Our Role
court photoThe mission of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement is to improve the compliance environment for corporate activity in the Irish economy by encouraging adherence to the requirements of the Companies Acts, and bringing to account those who disregard the law. In pursuing our remit, we have identified the following goals and related sub-goals: 


Goal 1: Improving Public Understanding of Company Law Rights and Duties

Sub-Goal 1.1: Raising Standards of Compliance
Sub-Goal 1.2: Deepening our Relationship with Stakeholders
Sub-Goal 1.3: Influencing Policy Development

Goal 2: Confronting Unlawful Company Law Behaviour

Sub-Goal 2.1: Identifying Suspected Misconduct
Sub-Goal 2.2: Enforcing Serious Breaches under the Companies Acts

Goal 3: Providing Quality Services to Internal and External Customers

Sub-Goal 3.1: Securing and Prudently Managing our Resources
Sub-Goal 3.2: Developing Staff
Sub-Goal 3.3: Improving our Customer Services       

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Frequently Asked Questions

ODCE encourages the public to visit the extended FAQs section of website for information before contacting the Office.
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What's New

Temporary contact details
Insolvency related issues
Data Protection issues
Statement on the performance of our functions
Covid-19: Temporary amendments to Companies Act 2014
(extended to 9th June 2021)

Latest News

Louth man pleads guilty to fraudulent trading and fraud offences. The Director has issued a Press Release on the matter.