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US judge slams SEC for forcing closure of Cayman's Caledonian Bank

May 27, 2015 - A federal judge in the United States has accused the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission of "incredible government over-reach" in forcing the closure of Cayman Islands-licensed Caledonian Bank and rebuked the bank's counsel for allowing it to happen.
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BUSTED: British & Irish expats who help Belvedere Group swindle investors

May 22, 2015 - One day after new directors were appointed to 'ensure' that Cayman-domiciled Brighton SPC would be operated legally, the Fund illegally acquired a Gibraltar firm with bogus assets of $125 million, OffshoreAlert can reveal. The transfer allowed Belvedere and its accomplices in Britain, Dubai, Gibraltar, Spain and elsewhere to continue securities frauds involving firms listed on stock exchanges in Denmark, England and Germany.

John Malkovich v. Le Monde et al: Application for Discovery on CBS News, Inc.

May 21, 2015 - Application for an Order to Conduct Discovery on CBS News, Inc. for use in a defamation action in France in John Malkovich v. Louis Dreyfus, Gérard Davet, Fabrice Lhomme, and Societe Editrice du 'Monde', publisher of Le Monde newspaper, regarding an article that allegedly accused Malkovich of evading U.S. taxes via HSBC (Switzerland).

FIFA Corruption: USA v. Jeffrey Webb et al: Indictment

May 20, 2015 - Indictment in USA v. Jeffrey Webb, Eduardo Li, Julio Rocha, Costas Takkas, Jack Warner, Eugenio Figueredo, Rafael Esquivel, Jose Maria Marin, Nicolas Leoz, Alejandro Burzaco, Aaron Davidson, Hugo Jinkis, Mariano Jinkis, and Jose Margulies, a.k.a. Jose Lazaro, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Finter Bank Zurich AG: Non-Prosecution Agreement

May 15, 2015 - Non-Prosecution Agreement and Statement of Facts in USA v. Finter Bank Zurich AG.

Monaco: Deloitte Fusacq et al

May 14, 2015 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance by Monaco - for a criminal investigation into person or persons unknown, using email addresses of,,, and and names such as Deloitte-Fusacq, Francois Lemaire and Francoise Lesur, for fraud and attempted fraud against several Monaco companies, namely Ultramare SAM, E.M.T. - Cogemat, SAMGF, Doro, Mercure International of Monaco, and Global Jet.

Gibraltar FSC v. Minette Compson: Decision Notice

April 30, 2015 - Decision Notice in Gibraltar Financial Services Commission v. Minette Compson.

Gibraltar FSC v. Brian Weal: Decision Notice

April 30, 2015 - Decision Notice in Gibraltar Financial Services Commission v. Brian Peter Weal.

ORIX Corporation et al v. Asia Strategic Capital Fund, L.P.: Reasons

April 30, 2015 - Reasons for the appointment of Provisional Liquidators in ORIX Corporation and Asia Strategic Capital Fund, L.P. v. Asia Strategic Capital Fund, L.P. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Minette Compson et al v. Gibraltar Financial Services Commission: Judgment

April 29, 2015 - Judgment in Minette Compson and Brian Peter Weal v. Gibraltar Financial Services Commission at Gibraltar Supreme Court.
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Cayman attorney Michael Wingrave & client Jazeb Jones demonstrate how not to deal with the media
David Marchant
After my blog last year entitled "A Message to Greg Fairley, Ashley Hurst & Anyone Else Thinking of Threatening Me', I didn't think any lawyer client duo would be stupid enough to repeat the mistake of issuing an idle threat