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Company Law Signposts for OMCs, next meeting, etc.

Company Law Signposts for OMCs Sincere thanks to the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement for their hugely informative presentation of 2 April 2019 on the principal Company Law provisions affecting the operation of Owners’ Management Companies.  A copy of...

Meeting Tuesday 2 April – Company Law Signposts for OMCs

An understanding of Company Law is key to the successful running of every Owners’ Management Company.  Do you know where to find guidance on the conduct of an AGM?  Where can you locate information on directors’ duties, and board meetings? The Office of the Director...

Volunteering as a director – our recent submission

We recently submitted a response to the 'Call for Input' from the Department of Rural & Community Development, addressing volunteering as a director of an owners' management company ("OMC"). Estimates are that 15,000 to 20,000 people act as volunteer directors of...

‘Hot topics’ from February meeting

Presentation Thanks - Service Charge Collection and Debtor Management We wish to express our appreciation to Setanta Landers of Reddy Charlton Solicitors for his presentation on Wednesday 6 February 2019. A full house in Wood Quay, followed by a spirited Q&A...

HBFI and Owners’ Management Companies – a new source of finance?

Home Building Finance Ireland (“HBFI”) was established by law in early December 2018. We think it offers a potential funding source for OMCs. The commentary below is based on the information on the HBFI website, our review of Oireachtas debates/PQs, and our...

December update

We are very grateful to John Duffy of Noel Larkin & Associates for his presentation at our meeting of Tuesday 27 November. John’s presentation provided guidance on the preparation of sinking funds for apartments and multi-unit developments.  The consequences of...

Expert Advice – Don’t Miss Out – Meeting 27 November

Learn How To Prevent That Sinking Feeling - Tuesday 27 November 2018 Does your estate have a building maintenance/sinking fund?  Do you know why it should?  How does your OMC start a fund?  What do OMC directors need to know? What happens if your OMC does not build up...

Sinking Funds, November meeting

Sinking Funds – SCSI report You may have seen the report issued this week by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. “Sinking Funds in Apartments – Facing the Challenge” is a hugely valuable contribution to the reform agenda for the sector.  The report echoes much...