Deirdre Somers, chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange, has called the lack of government action on CFDs “outrageous” as it is  incentivising the market to be “totally opaque and fundamentally, as proven before, destructive”. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The government still hasn’t implemented European rules that require more disclosure for contracts for difference (CFDs), almost a year after they were(...)

 In an affidavit, Aoife Quinn said 16 recordings recently disclosed to the Quinns, covered a period from July to September 2008. Photograph: David Sleator

Recordings of conversations involving senior executives of Anglo Irish Bank include a recording of a conversation indicating there was a 2 per cent(...)

The hearing of a High Court contempt application against Independent Newspapers over its coverage of the Anglo Tapes is to take place next December in(...)

A former Anglo Irish Bank clerk has been given a suspend sentence for defrauding his employer of €200,000 while the bank was being nationalised.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A former Anglo Irish Bank clerk has been given a suspend sentence for defrauding his employer of €200,000 while the bank was being nationalised.Gordon(...)

Part of the explanation for the catastrophic misjudgment of the blanket bank debt guarantee was that the then government did not know what it was letting itself – and by extension the taxpayer – in for. Photograph: Eric Luke

Prominent among the many imponderables of the Irish banking crisis is what would have happened if the banks had properly disclosed the extent of their(...)

The former Anglo Irish Bank  premises at St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. INM has agreed to remove certain portions of the Anglo tapes from its website.  Photo: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Independent Newspapers Ireland has agreed to remove certain portions of the Anglo tapes from its independent.ie website after the DPP sought a High(...)

Nama has briefed the Department of Finance on potential inducements for its debtors. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is preparing to offer financial incentives to property developers in an attempt to stop its debtors dec(...)

Brendan McDonagh: Nama is not overly concerned about competition from other European countries trying to offload property assets. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brendan McDonagh sat close to the front row on Wednesday in the press room of the Department of Finance. The chief executive of the National Asset Man(...)

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, which is owed €8.5 million by David  Drumm, is seeking to block his discharge from bankruptcy, claiming  he failed to disclose €2 million in cash and property transfers to his wife Lorraine.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, previously Anglo Irish Bank, and its former chief executive David Drumm have filed final documents in his US bankru(...)

Joe Tiernan, seen in Finnstown, one of the estates he built: “Finnstown in Lucan is the one that I cherish the most . . . At the time it was probably the largest investment by a single individual without investors or partners.” PHOTOGRAPH: ERIC LUKE

In 2010 Joe Tiernan made a video for his family depicting his life and times. It tells the story of a builder who was born on June 29th 1945 and gr(...)