The jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives - accused of defrauding Revenue - has been told that the prosecution has "resorted to the cheap phrase - 'he must have known'."
One of the most extraordinary features of the prosecution of three Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of defrauding Revenue is that former chairman Sean FitzPatrick is not on trial instead, a jury has been told.
A former Anglo Irish Bank employee denied to gardaí that she was involved in a conspiracy to conceal bank accounts from Revenue as part of a tax evasion scheme.
The former CEO and chair of Anglo Irish Bank, Sean Fitzpatrick will not have to give evidence to the Banking Inquiry.
A friend and business partner of former Anglo Irish Chairman Sean FitzPatrick has told a trial that he was not aware of several transfers made from a bank account they held jointly.
Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick told an employee not to submit accounts belonging to his brother-in-law to the Revenue which was then investigating alleged tax evasion at the bank, a trial has heard.
The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials has been put back until next week after the court ran out of available jurors.
The trial date has been set for two former Anglo executives over an alleged fraudulent loan of over €8m.
A judge will rule later this month on whether the State must reimburse all or some of the legal costs of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick arising from his recent criminal trial.
The State is challenging the application of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick to be granted the "enormous" legal costs he incurred during his recent criminal trial.
A sentencing hearing is to get underway this afternoon for former Anglo Irish Bank directors Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer.
Efforts to set up the Oireachtas banking inquiry are expected to speed up now that the Anglo trial has come to a conclusion.
Two former directors of Anglo Irish Bank, the rogue lender that crippled Ireland’s economy, have been found guilty of hatching a multi-million euro loans-for-shares plot months before the bank’s collapse.
Former Anglo Irish Bank directors Pat Whelan and William McAteer have been convicted of providing illegal lending to the Maple Ten for a share support scheme.
The jury in a fraud trial of two Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme has begun a fourth day of deliberation.
After his acquittal on all counts Sean FitzPatrick issued a brief statement to the media thanking the jury for finding him not guilty and asking for privacy.
The jury in the fraud trial of three Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme have begun a third full day of deliberation.
The jury in a fraud trial of three Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme have not reached a verdict after two full day’s deliberation.
The jury in a fraud trial of three Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme will this morning begin a second full day of deliberations.
The jury in a fraud trial of three Anglo Irish Bank directors over a multimillion loans-for-shares scheme have not reached a verdict after their first full day of deliberations.
The jury in the fraud trial of three former bank executives over a €625m loans-for-shares deal in the defunct Anglo Irish Bank has been told Ireland’s banking collapse is not on trial.
The jury has heard former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick has been acquitted on six charges due to a lack of evidence.
Former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Sean FitzPatrick no longer faces charges that he illegally lent money to Sean Quinn’s family to buy shares in the bank.
The Anglo trial has heard the Financial Regulator was made aware of the names of the so-called Maple Ten before an allegedly illegal loans for shares deal was completed.
The Anglo trial has been shown emails praising the "fantastic work" of the bank's former CEO David Drumm in trying to place the bank's shares with the Maple Ten.
The Financial Regulator's office has been accused of 'cheerleading' an allegedly illegal loans for shares deal by Anglo Irish Bank.
The former head of compliance with Anglo Irish Bank has been granted immunity from prosecution by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), a court has heard.
The jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives has been told they must disregard evidence of legal advice taken by the accused before the execution of an allegedly illegal share deal.
The judge has told the jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives that the issue of whether legal advice was obtained in relation to loans advanced to individuals to buy Anglo shares is "irrelevant" to their guilt or innocence.
A witness at the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives has been asked is there a touch of the British comedy 'Yes Minister' in the bank's dealings with the Financial Regulator in 2008.
The jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives was today shown a letter from which stated the Financial Regulator had not given its approval for the Maple Ten deal.
A court has heard former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick expressed regret that he had not been more involved in the Maple Ten loans.
A court has heard Matt Moran, the former chief financial officer of Anglo Irish Bank has been granted immunity from prosecution.
A former executive on the board of Anglo Irish Bank has said he was informed about the Maple ten loans and felt quite relaxed that the transactions were being handled in a proper way.
Anglo Irish Bank's former Chief Financial Officer Matt Moran is expected to give evidence today at the trial of three of the bank's former executives.
A lending manager at the former Anglo Irish Bank has been today telling a court about her concerns about the debts built up by the Quinn Group in 2007.
One of the so-called Maple 10 group has told a court Anglo Irish Bank was very good to him in business - and that he was anxious to help when approached to buy its shares in July 2008.
Maple 10 developer Gerry Gannon has told the Anglo trial that he always found people who worked at the bank to be "honest and truthful".
A Maple 10 investor has said he was on holiday in France when approached by two Anglo Irish Bank executives trying stop a run on the bank's shares.
A director at Anglo Irish Bank said that he was left speechless after a representative from the Financial Regulator's office suggested that the bank consider releasing the Quinn Group from a €250m guarantee.
The Anglo trial has heard evidence from a senior director at the bank who said he was in "complete shock" at finding out former billionaire Sean Quinn had built up a 28% stake in the bank.
Anglo Irish Bank executives told a select group of clients they had legal advice and regulator support for loans for a shares deal in the bank, a court has been told.
One of 10 investors who bought shares in Anglo Irish Bank with loans from the lender was told executives had legal advice for the deal, a court has heard.
Sean Quinn Junior has told the Anglo trial that it is his family's view that loans made to his family to buy shares in the bank were illegal.
The Anglo trial will examine a €15m loan given to Sean Quinn Junior to buy shares in the former bank when it resumes hearing evidence today.
The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives is expected to hear evidence from former billionaire Sean Quinn today.
Former billionaire Sean Quinn reluctantly agreed to loans from Anglo Irish Bank to unwind his secret share holding following a row with the bank’s executives, a court has been told.