Companies Act 2014 – Commencement 1 June 2015

Minister Richard Bruton signed the Companies Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2015 (the “Order”) on 1 May 2015 which provides, as expected, that the Companies Act 2014 will, generally, commence on 1 June 2015.  The Order identifies a limited number of provisions, primarily relating to certain new financial statements obligations and companies with financial years commencing before 1 June 2015, which will not commence on that date (further detail on these exceptions will follow).

The Commencement Order is available from

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