Declan Ganley fires back at rival in legal row over international assets

Irish businessman involved in an increasingly bitter legal battle with former backer David Shuman of New York

Declan Ganley: his legal team argues that Shuman’s lawyers’ reading of the law is ‘simply incorrect’. Picture: Michael Dillon

Declan Ganley, the Irish businessman, has pushed back against efforts by a New York investor to freeze his overseas assets, saying the legal bid “falls well short” and “utterly fails to meet its burden”.

The legal submissions were made in response to an application by David Shuman of Northwoods Capital Management for a turnover order asking the court to force Ganley to “pay any other money or deliver any other personal property” to settle a ...