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Clash of wigless titans

The High Court battle between fruit importer Fyffes and DCC promises to be one of the most high-profile courtroom battles in Irish corporate history.

11th December, 2004

The High Court battle between fruit importer Fyffes and DCC promises to be one of the most high-profile courtroom battles in Irish corporate history.

Two years ago, Fyffes filed an €85 million claim against DCC, its chief executive Jim Flavin and two subsidiaries for alleged insider dealing. The claim centres on DCC's disposal of 31,169,493 Fyffes shares in February 2000. Fyffes said the sale was based on price-sensitive information; DCC has denied the claim.

The case opened...

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