Company Law

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Ireland should follow the UK in introducing tax advantages for employee-owned companies, a business group has said. The Irish ProShare Association (IPSA) made the call after digital marketing agency Wolfgang Digital became the first Irish-owned company to become employee-owned using an employee owne

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William Fry lawyers Fergus Doorly, Deirdre O'Donovan and Alexandra Drummy examine a recent High Court case where two men were held personally liable for a limited company's debts. In De Lacy v Hevey [2024] IEHC 80, the High Court found that two men involved with the operation of Arden Forestry Manag

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Plans to update company law and grant new enforcement powers to statutory authorities have been set out by the government. Ministers have published the general scheme of the Companies (Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Regulatory Provisions) Bill 2024, which will make a series of amendments to t

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Temporary legislation allowing companies to hold their AGMs remotely has been extended for a further year. The interim period of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 related to the holding of virtual meetings, including AGMs, has now been extended to 31 December 2024.

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Companies House has been given new powers to tackle fraudulent information on the company register under legislation which received royal assent yesterday. The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act introduces what the UK government calls "world-leading powers" to allow authorities to proacti

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Ireland has transposed an EU directive providing a unified framework for cross-border conversions and divisions. The European Union (Cross-Border Conversions, Mergers and Divisions) Regulations 2023, signed into law this week, transposes the Mobility Directive into Irish law.

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Proposals to enhance the Companies Act 2014 have gone out for public consultation. The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment is seeking views on a proposed Companies (Corporate Governance, Enforcement and Regulatory Provisions) Bill 2023 which will focus primarily on four areas of company l

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Company directors will soon be required to provide their Personal Public Service (PPS) numbers in order to file certain documents with the Companies Registration Office (CRO). The requirement will come into effect from 23 April 2023 with the commencement of section 35 of the Companies (Corporate Enf

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Proposals to amend company law in the areas of corporate governance, enforcement, administration and insolvency will be set out later this month. The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment will launch a consultation by the end of April 2023 on its proposed Companies (Corporate Governance, En

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UK law firms and accountants that fail to do enough to prevent fraud are the target of the UK government's Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill. The government intends to introduce a new offence in the bill, when it makes its way to the Lords, that will be based on similar offences for bri

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