The Companies Act 2014 Ireland

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Welcome to the Companies Act 2014

The Companies Act 2014 came into effect on 1 June 2015. The comprehensive Act is the largest reform of company law the state has seen in half a century and is intended to make running a business in Ireland easier.

This microsite provides an overview and guidance on the main parts of the Act and what you need to do to prepare. The information will be updated regularly so please subscribe to our alerts and follow us on twitter so that we can keep you informed.


Board meetings - What has changed?

Board meetings are an essential part of running your business. Recent changes to legislation mean that it is now an offence if minutes of board meetings are not recorded and retained.

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Did you know… the AGM process has been simplified?

We have outlined below some of the more practical changes which your company may choose to take advantage of.

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Companies Act 2014: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

The Companies Act 2014 introduces significant reforms to Company Law in Ireland.

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Companies Bill 2012 Passes Final Stage

After much debate, the highly anticipated Companies Bill is expected to be enacted into law shortly. It passed final stages on 10 December 2014 and is now ready to be signed into law by the President with the expectation that he will do so later this month.

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