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NY firm fined $20 m for helping Bahamas broker operate 'illegally' in US

January 27, 2015 - New York-based broker-dealer Oppenheimer & Co. has agreed to be fined $20 million by federal regulators for violating securities and anti-money laundering laws while servicing Bahamas-based broker-dealer Gibraltar Global Securities, Inc. and another client.

NY hedge fund Harbinger and Front Street Re (Cayman) sued over 'financial shell games'

January 10, 2015 - Cayman Islands-domiciled life and annuity reinsurer Front Street Re has been accused of participating in a "financial shell games" scheme to defraud insureds that also allegedly involved Bermuda-based Wilton Re.

19 more claw-back actions for $65 m filed in Cayman by Weavering liquidators

January 08, 2015 - Nineteen more claw-back lawsuits seeking a combined US$65 m have been filed in the Cayman Islands by the liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund against banks, investment funds and other firms in Bermuda, Canada, Cayman, Curacao, France, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Switzerland.

Weavering Fund liquidators file Cayman claw-back lawsuits against Swedish investors

January 01, 2015 - The liquidators of Cayman Islands-domiciled Weavering Marco Fixed Income Fund Limited have filed lawsuits in an attempt to claw-back US$6.5 million in 'invalid redemptions' by five Swedish investors in the six months prior to liquidation.

Grant Thornton sues TeleCayman for $40,000

December 31, 2014 - Accounting firm Grant Thornton (Cayman) is suing local telecommunications provider TeleCayman Limited for allegedly failing to pay a nine-month-old invoice for $40,000. The lawsuit was filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands on December 23.

Royal Bank of Canada fined $35 m for illegal scheme involving Bahamas, Cayman & other branches

December 18, 2014 - Royal Bank of Canada has agreed to pay a $35 million fine to settle a regulatory lawsuit in the United States in which it was accused of perpetrating a "multi-hundred million dollar" fraud through its operations in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, London, Luxembourg, New York and Toronto.

Bermuda insurance boss Paul Scope sues JLT Park

November 06, 2014 - Bermuda-based insurance officer Paul Scope is suing JLT Park Ltd., the Bermuda insurance broker of which he is or was chairman and CEO.

Bermuda-based Argus Group sued by U.S. victim of Bernard Madoff

October 29, 2014 - The Bermuda-based Argus insurance group is being sued in the United States by an elderly client who claims to have lost his $9 million retirement money when it was invested in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme less than three months before it collapsed.

Briton Steven Goodman 'evades service' of lawsuit connected to Axiom Legal Financing Fund

October 13, 2014 - British attorney and Singapore resident Steven Goodman has been accused of "actively evading service" of a complaint against him in New York for alleged extortion of the Cayman Islands-based DMS Group regarding the fraudulent Axiom Legal Financing Fund.

Poulin and St-Cyr sentenced to 14 months in prison for money laundering

October 03, 2014 - Canadian nationals Patrick Poulin and Eric St-Cyr were today each sentenced to 14 months in prison for participating in an offshore money laundering scheme - prison terms that were significantly less than U. S. prosecutors had been seeking.
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What a View - the Latest Weavering Clawback Claims
Martin Kenney
       As published on this site, in late December the liquidators of Cayman Islands-domiciled Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited (the Company) filed a series of summonses in the Grand Court in which they claim that redemption payments made by the Company to a number of investors in the six months imm