Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg, arriving at the opening of the banking inquiry  at Leinster House. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty expects the public will be frustrated by what they see, while Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath believes there will be no “eart(...)

When Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks the first question of Finnish academic  Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, it will kick off the public hearings of the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks the first question of Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, it will kick off the public (...)

Michael Fingleton: the book has a fascinating series of case studies from Fás to Michael Fingleton’s Irish Nationwide Building Society

David W Duffy, the founding director of Prospectus Management Consultants, launches an intriguing new book called A Practical Guide to Corporate Gover(...)


John Purcell (left) with Michael Fingletion and Michael Walsh at an Irish Nationwide Building Society
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The Central Bank has failed to stop a former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society pursuing various claims against it, including of neglige(...)

Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty said he was “disappointed” at Carb’s decision. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board (Carb) has deferred any investigation into the conduct of KPMG as auditors of Irish Nationwide Building So(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern has criticised  a delay in a decision on whether the former auditors will be sued as co-defendants in the €6 billion IBRC court action.

A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity(...)

The inquiry has the power to fine regulated corporations up to €10 million or 10 per cent of turnover depending on certain factors. Individuals can be fined up to €1 million provided this will not bankrupt them.

The Central Bank of Ireland will reveal today the names of a high-powered inquiry panel to investigate allegedly rogue banks and bankers. The first ca(...)

Photograph: Frank Miller

He bestrides the literary world, a writer who sparkles and sings in company, then goes home to one of his rather nice bases in Dublin, Wexford, Flo(...)

Basketball Ireland is the all-island governing body for the sport

Basketball Ireland, the all-island governing body for the sport, has invited well-known forensic accountant and business adviser Michael Flynn to sit (...)

Accountancy firm KPMG – former auditors of Irish Nationwide Building Society – could be joined as a co-defendant in a legal action brought over €6 billion losses at the society.

A High Court judge has said he wants to be told by the end of October whether it is proposed to join accountancy firm KPMG – former auditors of Irish (...)