Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Questions (179, 180)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

179. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if he will provide the quantum of gross legal fees billed to Irish Bank Resolution Corporation as a result of the direct engagement of a law firm (details supplied) for both calendar year 2012 and for 2013 between 1 January and 6 February 2013. [11594/13]

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Pearse Doherty

Question:

180. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Finance if he will provide the quantum of payments made by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation to a law firm (details supplied) for both calendar year in 2012 and for 2013 between 1 January and 6 February 2013. [11595/13]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 179 and 180 together.

Due to commercial confidentiality and sensitivities, and also solicitor/client confidentiality, the Special Liquidators do not propose to provide details relating to amounts due and paid to Arthur Cox for both the calendar year 2012 and for 2013 between 1 January and 6 February 2013.