages from the special liquidators to Irish Bank Resoluti(...)

Amazon warehouse: Luxembourg’s 3 per cent VAT for ebooks has caused vendors such as Amazon and iTunes to base operations in the country, enabling them to undercut competitors selling goods from within other member states. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

The VAT system for online goods and services is about to be turned upside down. As of January 1st, Irish residents buying ebooks or music downloads(...)

British chancellor George Osborne said last week some of “the largest companies in the world”, including tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, were using “elaborate structures” to avoid tax.  Photograph: Jens Meyer/AP Photo

Multinationals will be given 30 days to pay a 25 per cent penalty tax by the British Revenue and Customs if it decides that they have improperly shif(...)

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: “We consider the Luxembourg leaks as market information. We will examine it and evaluate whether or not this will lead us to opening new cases.” Photographer: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

A new leak of confidential documents expands the list of big companies seeking secret tax deals in Luxembourg, exposing tax-saving manoeuvers by Ameri(...)

The Maldron Hotel Citywest is the group’s fifth Irish hotel.

The McGettigan Hotels group has strengthened its stake in the Irish hotel industry by acquiring the Maldron Hotel Citywest and Kingswood Country House(...)

KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy: “By supporting indigenous enterprise you could probably get better regional development.”

Despite significant progress on taxation and other industrial policy issues during the past year, KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy believes the Gove(...)