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U.S. Judge sanctions RBC for breaching order to provide documents for fraud investigation

April 23, 2014 - Royal Bank of Canada has suffered the ignominy of having sanctions awarded against it by a U. S. judge who ruled the bank had "improperly withheld" documents from the U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in a lawsuit regarding an alleged "massive" fraud involving RBC's operations in several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas and Cayman Islands.

Learn How to Leverage Social Media Monitoring & Analytics to Detect Fraud

April 23, 2014 - Learn how organizations can leverage the concepts and techniques of social media monitoring and apply specialized analytics to add a valuable dimension to investigations involving fraud.

Cayman's 'Operation Tempura' to be analyzed at next month's OffshoreAlert Conference

April 22, 2014 - One of the most controversial criminal investigations in the history of the Cayman Islands known as 'Operation Tempura' will be scrutinized at next month's OffshoreAlert Conference. 

Michael Ashcroft's Belize Bank seeks to enforce US$18 m award against Belize Government

April 21, 2014 - The Belize Bank Limited, which is controlled by British businessman and political activist Michael Ashcroft, has filed a petition at federal court in Washington, D.C. to enforce an arbitration award totaling approximately US$18 million against the Government of Belize.

Belize Bank Ltd. v. Belize Government: Petition to Confirm Foreign Arbitration Award

April 18, 2014 - Petition to Confirm Foreign Arbitration Award in The Belize Bank Limited v. The Government of Belize at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Cayman court authorizes claw-back lawsuits against investors in Weavering Fund

April 18, 2014 - The liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund have received permission from the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands to bring claw-back actions against certain investors.

Italy: Aldo Moro

April 17, 2014 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy -  to take evidence from Stephen Pieczenik for a criminal investigation into the kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, a former Prime Minister of Italy.

Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd.: Claw-Back Order

April 17, 2014 - Order sanctioning claw-back actions In the Matter of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Inside One of the World's Largest Civil Asset Recovery Programs

April 16, 2014 - In 2009, the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands engaged British law firm Edwards Wildman to recover thousands of acres of land, including prime ocean-front property, and other valuable assets that had been misappropriated by politicians and their foreign, private-sector accomplices. It was part of a wider attempt to turn around the economy and reputation of the TCI.

Elizabeth Frederick Chavez v. Chief Immigration Officer et al: Judicial Review

April 15, 2014 - Ex-Parte Application for Leave to Apply for Judicial Review in Elizabeth Frederick Chavez v. Chief Immigration Officer, Immigration Appeals Tribunal, and Attorney General at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
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