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# Anglo Irish Bank

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# ibrc
Noonan: Lists of high-profile Anglo borrowers are ‘to avoid preferential treatment’
Lists of politically exposed persons (PEPs) or high-profile persons (HPPs) were compiled before the bank, now known as Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, was liquidated nearly a year ago.
# Courts
Trial date for Seán Fitzpatrick and former Anglo execs to be set shortly
Proceedings are expected to last between three and six months.
# Bank Guarantee
Anglo worried that the bank guarantee could make it liable if other banks failed
A letter from David Drumm to Brian Lenihan in October 2008 has been released in full to the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty and is revealed in full for the first time.
# Bank Guarantee
The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee
The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.
# Attack
Sean Quinn condemns bus set on fire outside his former company
Sean Quinn said the people who set a bus on fire outside a Quinn Group premises this morning are not acting in his name.
# Crime
Man appears in court charged with €200,000 Anglo computer fraud
The former bank clerk is charged with nine counts of unlawfully using a computer to cover up €200,000 worth of missing loan payments.
# Anglo
IBRC granted bankruptcy protection in United States
The special liquidators of IBRC say the move will help them to sell IBRC assets based in the US and use the money to pay creditors.
# Courts
Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud
They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.
# corporate loans
Former Anglo loans worth €2.5bn to be sold as part of 'Project Evergreen'
The sales process has now been concluded and represents the first portfolio of loans by IBRC brought to market.
# Anglo Irish Bank
Sean Quinn: "I was a bold boy, I accept that"
The bankrupt billionaire added that he never saw himself as a gambler.
# Sean Quinn
Quinn family 'has 5% of Anglo Tapes, but didn't leak them'
In an interview on The Pat Kenny Show, Sean Quinn denied claims his family leaked tapes to INM newspapers and Sinn Féin.
# pro note
High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal
Joan Collins TD had claimed that the deal was unconstitutional because it gave the Minister for Finance open ended power to approve the payments without Dáil approval.
# suing
Former IBRC chiefs file legal action against Independent News & Media
Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley have taken issue with the Irish Independent’s report on the IBRC’s Statement of Affairs last month.
# The Disappeared
WATCH: Fianna Fáil says timing of Sinn Féin's Anglo Tapes is 'curious to say the least'
Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said the Sinn Féin’s claim that it has new recordings from Anglo Irish Bank is an attempt to distract from Monday’s TV programme about The Disappeared.
# Anglo Tapes
'New' hour-long Anglo Tapes were delivered on a memory stick to SF HQ
Sinn Féin’s decision, on legal advice, not to release the recordings makes it difficult to determine at this point how important or significant they are.
# Anglo Tapes
Sinn Féin says it has been sent previously unreleased Anglo Tapes
The party says that the tapes cover the period between February and September 2008.
# For Sale
Today is the deadline for bidders to buy IBRC loans
IBRC is being liquidated and selling some of its loans which have a value of €3.5 billion.
# new recording
Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent "around in a circle"
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.
# Dáil
'Don't be such an idiot': Heated exchanges over Central Bank response to Anglo Tapes
Mary Lou McDonald and Brendan Howlin clashed over the Anglo Tapes in the Dáil this morning.
# Anglo Tapes
No further action from Central Bank over Anglo following tapes controversy
“No new issues” came to light as a result of the publication of the tapes earlier this year, according to a statement from the Central Bank this afternoon.
# Banking Inquiry
'Too early' to rule Anglo out of banking inquiry says committee chair
Oireachtas Finance Committee Chairman Ciarán Lynch said that legal advice would be taken ahead of any inquiry.
# Bankers
Union representing IBRC staff to meet with LRC chief Kieran Mulvey next week
The Irish Bank Officials Association says that the meeting is evidence of the legitimacy of IBRC staff’s claims over redundancy packages being cut.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.
# Chapter 15
Former Anglo Irish Bank files for US bankruptcy
The move is being made to protect the institution’s US assets.
# Finance
39 per cent jump in Government-issued debt in the last year
The liquidation of IBRC led to a rise in the twelve months between June 2012 and June 2013.
# In Pictures
Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.
Column: Striking the balance between freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial
Public interest, freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial: all these factors form a carefully-balanced relationship between the media and criminal justice system. But just how clear-cut is the law? asks Fergal Crehan.
# Anglo Tapes
Calls for Enda Kenny to clarify Anglo contact
Minister Frances Fitzgerald has called Fianna Fáil claims that the Taoiseach was in a position to brief banking executives as “ridiculous”.
# Mortgages
Taoiseach denies putting homes at risk of being repossessed
The Taoiseach also faced questions about the role of public interest directors at Irish banks.
# golden eggs
Two golden geese appear outside old Anglo Irish Bank HQ
Kill the goose that lays the golden eggs…
# Court Date
Former Anglo boss Seán Fitzpatrick to stand trial in October 2014
A date has been set…
# Anglo Tapes
B*ll*xology and f**cking clowns: Drumm's latest outbursts caught on tape
David Drumm has attacked the tapes and said he won’t be made a scapegoat for the bank crisis.
Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'
Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.
# ortolan
One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man
Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.
# Anglo Tapes
Alan Dukes: I can't comment about the Anglo Tapes because of the investigation
The former chairman of the defunct bank has come under pressure for “singing dumb” in relation to what he knew about the Anglo Tapes.
# Anglo Tapes
In pictures: The 8 men Drumm thinks should be involved in a banking inquiry
The former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank believes the Anglo tapes were “edited” to make it look like he and others mislead the Central Bank.
# anglotapes
Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business
The Finance Minister has been expressing concerns about “contamination of evidence” while answering questions about the Anglo Tapes controversy today.
# ibrc
Two groups chosen by NAMA to manage Anglo's loans
NAMA announced Certus and Pepper Asset Servicing/Serco as its preferred bidders for the portfolios.
# Anglo Tapes
Patrick Honohan gives unexpectedly frank answers about bank crisis…
…to a German newspaper.