Companies Bill

Companies Act 2014 Enacted

24-12-2014

The Companies Bill 2012 was signed by the President on 23 December 2014, and has been enacted as the Companies Act 2014 (Act No. 38 of 2014). The Act is expected to be commenced, by Statutory Instrument, with effect from... Read More

Bill passes final stage before enactment

11-12-2014

The Bill passed the final stage before enactment on 10 December 2014, with amendments previously agreed to by the Seanad being agreed to by the Dáil; no further substantive changes were proposed at this stage. The Bill shall now be... Read More

Bill passed by Seanad Éireann

02-10-2014

The Companies Bill 2012 completed Report Stage and Final Stage in the Seanad on 30 September 2014. The 164 amendments proposed by the Government have been agreed to. Download our briefing note on the key changes, and the full list... Read More

Bill passes Committee Stage (Seanad)

24-06-2014

The Companies Bill 2012 completed Committee Stage in the Seanad on 17 June 2014. The 170 amendments proposed by the Minister have been agreed to. Download our briefing note on the key changes, and the full list of amendments that... Read More

Part 3 – Share Capital Reduction

29-04-2014

View Arthur Cox article on “Capital Reduction”, based on Part 3 of the Bill as passed by Dáil Éireann on 2 April 2014. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″ warning=”1″ message=”Please log in or register to view additional content.”] View Arthur Cox article on... Read More

Bill enters Report Stage

24-03-2014

The Companies Bill 2012 enters its fourth stage this week as Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 March are scheduled for Report Stage in the Dail. In all a total of 282 amendments have been tabled, the vast majority being necessary... Read More

Part 20 – Re-registration

23-03-2014

View Arthur Cox article on “Re-registration”, based on Part 20 of the Bill as published on 21 December 2012 and as amended in Committee Stage on 5-6 November 2013. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″ warning=”1″ message=”Log in or register to see additional content.”]... Read More

Part 3 – Share Capital

25-02-2014

View article by Dr Thomas B Courtney on “Share Capital in the Private Limited Company”, based on Part 3 of the Bill as published on 21 December 2012 and as amended in Committee Stage on 5-6 November 2013. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″... Read More

Part 5 – Directors: compensation for loss of office

25-02-2014

View Arthur Cox article on “Directors: compensation for loss of office”, based on Part 5 of the Bill as published on 21 December 2012 and as amended in Committee Stage on 5-6 November 2013. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″ warning=”1″ message=”Log in or... Read More

Part 7 – Secured Lending

24-02-2014

View article by William Johnston on “The Companies Bill – The Implications for Secured Lending”, based on Part 7 of the Bill as published on 21 December 2012 and as amended in Committee Stage on 5-6 November 2013. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″ warning=”1″... Read More

Part 8 – Receivers

24-02-2014

View Arthur Cox article on “Receivers”, based on Part 8 of the Bill as published on 21 December 2012 and as amended in Committee Stage on 5-6 November 2013. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″ warning=”1″ message=”Log in or register to see additional content.”]... Read More

Part 4 – Summary Approval Procedure

24-02-2014

View Arthur Cox article on “The new Summary Approval Procedure”, based on Part 4 of the Bill as published on 21 December 2012 and as amended in Committee Stage on 5-6 November 2013. [pc-pvt-content allow=”25″ warning=”1″ message=”Log in or register... Read More