• 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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  • 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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  • Take a minute and consider your Company’s Minutes

    Life is busy, particularly so for those running their own business, but if you are a Director or Secretary of a company one thing you should consider is the importance and value of your company’s minutes. Every company is required to record all resolutions and …

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  • Companies Registration Office – Restrictions on Filing Annual Returns

    The Companies Registration Office (the “CRO”) has recently given notice that from 1 April 2018 the CRO will no longer allow companies a 14 day period to re-submit incorrectly filed Annual Returns (Form B1) for any of the reasons laid out below: If a Form …

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