Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

The architecture of Irish governance compares favourably with other jurisdictions. Successive Irish governments have introduced far-reaching reforms o(...)

Starbucks, Fiat, Apple and Amazon may be the tip of the iceberg after revelations of widespread use of sweetheart tax deals hit the headlines last year

Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler must each pay as much as €30 million in back taxes after the European Union said they were handed illegal fiscal deals by (...)

Jamie Bryson leaving Parliament Buildings in Belfast where he gave evidence to Stormont’s finance committee on the controversial sale of Nama’s NI assets to a US investor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Project Eagle story dates back to June 2013, when DUP politician Sammy Wilson told the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that US lawyers Brown R(...)

An employee  at Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn. Last month, the company informed users that anyone outside of the Americas will enter a terms of use agreement with Etsy Ireland

Artisan goods marketplace Etsy, which promised to be a beacon for transparency as a public company, recently implemented a strategy that shrouds its o(...)

Vitaly Korchevsky is escorted in handcuffs from his home by agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

US prosecutors have charged nine people over their alleged roles in a hacking scheme to obtain corporate press releases before they were made public, (...)

Troubling times: checking stock prices recently in Nanjing, China. Photograph: Reuters/China Daily

One aspect of the recent stock market turmoil has been the manner in which the Chinese government intervened to support the market, with many players (...)

Denis O’Brien: he founded Digicel  in Jamaica in 2001, the company has grown across the Caribbean, central America and the south Pacific. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel’s planned flotation is a signal that the business has arrived at a crossroads. Since he founded it with the launch of a new mo(...)

Concerns that the asset-management industry could pose the next threat to stability has prompted a drive for greater supervision that is being resisted strongly by investment managers. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Asset managers will have to make unprecedented disclosures about their so-called “shadow banking” activities as part of new reporting rules proposed b(...)

Liberian Red Cross burial team retrieves the body of a suspected victim of Ebola  on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia was  declared free from Ebola on 9th April 2015. Photograph: Ahmad Jallanzo/EPA

Public health experts involved in the response to the Ebola crisis have condemned what they described as a ludicrous, insulting and opportunistic atte(...)

Sherilyn McCoy, chief executive officer of Avon Products  , speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York earlier this year. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Shares of Avon Products soared after an apparently non-existent firm based on an Indian Ocean island said it had offered to buy the company for almo(...)