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Content of Classroom/ Live Streaming Sessions  Content of Webinars 

New Company Types

  • LTD, CLG, DAC, PLC, ULC/PUC/PULC, Investment Companies
  • Primary benefits and new features of incorporation in each form

Compliance and Enforcement

  • Compliance Orders
  • Disclosure Requirements
  • Restrictions and Disqualifications
  • Liability of Officers

Incorporation and Transition

  • Official Seal
  • Contracts
  • Power of Attorney
  • Re-registration
  • Transition Period
  • Requirements to change 

Corporate Governance

  • Specific requirements for each company type
  • Effects of non-compliance
  • Rationale behind new approach
  • Best Practice 

Directors and Their Duties

  • Appointment
  • Removal
  • Validity of Actions
  • Duties
  • Offences
  • Service Contracts
  • Remuneration 

Complying with Court Orders Under the Act

  • Various Sections dealing with orders which may be made against accountants
  • How to comply and effects of non-compliance
  • Considerations outside the Act

Members Rights and Meetings

  • Annual General Meetings
  • Extraordinary General Meetings
  • The Directors’ Report
  • The Summary Approval Procedure
  • Shareholder Oppression –s.212 

Offences Under the Act

  • The four categories of offences
  • Major offences in each category
  • Criminal Justice Act 2011
  • Liability of Accountants specifically

Examinership and Winding Up

  • Where Examinership is suitable
  • How and where to pursue an Examinership
  • Steps to be taken to prepare
  • Acting as an Examiner
  • Acting as an Independent Expert
  • Appointment
  • Role of the Circuit Court
  • Winding Up
  • Deeming a company insolvent
  • Who can seek a winding up
  • How can it be avoided
  • Acting as a Liquidator
 Audits & Exemptions
  • Role of the Statutory Auditor
  • Chapter 15 Audit Exemptions
  • Dormant Company Exemption
  • Applications to different company types


  • Power to Appoint an Investigator
  • Duties of Officers of a company
  • Duties of accountants, employees and other persons
  • Courses of action to be taken on receipt of report 

Dealing with the CRO

  • Strike Offs
  • Restorations
  • Filing Returns
  • Managing the Transition
  • Rectifying defective statements

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Acquisitions and dissenting shareholders
  • Common Draft Terms of Merger
  • Expert’s Report
  • Merger Financial Statements
  • General Meetings v Summary Approval