Kieran Wallace of KPMG: surely Wallace wasn’t having a blue with Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton, the Quinn Insurance administrator and the only accountant in the country who could rival Wallace for high profile insolvency appointments? Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It could have been as big as Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman, a proper rumble in the Irish accounting jungle. Alas, the fight of the year is off, a(...)

Michael Fingleton: special liquidators Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson of KPMG are continuing with their action against Mr Fingleton arising from the circumstances that caused Irish Nationwide’s collapse. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The legal action against former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton is due back in court in two weeks’ time and the case could go to a (...)

Seán Quinn: His family family is claiming the loan securities used to seize the Quinn Group were not legally sound. Photograph: The Irish Times

Negotiations between the family of former billionaire Seán Quinn and the special liquidators winding down the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation will n(...)

Christmas drinks: Seán Quinn, who emerged from bankruptcy in January, is back using his old Quinn Group office in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The Department of Finance is aware that the special liquidators appointed to the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) are discussing the possibili(...)

Michael Fingleton: The joint special liquidators of IBRC have said they intend to continue with the bank’s legal action against the former chief executive of Irish Nationwide

The joint special liquidators of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation have said they intend to continue with the bank’s legal action against the form(...)

City East Plaza: a three-storey building in Limerick rented to Northern Trust and Plaza Express. Photograph: Brian Gavin / Press 22

A fully let office investment and two adjoining development sites with a tenant already lined up for one of the proposed buildings in the Limerick su(...)

The action by the special liquidators to the IBRC had alleged breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of duty of care against the members of Irish Nationwide’s  former board. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has settled its action against a number of former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society. (...)

The family of businessman Sean Quinn (pictured) cannot rely on alleged illegality by the former Anglo Irish Bank as part of their case denying liabiility for €2.34 billion in loans to Quinn Group related companies, the Supreme Court ruled. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The family of businessman Sean Quinn cannot rely on alleged illegality by the former Anglo Irish Bank as part of their case denying liabiility for €2.(...)

Liquidator Kieran Wallace of KPMG will announce  a significant surplus has resulted from the liquidation, after funds are repaid to secured creditors. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The State and other unsecured creditors are set to get an interim payout from the liquidation of IBRC before the end of this year.The joint liquidator(...)

Aoife Quinn, daughter of  Seán Quinn: the Quinn family allege they are not liable for about €2.34 billion loans advanced by the former Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies

Businessman Sean Quinn’s family have appealed to a High Court judge not to grant the DPP a second deferral of the hearing of their action. They allege(...)