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Identification Numbers Relevant To UK Companies

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014


This blog provides an overview of the various numbers that are relevant to UK companies.

Company Registration Number

The Company Registration Number (“CRN”) is issued to a company’s registered office upon the successful registration of a company. 

This includes the following most commonly used entities:

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Tags: Legal, Incorporation, uk

RAK International Companies

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014

 

An OECD white listed jurisdiction, Ras al Khaimah (‘RAK’) is the fourth largest of the seven emirates forming the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE’).

RAK launched an offshore facility regulated by the RAK Free Trade Zone (‘RAKFTZ’) Authority International Company Regulations in 2006, which allows for international business to be conducted free of local taxes and regulations. This particular model was based on the international business company regime model followed by the British Virgin Islands.

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Tags: Legal, Incorporation, UAE

Overview Of The UK Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014

The Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill received its first reading in Parliament on the 25 June 2014. The Bill aims to progress a number of Government commitments intended to further the UK’s reputation as a trusted and fair place to do business, and also to improve new opportunities for small businesses to operate and compete.

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Tags: Legal, Incorporation, United Kingdom

A Guide To Re-Domiciling Companies To New Zealand

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013

The New Zealand Companies Act 1993 allows a limited liability company incorporated outside of New Zealand to transfer its registration and thus re-domicile to New Zealand, provided the legislation of the overseas jurisdiction allows the overseas company to re-domicile to another country.  

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Tags: Incorporation, New Zealand

Unlimited Companies In Ireland – An Overview In 2 Minutes

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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Tags: Ireland, Legal, Incorporation

An Introduction To Societas Europaea Companies

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Jan 07, 2013

A “Societas Europaea” (an “SE”) is a type of European public limited company (PLC) (limited by shares) having all of the company law advantages of incorporation. 

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Tags: Corporate Governance, Incorporation, EU

Registering A UK Establishment For An Overseas Company

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012

In accordance with the Overseas Companies Regulations 2009 (the ‘Regulations’), a foreign company with a UK ‘establishment’ must register with Companies House. For the purposes of these Regulations, a UK ‘establishment’ is any branch (within the meaning of the Eleventh Company Law Directive) or any place of business of an overseas Company which is located within the UK.

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Tags: Legal, Incorporation, United Kingdom

What’s In A Name? – Irish Company Name Requirements

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012

Every company registered in Ireland must have a name which is different from that of every other registered company.

In addition to this requirement a private company limited by shares must have the word “Limited” or “Teoranta” as the last word of its name. However, exemption may be sought from this requirement if a company meets the criteria as set down by the Companies Registration Office (CRO).

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Tags: Ireland, Corporate Governance, Incorporation

Annual Return Filing Requirements For Private Limited Companies In Ireland

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Jun 11, 2012

All Private Limited Companies in Ireland, whether trading or not, must file an annual return (Form B1) with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) at least once every calendar year.

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Tags: Ireland, Legal, Corporate Governance, Incorporation

Establishing A Place Of Business Or Branch Company In Ireland

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Jun 04, 2012

A foreign company may establish a "Place of Business" or a "Branch" within the Republic of Ireland (the "State").

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Tags: Ireland, Legal, Corporate Governance, Incorporation