Posts Tagged: company secretarial

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 interim period of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 has been extended from 9th June 2021 to 31st December 2021 following government approval. The Act makes temporary amendments to the Companies Act 2014 and the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1893 to address issues arising as a result of COVID-19. See our previous

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The Companies (Rescue Process for Small and Micro Companies) Bill 2021 has passed through all legislative stages in the Oireachtas. The Bill will now be sent to Office of the President for signature and enactment into law. The Bill amends the Companies Act 2014 to provide for a new dedicated rescue process for small and

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The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021 was commenced on 23 April 2021 which introduced a number of new obligations placed on designated persons. These new obligations will impose more reporting requirements on professional advisors. The meaning of the term ‘designated person’ is outlined in Section 25 of the Criminal Justice

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The Companies (Small Company Administrative Rescue Process and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021 was published on 11th May 2021. The Bill amends the Companies Act 2014 to provide for a new dedicated rescue process for small and micro companies known as The Small Company Administrative Rescue Process (SCARP). The Bill has secured government approval for the

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Like all good series are back for season two of our CLS Webinars! We were blown away by the interest and support for the first series so we are hoping you will find this second series as beneficial. This series starts on 7th April 2021 and will focus on the most common company secretarial changes

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CLS Webinar Series

Our FREE one hour Webinar Series continues this Wednesday 10th February at 1pm with Annual Company Secretarial Compliance this webinar will cover: Filing annual returns & financial statements Holding an AGM Maintaining the statutory register & minute book Updating the Beneficial Ownership Register Tips on providing a company secretarial service to clients If you haven’t already

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The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 was commenced on 21st August 2020 and it introduces temporary measures to assist companies and Industrial and Provident Societies (“IPS”) deal with issues due to the impact of COVID-19. One of the key provisions is the ability to hold members and creditor meetings electronically. Interim Period The new

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The General Scheme of the Companies and Industrial and Provident Societies (Covid-19) (Amendment) Bill 2020 was published outlining the proposed emergency measures for companies and Industrial and Provident societies dealing with COVID-19 issues. The proposals are to help companies hold electronic meetings while complying with the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines issued by the Government. Timeframe

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The ODCE issued a guidance document “COVID-19 and the insolvency-related functions of the ODCE” providing some helpful and welcome guidance to directors of companies impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Directors of companies that go into liquidation face restriction proceedings unless they can demonstrate that they have acted “honestly and responsibly”. Only a small minority of

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