Posts Categorized: Basic Company Secretarial

We set up a company using nominee directors and shareholders just to get the company formed quickly. We have changed everything over to the new directors and shareholders and updated the CRO and RBO. We have applied to open a bank account and have provided the statutory register and company constitution to the bank. They

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ODCE Annual Report 2021

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (“ODCE”) published its last annual report before changing to the Corporate Enforcement Authority (“CEA”). The main points from the Annual Report are:- 668 Liquidators’ reports received (consistent with 2020) 51 Company directors restricted 39 Company directors disqualified 23 directors of dissolved insolvent companies were disqualified by way

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The CRO has issued its annual report for 2021 and the following are some of the key points from the report:- 270,835 companies on the Register at the end of the year 510,000 submissions filed with the CRO Over 89% of all documents filed with the CRO were filed electronically 594 Sec 343 notices of

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The Registrar of Beneficial Ownership published its 2021 Annual Report and some of the key points from the report were:- Almost 217,000 (87%) of companies and 693 societies (73%) had filed beneficial ownership information with the register 28,111 companies and 77 societies registered their beneficial ownership with the RBO for the first time compared with

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The Charity Regulator published its 2021 Annual Report and the some of the key points from the report are:- 69% of registered charities declare they comply fully with the Charities Governance Code 568 concerns were raised (22% increase on 2020) and 2 statutory investigations commenced 64% of charities submitted their annual report on time –

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We are forming a not-for-profit Company Limited By Guarantee and have 4 directors. Are we required to have any members when we just have directors? Every company is required to have at least one member. The members have different roles and responsibilities than the directors. However, the members may often also be the directors as

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Recent CORE Update

The Companies Registration Office updated the CORE platform on 12th April 2022 and several new features were added to the platform along with fixing some legacy issues. Key Features of the update Set to Draft This is the most welcome of changes! You can now revert a submission at signature or payment stage to draft.

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I have a company that has ceased trading and I want to apply for voluntary strike off. What are the steps involved and do I need to get approval from Revenue? Voluntary Strike Off may be a cost effective way to dissolve a company however if it is not done correctly it may delay the

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The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland recently published an excellent synopsis of the Recent Changes in Company Law including The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 Including a list of the summary of changes to the Companies Act 2014 Companies Act 2014 (Section 12A(1) – Covid-19) (No. 2) Order – The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions

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The Data Protection Commissioner recently published a guide “Considerations Relating to Multi-Unit Developments and Owners’ Management Companies.” This guidance sets out general advice on common data protection issues that may arise in the course of interaction between:- Owners’ Management Companies (“OMCs”) and their members OMCs, OMC members, and a property management agent OMCs and third

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