In the Matter of Drax Holdings Limited and in the Matter of InPower Limited: ChD 17 Nov 2003

A company incorporated in Jersey comes within the Act for the purposes of the section. An English court has jurisdiction to wind up a foreign company if it has assets here or some other sufficient connection with this country.
Mr Justice Lawrence Collins
[2003] EWHC 2743 (Ch), [2004] 1 WLR 1049, [2004] 1 BCLC 10
Companies Act 1985 425
England and Wales
CitedIn the Matter of Hawk Insurance Company Limited CA 23-Feb-2001
Arrangements for putting in place voluntary arrangements for companies. Discussing Sovereign Insurance: ‘When applying Bowen LJ’s test to the question ‘are the rights of those who are to be affected by the scheme proposed such that the scheme can be . .

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CitedIn re Telewest Communications Plc ChD 26-Apr-2004
A scheme of arrangement had been proposed. The creditor complained that in providing for payment in a currency other than that agreed, it had been prejudiced.
Held: The provision in the scheme did purport to alter the claimant’s rights. . .
CitedMcGrath and others v Riddell and others HL 9-Apr-2008
HIH, an Australian Insurance company, became insolvent. An order was sought for the collection and remission of it assets in England.
Held: Once it was accepted that an English court may order the liquidator here to remit funds to a foreign . .

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Updated: 10 January 2021; Ref: scu.188058