Company Bureau Awarded Company Formation & Corporate Service Provider of the Year in Ireland for 3rd Year Running

16th June 2014 We are delighted to announce that Company Bureau Formations Limited has been awarded 2014 Irish Company Formation & Corporate Service Provider of the year for 3rd year running by Acquisition International in their M&A awards.   Our Commercial Director Andrew Lambe commented: ‘This prestigious award which we were delighted to accept is testament […]

New work permit legislation to help Ireland become internet capital of Europe

By Josephine Torres. 4th June 2014 The Government of Ireland are finalising new legislation which will make changes to the existing ‘green card’ scheme for non-EEA residents to live and work in Ireland. The new bill is aimed to help increase the number of people working in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) area and […]

What are my duties as a Director of an Irish company and what laws do I need to comply with?

By Andrew Lambe. 14th May 2014 Directors are ultimately responsible for managing the company on behalf of the members (shareholders). In small companies, they are typically the same people. A Director of an Irish company must be an individual of at least 18 years of age and it is important for them to be aware […]

What is a Golden Share and why choose to implement a Golden Share in your Irish Company?

Golden Share- Share Structure

By Philip Hayden. 12th May 2014 (Updated 21st October 2020) As a result of the unstable financial climate, one of the things asked about by our clients when registering a company in Ireland is the provision of a Golden Share and the reasons to implement it in their Irish Company share structure. What is a Golden […]

Data protection and Data Privacy for companies in Ireland – transferring your data outside Ireland (Part 2)

By Brendan Ringrose. Solicitor. WhitneyMoore. 3rd February 2014 1. Transfers of Data Outside of Ireland Many Irish companies process or store their personal data (or send their data to data processors to be processed) in the United States or other jurisdictions outside of the European Union.  Suppose your company is proposing to store its personal data outside the […]

Data protection and Data Privacy in Ireland: the Basic Principles for Companies (Part 1)

By Brendan Ringrose, Solicitor, WhitneyMoore Solicitors. 16th January 2014 1. Personal data Data protection in Ireland is currently regulated by means of the Data Protection Act 1988 (“the 1988 Act”) which has been amended by the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 (“the 2003 Act”) (together ‘the Act’).   It is only personal data which is governed by the Act. The […]

Ireland is officially the best country in the world to do business, according to Forbes Magazine

Do business in Ireland

by Andrew Lambe, Commercial Director of Company Bureau. 5th December 2013 Ireland was yesterday named as the best country in the world to do business for the first time by Forbes Magazine. Whilst Ireland has come out as the top EU country before, this was the first time it has topped the international charts and […]

The consequences of involuntary strike-off – Why you should close your company down properly

 By Andrew Lambe, 8th August 2013 (updated 17.11.15) This is a question we are frequently asked by clients – ”Why should I pay to close down my company if I don’t need it? It will be struck off anyway if I do nothing” This is true, however, Directors are negating their duties and responsibilities under the Companies […]