Forever 21’s Union Square location in New York . Forever 21, the California retailer that helped popularise fast fashion in the United States said it plans to file for bankruptcy and will close up to 182 stores in the United States and up to 350 over all. Photograph: Haruka Sakaguchi/The New York Times)

Fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy on Sunday, as it joined a growing list of brick-and-mortar players who have succumbed to the onslaugh(...)

Anthony O’Reilly. His former assistant has recorded a win against him in a US bankruptcy court.

Tony O’Reilly’s former personal nurse and assistant has recorded a win against the former businessman in a US bankruptcy court. Sabina Vidunas succe(...)

 Some 80 women, including prominent actresses, have accused Harvey Weinstein of misconduct ranging from rape to harassment. File photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

The Weinstein Co has filed for bankruptcy and announced it was releasing any victims of or witnesses to its co-founder’s alleged misconduct from non-d(...)

A customer exits from a Toys R Us store in Kentucky, US, on Monday, September 18th, 2017. Toys R Us, which has struggled to lift its fortunes since a buyout loaded the retailer with debt more than a decade ago, has filed for bankruptcy. Photograph: Bloomberg

Toys ‘R’ Us, the once-dominant specialty retailer and ultimate toy land for a generation of post-war baby boomers, filed for bankruptcy thanks to a cr(...)

Gayle Killilea is fighting to hold on to tens of millions of dollars of assets that the plaintiff says her husband, Sean Dunne, above,  gave her to evade creditors as his Irish-based property empire was collapsing. File photograph: Collins

Gayle Killilea, the wife of property developer Seán Dunne, has objected to an application in the US courts for relief that would help her husband’s (...)

It is possible the bankruptcy judge can refer his findings against David Drumm (above) to the US attorney general’s office with a view to a legal action being brought over his false statements under the US criminal code. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm could face further legal action from creditors pursuing debts and criminal charges for lying to a (...)

Judge signs off on Garrett Kelleher’s Chicago Spire plan at hearing at the US Bankruptcy Court in Chicago.

Irish developer Garrett Kelleher’s ambitious dream to build the Chicago Spire, a 150-storey apartment tower is back on track after a bankruptcy reorg(...)

David Drumm leaves the John W. McCormack Courthouse in Boston with his lawyer. Photograph: Melissa Ostrow/The Irish Times

The court-appointed officer managing the US bankruptcy of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm said his disclosure of information in he(...)

Seán Dunne walks out of O’Tooles Irish pub after a lunch break during a meeting with creditors at the Federal Court in New Haven, Connecticut, last week. Photograph: Steve Miller

There was a funny moment, one of many, during almost eight hours of intense questioning at a two-day meeting of Seán Dunne’s creditors in Connecticut (...)

Bankrupt developer Seán Dunn.

The National Asset Management Agency’s attempt to enforce in a US court its interest in 67 acres of land at Celbridge, Co Kildare, owned by bankrupt d(...)

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