Eoin O'Connor : Advisory

07 June 2017

Launch of Central Register of Beneficial Ownership Delayed to Q4 2017

The Irish Companies Registration Office has confirmed that the launch of a central beneficial owners...

24 May 2017

Walkers Aviation: Ireland Adopts Cape Town Alternative A

The Irish Government has approved an Order giving immediate effect to the “Alternative A” insolv...

28 April 2017

(Ireland) Central Beneficial Ownership Register expected to go live June 2017

The next phase in the creation of a central beneficial ownership register in Ireland (the "Central R...

31 March 2017

The Long Goodbye: EU Takes its Initial Step Under Article 50

Today the European Council, comprising the heads of state of the remaining 27 European Union Member ...

13 March 2017

Privacy Implications of Beneficial Ownership Registers – MEPs Vote to Make Central Registers Publicly Accessible

In response to recent terrorist events in Europe, a Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“5MLD...

03 February 2017

Directors’ Compliance Statements under the Companies Act 2014

The concept of directors of Irish companies having to provide compliance statements was first introd...

26 January 2017

Ireland - SME Regulations Now Applicable to Credit Unions

Action Required As of 1 January 2017, Credit Unions lending to small and medium enterprises ("SMEs")...

24 November 2016

Beneficial Ownership Register: Update and Actions Required

The European Union (Anti-Money Laundering: Beneficial Ownership of Corporate Entities) Regulations 2...

21 November 2016

Securities Financing: Reuse Obligations Become Effective

The Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (EU 2015/2365) (the “SFTR” or the “Regulation...

18 November 2016

PRIIPS: Delay in Implementation Confirmed

It will come as a relief to industry that the European Commission has confirmed there will be a one-...