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Northern Ireland’s former first minister Peter Robinson  is seen on screen testifying before the Nama inquiry at Stormont. Photograph: Pacemaker

DUP leader Peter Robinson believes there was “no conflict of interest” in ex-Nama Northern Ireland adviser Frank Cushnahan being involved in a meet(...)

DUP leader Peter Robinson, who has temporarily stepped aside as First Minister in the North, said he had no concerns about Frank Cushnahan’s involvement in the meeting despite his ongoing role at the time with the Nama advisory committee. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Nama’s former advisor Frank Cushnahan attended a meeting with the North’s First Minister Peter Robinson in May 2013 and the investment firm Pimco, whi(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson with Taoiseach Enda Kenny:  Cerberus wrote the letter ahead of a meeting between the company, Mr Robinson, his special adviser and the north’s then Minister of Finance, Simon Hamilton. Photograph: Alan Betson

US investor Cerberus told Northern Ireland’s First Minister, Peter Robinson, that it would write down developers’ €6 billion debts and cancel person(...)

Cerberus, the US firm which purchased the Project Eagle loans from Nama for €1.6 billion, may be set to make several hundred million euro profit on the transaction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The US company that bought the controversial Project Eagle loans from State agency Nama for €1.6 billion could make several hundred million euro prof(...)

Walking: Nama chairman Frank Daly and Brendan McDonagh, chief executive arriving at the Public Accounts Committee, (PAC) in Leinster House earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Try as it might, the National Asset Management Agency cannot wash its hands of the controversy surrounding the €1.6 billion (£1.2 billion) sale of its(...)

Jamie Bryson leaving Parliament Buildings in Belfast where he gave evidence to Stormont’s finance committee on the controversial sale of Nama’s NI assets to a US investor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Project Eagle story dates back to June 2013, when DUP politician Sammy Wilson told the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that US lawyers Brown R(...)

Edward Carson’s statue in Stormont. Two business figures in the North, accountant David Watters and property developer Andrew Creighton are to be invited to appear before the Stormont inquiry investigating the sale of Nama’s Northern Ireland “Project Eagle” loan portfolio. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Two business figures in the North, accountant David Watters and property developer Andrew Creighton are to be invited to appear before the Stormont in(...)

Nama bought  £33 million debt from Bank of Ireland and sold it to Cerberus as part of Project Eagle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Belfast developer Gareth Graham has had detailed discussions with two US law enforcement agencies regarding the €1.6 billion sale of Nama’s Northern I(...)

Cerberus say it had contact with Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson (above) and former minister of finance Simon Hamilton before the acquisition of Nama’s North portfolio. Photograph:   Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Cerberus, the New York investment firm that bought Nama’s portfolio in the North for £1.2 billion (€1.6bn), has said for the first time that it held(...)

Nama and all private firms involved in the Northern Ireland assets sale have denied wrongdoing. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

The £7 million (€9.6m) sum that has attracted considerable controversy in the Stormont inquiry into the sale of Nama’s assets in the North should be r(...)

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