Restructuring and transaction work
Our team has detailed knowledge and extensive experience in the area of corporate restructuring. We are adept at dealing with complicated structures in a commercially relevant way. We pride ourselves on our efficiency and our ability to deliver practical and focused advice to our clients. We work closely with our tax colleagues on a daily basis to implement complex tax restructurings. We are best placed to help restructure client companies or groups in a tax efficient manner and advise on the options available.
The dissolution and simplification of a group structure is a complicated process. Our full suite of services lead to an efficient transition. In addition, our team makes the appropriate regulatory filings and assists our clients with holding all relevant board and shareholder meetings.
Our team has the ability to deliver practical and focused advice to our clients on ways of strengthening their corporate governance practices.
The main corporate governance services that PwC can provide are as follows:
- Training sessions for the board or senior management team
PwC can deliver in-depth training sessions tailored for your specific requirements, covering roles and responsibilities of directors and other corporate governance topics
- Board reporting
PwC can undertake a review of your current board reports and make recommendations on how the reports can be enhanced to ensure they are aligned with industry best practice and of a quality that meet the board's expectations
- Subsidiary governance
PwC can help with drafting a subsidiary governance framework which sets out the overarching corporate governance requirements for the group. The framework will assist both the parent company in overseeing its subsidiaries, and will provide guidance to the subsidiary boards on their roles and responsibilities, and reporting requirements to the parent company
- Minutes and agendas
PwC can assist by reviewing board minutes or agendas and provide feedback and guidance on where enhancements can be made to the format or content. We can also advise on whether we consider the substance of the minutes to be sufficient
Annual compliance and entity management
Our proactive approach ensures that clients are made aware of their annual compliance obligations and are sufficiently advised in advance of filing deadlines. Our experienced team provide a comprehensive range of annual compliance services to our clients including:
- Incorporation of companies and registration of branches
- Preparation and filing of annual returns
- Drafting of annual general meeting documentation
- Maintenance of statutory books or registers
- Act as filing agent
- Updating on company law changes
- Provision of registered office address
- Act as company secretary, where permitted
- Attendance at board and shareholder meetings, drafting minutes of such meetings and circulating, as appropriate
- Drafting and filing appropriate documentation, re. changes to company or director particulars
We provide short and long-term secondments to cover maternity leave, periods of organisational change, specialised projects etc. In such instances, one of our qualified chartered secretaries would commence working on site for the organisation.
Our Company secretarial and governance services team of qualified chartered secretaries has considerable experience in assisting clients with all the company secretarial aspects of managing the life cycle of an organisation, from incorporation through to ongoing administration, reporting and statutory compliance, to end of life.
We have a strong team with extensive corporate governance and board support experience. Our team has a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Irish legislation and how it affects a company’s board of directors and members.
Our team also has detailed knowledge and extensive experience in the area of corporate restructuring. We are adept at dealing with complicated structures in a commercially relevant way. We pride ourselves on our efficiency and our ability to deliver practical and focused advice and can assist with any short-term restructurings that your organisation has planned.