High Court asks for list of ‘conflicted’ judges before hearing Fingleton case

The former Anglo Irish Bank’s special liquidators are suing the former Irish Nationwide chief for an alleged breach of his obligations

11th October, 2020
High Court asks for list of ‘conflicted’ judges before hearing Fingleton case
Michael Fingleton, former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society: lawyers are awaiting tests to determine his ‘cognitive capacity’ and ‘ability to recall’. Photo: Collins

A High Court judge has asked lawyers for the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, formerly Anglo Irish Bank, to draw up a list of judges it believes will be conflicted in the hearing of its case against Michael Fingleton, the former Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) boss.

Anglo was renamed Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) in 2011 and subsequently merged with INBS. IBRC was put into liquidation in early 2013 under a restructuring of the burden...

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