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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 – 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

    The Statutory Instrument (S.I. No. 110) commencing the European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2019 (the ‘2019 Regulations’) came into operation on 22 March 2019. These Regulations revoke the 2016 Regulations and include the much awaited requirements to disclose certain information …

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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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  • Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (the ‘Act’) – Impact on late filing of Financial Statements

    New changes in legislation relating to audit and filing requirements for Irish companies was recently introduced and commenced with an immediate effect on 21 September 2018. One key provision of the Act is important for all Company owners/directors to be aware of in relation to …

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  • The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) – Now in place

    With effect from today, 25th May 2018, the much talked about GDPR is now in place and applies to all organisations within the EU. GDPR imposes new obligations and stricter requirements in relation to individual’s personal data and if your organisation processes personal data of …

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