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Companies Act 2014: An overview

Monday, March 9, 2015

Company law in Ireland is to undergo a major overhaul in the coming months. The changes will affect nearly every business in Ireland. The Companies Act 2014 (the Act) was signed into law on 23 December 2014. The Act consolidates the existing Companies Acts and many of the related statutory instruments into a single statute. The principal objective of the Act is to restructure, consolidate, simplify and modernise company law in Ireland. It is anticipated that the Companies Act 2014 will come into effect on 1 June 2015.  Read our comprehensive overview.