BERR (DTI) petitions for winding up of Amway (UK) Limited

As predicted on this site on Wednesday, BERR in the UK (previously known as the DTI) yesterday officially announced its petition to wind up Amway in the United Kingdom. The court date is set for Monday, November 19, 27. From The London Gazette

Publication Date: Thursday, 8 November 27

Notice Code: 245

Petitions to Wind Up (Companies)

In the High Court of Justice (Chancery Division)

Companies Court No 2651 of 27

In the Matter of AMWAY (UK) LIMITED

and in the Matter of the Insolvency Act 1986

A Petition to wind up the above-named Company of St Anne’s House, Caldecotte Lake Drive, Caldecotte Business Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 8JU, presented on 11 April 27 by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, whose address for service is the Treasury Solicitor, One Kemble Street, London WC2B 4TS, will be heard at The Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London WC2A 2LL, on Monday 19 November 27 at 13 hours (or as soon thereafter as the Petition can be heard).

Any person intending to appear on the hearing of the Petition (whether to support or oppose it) must give notice of intention to do so to the Petitioners or their Solicitor in accordance with Rule 4.16 by 16 hours on 16 November 27.

The Petitioners’ Solicitor is the Treasury Solicitor, of One Kemble Street, London WC2B 4TS. (Ref LT6/2859A/JAR.)

(38753)

There appears to have been no such move against either Network TwentyOne of Britt World Wide.

UPDATE: Amway has posted a letter from Steve Van Andel and Doug DeVos on the Amway Media Blog

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