Drug companies warning, Panama Papers fallout and what to do about your retirement

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Dominic Coyle in Q&A advises an Irish/American couple on what tax status they should opt for.

Dominic Coyle in Q&A advises an Irish/American couple on what tax status they should opt for.

 

Drug companies have urged EU governments not to close the door to medicines and medical devices approved in the UK in the event of a hard Brexit. Dominic Coyle has the details.

Finance Ireland, the State’s largest non-bank retail lender, has launched a series of residential mortgage products in a bid to compete with the main banks, reports Laura Slattery.

Nearly a fifth of countries in which the Panama Papersinvestigation was reported saw at least one instance of concrete reform, researchers from the University of Oxford found. Peter Hamilton reports.

The broadcasting regulator is in talks with two UK-licensed broadcasters about obtaining new European Union licences after Brexit, but a hoped-for international “licensing hub” in Dublin looks unlikely at this stage, according to the media regulation specialist involved in one of the applications. Laura Slattery reports.

The construction of almost 800 new homes in the North is on track to be approved by Derry City and Strabane District Council’s planning committee next week, according to the developer behind the plan, writes Laura Slattery.

Laura Slattery wonders whether it is time for the State to intervene in the slow collapse of the traditional media industry.

Aged 50 or over? Haven’t thought about what to do with your retirement fund? Fiona Reddan has some advice.

Dominic Coyle in Q&A advises an Irish/American couple on what tax status they should opt for.

Proinsias O’Mahony ruminates on the importance of time in the market.

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