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# odce - Friday 16 October, 2020

ODCE objects to John Delaney getting extra time to complete file inspection process

The matter will return before the High Court in two weeks’ time.

# odce - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From The42 FAI send Mazars report to Gardaí and ODCE Report

FAI send Mazars report to Gardaí and ODCE

The report was commissioned in April 2019.

# odce - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Ex FAI boss John Delaney living and working abroad, court hears

The ODCE reached an agreement with Delaney over how the inspection of certain documents and emails seized from the association is to be conducted.

# odce - Thursday 18 June, 2020

High Court asked to determine if documents seized from FAI offices are legally privileged

The application was briefly mentioned before Justice Leonie Reynolds today.

# odce - Thursday 20 February, 2020

John Delaney joined as party to proceedings brought by corporate watchdog after search of FAI

The matter concerns materials recently seized from the FAI’s offices.

# odce - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

ODCE asks High Court to determine if documents held by FAI auditors are legally privileged

The material from Deloitte was briefly mentioned before the judge today.

# odce - Thursday 9 May, 2019

FAI claims legal privilege over 10 documents provided to State watchdog as part of probe

The High Court is to determine whether the documents contain privileged material.

# odce - Friday 3 May, 2019

State's corporate watchdog launches High Court proceedings over FAI matters

An affidavit was filed yesterday by a solicitor for the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.

# odce - Monday 8 April, 2019

ODCE is investigating a second official complaint regarding FAI's finances Exclusive

The FAI is due before an Oireachtas Committee on Wednesday.

# odce - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Watchdog staff 'lacked expertise' to interview witnesses in 'complex' Seán FitzPatrick trial

A report said that shredding documents were among the shortcomings made in the ODCE investigation.

# odce - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Independent News and Media ordered to pay legal costs as probe to begin into company affairs

Costs of the proceedings were also awarded to the ODCE against INM.

# odce - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Inspectors to be appointed to investigate INM, High Court rules

The State’s corporate watchdog had first sought to appoint inspectors to Independent News and Media in March.

High noon at the High Court as judge to rule on appointing inspectors to investigate INM

The State’s corporate watchdog will finally learn if it can appoint inspectors to Independent News and Media this afternoon.

# odce - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'A fundamental malaise at the company' - Three months later, application to investigate INM finally begins at High Court

The ODCE is seeking to appoint High Court inspectors to investigate issues concerning corporate governance at Ireland’s largest media company.

# odce - Friday 1 June, 2018

# odce - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself

The High Court had been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review action against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).

# odce - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price

The High Court has been hearing day one of Independent News and Media’s judicial review of the application by the ODCE for High Court inspectors to be appointed to the company.

# odce - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

People named in affidavit about INM to be given access to redacted copies

It comes after a court ruling in favour of an agreement reached between INM and the ODCE.

# odce - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Minister Denis, billionaire Denis and a media merger: Dáil seeks clarity over who knew what when

Minister Denis Naughten is to make a speech on what he told INM about the media merger being referred to the BAI.

# odce - Monday 16 April, 2018

INM in attempt to block appointment of inspectors to investigate itself, while Denis O'Brien blames ODCE for leaks

The ODCE was due to make its application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News and Media at the High Court this afternoon. Things didn’t go entirely to plan however.

# odce - Friday 6 April, 2018

INM CEO says 'the truth will prevail' about alleged massive data breach

Details of the ODCE affidavit have leaked through media outlets.

# odce - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

INM data scandal widens: Just how many people had their emails accessed?

Today commentators pointed out that even people who are not connected to the media group may be impacted by the breach.

# odce - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?

An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.

# odce - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Irish Independent editor 'concerned' that journalists' data may have been compromised at INM

There are now fears that journalists’ protected sources could have been compromised.

# odce - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Ireland's 'unfit' corporate watchdog is about to get a major overhaul

The ODCE was roundly criticised for its role in the collapse of the case against Sean FitzPatrick.

# odce - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Harris admits government can't express confidence in State's corporate watchdog

Sinn Fein said the government’s handling of white-collar crime was like a Monty Python sketch.

# odce - Thursday 25 May, 2017

The DPP wants to see corporate watchdog's transcripts of Sean Fitzpatrick trial

The ODCE has come in for criticism after the collapse of the trial.

Report ordered into what went wrong in the Sean FitzPatrick investigation

“We owe it to those who suffered to never, ever allow this to happen again,” jobs minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.

# odce - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial

But the state corporate watchdog says that its practices have since changed.

Ex-Anglo chair Sean FitzPatrick acquitted of all charges on day 126 of trial

The ex-Anglo chairman’s trial had become the longest in the history of the Irish state.

# odce - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

The corporate watchdog wants to know more about INM's abandoned bid for Newstalk

Ireland’s largest newspaper group has been asked “to produce books and records” about the reported bid.

# odce - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Ireland's corporate watchdog is suffering from a chronic staff shortage

There has been a 25% reduction in the number of staff at the ODCE in the past six years.

# odce - Friday 5 July, 2013

Alan Dukes: I can't comment about the Anglo Tapes because of the investigation

The former chairman of the defunct bank has come under pressure for “singing dumb” in relation to what he knew about the Anglo Tapes.

# odce - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Ian Drennan is the new Director of Corporate Enforcement

Drennan has been the chief executive of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority for the last eight years.

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director

Paul Appleby, who announced his decision to retire last January but stayed on for an extra six months after discussions with Government, wants Gardaí to be able to hold suspects for longer than 24 hours.

# odce - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

High Court to hear update on Anglo collapse investigation

The court will hear the latest on the investigation into the collapse of the former Anglo Irish Bank.

# odce - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Former Anglo Irish Bank finance director McAteer released by gardaí

Willie McAteer was not charged and walked free earlier this morning.