Former Anglo Irish Bank boss Sean Fitzpatrick has made his first appearance at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
With him in court were the former Anglo Finance Director Willie McAteer and former Managing Director of Anglo Ireland Patrick Whelan.
All 3 are charged with providing unlawful financial assistance to members of the Quinn family and the so-called ‘Maple 10′ of Irish investors in 2008 to enable them to buy shares in Anglo Irish Bank.
Judge Martin Nolan granted orders relating to witnesses and exhibits in the case.
He put back the hearing until January 23rd when it will be mentioned before the court again.