Company Secretarial Services & Corporate Governance: Ireland now in good company

The new Companies Bill aims to make Ireland a leader in the area of company law. Margaret O'Brien reports.

15th June, 2014
Conor Sweeney, president of ICSA Ireland, with Helen Dixon, registrar, CRO, at the ICSA Conference 2014.

The new Companies Bill, due for enactment shortly, replaces the Companies Acts 1963-2005 and will introduce seismic changes to Irish company law.

The new legislation has been on the academic radar for a number of years. ''Our diploma in corporate governance has been tracking the development of the Bill for last number of years, keeping students of that programme up to speed on developments, said Niamh Brennan, academic director of the UCD Centre for Corporate...

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