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Caledonian Bank liquidators paint bleak picture for creditors

April 10, 2015 - Cayman Islands-based Caledonian Bank has millions of dollars of related-party transactions that typically "can be difficult to recover full value" and is exposed to "a single large loan" of $93.7 million, representing more than half of all loans receivable. The grim news for creditors came in the first report of liquidators Keiran Hutchison and Claire Loebell.

Caledonian Bank Ltd.: First Report to Creditors by Joint Official Liquidators

April 08, 2015 - First Report of Joint Official Liquidators Keiran Hutchison and Claire Loebell to Creditors of Caledonian Bank Limited.

Caledonian Group Services Ltd.: Liquidation Petition

April 01, 2015 - Petition to continue the voluntary liquidation of Caledonian Group Services Limited under the supervision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

DMS Bank & Trust Ltd. et al v. Jazeb Jones: Writ & Statement of Claim

March 31, 2015 - Writ and Statement of Claim in DMS Bank & Trust Ltd. and dms Organization Ltd. v. Jazeb Jones at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Cayman realtors sued for alleged $5 m 'Island Resort Project' fraud

March 26, 2015 - Cayman Islands real estate firm RE/MAX and its two principals, Kim Lund and James Bovell, are being sued in the United States for allegedly defrauding 30 investors out of more than $5 million in a Cayman property scheme known as 'Island Resort Project'.

Mostafa Sharifpoor v. Framjee Properties Ltd.: Originating Application

March 24, 2015 - Originating Application in Mostafa Sharifpoor v. Framjee Properties Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

'I was a victim of Timothy von Kaay, not an accomplice,' says Henri Lechner

March 17, 2015 - Letter from Henri Lechner asking OffshoreAlert to remove his name from an article in 2006 about a dubious offshore scheme in St. Kitts & Nevis called 'Perpetual Wealth' that was headed by Canadian national Timothy von Kaay.

RBC (Bahamas) facing criminal charges in France for alleged tax fraud and money laundering

February 28, 2015 - The Public Prosecutor in France has recommended that Royal Bank of Canada Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited be criminally prosecutors for alleged tax fraud and money laundering concerning a trust for which the company serves as trustee.

Cayman regulator seems to wrongly identify Caledonian Bank's ultimate beneficial owner

February 26, 2015 - Research by OffshoreAlert indicates that insolvent Caledonian Bank is controlled by Canadian hedge fund boss and United States citizenship-renouncer Terry Duffy, not Curacao-based hedge fund services provider Gordon Casey, as claimed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority in its petition to wind up the bank.

SEC v. Verdmont Capital S.A.: Verdmont's Opposition to Asset Freeze

February 24, 2015 - Verdmont Capital's opposition to SEC's asset freeze application in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd., Caledonian Securities Ltd., Clear Water Securities, Inc., Legacy Global Markets S.A. and Verdmont Capital S.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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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