The man, who is aged in his 70s and connected to the company Process & Industrial Development (P&ID), is suspected of passing on cash to a Nigerian official to help secure a contract to convert excess gas from the country’s oilfields into energy. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gardaí have arrested an Irishman as part of an investigation into the alleged bribery of Nigerian officials in relation to an energy deal which gave r(...)

 British prime minister Boris Johnson: “For hundreds of years, MPs have gone to parliament and also done work as doctors, lawyers or soldiers or firefighters or writers, or all sorts of other trades and callings.” Photograph: Robert Perry

Boris Johnson has told the world’s media that Britain is not a corrupt country despite the controversy over Conservative MPs’ paid lobbying and other (...)

The Pandora Papers – which come from 14 offshore services firms from around the world – expose offshore dealings by the King of Jordan, the president of Kenya and, the prime minister of the Czech Republic and former British prime minister Tony Blair.

The hidden financial affairs of 35 current and former world leaders, more than 330 public officials in more than 90 countries and territories have bee(...)

Accountants EY recently highlighted Dublin as the most popular destination for UK financial services businesses relocating in Brexit’s wake.

Multinational law firm Hatstone is establishing its EU base in the Republic through a deal with the partners of Tully Rinckey (Ireland). Hatstone has(...)

Police “wanted” poster of former Wirecard chief operating officer Jan Marsalek. Wirecard declared bankruptcy last year following revelations of deceptive accounting to the tune of €2 billion. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

Wirecard’s fraud started more than a decade before the German payments company imploded, as some senior managers began establishing a network of offsh(...)

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a full hearing of a claim concerning multimillion losses related to the Ponzi scheme run by jailed US fraudster Bernie Madoff.  Photograph:  Mario Tama/Getty Images

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a full hearing of a claim concerning multimillion losses related to the Ponzi scheme run by jailed US frauds(...)

Aoife Monaghan in the British Virgin Islands, where she works as a dentist.

After attending Thornhill College in Derry, the school made famous by the Derry Girls, Aoife Monaghan moved to Glasgow to study dentistry in 2011. “I(...)

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn. Photograph: NABIL MOUNZER/EPA

Nissan Motor is stepping up its pursuit of claims against former chairman Carlos Ghosn, suing for 10 billion yen (€83.3 million) in damages from the f(...)

Bernie Madoff was jailed in 2009 after his firm was found to have engaged in a $65 billion  Ponzi-type investment scam that evaded detection for decades.

Bernard Madoff, who defrauded investors of more than $19 billion in history’s biggest Ponzi scheme, has asked for early release from his 150-year pris(...)

The dispute with Nigeria relates to a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas-processing plant. Photograph: iStock

The Nigerian government on Thursday placed a bank guarantee of $200 million (€182 million) with the high court in London to secure a stay on asset sei(...)

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