Thursday February 20, 2020

Offshore and off-limits

Last week's events involving the Quinns showed that their control over events is diminishing quickly, writes Richard Curran.

28th July, 2012
There is little doubt that the self-confessed initiatives taken by members of the Quinn family were on the largest scale of anything witnessed before in Irish corporate history.

The verbal drubbing meted out to members of Sean Quinn's family by Justice Peter Kelly in the High Court last week reflects a deeper malaise that has come to the surface among some businesspeople affected by the financial crisis.

Kelly said Sean Quinn and members of his family had put together a mesmerisingly-complex scheme to put assets beyond the reach of Anglo Irish Bank to feather their own nests. He said he was having to...

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