Prosecution Cases 2006

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v. Henning Fikentscher (formerly known as Lenny Fikentscher)

16 January 2006


Details of Defendant:
Henning Fikentscher

Address: 13, Riverside, Blackwater, County Wexford

Venue:
Wexford District Court. 

Judge:
District Judge O Buachalla 

Alleged Offence:
The defendant was charged with contravention of Section 161 (1) of the Companies Act 1990 in acting as a director of HLF Construction Limited, Company No. 370059 while subject to a restriction declaration made by the High Court pursuant to Section 150 of the same Act and failing to abide by the conditions prescribed in the Act for continuing to act as a company director. 

Outcome:
On a plea of guilty, Henning Fikentscher was convicted, fined €700 and ordered to pay prosecution costs of €228. 

Having been convicted of an offence under Section 161 of the Companies Act 1990, Henning Fikentscher is deemed, pursuant to Section 161(2) of the same Act, to be the subject of a disqualification order. The prosecutor made a post-conviction application pursuant to Section 162 of the Companies Act 1990 that the period of disqualification to which Mr. Fikentscher is subject should be 3 years from the date of conviction and the court so ordered. The effect of this provision is that Henning Fikentscher is disqualified from being appointed or acting as auditor, director or other officer, receiver, liquidator or examiner or being in any way, whether directly or indirectly, concerned or taking part in the promotion, formation or management of any company or society registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1893 to 1978 for a period of 3 years commencing 16th January, 2006.

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