HSBC has told the Dail Committee on Public Accounts that it will not be coming before it to discuss the bank’s apparent role in the facilitation of tax evasion through its Swiss branch. Photo: Reuters

HSBC in London has told the Dáil Committee on Public Accounts that it will not be coming before it to discuss the bank’s apparent role in the facilita(...)

Former  Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins was assailed by “a pack of parliamentary vultures” when the  Dáil’s  Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was investigating State funding of the organisation, her lawyer has told the High Court.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Former Rehab chief executive officer Angela Kerins was assailed by “a pack of parliamentary vultures” when the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) (...)

Revenue chairman Niall Cody told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday that some 19 Irish resident holders of HSBC Swiss accounts have made settlements so far yielding €4.6 million. Photograph: Sam Boal /Photocall Ireland

*Revenue had initiated 33 investigations on suspicion of tax evasion relating to HSBC, 27 of which were complete, with six ongoing, the Committee of (...)

Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive of HSBC, leaves the Houses of Parliament.

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver said he was the right person to run Europe’s biggest bank and fix problems of the past after British lawmakers be(...)

Hans Zomer (above) director of Dóchas, said all charitable organisations had a duty to adhere to “the highest possible standards”.

The umbrella group for Ireland’s leading aid agencies has said it would be concerned if uncertainty caused by the resignations of three senior manage(...)

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver was hauled over the coals at a treasury committe meeting in Westminster. Photograph: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

The rather belated interest being shown by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in HSBC’s Swiss banking operation is welcome. It is hard, however, not (...)

Former HSBC group chairman Stephen Green. The man at the centre of the SwissLeaks tax scandal in Britain is a soft-spoken Church of England clergyman who turned HSBC into Europe’s biggest bank, and was once seen as a model of ethics in finance.

A former director of public prosecutions in Britain has said that criminal cases should have been brought over any allegations of tax evasion against (...)

Lin Homer: said her department had dealt with the most serious cases. Photograph: AFP PHOTO/ PRU

The UK tax authority denied it failed to take adequate action against British clients of HSBC who hid money in Swiss accounts. Lin Homer, chief execut(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended the response of the Revenue Commissioners to the dealings of HSBC bank in Geneva linked to tax evasion and criminal(...)

Lord Stephen Green: Conservatives were condemned by Labour for not investigating the former HSBC chief executive before appointing him as a trade minister. Photograph: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images

The British tax authorities settled cases against 1,000 people who had used Switzerland-based HSBC accounts to avoid taxes rather than prosecute them(...)