News Publications & Press Releases

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board meetings and minute taking

Board Meetings and Minute Taking – What needs to be done?

Section 160-166 of the Companies Act 2014 (“the Act”) governs both board meetings and committee meetings by laying down guidelines, that can be amended or omitted from a company’s constitution and mandatory provisions, that must be adhered…
Registration of Business Names Act 1963

The Registration of Business Names Act 1963

The Registration of Business Names Act 1963 (“the Act”) requires individuals, partnerships and body corporates, who wish to trade under a name that differs from their true name, to register that business name with the Companies Registration…
Data breach trends

Data Breach Trends Identified in First Year of GDPR

The Data Protection Commission have published an information note on data breach trends identified by their Breach Assessment Unit in the first year of GDPR. Some of the trends and issues identified by the Breach Assessment Unit include: …
Cloud Computing Advice Note Public Service Organisations Crowleys DFK Xero Cloud Accounting

Government issue Cloud Computing Advice Note for Public Service Organisations

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In October 2019, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform published the Government’s Cloud Computing Advice Note. The Note sets out the Government’s view that public service organisations must now take a more proactive and progressive…
AML anti-money laundering guidelines

Central Bank issues Guidelines on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing

On 6 September 2019, the Central Bank issued guidelines to help firms meet their anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) obligations. Money laundering and terrorist financing is a large global issue. An…
Crowleys DFK Anne Brady McQuillans DFK Announce Merger

Accountancy Firms Crowleys DFK & Anne Brady McQuillans DFK Announce Merger

Accountancy firms and fellow DFK International members Crowleys DFK and Anne Brady McQuillans DFK have announced they are to merge on 1 January 2020. The amalgamated firm, which will operate under the Crowleys DFK name, will see Anne…
Analysis of Budget 2020

Our Analysis of Budget 2020

Minister Donohue delivered his “no surprises” Budget 2020 in the shadow of Brexit. Despite our economy being in a strong position and with a general election on the horizon, this was no give-away Budget. Both Minister Donohue and the…

Highlights from Budget 2020

Budget 2020 was delivered by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe today. Below we highlight the main changes that could affect you. Climate Measures and Carbon Tax Benefit-in-kind on commercial vehicles to be linked to emissions from…
Company Stationery

Are you displaying your company information correctly?

The Companies Act 2014 (the “Act”) places requirements on companies and their officers to display information on company stationery and websites. The requirements set out in the Act are summarised below. Letterhead The following particulars…