KPMG, the special liquidator of Irish Nationwide Building Society, has appointed Eugene F Collins solicitors to carry out an “independent review” of legal advice that it should sue the society’s former directors but not its former auditor – KPMG.

KPMG, the special liquidator of Irish Nationwide Building Society, has appointed Eugene F Collins solicitors to carry out an “(...)

Pearse Doherty of Sinn Féin asked    Kieran Wallace and Eamon Richardson whether they had a conflict of interest working for KPMG as both liquidator and former auditor. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society director Terry Cooney has written to the finance, public expenditure and(...)

Sinn Féin spokesperson on finance Pearse Doherty

The Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board has been asked to formally investigate the conduct of KPMG as audi(...)

The auditors of Irish Nationwide Building Society were questioned by the Financial Regulator after describing the €27.6 million pension of Michael Fingleton (above) in its 2007 annual report as a scheme belonging to its “members” rather than belonging to its managing director alone.

The auditors of Irish Nationwide Building Society were questioned by the Financial Regulator after describing Michael Fingleton’s €27.6 million(...)

Maureen Cairnduff at home in Dublin: ‘I would diversify it: people from the arts, sports, politics, some from business, although those ones were always dull.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Thirty years ago, a large hardback book with a provocative title was published to a flurry of attention. The book was (...)

Denis McDonald SC sought the order after the Minister for Finance  failed to respond to the January 31st letter from Mr Cooney’s lawyers alleging the special liquidators had “a glaring conflict of interest” in relation to the litigation.

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has told the Minister for Finance it is “preposterous” that the two special liquidators (...)

Liquidator Kieran Wallace of KPMG. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimon

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has told the Minister for Finance it is “preposterous” that the two special liquidators (...)

The Central Bank is understood to be continuing to examine the actions of Michael Fingleton, the Irish Nationwide Building Society’s  former managing director.

The Central Bank of Ireland has decided not take any action against two former directors of Irish Nationwide, the building society whose collapse cost(...)

Michael Fingleton: being sued by Savanne

There is a bewildering barrage of legal actions these days swirling around Savanne, a Donegal property company co-owned by Michael Desmond, brother of(...)

Irish Nationwide’s exposure to Clearstorm is seen as an early warning sign it was out of control.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Accumulated losses in Clearstorm Ltd, a subsidiary of London-based Ballymore Properties, were reduced in its financial year to March 31st last to £106(...)

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