Set Up a Designated Activity Company in Ireland

Set Up a Designated Activity Company in Ireland

The Designated Activity Company (or DAC) is described in the Companies Act 2014 Part 16.  The designated activity company in Ireland differs from the traditional limited liability company in the sense that its main statutory documents have to stipulate, in detail, the legal entity’s objects of activity.  Local and foreign businessmen who…
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Repatriation of Profits from Ireland

Repatriation of Profits from Ireland

Foreign companies operating in Ireland are entitled to repatriate their profits obtained through commercial activities carried out in this country. As a member of the European Union (EU), Ireland applies the EU’s directives on the policies estalished for foreign direct investments (FDI). Investors interested in opening a company in Ireland should know that FDI represents a major component for the local…
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Prenuptial Agreement in Ireland

Prenuptial Agreement in Ireland

A prenuptial agreement in Ireland is a document which is signed by a couple, prior to getting married. The legal document can contain a large number of provisions related to financial and property aspects, but also aspects related to various payments and child support, in the case in which the couple will get a…
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Why Choose our Law Firm in Ireland?

Why Choose our Law Firm in Ireland?

Both natural persons and legal entities, local or foreign, may need legal advice for various legal matters. Although Ireland is a member state of the European Union (EU) and thus, applies the directives imposed by the Community, it also imposes various regulations which are applicable under the national legislation. Our Irish lawyers can offer legal…
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Real Estate Investment Trusts in Ireland

Real Estate Investment Trusts in Ireland

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in Ireland were established in 2013 through the Irish Finance Act. The main objective of the REIT legislation is to attract foreign investments on the real estate market in Ireland. This type of investment fund is a legally recognised entity available across the world and foreign investors who are interested in opening a company in…
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Open an Irish ICAV

Open an Irish ICAV

The ICAV legislation was published by theIrish authorities in 2014, when they proposed the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (ICAV) Bill. The new corporate structure was created in order to address the current needs of the investment trends. The ICAV Act was enacted in March 2015, establishing a new corporate vehicle available for both UCITS and alternative investment funds. Later on, the Central Bank of Ireland,…
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Ireland – Germany Double Tax Treaty

Ireland – Germany Double Tax Treaty

German investors interested in performing business activities in Ireland should know that they can benefit from the provisions of the Ireland – Germany double taxation agreement (DTA), a document signed between the representatives of the two states in order to avoid the double taxation on income incurred by the investors, residents of the two countries. At…
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Sports Law in Ireland

Sports Law in Ireland

Persons involved in sports activities in Ireland should know that they are protected by a set of rules and regulations provided by the Sports Law. The legislation refers to sport professionals, bodies established in this field or to businessmen investing in sports activities. Our team of Irish solicitors can offer an extensive presentation to those who are…
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France-Ireland Double Tax Treaty

France-Ireland Double Tax Treaty

French investors interested in the business environment available in Ireland should know that they can benefit from the provisions of the double taxation treaty (DTA) signed by France and Ireland. The treaty between the two states was signed in March 1968 and it entered into force in 1971. The agreement stipulates the taxes applied by the French and Irish parties, in…
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Canada – Ireland Double Tax Treaty

Canada – Ireland Double Tax Treaty

Canadian investors interested in opening a company in Ireland can benefit of various tax deductions and favorable business conditions, which were set out in the treaty for the avoidance of double taxation signed between Canada and Ireland. The double taxation agreement was amended in Ottawa in October 2003, thus replacing the initial treaty signed by the two states in 1966. Canadian businessmen who want to find…
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