Societas Europaea (SE)

A Societas Europaea (SE) is a special type of a public limited company whose registration occurs under the EU Regulation (Council Regulation 2157/2001) and Statutory Instrument 21 of 2007. It can result from mergers of companies or can come into existence in the form of a holding company or a supplementary affiliate of the company. Alternatively, it can emerge from the transformation of a firm from a PLC type of entity. Articles 3 and 10 of the EU Regulation (Council Regulation 2157/2001) necessitates member nations to consider SE companies in a similar manner to public limited companies registered in compliance with the relevant statutory instruments of that member nation in which an approved office exists. 

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Public Limited Company (PLC)

In a Public limited company, the liability of the partners is only limited to the amount of money, if any, unpaid on shares held by the members. Companies seeking Stock Exchange listing or those wishing to come up with a befitting Business Expansion Scheme should formulate a Public Limited Company to achieve this purpose.

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Private Company Limited by Shares (LTD)

A Private Company Limited by Shares (LTD) is a modern subtype of the conventional private limited company. LTDs in Ireland are governed by the terms and condition stipulated in the Companies Act of 2014.  The majority of the Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) registered in Ireland opt for this type of business entity, especially companies in the private sector and profitmaking enterprises. 

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Open a Recruitment Company in Ireland

Foreign investors who have an interest in opening a recruitment company in Ireland will have to complete a few steps. A recruitment company in Ireland is responsible for searching for the right candidates to fit various job types and to also help employees seeking vacant job openings. The recruiting agency can also offer or consultation services to the people who are presently seeking employment. 

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How to open a travel agency in Ireland

Ireland offers favorable trading conditions for touristry companies, thus it has become one of the most targeted destinations for foreign travel agencies. Irish tourism companies can benefit from a number of incentives such as the Travel Agent’s Margin Scheme whereby they are exempted from paying VAT on any services connected to tourism. Due to these privileges, tourism is one of the most thriving industries in Ireland and can be a lucrative investment for both foreign and local investors.

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General Partnership vs Limited Partnership

Partnerships are one of the most prefered business legal structures in Ireland. This is because partnerships offer a more flexible and less expensive business structure than other business agreements. The upside to a partnerships is that the partners receive both profits and losses directly and as result they do not face double taxation incured through a corporation. The two most common types of partnerships in Ireland are General Partnership and Limited Partnership. These two partnerships have different terms and conditions and should not be confused.  

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