Course Overview

This course will focus on the most common types of corporate restructuring that small to medium companies carry out on a regular basis. It will cover the taxation, company law, company secretarial and accounting requirements of each transaction dealt with. It will cover topics including, share for share; share for undertaking; share buybacks/redemptions; creation of golden shares and the use of summary approval procedures to effect various transactions.

  • Most common reasons for restructuring
  • Share for share – Two party Swap – Tax, Company Law/Company Secretarial and Accounting issues
  • Mergers – The new Form of Group Restructures
  • Incentivising Employees – Issuance of Shares
  • Utilisation of SAP’s in Restructurings – Tax, Company Law/Company Secretarial and Accounting Issues At a Glance
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CPD Facilitators

John Murphy: Tax, Corporate Restructuring and Practice Support, OmniPro

As a lead member of our technical support team, John relishes problem-solving to help accountants develop innovative client solutions and sharing his technical knowledge on tax, financial reporting and auditing.

He provides support, training and advice to OmniPro clients on financial reporting, auditing and company law matter and conducts company valuations.  In addition, as a Chartered Tax Adviser, he advises on a range of issues from income tax, tax planning, restructuring and exit planning to Revenue audits.

A Chartered Accountant and Qualified Financial Adviser, John has over a decade’s Big 4 experience with EY and PwC, providing tax and audit services for a portfolio of clients, ranging in scale from SMEs to multinationals.


Des O’Neill – Co-Founder and Managing Director, OmniPro

Having worked for a number of years in practice, Des O’Neill co-founded OmniPro to develop tools, techniques, products and services, empowering accountants to achieve their best. Over 15 years, he has grown the company to a multi-million-euro turnover business and established OmniPro as Ireland’s largest independent provider of CPD for accountants.

Des speaks regularly, at national and international fora, on practice development, auditing, accounting, company law and regulation. He is passionate about bringing innovation to the profession and empowering accountants to achieve what they want in their