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Posts Categorized: Annual Company Secretarial Compliance
A fear many directors and presenters have is missing the Annual Return Date (“ARD”) for a company. This is because the penalties are severe particularly for SME companies.
The Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 was passed on 25th July 2018. A commencement order was signed on 21st September 2018.
Every company is required to comply with the Companies Act and on an annual basis prepare and file financial statements and hold an AGM. Typically this is a service provided to companies by the Company Secretarial Advisors such as CLS Chartered Secretaries or the accountant or solicitors.
It was good while it lasted but all good things come to an end at some stage and CRO have brought an end to the get out of jail card for filing late returns. From 1st April 2018, B1’s will be automatically rejected where the B1 signature page or overall certificate is not signed; or
The introduction of mandatory electronic filing forced all presenters and companies to electronically file annual returns. Most people have had experience in electronic filing but like any process there are challenges and issued to be aware of. This article will attempt to highlight some of the important areas to consider in advance of the deadline
We finally have clarity on what the definition of a designated unlimited company and what private unlimited companies (“ULC”) will have to file financial statements with the Companies Registration Office. The new definition is bad news for many unlimited companies that were previously exempt from filing financial statements. The new definition applies to financial years
The Court of Appeal clarified handed down an important decision in an appeal case taken by the Director of Corporate Enforcement against a decision in Re Walfab Engineering Limited. The Court has re-affirmed that no material distinctions exist in the company law obligations of a director of any type of company regardless of the size
Conor Sweeney outlines the important changes affecting the role of Company Secretary following the implementation of the Companies Act 2014. All the Company Secretaries in Ireland breathed a huge sigh of relief when the CLRG recommended to retain the requirement to have a Company Secretary and instead removed the need for a second director for