It’s not Smart, it’s unjust enrichment

Smart Telecom logo, via their site.From today’s Irish Times comes news of a pending claim for restitution of unjust enrichment:

Former Smart Telecom CEO sued for sum of €1.16m

SMART YUROE Broadband (SYB) and related companies have sued former Smart Telecom chief executive Oisin Fanning for more than €1.1 million over alleged unjust enrichment during his time as chief executive.

SYB, Switchcom Ltd and Smart Telecom Holdings Ltd claim Mr Fanning received some €1.16 million in sums allegedly due to the companies for their use while he was chief executive of Smart from September 2004 to September 2006. …

The action against Mr Fanning is the latest of several sets of proceedings involving the company, Mr Fanning and others to come before the Commercial Court following the October 2006 buyout of Smart by SYB, a company controlled by businessman Brendan Murtagh.Mr Justice Peter Kelly yesterday made orders consolidating all the actions and fixed a hearing date for November 3rd next. The proceedings are expected to run for more than four weeks. …

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