Sean Dunne: said that he did not have the resources to defend Nama’s objection to his being discharged. Photograph: Steve Miller

Sean Dunne’s two biggest creditors and the US court official investigating his financial affairs have objected to the insolvent property developer’s a(...)

Seán Dunne (left): told US court in a filing through his lawyer that even if he was successfully discharged from bankruptcy in the US there was no guarantee that he wouldn’t face a similar challenge to his discharge in his Irish bankruptcy case. Photograph: Simon Carswell

A US court will consider last week’s surprise application by property developer Seán Dunne to withdraw his American bankruptcy case at a hearing to(...)

Texas governor Rick Perry will likely run for the US presidency on the basis that he knows how to create prosperity. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Governor Rick Perry of Texas is running for president again. What are his chances? Will he once again become a punchline? I have absolutely no idea. T(...)

Steven Cohen: a judge ruled yesterday that the entire case against him and SAC can go forward. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

A US federal judge has rejected billionaire investor Steven A Cohen’s bid to dismiss lawsuits by shareholders of pharma firms Elan and Wyeth who clai(...)

File photograph of Sean Dunne, right, with his attorney in New Haven, Connecticut. Photograph: Irish Times photo/ Steve Miller

An American judge has rejected a request by bankrupt property developer Seán Dunne to question chief executive of the National Asset Management Agency(...)

Sean Dunne: the Ballsbridge home he shared with Gayle Killilea was leased to the South African embassy at a rent of €180,000 a year after their move to the US. Photograph: The Irish Times Photo/Steve Miller

Bank of Scotland has asked a US court for permission to enforce its interest in the former Dublin home of bankrupt developer Sean Dunne and his wife (...)

Lawyers for Nama, which is owed $343 million (€250 million) by Seán Dunne, asked the US bankruptcy court in Connecticut to “quash” the developer’s request to question the agency’s chief executive Brendan McDonagh.

The National Asset Management Agency has asked a US court to block a request from bankrupt property developer Seán Dunne to question the State loans a(...)

Irish aircraft lessor, Avolon, is planning to buy six Dreamliners from US giant Boeing in a deal worth more than €1 billion.Avalon, run by industry v(...)

President’s  choice: Kevin O’Malley is a political donor and Obama supporter. Photograph: AP Photo

President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next US ambassador to Ireland, Missouri lawyer Kevin O’Malley, will be questioned today by a Senate commit(...)

 Colum McCann: “I am recovering quickly and I’ve been overwhelmed by the generous response from friends and strangers alike.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has been charged with assaulting award-winning Irish novelist Colum McCann at the end of June in New Haven, Connecticut. US police say Connectic(...)