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Joint Stock Companies Act—Arrest Of An Official Liquidator At Hamburg—Question

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 18 May 1876

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asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether the attention of the Government has been called to the circumstances connected with the arrest, by order of the Hamburg Courts, of Mr. Whinney, the Official Liquidator of the London and Hamburg and Continental Exchange Bank, Limited, in October 1874, and his being compelled to repay, at the expense of the English shareholders, moneys which he had recovered in England under the judgment of an English Court?

, in reply, said, Her Majesty's Government was giving attention to the matter, and as soon as possible the House should be informed as to what was intended to be done.