Prosecution Cases 2007

The Director of Corporate Enforcement v Brian O’Reilly

16 April 2007


Details of Defendant:
Brian O’Reilly 

Address:
3 Ardmore Close,
Artane,
Dublin 5 

Venue:
Dublin District Court 

Judge:
District Judge Earley 

Alleged Offence(s):
Contrary to Section 187 (1) of the Companies Act 1990, Mr. O’Reilly, trading under the name and style of Brian O’Reilly & Associates acted as auditor of three companies when not qualified to do so. The 6 charges before the court related to Mr. O’Reilly acting as auditor for two separate financial years for each of the three companies. 

Outcome:
On a plea of guilty the Court convicted the defendant in respect of 4 charges pursuant to Section 187(6) and (9) of the Companies Act 1990, imposed fines totalling €1,000 and directed he pay €669 towards the cost of the prosecution. Two other similar charges were taken into consideration.

Court Rulings

What's New

Taking Care of Business:

Free Event

Wednesday November 8

Printworks, Dublin Castle

Register now at www.takingcareofbusiness.ie.