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Consumer Rights & Wrongs
The 2011 Consumer Rights Directive will, from 2013, introduce important changes to the law as it affects consumers and those who sell goods and provide services to them, especially in the online environment. The new Directive brings together currently distinct laws for ‘distance contracts’ and other consumer contracts.
Nov 28, 2011
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Directive 2006/43
Jul 29, 2009
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New Anti-Money Laundering Bill Published
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Dermot Ahern T.D., has today (Wednesday 28 July 2009) finally published the long awaited Bill which will lead to law implementing the 3rd EU Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing Directive today...
Jul 29, 2009
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Wood Products Ltd - Disqualification proceedings dismissed
Apr 28, 2009
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Persistently in Default - Wood Products Ltd
The Supreme Court determined what is meant by a company being persistently in default regarding the filing of the annual returns; “persistent default is not merely default which has continued over a long period of time but is default which has continued in the teeth of intervention on the part of the courts more than once.”
Apr 28, 2009
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Directors Found Personally Liable
A Director of Dev Oil & Gas Limited, Vivian Devlin was held personally liable for 68% of the debts of the Company after it had gone into liquidation. The Directors had failed to keep proper books of account pursuant to Sec 204 Companies Act, 1990. He was also disqualified from acting for a period of 8 years.
Apr 28, 2009
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Dublin Sports Cafe Ltd - Supreme Court Appeal
The two Directors of Dublin Sports Café Limited successfully appealed against the restriction order handed out by the High Court when their company went into liquidation.
Apr 28, 2009
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Tralee Beef & Lamb Supreme Court Appeal
A Non-Executive Director of Tralee Beef & Limited, Simon Coyle, won his appeal in the Supreme Court against a restriction order handed out by the High Court. In this case, the liquidator had recommended in his Section 56 Report that Simon Coyle should avoid restriction. The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement refused to grant relief from bringing the restriction proceedings. The High Court subsequently restricted Simon Coyle from acting as a Director.
Apr 28, 2009
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Guide to the Audit Exemption and Preparation of Companies Acts Individual Accounts for Small Private Companies.
The audit requirement was perceived as imposing an undue burden on small firms. In many small companies, the managers and owners are often the same people, and the cost of the audit was
regarded as outweighing the benefits derived...
Apr 7, 2009
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Registration Of Limited Partnerships
The Limited Partnership Act 1907 facilitates the creation of a partnership in which some members have limited liability for the debts of the firm...
Apr 7, 2009
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Six Things That Every Company Director Should Know About Company Registration
In accordance with the Companies Acts 1963-2006, companies are required to file documents with the CRO. This information leaflet summarises the six things that every company director should know in respect of filing these documents....
Apr 7, 2009
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IAS PLUS UPDATE: IFRS 7 amended to improve disclosures about financial instruments
IFRS 7 amendments March 09
Mar 20, 2009
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IFRIC 18 Feb 09
IAS PLUS UPDATE: Guidance issued on accounting for transfers of assets to customers
Mar 20, 2009
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IFRIC 9 IAS 39 March 09
IAS PLUS UPDATE: Clarification regarding assesment of embedded derivatives
Mar 20, 2009
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IAS PLUS UPDATE: Amendments Proposed for IFRICs 9 and 16
Mar 20, 2009
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Corporate Compliance Matters
The Winter 2004 edition of the CRO publication 'Corporate
Compliance Matters' (pdf, 4pages)
Nov 15, 2004
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Employment Law Bulletin
Landwell Solicitors periodic bulletin examines current developments in employment law on a wide range of issues (pdf, 2mb, 6 pages)
Aug 24, 2004
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Guide to Labour Law
Summary of Employment Legislation Administered by Department. (Pdf, 60pages)
May 27, 2003
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Computer Fraud - A 'Techbrief' supplement
(pdf, 8pages)
Apr 14, 2003
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Collective Investment Schemes in Ireland
(pdf, 38pages)
Apr 14, 2003
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Directors Duties
This is a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities
of directors of private companies incorporated in Ireland.
(pdf, 2 pages)
Apr 14, 2003
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Introduction to ODCE
(pdf, 354kb)
Apr 14, 2003
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Irish Merger Control Guide
(pdf, 502kb)
Apr 14, 2003
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Takeovers of Public Companies in Ireland - A Legal Guide
(pdf, 765 KB)
Apr 14, 2003
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Shareholders' Agreements - A Practical Analysis
(pdf, 28 pages)
Apr 14, 2003
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A Guide to Directors' Duties and Responsibilities
(pdf, 21pages)
Apr 13, 2003
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