An Introduction to Irish Company Law

An Introduction to Irish Company Law

Book Title: An Introduction to Irish Company Law

Author: Professor Paul Craig

Format: Paperback | 336 pages

Publication Date: 21 Aug 2015

ISBN-13: 9780717158454

Fourth edition of this popular introductory textbook for students, which is fully revised and updated to reflect the new landscape of company law following the introduction of the COMPANIES ACT 2014.


Restructured and rewritten to reflect the format and content of the Companies Act 2014, with particular focus on the new model private company limited by shares and the key changes in relation to the following:

New types of companies
Transition arrangements
New form constitution for private companies limited by shares
New optional statutory default provisions to replace Table A
New capital maintenance rules
Codification of directors' fiduciary duties
Additional statutory duties for directors
New decision making procedures for members
Provisions for revising financial statements
New summary approval procedure for restricted activities

All key cases since the last edition

Increased emphasis on standard company law modules on undergraduate Law, Business and Accountancy Programmes

Covers the core areas of company law in Ireland
Designed to help students understand the principles of Company Law
Written in a clear and concise style


Students of company law in undergraduate law and business programmes at universities, institutes of technology and other third-level Institutions
Those taking professional accountancy examinations


Grainne Callanan, BCL, LLM, MBS, Cdip (A&F) has been a lecturer in company and insolvency Law at Waterford Institute of Technology for over 20 years. She has a number of publications in the field of company law. She was previously employed in the corporate banking sector.