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FitzPatrick trial due on 13 April
27 Mar 2015 20:08
Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick will go on trial on 13 April on charges of failing to disclose loans from another bank.
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Mr FitzPatrick, 66, of Whitshed Road, Greystones, Co Wicklow is charged under Section 197 of the Companies Act 1990.
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He was charged in the District Court with 12 counts of failing to disclose to auditors Ernst & Young the true value of loans worth at least €139m given to him, or people connected to him, by Irish Nationwide Building Society from 2002 to 2007 while he was an officer of Anglo Irish Bank.
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Today Judge Mary Ellen Ring heard that preparations are still ongoing.
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She put the case in for 13 April in the hope that any outstanding issues can be dealt with over the Easter break.
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The judge told counsel that the court will be available to hear any issues that arise during the vacation and remanded Mr FitzPatrick on continuing bail.
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