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In the matter of the Companies Law (2012 Revision), and in the matter of Royal Bank of Canada International Currencies Fund Ltd (In Voluntary Liquidation) FSD No. 71 of 2013, per Jones J (19 July 2013)

July 2013 Companies

CAYMAN ISLANDS

GRAND COURT

DISCLOSURE OF SHAREHOLDER REGISTER TO TRACING AGENT - DISCLOSURE OF SHAREHOLDER INFORMATION - WHETHER SHAREHOLDER INFORMATION CAUGHT BY CONFIDENTIAL RELATIONSHIPS (PRESERVATION) LAW

Here, the Joint Voluntary Liquidators petitioned the Court to ask whether the share register and other shareholder information for Royal Bank of Canada International Currencies Fund Ltd (the “Fund”) constitutes “confidential information” within the meaning of the Confidential Relationships (Preservation) Law and, if so, whether such shareholder information can properly be disclosed to tracing agents intended to be instructed by the liquidators.

While the Fund’s business, management and administration were carried on in Guernsey, it was incorporated in the Cayman Islands and consequently the Court had jurisdiction in respect of matters relating to its liquidation. In answering the question, the Court distinguished between the share register and all other documentary information in the possession of the Fund’s administrator which related to the identity, whereabouts, contact details and beneficial ownership of the Registered Shareholders.

 

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Offshore Cases

In the matter of the Companies Law (2012 Revision), and in the matter of Royal Bank of Canada International Currencies Fund Ltd (In Voluntary Liquidation) FSD No. 71 of 2013, per Jones J (19 July 2013)

17 July 2013

CAYMAN ISLANDS

GRAND COURT

DISCLOSURE OF SHAREHOLDER REGISTER TO TRACING AGENT - DISCLOSURE OF SHAREHOLDER INFORMATION - WHETHER SHAREHOLDER INFORMATION CAUGHT BY CONFIDENTIAL RELATIONSHIPS (PRESERVATION) LAW

Here, the Joint Voluntary Liquidators petitioned the Court to ask whether the share register and other shareholder information for Royal Bank of Canada International Currencies Fund Ltd (the “Fund”) constitutes “confidential information” within the meaning of the Confidential Relationships (Preservation) Law and, if so, whether such shareholder information can properly be disclosed to tracing agents intended to be instructed by the liquidators.

While the Fund’s business, management and administration were carried on in Guernsey, it was incorporated in the Cayman Islands and consequently the Court had jurisdiction in respect of matters relating to its liquidation. In answering the question, the Court distinguished between the share register and all other documentary information in the possession of the Fund’s administrator which related to the identity, whereabouts, contact details and beneficial ownership of the Registered Shareholders.

 

To continue reading full articles in PDF format:
In the matter of the Companies Law (2012 Revision), and in the matter of Royal Bank of Canada International Currencies Fund Ltd (In Voluntary Liquidation) FSD No. 71 of 2013, per Jones J (19 July 2013)

 

 

EDITOR & HEAD OF LITIGATION BERMUDA

Christian R. Luthi
Tel.: +1 441 298 7814
Email.: christian.luthi@conyersdill.com


Head of Litigation British virgin islands

Mark J. Forte
Tel.: +1 284 852 1113
Email.: mark.forte@conyersdill.com


Head of Litigation Cayman Islands

Paul Smith
Tel.: +1 345 814 7777
Email.: paul.smith@conyersdill.com


HEAD OF THE ASIA DISPUTES & RESTRUCTURING GROUP

Nigel K. Meeson, Q.C.
Tel.: +852 2842 9553
Email.: nigel.meeson@conyersdill.com