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# Assets

This year
US judge rules 9/11 victims can't seize $3.5bn in Afghan assets despite Biden's green light
US President Joe Biden had said the money could be made available to the families of 9/11 victims.
Last year
Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'
The US President conceded there was a lack of Western unity for enacting an even tougher measure.
EU agrees to freeze Putin, Lavrov assets over Ukraine invasion
The measures were added after being raised in overnight discussions by EU leaders.
All time
Cardinal and nine others on trial in landmark Vatican fraud case
It’s the largest criminal trial in the Vatican’s modern history.
Watches, mobile phones and €28,000 in cash all seized by gardaí
The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) carried out searches at seven sites.
Minister to support 'Celine's law' proposals to prevent killers profiting from their crime
The Law Reform Commission recommended changes after the Eamonn Lillis trial.
Credit unions have never had as much in assets - but there are far fewer of them
The analysis found that assets in Irish credit unions total €17.2 billion.
'A removal of stress and worry' - Fair Deal scheme to be extended to farms and family businesses
The decision taken today will extend this three-year cap to farms and businesses.
£1,500 hidden in socks seized in Longford house raid
At this point, no arrests have been made.
After millions in investment, Irish TV's assets were snapped up for less than €200k
The Irish Post acquired parts of the Mayo-based station last year.
Court refuses legal aid for six people linked to Kinahan crime gang
CAB had previously secured Court orders freezing assets it says are the proceeds of crime.
White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets
Concerns have been raised about potential conflicts of interest.
CAB wants to sell €500k-worth of assets 'linked to Kinahan cartel'
The assets include jewellery, motorbikes and cars seized by the bureau following raids in March 2016.
John Gilligan has lost his appeal to hold onto properties seized by CAB
He must now vacate the three properties, including Jessbrook – his beloved equestrian centre in Kildare.
CAB returns just under €30 million to taxpayer in four years
Officers expected to have recovered millions in assets during 2016.
Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week
Kelly, his wife Patricia, and son Tim have filed three affidavits which counsel for Console has asked for more time to consider.
Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets
Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.
Wife of convicted 'drug baron' fails in bid to recover share in €53k BMW
The car was set on fire by two men who broke into a garda compound in 2009.
Nama wants to set the story straight on the Mick Wallace allegations
It says there have been “serious errors” in how the situation is being reported.
Here's why Ireland doesn't need a ban on 'too thin' models
Agencies in Ireland say models smaller than a size 8 can’t get work here.
Millionairess 'black widow' suspected of killing husband
The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.
Opinion: Ireland is out of sync with the rest of the world – prenups can strengthen a marriage
The enforceability of prenuptial agreements remains a major question in Ireland; but in a country legal aid is limited, avoiding long battles in court is essential
Quinn family vow legal action to overturn Anglo takeover of their companies
In a statement today, they said that any sale of their assets would result in them pursuing their return.
NAMA completes largest ever loan transaction at €5.6bn
It consisted mostly of loans secured on assets in Northern Ireland.
No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan
He said he’s asked NAMA to explore what the implications would be of bringing forward the sale as he said the market would be able to carry a big sale.
Silk Road forfeits $28 million worth of Bitcoins from its servers
US authorities revealed that Silk Road forfeited 29,655 Bitcoins, the largest ever foreiture of its kind.
EU directive will make it easier to freeze and confiscate criminals’ assets
The directive will enable authorities in countries across Europe to confiscate assets even if the suspect or accused person is ill or has left the region.
Poll: Do you think prenuptial agreements should be legal in Ireland?
The Department of Justice will be considering the legal position of prenuptial agreements as part of legal reforms.
CAB forwarded €6.5 million to the Exchequer in 2011
The report has been welcomed by the Garda Commissioner.
Irish investor sentiment now positive - RaboDirect
RaboDirect’s Investor Barometer has also shown that 42 per cent of investors would prefer to invest in emerging markets.
Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family
The order allows IBRC to question them about their about bank accounts as well as the alleged transfer of assets to offshore companies.
Sean Quinn's daughter to appear on TV3's Tonight show
Quinn said she expects her father will join his son behind bars as the family is unable to purge their contempt.
Search for Peter Darragh continues as Govt 'work hard' to retrieve assets
Meanwhile, support for the Quinn family remains strong in their home county of Fermanagh.
Government liaising with Ukrainian authorities over Quinn assets
Brian Hayes has said that the assets are the rightful property of the Irish people.
Seán Quinn’s son and nephew jailed for three months
An arrest warrant was earlier issued for Peter Daragh Quinn after he failed to show up in court today.
Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.
48 NAMA debtors tried to transfer assets out of reach
Department of Finance figures show that 48 of the 188 debtors under direct NAMA management had moved assets.
Nama to claw back €500million in assets
The agency expects to recover assets which debtors tried to put beyond its reach, its chairman Frank Daly has said.
Man adopts his own girlfriend in US legal battle
A judge said the “surreal” move takes an ongoing court case “into a legal twilight zone”.