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  • The Register of Beneficial Ownership (“RBO”) – Latest Developments

    The Register of Beneficial Ownership (“RBO”) went live on 29 July 2019. Checkout our summary of the latest developments, outlining the key changes, and a checklist for your Company to consider for next steps. Click on the link below. RBO Beneficial Ownership Register – Update …

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  • Newsflash – Update from the The Register of Beneficial Ownership (“RBO”)

    The RBO has just announced that the Central Register will open from Monday 29 July 2019. The deadline for all companies to be in compliance remains currently at 22 November 2019. Further details will be made available once the Central Register becomes live on 29 …

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  • Companies (Amendment) Act 2019 (the “Act”)

    The Companies (Amendment) Act 2019 was signed into law on 11 April 2019 and is expected to be commenced towards the end of 2019. The purpose of the Act is to amend section 343 of the Companies Act 2014. Currently there is a two-step process …

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  • Beneficial Ownership Register Ireland – 2019 Regulations

    All companies incorporated in Ireland have been obliged to hold and maintain an Internal Beneficial Ownership Register since 2016. On 22 March 2019 the European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 (“2019 Regulations”) commenced which: (a) replicated in their entirety the …

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  • NEWSFLASH: Beneficial Ownership – Central Register

    UPDATE JUNE 2019: The opening of the public Central Register originally planned for 22 June 2019 has been postponed temporarily.  This postponement impacts onto the originally notified compliance date (i.e. 22 November 2019) as the Regulations provide for a 5 month period from the opening of …

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  • Latest News – Spring Newsletter 2019

    Check out our Spring Newsletter providing a simple guide for companies and looking ahead to what’s coming down the line this year, including the implications of Brexit. Click here: Newsletter – Spring Edition 2019 For further information on the topics covered please contact Anna or …

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    BREXIT – Is your company prepared?

    As we are approaching the final days of Brexit negotiations it is a likely possibility that the United Kingdom (“UK”) will be leaving the European Union (“EU”) on 29 March 2019.  At that point, any company incorporated in the Republic of Ireland (the “State”) and …

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  • Recap on 2018

    Here’s a recap on some of the developments in 2018 The Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 – introduced a number of changes in relation to statutory audit requirements, one of which impacted the loss of audit exemption when a company misses its annual return deadline. …

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  • Charities Governance Code (the “Code”)

    The Charities Regulator (the “Regulator”) has recently introduced the new Charities Governance Code (the “Code”) for all Charities, using the ‘comply or explain’ approach, primarily focusing on volunteer-only charities and charities with small numbers of paid staff. The Code was introduced to help charity trustees …

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  • UPDATE: Beneficial Ownership – CRO Central Register

    ‘Transposing Measures’ The legislation to establish a central register of beneficial ownership (RBO) is at an advanced stage and it is intended that ‘transposing measures’ will be in place before year end 2018. The definition provided for Beneficial Ownership is any natural person(s) who is …

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