Company law in Ireland
Find the latest updates on Irish company law, including guidance on company registration and the responsibilities of company officers, accountants and auditors.
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Irish Statute Book
Online access to Acts of the Oireachtas and Statutory Instruments produced by the Office of the Attorney General.
Companies Act 2014
The Companies Act 2014 came into force in June 2015. The CRO has published information leaflets to help companies understand their obligations under Irish company law. In particular, companies should be aware of their duties regarding:
Commentary and guidance
Companies Act 2014
Award-winning microsite run by Arthur Cox providing detailed analysis of the Act. Registration required for full access.
The Companies Act 2014 Ireland
Microsite run by LK Shields providing news, analysis and professional guidance on the Act and related aspects of company law.
Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE)
The ODCE enforces compliance with company law. It produces detailed information on the responsibilities of different stakeholders under the Companies Acts, including:
Companies Registration Office (CRO)
The CRO is responsible for the incorporation of companies and registration of business names in Ireland. It also has a role in enforcing the Companies Acts in relation to company filing requirements. The CRO publishes various guidance documents:
Articles and books in the Library collection
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