The so-called ''patent cliff'' on pharmaceutical drugs could knock as much as Euro 6.5 billion off Ireland's economic output over the next four years, according to a high-level government report.
Bitcoin has taken the financial world by storm during 2013. But is it truly a quantum leap in currency terms, or merely another opportunistic Ponzi scheme? Barry J Whyte reports.
Three Dublin-based investment funds owned by US talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) took in at least Euro 11 million in the last two years from their investment in football.
Proposals to overhaul the US tax regime could undermine Ireland's corporate tax rate, according to one American tax expert, but could also lead to an increase in tax-related takeovers of Irish headquartered companies.
Ireland has missed an opportunity to raise its markets profile in the Middle East and southern Asia by letting Britain become the first western country to issue an Islamic bond, according to a member of the Taoiseach's influential IFSC Clearing House
The Green Reit, the recently-launched real estate investment trust, revealed its first Irish property purchases, last week having raised €310 million through its initial public offering on the Irish Stock Exchange in July.
The first of more than 200 cases linked to the sale of a London office block by Irish Life Assurance is due to be heard in the High Court tomorrow.