McKillen’s Anglo case, Arytza’s AGM votes, and Ballymore’s London tenants
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Google employees stage a “women’s walkout” at their Googleplex offices in protest over the company’s handling of payouts to managers who had allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct at the company in Mountain View, California. Photograph: REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Property developer Paddy McKillen and his business partner Tony Leonard have lost a bid to sue the former Anglo Irish Bank in the US courts over Mr McKillen’s Maple 10 loan. Simon Carswell has the details.
In our Agenda feature, Eoin also charts Aryzta’s troubled journey over the past four years as a failed acquisition strategy began to unravel.
Google staff in Dublin joined thousands of colleagues across the world in staging a workplace walkout in protest at the company’s lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Ciara O’Brien spoke to staff at the internet giant about their concerns
Developer Sean Mulryan’s Ballymore and a charity appear to have reversed a policy that blocked taxpayer-subsidised tenants from using a gym and swimming pool in one of the Irish company’s high-profile London properties. Barry O’Halloran reports
Our interview of the week is Allergen chief executive Brent Saunders, who explained the success of its highly-profitable, wrinkle-easing drug Botox to Simon Carswell.