Nearly half of the 33 existing Irish special vehicles (SPV) that have been used by Russian banks and companies for fundraising purposes have ties to individuals or entities that are currently subject to European Union sanctions, the governor of Russia said on Wednesday. the Central Bank. Joe Brennan has the details.

Professional services firm EY announces the acquisition of Client Solvers (Holding) Ltd, a leading company in software development and IT consultancy services in Ireland. No financial details were disclosed. The acquisition is subject to closing conditions, including approval of the merger by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. reports Ciarán Hancock.

I guess, Karlin Lillington writes in his weekly column, we’re stuck with whatever ends up happening in the Transatlantic Data Privacy Framework until some future Schrems 3, unless the US finally makes meaningful changes to its fragile national data protection infrastructure on behalf of its own citizens, not just those in the EU.

Cantillon finds Russia turns the screw on Europe and warns of the dangers for Ireland of recent United States corporate tax proposals.

electric ireland became the latest energy supplier to announce a major price hike in the face of soaring international oil and gas prices. The company said it was raising tariffs for electricity and gas customers from May 1. The increases will add around €300 a year to electricity bills and €220 to gas bills. Reporting by Eoin Burke-Kennedy.

Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf said Wednesday that policy measures aimed at mitigating the impact of soaring inflation should be targeted and temporary, so that they do not contribute to the problem, writes Joe Brennan.

Ciara O’Brien explains how clean up your digital life and reviews Nokia clarity listeners

Meet New Innovator Conor Kerley who created a range of nutritional supplements that he could stand out from a scientific point of view.

On Monday, VHI took the insurance market by surprise by announcing customer discounts and lower premium prices that will take effect in May. So what caused these changes and what will rival companies do? Health insurance expert Dermot Goode of Totalhealthcover.ie joins Ciaran Hancock on our Inside Business Podcast to discuss this latest development in the market.

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