Infidelity website Ashley Madison and its parent company have been sued in federal court in California. File photograph: Reuters 2:02

Infidelity website Ashley Madison and its parent company have been sued in federal court in California by a man who claims that the companies failed t(...)

In a US court filing, David Drumm challenged the assertion by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, formerly Anglo, this month, that it “would be hard to imagine a more dishonest debt.”

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has accused the bank of attacking him personally rather than his reasons for why he should be e(...)

Alibaba worked with 40 brands including Nike and Adidas last year to remove fake athletic shoes, watches and bags on the company’s largest retail platform Taobao Marketplace

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce operator, rejected claims in a lawsuit by Kering that it facilitates the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Kering (...)

Gayle Killilea-Dunne, the wife of insolvent property developer Sean Dunne, has sought to block a legal action taken by his US bankruptcy official to recover millions of euro in assets he transferred to her. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Gayle Killilea-Dunne, the wife of insolvent property developer Seán Dunne, has sought to block a legal action taken by his US bankruptcy official to r(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has elected to have his appeal heard by the US district court

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has appealed the decision of a US judge to deny him the opportunity under American bankruptcy law (...)

Sean Dunne about to enter   Federal Court   in New Haven, Connecticut, US, in  February of last year. File photograph: Steve Miller/The Irish Times

Embattled property developer Sean Dunne and his wife are facing a fresh legal onslaught in the US as US court officials and Irish State officials have(...)

Julia Pierson: resigned as US secret service director  following a series of major security breaches around President Barack Obama. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The latest revelation exposing another security breach on the US secret service’s watch – that a private contractor armed with a gun accompanied Presi(...)

Paul Singer, billionaire founder and president of Elliott Management.   Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

The hedge fund firm of billionaire Paul E Singer has about 300 employees, yet it has managed to force Argentina, a nation of 41 million people, into a(...)

Lawyers for businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly have asked a US court to dismiss a lawsuit taken by his former nurse and personal assistant contesting(...)

An undated photograph of former mob boss James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, who has been found guilty of a racketeering conspiracy by a federal court jury in the US. Photograph: Reuters

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, the Irish-American who was once the most feared mobster in Boston, was found guilty by a jury today of murder and racketeering(...)