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Privilege claim may cool reporting on INM saga

If INM wins its review, the ODCE application won't make it to the starting blocks. Even if INM loses, the watchdog's application will be pushed back to June at the earliest

17th April, 2018
ODCE's affidavit on INM runs to 240 pages.

Independent News and Media (INM) left court yesterday with room to breathe as the corporate watchdog's bid to appoint High Court inspectors got kicked to touch.

In 2014, INM's IT back-up tapes were allegedly removed from the company and interrogated on premises in a different jurisdiction over a number of months. It is claimed invoices were discharged by a company owned by O'Brien.

Based on protected disclosures by former INM chief executive Robert Pitt, Drennan claims...

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