OffshoreAlert
Daily news, documents and intelligence about Offshore Financial Centers and those who conduct business in them that you will not find anywhere else.

Cayman court secrecy on the rise: 55% of recent financial cases are sealed

The court that hears international business disputes in the Cayman Islands is sealing records of liquidation petitions and other cases at unprecedented levels, meaning that foreign investors, creditors, and clients of Cayman-domiciled hedge funds and other companies are not alerted to insolvencies and other problems, OffshoreAlert can reveal. Secrecy has escalated to the point where more than half of all cases filed in recent months are sealed.
ALL FEATURED  

Protect Your Privacy: How To Scrub The Internet Of Negative Information

Emboldened by a legal victory against Google in 2014, Paris-based attorney Dan Shefet specializes in helping clients remove negative information about them on the Internet. At the upcoming OffshoreAlert Conference in London, Dan will show attendees how he goes about it.

Blockchain & Offshore: How To Avoid a Bad Romance

Learn about different types of fraudulent blockchain and cryptocurrency schemes, strategies to avoid and detect them, and how to recover assets at OffshoreAlert's Financial Intelligence & Investigations Conference in London.

Free 'ICIJ v. OFCs' recording now available

Given the importance of the subject matter - and as a token of our appreciation to our loyal following, we’ve made an audio recording of the session on ‘The ICIJ v. OFCs: Witch-Hunt or Public Service’ from last week's OffshoreAlert Conference available for FREE.

Making Sense of Big Data In Global Finance

 Two sessions on how Big Data can be managed, structured, and analyzed to understand what’s going on will take place at next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami. 

SEC, CFTC & IRS whistleblowing chiefs to speak at OffshoreAlert Conference

A whistleblowing super-panel comprising the heads of the whistleblower divisions of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Internal Revenue Service will form part of next month's OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami.

From OffshoreConnect, The OffshoreAlert Community

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  

Letter from Gary Mares, of Australia, threatening to sue OffshoreAlert (and the Cayman Compass) for "personal defamation" concerning the publication of a complaint filed against him by Cayman Enterprise City at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands
Letter from Allan Doughty, of BeesMont Law, requesting the removal of a complaint against his law firm that was filed at Bermuda Supreme Court.

COMMUNITY FORUMS  

RECENT THREADS
  • Cayman Compass: The Grand Court’s financial services division is keeping an increasing number...
David Marchant
Jersey Finance paid for IEA report rubbishing 'hotbeds of tax evasion' claims
  • The Guardian: A report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) rubbishing the idea that...
David Marchant

OffshoreConnect Free Sign Up

Stay informed & connected

  • Free Email Alerts on Breaking News
  • Free Access to Blogs by Industry Leaders
  • Free Contribute to Due Diligence Forums