Details of Defendant:
147 Hampton Cove, Balbriggan, County Dublin.
Balbriggan District Court
District Judge Brady
Contrary to Section 187(1) of the Companies Act 1990, Mr. Barlow, carrying on business under the name and style of Darren Barlow & Co., acted as auditor of five companies when not qualified to do so. A total of seven charges were before the Court relating to Mr. Barlow having acted as auditor for one financial year in the case of 3 of the companies and for two financial years in the case of two other companies.
On a plea of guilty, the Court convicted the defendant on five of the charges, pursuant to Section 187(6) and (9) of the Companies Act 1990, imposed fines totalling €3,750 (€750 on each charge) and directed the defendant to pay prosecution costs of €1,250. The remaining two charges were taken into consideration by the Court.