Michael D’Arcy on exiting the Seanad: ’If I had my time back, I probably would have done it differently.’ Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

As a junior minister in the last Government, Michael D’Arcy fell into a certain pecking order getting support for his legislative ideas. His exit, how(...)

Brian Hayes, CEO Banking & Payments Federation Ireland, who says he agreed with the changes being made to th Lobbying Act. File photograph: Alan Betson

Former politician Brian Hayes, now the chief executive of the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland (BPFI), has said the strengthening of the law(...)

John Corrigan has been chairman of the IAIM since December 2016, the year after he became Davy chairman. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

John Corrigan, chairman of Davy, is stepping down as chairman of the Irish Association of Investment Managers (IAIM) in a move the body says is n(...)

Former minister of State at the Department  of Finance Michael D’Arcy resigned from the Seanad to take up the post. File photograph: The Irish Times

Targeting the Government and regulators was a core responsibility of the financial services role ultimately taken up by former minister of State Micha(...)

Taosieach Micheál Martin said he was not at all happy that former ministers ‘would be taking up positions’ in the area they had responsibility for ‘immediately after or within months of having left office’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath is to review the legislation covering the remit of the Standards in Public Office (Sipo) Co(...)

Publicly available returns show that Micahel D’Arcy was lobbied directly by the IAIM in 2017.

A review of legislation governing the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo) is to be carried out in the wake of Michael D’Arcy case, the Taoise(...)

Michael D’Arcy  will have to await a decision from SIPO on whether his move breaches the terms of the legislation. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The controversy over former junior minister Michael D’Arcy taking up the job of chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Managers (IAIM)(...)

Corporate governance and corporate Ireland are often uncomfortable bedfellows. Photograph: iStock

The Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight has finally been set for Saturday, August 26th. Yet three days before this a battle almost as intriguing for(...)