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Courts slowly get to grips with Quinn family assets

April 14, 2011

Share receiver appointed to the Quinn Group.

May 2011

The Quinn family issue proceedings in the High Court in Dublin against the former Anglo Irish Bank.

June 27 and July 20, 2011

The Quinn family restrained from making any changes to their international group of companies. They are barred from taking any steps to transfer any assets to third parties.

February 13, 2012

Anglo, now known as the IBRC, brings High Court case alleging Sean Quinn Snr, Sean Quinn Jnr and Peter Darragh Quinn have breached the court orders. The bank seeks the jailing of the men, if necessary.

June 14, 2012

The bank accounts of Sean Quinn's five adult children, two of his sons-in-law, and a nephew are frozen by the High Court.

Ciara, Collette, Sean Quinn Jnr, Brenda and Aoife Quinn are temporarily banned from reducing their personal assets below €50m.Fresh allegations by the IBRC that the family is putting international properties beyond its reach.

June 26, 2012

Judge Elizabeth Dunne rules that Sean Quinn Snr, Sean Quinn Jnr and Peter Darragh Quinn are in contempt.

She finds they breached court orders that were supposed to prevent them putting the family's international property portfolio beyond the reach of the bank.

Irish Independent