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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.

Caledonian Bank and Caledonian Securities taken over by Cayman regulator

February 11, 2015 - Caledonian Bank and affiliate Caledonian Securities have been taken over by their local regulator, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, four days after both were sued in the United States for alleged participation in a $75 million stock scam.

SEC v. Caledonian Bank Ltd. et al: Complaint

February 06, 2015 - Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd., Caledonian Securities Ltd., Verdmont Capital, S.A., Clear Water Securities, Inc. and Legacy Global Markets S.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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 Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd. v. Royal Bank of Canada: Writ of Summons

December 31, 2014 - Writ of Summons in Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Limited v. Royal Bank of Canada at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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.

CFTC v. Royal Bank of Canada: Consent Order

December 18, 2014 - Consent Order in U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Royal Bank of Canada at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Bruce D. Strebinger et al: Complaint

November 03, 2014 - Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bruce D. Strebinger, Howard Chapman, and Nevis-domiciled Muskateer Investments, Inc., as defendants, and Anne E. Strebinger, Furla Blue SpA, Lance Investments S.A. and Muskateer Investments, Inc., as relief defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
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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