CORE The new CORE system is in operation for 12 months now and we have still some challenges with filing documentation through the new system. Hopefully 2022 will see the system bed in more and the last of the issues will be resolved. Missed deadlines & District Court Applications After nearly two years of extended

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The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland have published a blog about a recent Irish Independent newspaper investigation that has highlighted that potential fake companies are being set up in Ireland using the identities of directors or the addresses of existing businesses that have no connection with these companies.    

The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 amended the definition of a designated unlimited company. A designated unlimited company is required to file its financial statements with the Companies Registration Office. The 2017 Act contained a provision that unlimited companies, which are holding companies of undertakings whose members have limited liability, are deemed to be designated unlimited

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The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill allows for the establishment of a new independent statutory authority, the Corporate Enforcement Authority (“CEA”) The CEA will replace the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (“ODCE”) and continue its role in the investigation and enforcement of corporate crime. The current functions of the ODCE will be transferred

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CLS Chartered Secretaries are seeking an experienced Office Manager who is as enthusiastic as we are about providing a high quality customer focused service that sets us apart.  You can find more details about the role here. Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd October 2021 at 4pm.

Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Act 2021 (SCARP) was passed on 13th July 2021. The commencement order has yet to be signed. The Act introduces the Small Company Administrative Rescue Process (SCARP). The purpose of SCARP is to provide SME’s with a low-cost alternative to examinership with the primary objective being to

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Registered charities are required to report on their compliance with the Charities Governance Code (“the Code”) to the Charities Regulator for the first time during 2021. Charities are required to declare their compliance status as at the date they file their Annual Report, which is 10 months after the financial year-end of the charity. This

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The Registrar of Beneficial Ownership of Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies has published its 2020 Annual Report. The following are the key observations from the report:- by the end of 2020, almost 189,000 (81%) of companies and 616 societies (64%) had filed beneficial ownership information with the register 81% of companies and 64% of

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The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement recently published its 2020 Annual Report. The main observations from the report are:- 669 Liquidators’ Reports Received – down almost a quarter on 2019 levels ODCE expect that the level of corporate insolvencies will increase, potentially substantially in 2021 a view that current State supports are masking

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