Committee Articles

Recognition and Assistance of Foreign Insolvency Officeholders in...

BVI Liquidator of a Foreign Company

A BVI-licensed insolvency practitioner may be appointed as a liquidator of a foreign company if the court is satisfied that the company has a connection with the BVI and, among other things, the company is insolvent or it has been dissolved or has otherwise ceased to exist under or by virtue of the laws of the country in which it was last registered. A foreign company has a connection with the BVI only if:

Indian Cross-Border Insolvencies: Beyond the Horizon

Whether it is the time lag depicted in Future Shock by Alvin Toffler in 1970 or the relativity of time by Yual Hararri in The History of Homo Sapiens, we have never felt the fast pace of a changing world as we are witnessing now. The rapid pace of digitalization, investment opportunities across the world and exchange of technologies have shrunken the world to a click of a mouse.

ABI Happy Hour at INSOL

The International Committee hosted an in-person happy hour social during INSOL London 2022 on June 27 at the conference hotel, the JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. Thank you to everyone who attended to mix-and-mingle with fellow ABI members; we had a blast!

A New Perspective on the Recognition of Foreign Insolvency Procee...

Mexico adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency (MLCBI) in May 2000, when the current Business Reorganizations Law (Ley de Concursos Mercantiles) (LCM) was enacted. It was incorporated in Title XII of the LCM, which contains essentially the same provisions as the MLCBI, with a few additions. It distinguishes between main insolvency proceedings and non-main insolvency proceedings.

Co-Chairs Corner

Welcome to the ABI International Committee’s Spring 2022 Newsletter. We thank all the members of the committee for their continued support, and we encourage you to get involved with the committee over the coming year. Please reach out to us if you are interested in contributing to a future newsletter, have an idea for a conference panel, or just want to get more involved.