2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 4 - China Trade (Sections 141 - 162)
Sec. 156 - Dissolution of corporation; trustees

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Sec. 156 - Dissolution of corporation; trustees
Containssection 156
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Source CreditSept. 19, 1922, ch. 346, §16, 42 Stat. 854.
Statutes at Large Reference42 Stat. 854

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15 U.S.C. § 156 (2015)

§156. Dissolution of corporation; trustees

In case of the voluntary dissolution of a China Trade Act corporation or revocation of its certificate of incorporation, the directors of the corporation shall be trustees for the creditors and stockholders of the corporation; except that upon application to the United States Court for China by any interested party, or upon the motion of any court of competent jurisdiction in any proceeding pending before it, the court may in its discretion appoint as the trustees such persons, other than the directors, as it may determine. The trustees are invested with the powers, and shall do all acts, necessary to wind up the affairs of the corporation and divide among the stockholders according to their respective interests the property of the corporation remaining after all obligations against it have been settled. For the purposes of this section the trustees may sue and be sued in the name of the corporation and shall be jointly and severally liable to the stockholders and creditors of the corporation to the extent of the property coming into their hands as trustees.

(Sept. 19, 1922, ch. 346, §16, 42 Stat. 854.)


United States Court for China, referred to in text, has been abolished. See Codification note set out under section 142 of this title.

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