Judge signs off on Garrett Kelleher’s Chicago Spire plan at hearing at the US Bankruptcy Court in Chicago.

Irish developer Garrett Kelleher’s ambitious dream to build the Chicago Spire, a 150-storey apartment tower is back on track after a bankruptcy reorg(...)

David Drumm leaves the John W. McCormack Courthouse in Boston with his lawyer. Photograph: Melissa Ostrow/The Irish Times

The court-appointed officer managing the US bankruptcy of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm said his disclosure of information in he(...)

Seán Dunne walks out of O’Tooles Irish pub after a lunch break during a meeting with creditors at the Federal Court in New Haven, Connecticut, last week. Photograph: Steve Miller

There was a funny moment, one of many, during almost eight hours of intense questioning at a two-day meeting of Seán Dunne’s creditors in Connecticut (...)

Bankrupt developer Seán Dunn.

The National Asset Management Agency’s attempt to enforce in a US court its interest in 67 acres of land at Celbridge, Co Kildare, owned by bankrupt d(...)

Wreckage from a runaway train of oil tankers that derailed and exploded on July 6th, in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada.  Photograph: New York Times/Ian Willms

The railway whose runaway train killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, last month filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada and the US last night (...)

Gayle Killilae: Referring to a case taken by the National Asset Management Agency in another US court, Mr Coan said in a new court filing that Mr Dunne is alleged to have transferred tens of millions of dollars worth of assets to Ms Killilea, to “hinder, delay and defraud” his creditors and to avoid his debts.

The trustee managing Seán Dunne’s bankruptcy case in the US has sought a court hearing to have the property developer in contempt to force him to answ(...)

Seán Dunne, who has debts of $942 million, faces the possibility of being declared bankrupt in Ireland as well as in the US.

Property developer Seán Dunne will face questions before his creditors for the first time in his US bankruptcy proceedings next week, after withdrawin(...)