Legal practice is trying desperately to keep up with changing technology. This is especially true in the area of legal discovery – so much so that th(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with Stephen Vernon and Pat Gunn of Green REIT at the company’s listing  on the Irish Stock Exchange in July last year. FTI advised the company on its IPO. Photograph: Eric Luke

FTI Consulting’s capital markets team in Dublin, led by Mark Kenny and Jonathan Neilan, saw its revenue increase by 36 per cent to €1.79 million last (...)

HSBC chairman Douglas Flint launched a tirade against the reforms being imposed on the banking sector. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Since they brought the global financial system to the brink of collapse six years ago, there have been apologies aplenty from Britain’s banking chi(...)

Mason Hayes & Curran managing partner Declan Black said that despite the upturn in the economy downward pressure on legal fees remains  a feature of the firm’s business. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its turnover by 8 per cent to €48 million in 2013 following a strong finish to the year d(...)

JP Morgan Chase & Co agrees a $13 billion settlement, the biggest civil settlement with any single company

JP Morgan Chase, the biggest bank in the US, agreed a record $13 billion settlement with regulators on Tuesday, ending months of tense negotiations wi(...)

John Bohan: “There have been so many pyramid schemes for investment. There hasn’t been proper regulation in some cases or oversight. A fund administration company provides that oversight.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland is known for a lot of things – Guinness, leprechauns, the Celtic Tiger – but in financial circles hedge funds are the words on everyone’s lips(...)

Commuters are reflected in stone as they walk past the JP Morgan headquarters in New York. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

US regulators plan to fault JPMorgan, which served as Bernie Madoff's main bank for two decades, for failing to conduct adequate due diligence (...)