The same company is included in the register of information dissemination organizers of Roskomnadzor.
The British State Register of Legal Entities warned Pavel Durov that in the event of the elimination of Telegram Messenger LLP, its rights and property would be transferred to the UK. This will happen within two months after the approval of the application for the liquidation of the company. This was reported by RBC, the statement also appeared on the website of the British registry.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]The register of companies notifies that if the reason (liquidation) is not given in the country, then after two months from the date specified above, Telegram Messenger LLP will be deregistered, and the limited liability partnership will be dissolved.[/perfectpullquote] [perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]After dissolution, all property and rights with which the LLP is vested with or in trust, are considered ownerless property and, accordingly, belong to the crown.[/perfectpullquote]
On January 10, the media learned that Durov had filed an application for the liquidation of Telegram Messenger LLP. As experts have noted, this will not affect the blocking of the messenger in Russia: most likely, the head of the company did this, since the UK will soon leave the European Union.
What does it mean
Telegram X for iOS and the classic Telegram application for Windows Phone are currently registered on Telegram LLP. The publisher of the Telegram app for iOS is Telegram LLC, and for Android, Telegram FZ-LLC. Durov and his brother Nikolay own Telegram Group Inc. companies registered in the British Virgin Islands. and the TON Issuer Inc .
Telegram LLP was established as a Limited Liability Partnerships. According to British law , in the event of liquidation of a company, property and rights become ownerless, that is, they are transferred to state use.. According to him, the company has no right to file an application for deletion from the register if it has been engaged in business activities for the last three months.
In addition, the procedure liquidation is not a substitute for official bankruptcy proceedings.Therefore, the LLP cannot be deleted from the registry if bankruptcy procedures are being carried out (or can begin). If the LLP has been crossed out, creditors and other persons retain the right to demand the restoration of partnership in the registry.