LacPatrick chairman Andrew McConkey, Lakeland chief executive Michael Hanley and Lakelands chairman Alo Duffy

Lakeland’s takeover of rival dairy LacPatrick has been given the green light by regulatory authorities in the Republic and in Northern Ireland. The (...)

It is expected that the Irish securities market will have migrated to Euroclear Bank in Belgium by March 30th, 2021. Photograph:  iStock

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has rubberstamped a plan to facilitate the continued settlement of Irish shares traded for up to (...)

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Britain’s competition regulator has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Sainsbury’s planned $9.5 billion (€8.37 billion) takeover of Walmart’s Asda, say(...)

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Europe’s financial markets regulator has given UK-based derivatives clearing houses permission to continue serving EU clients in the event of a no-dea(...)

Shareholders last October backed Lakelands’ proposed purchase of LacPatrick, which would create a dairy processor with yearly sales of more than €1 billion. Photograph: Getty Images

Dairy co-op Lakelands moved closer to a takeover of rival LacPatrick after one of two regulators scrutinising the deal gave an initial indication that(...)

European Union and British reforms introduced in the past two years to increase audit market competition ended up with companies switching between the Big Four rather than hiring smaller rivals. Photograph: iStock

Britain needs a new watchdog to shake up the country’s “Big Four” accounting firms and reduce their dominance of the market for auditing companies’ bo(...)

Lakeland and LacPatrick shareholders voted last month to merge in a move to create a business that will generate revenues of €1 billion. Photograph: iStock

Lakeland Dairies and rival LacPatrick must put their proposed merger on hold while a second competition watchdog scrutinises the deal. Lakeland and (...)

AIB said it had received an enthusiastic response from fintechs in the UK, where it launched an open application programming interface earlier this year.

AIB, the country’s largest retail and commercial bank, is to open up its online banking technology to external software developers to allow them to p(...)

Airline Stobart Air will operate some services from London City Airport services on behalf of British Airways in a deal similar to one involving Aer (...)

The Dublin-London City route has been Cityjet’s mainstay since it launched in the 1990s. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

UK regulators intend investigating Aer Lingus’s plan to take over Cityjet’s services from Dublin to London City Airport for possible breaches of compe(...)

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