Why Choose BDO?

  1. Access to experienced Chartered Secretaries and professionally trained Corporate Secretarial staff
  2. We can take care of all of your company secretarial compliance and governance requirements in a reliable, cost effective and personalised manner
  3. More time for you to focus on managing your business
  4. Enhanced assurance of compliance with company legislation and reduced exposure to late filing penalties
  5. Access to the wider support base within BDO of specialist expertise - Taxation, Audit and Corporate Finance

Statutory Compliance

  • Maintenance of statutory registers
  • Management and updating of minute books
  • Preparation of the company’s annual return
  • Filing of the annual return and the annual accounts at the Companies Registration Office
  • Preparation of the documentation for the Annual General Meeting of the company
  • Registration of business names
  • Advice on updating Memorandum and Articles of Association / Constitution

Overseas Companies Maintenance

  • Registration of non-Irish companies as a branch
  • Preparation and filing of annual requirements for branches
  • Advice on governance requirements of setting up in Ireland

Advisory & Transaction Services

  • New Company formations
  • Advice on voluntary strike off of companies that have ceased trading/never traded
  • Restoration of companies previously struck off the Register
  • Advice on company restructures, amalgamations, reorganisations etc
  • Advice on share restructures, issue of new shares, transfer, redemption and buy-back of shares

Governance, Company Law & Regulatory

  • Provision of named Corporate Company Secretary and Director Services
  • Minute taking at Board and shareholder meetings
  • Management of Company secretarial requirements for PLCs and listed companies in compliance with the various Governance codes and Listing rules
  • Advice on the implementation of a governance health-check
  • Advice and assistance in relation to the application of Irish Company Law, in particular the provisions of the Companies Act 2014
  • Provision of assistance to clients regarding the implications of changes to legislation and corporate regulatory obligations

Client Support & Administration Services 

  • Provision of Registered office address and mail forwarding facility
  • Arranging for documentation to be notarised, legalised and apostilled, as required
  • Assistance with banking transactions and reconciliations
  • Provision of international payroll coordination support to clients as required
  • Advice on stamp duty and arranging for e-stamping of documents online with the Revenue