Experts perform destructive testing of the balcony from the Library Gardens apartment block in Berkeley at the secured warehouse of the Alameda County district attorney’s office

One of the companies being sued over the deaths of five Irish students when a balcony they were on collapsed in the US has denied liability, saying t(...)

Prominent Northern Ireland businessman Gareth Graham (centre) leaving Stormont after speaking to the Nama inquiry. Mr Graham is a well-known property developer in Belfast. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Businessman Gareth Graham has settled his court action against US company Cerberus, distancing himself from allegations that it made corrupt payments (...)

Ardagh chairman Paul Coulson. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Ardagh’s chairman and biggest shareholder, Paul Coulson, has told industry analysts that there is “nothing going on” with the packaging group’s €2 bil(...)

US company Cerberus paid Nama £1.3 billion for Project Eagle, a portfolio of £4.3 billion in property loans. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The former National Assets Management Agency adviser at the centre of the row over its Project Eagle sale claimed he was meant to receive €7.7 million(...)

A shale fracking facility  in Preston, Lancashire. Oil at $30 a barrel is blowing a hole in the insurance that US shale drillers bought to protect themselves against a crash.

Oil at $30 a barrel is blowing a hole in the insurance that US shale drillers bought to protect themselves against a crash. Companies including Mara(...)

Barclays has admitted it broke the law and agreed to pay $70 million

Barclays and Credit Suisse have settled federal and state charges that they misled investors in their dark pools, with Barclays admitting it broke th(...)

David Drumm  faces 33 charges relating to financial transactions carried out while chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank

A US attorney specialising in white-collar criminal prosecutions has been appointed to fight for the extradition of former Anglo Irish Bank chief exec(...)

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(...)