Ian Drennan, director of corporate enforcement: Non-Garda professionals working for the ODCE cannot attend interviews conducted by gardaí with suspects in company law crimes under current rules. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Forensic accountants and other experts could sit in on Garda interviews during white-collar crime investigations, if recommendations from an Oireachta(...)

There is a growing concern within the Garda that the force was being swamped by the workload related to economic crimes, especially those with an online dimension. Photograph: iStock

Significant new powers are being considered for An Garda Síochána to tackle white collar and other economic crimes, including new search warrants for (...)

Davy staff were told by interim chief executive Bernard Byrne: “We have an important duty to our clients to be fair, and we have one chance to reset the agenda.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Davy’s interim chief executive, Bernard Byrne, has hired a former colleague and head of customer care at AIB to help in his efforts to rebuild client(...)

The full impact of freezing the pension age could be even more severe than the €50 billion estimate. Photograph: iStock

The Government has been warned that freezing the State pension age at 66 will cost the exchequer up to €50 billion over the coming decades, according (...)

The  crisis has resulted in the exit of all of the remaining 16 employees in the firm who took part in the ill-conceived trade, including former chief executive Brian McKiernan, former deputy chairman Kyran McLaughlin (above) and Barry Nangle.

As Davy sought during the financial crisis to pay down debt following a top-of-the-market €316 million management buyout of the business in 2006, a sm(...)

Any potential buyer of Davy would be conscious of the need for extensive due diligence. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Bank of Ireland has made an exploratory approach to Davy about the possibility of doing a deal, should the crisis-stricken stockbroking firm seek to f(...)

The Davy Group at Davy House on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Members of the Davy group of 16 at the heart of the scandal that has landed the stockbroker with a record fine face the possibility of personal sancti(...)

An application by John Delaney’s legal representative to have aspects of the High Court proceedings between the ODCE and the FAI held in camera so as to prevent the contents of emails he is claiming privilege over becoming public is to be held later this month. File photograph: Inpho

Barrister Patrick Mair is to be appointed to help with the review of the roughly 3,800 emails over which John Delaney is claiming privilege in the cas(...)

Denis O’Brien speaks at a 2010 conference on Confidence in the Media. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

1989 O’Brien forms Communicorp and wins licence for Dublin radio station 98FM. He would go on to replicate the pared-down, music hits formula used by(...)

Independent House, on Talbot Street, Dublin. The State’s corporate watchdog is investigating an alleged operation in INM in 2014 to secretly download the newspaper publisher’s back-up IT tapes to search its email system for information about several prominent individuals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Nine more people are suing Independent News and Media and its former chairman Leslie Buckley over alleged data hacking. Journalist Sam Smyth, former (...)

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