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Companies Act in force from 1 June 2015
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • May 8 2015

As expected, a 'Big Bang' approach has been taken to commencement of the Companies Act 2014 and most of its provisions will come into force on 1 June


Proposed new rules on FX contracts under MiFID II
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 1 2015

Whether or not FX spot contracts relating to currencies are financial instruments for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive


New fitness and probity requirements for many functions
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 30 2011

The Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") has published new fitness and probity standards (the "standards") for a person performing a prescribed "controlled function " (a "CF") or a "pre-approval controlled function (a "PCF") in entities in Ireland that are regulated by the Central Bank (including banks, insurance undertakings, investment firms, collective investment schemes and their service providers but excluding credit unions)(a "Firm"


Companies Act 2014 - an overview of the Companies Act 2014
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2015

The Companies Act 2014 (the “Act”) was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and it is expected that it will come into effect on 1 June 2015. The Act


The company secretary
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 21 2014

The Companies Bill 2012 (the "Bill"), which will introduce significant reforms in company law in Ireland, is likely to be enacted in December 2014


The unlimited company
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2015

The Unlimited Company The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and it is expected that it will come into effect on


The designated activity company (the “DAC”)
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2015

The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and it is expected that it will come into effect on 1 June 2015. The Act


Directors’ meetings
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • November 14 2014

The Companies Bill 2012 (the "Bill"), which will introduce significant reforms in company law in Ireland, is likely to be enacted in November 2014


The company limited by shares (the “LTD”)
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • January 8 2015

The Companies Act 2014 (the "Act") was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and it is expected that it will come into effect on 1 June 2015. The Act


Proposed new laws for personal insolvency
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2012

Draft legislation proposes to alter the law and procedures of personal insolvency in radical ways