Funds will argue that they only go to the High Court when they have exhausted all other avenues for repayment or if the borrowers don’t co-operate. Photograph: Istock

The various foreign-based funds and investors – often pejoratively referred to as “vulture funds” – that bought distressed Irish loans during the cras(...)

The ‘Sunday Business Post’ has reported that the Central Bank was investigating the bonds transaction following a complaint. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Central Bank is investigating stockbroking firm Davy over the sale of former Anglo Irish Bank bonds by developer Patrick Kearney. Mr Kearney, on(...)

“Last year, AIB accounted for almost one in two of all summary judgment applications in the State.” Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

AIB has dramatically stepped up its pursuit of defaulting borrowers and is now by far the most litigious Irish lender when it comes to chasing unpaid(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank HQ in Dublin: Mr Justice Gerard Hogan found there was negligent misstatement by the bank concerning an investment and that certain of its written documents sent to  John Spencer concerning the investment included material misrepresentations.

A solicitor who was one of several “high-net-worth” individuals who separately invested sums totalling £51 million in a redevelopment that never proce(...)

A financial fund has been refused summary judgment for almost €6 million against a financial markets trader after the High Court ruled he was entitled(...)

In many cases, Ulster Bank has already taken enforcement action against the borrowers Cabot is going after

A US-owned debt recovery company has bought a significant portfolio of distressed personal debts from Ulster Bank and is pursuing many high-profile p(...)

Many funds that bought distressed Irish business, consumer and property loans from Irish-based banks are active in the courts system, filing summary judgment cases to make borrowers pay their debts.

Small businesses whose bank loans were bundled into portfolios and sold to “vulture” funds have been advised to consider going into examinership to pr(...)

An action against Davy stockbrokers over allegedly negligently advising a businessman to sell investment bonds for around €5.58 million, which he claimed was a significant undervalue, has settled

An action against Davy stockbrokers over allegedly negligently advising a businessman to sell investment bonds for around €5.58 million, which he clai(...)

An exterior view of Green Property's near completed Atrium Office development in Sandyford.

A finance company which took over an investment loan to a businessman from the former Anglo Irish Bank is seeking summary judgment against him for €2.(...)

Despite having a smaller loan book than Bank of Ireland, AIB issued over 50 per cent more High Court summary judgment actions against borrowers last year compared with its main rival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

State-owned AIB was by far the most aggressive Irish bank of 2015 in terms of chasing customers through the courts for alleged unpaid debts, accordin(...)

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