Role of the company secretary
By Alan Browning
Directors of Irish companies are set to face new obligations regarding the company secretary when the Companies Bill 2012 is enacted.
All companies registered under the provisions of the Companies Acts 1963–2013 are required to have a company secretary.
The Companies Bill 2012, which looks likely to be enacted this year, not only retains that requirement but goes a step further by placing a new obligation on the directors of private companies to appoint a suitably qualified individual as their company secretary. That obligation was previously only imposed on public companies…
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