Company Law Reform

The New Companies Act 2014

The new Companies Act 2014 was signed into law on the 23rd December last and took effect on the 1st June 2015. It affects all companies and both simplifies existing law and consolidates it from 32 pieces of legislation to 1. It is now modelled on the smaller private company rather than the large plc and so .. Read more


Company Law Reform

On the 21st December Minister Richard Bruton published the Companies Bill. The Bill will provide significant benefits to companies by reducing red tape and making company law obligations easier to understand. This landmark legislative project, which is the largest substantive Bill in the history of the State, will bring significant benefits to companies of all types throughout the country, and is part of the Government’s drive to make Ireland the best small country in the world in which to do business. The Bill consolidates the existing 16 Companies Acts, which date from 1963 to 2012, into one Act and it also introduces a number of reforms, which are designed to make it easier to operate a company in Ireland. The most common company type in Ireland, the private company limited by .. Read more


SFA Webinar on The Companies Act 2014

Playback a webinar from the SFA on the Companies Act 2014. The webinar was delivered in June 2016 by Eileen O’Carroll, Assistant Registrar in the Companies Registration Office in Ireland, which is an office of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation... .. Read more



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