The Companies Act 2014, which consolidates and reforms Irish company law, has today been published on the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament) website. Hard copies will become available in the coming weeks.

The Act is planned to be commenced as of 1 June 2015, with a further 18-month transitional implementation period.

We will be running a series of special events and issuing specially focused alerts and publications on the new Act in 2015.

You will also find more information on the transition period and how the Companies Act 2014 will affect you and your company in the articles below:

FAQs: Companies Bill 2012: Preparing Private Companies for Transition

Companies Bill 2012: New-Form Company Constitutions

The Companies Bill 2012 – Continuing Obligation To Have A Company Secretary

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