Course Outline

This half-day course looks at the main sections and specific provisions of the new Companies Act with commencement 1st June 2015. It will enable attendees to understand the structure of the Act which is now effectively a single comprehensive reference point for Company Law requirements in Ireland.

This “is a groundbreaking piece of legislation. It will consolidate the 16 Companies Acts as well as the many statutory instruments and court judgements so as to make it easier for companies to know and understand their legal obligations. It will also implement a series of major reforms to reduce red tape and make it easier and cheaper to run a company in Ireland, and will make a real difference to our international competitiveness.” (Minister Richard Bruton, 21 Dec 2012)

Benefits of attending

The course will look at the following topics:

  • The Structure, Transitional Provisions and the Background to the Act
  • Company types including the differences in new legal forms
  • Incorporation, (re-)Registration, Reorganisations (acquisitions, mergers, divisions), Strike off and Restoration
  • Corporate Governance
  • Directors Duties
  • Financial statements: Annual return, Auditors
  • Compliance and Enforcement

Who should attend?

  • Directors (Executive and Non-Executive)
  • Company Secretaries
  • Compliance Officers
  • Heads of Internal Audit
  • Private Practice Solicitors
  • Accountants


€380 per attendee (All training fees are VAT exempt)


Date: Time: Venue:  
Wednesday 27th 2017 9.15 am - 1.15 pm Adelaide Road, Dublin 2


Alternative Payments:

To pay by bank transfer/cheque please make your booking via including the course name, course date, your name and contact details (including email address and telephone number). We will email you with an invoice and course details which includes the details of how to make payments.


If you wish to enquire about a course before booking, please contact us at

CPD details:

CPD Accreditation is currenty pending for this course. Once confirmed, this section will be updated.

Copyright © 2014 Compliance Ireland - Financial Services Regulation Training and Consulting. All Rights Reserved.
13 Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, Ireland Tel: +353 (0)1 425 5962 Email:
site design: cobweb