The Irish Brokers Association has urged the Central Bank of Ireland to put pressure on Malta’s Financial Services Authority to ensure the Irish taxpayer does not have to pick up the bill relating to the collapse of Setanta Insurance.

PAMELA NEWENHAM The Irish Brokers Association has urged the Central Bank of Ireland to put pressure on Malta’s Financial Services Authori(...)

On Monday evening, emails began pinging into the inboxes of financial advisers around the country as they received the good news from the Insolvency S(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter: appears intent on pushing his Bill through, although he has said he will hear any proposed amendments at committee stage this week.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sight of a Government Minister pushing through important legislation in the face of opposition from vested interests is generally to be welcomed. (...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said the existing monetary limits have rendered the District and Circuit Courts redundant in respect of some classes of civil proceedings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Insurers have joined their voice to those warning the Government that increasing the monetary limits of cases dealt with by the District and Circuit C(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has rejected claims that increases in the award limits for the District and Circuit courts would have an inflationary effect on personal injury claims

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has rejected claims that increases in the award limits for the District and Circuit courts would have an inflationar(...)

Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter. Photo: Dara Mac Donaill.

The Government has been urged to reconsider new courts legislation that, it is feared, would lead to unintended increases in insurance costs and clog (...)

Central Bank, Dame Street, Dublin. Photo: Matt Kavanagh

Given the role that inadequate regulatory oversight played in almost bringing down the banking sector – and with it the whole economy – it make(...)