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 Company Law Review Group - Work Programme 2016-2018

1. Examine and make recommendations on whether it will be necessary or desirable to amend company law in line with recent case law and submissions received regarding the Companies Act 2014.

2. Examine and recommend ways in which company law and indeed the wider legislative code could be potentially amended to ensure better safeguards for a company’s employees and unsecured creditors.

3. Review the enforcement of company law and, if appropriate, make recommendations for change.

4. Review the provisions in relation to winding up in the Companies Act 2014 and, if appropriate, make recommendations for change.

5. Provide ongoing advice to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation on request for EU and international proposals, including proposals in relation to the harmonisation or convergence of national company insolvency laws.

6. Examine and make recommendations on whether it is necessary or desirable to adopt, in Irish company law, the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency. 

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The goal of the Company Law Review Group is that Ireland should have an efficient world-class company law infrastructure. To that end, the Review Group seeks to promote enterprise, facilitate commerce and encourage commercial probity.