The most common form of business entity in Ireland is a company. Relevant legislation is contained in the Companies Act 2014.
The Companies Act regulates such matters as the formation and dissolution of companies, share capital and its protection, dividends, duties and conduct of directors, publication of financial statements and the management and administration of companies.
Types of Companies
The most common forms of business organisations operating in Ireland are:
Irish company law also provides for the use of the Societas Europaea or SE’s which is a European public limited company.
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