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Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: TRO Application

October 15, 2019 - Application for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: Defamation Complaint

October 15, 2019 - Complaint alleging defamation regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

SEC v. Telegram Group Inc. et al: TRO Motion

October 11, 2019 - Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Telegram Group Inc., domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, based in Dubai, and TON Issuer Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, whose "principals and owners are citizens of Russia and St. Kitts and Nevis", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Telegram Group Inc. et al: Complaint

October 11, 2019 - Complaint to stop an "illegal offering of digital-asset securities" involving entities and parties in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and Dubai in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Telegram Group Inc., described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Dubai-based company owned by Pavel Durov, "a Russian and St. Kitts and Nevis citizen", and TON Issuer Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

New York Times Company v. U.S. Department of State et al: Complaint

October 11, 2019 - Complaint regarding Freedom of Information Act requests in The New York Times Company v. U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, and Federal Bureau of Investigation at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kazakhstan v. William Lawler: Discovery Application

October 10, 2019 - Application by the Republic of Kazakhstan to take discovery from William Scott Lawler for use in a "pending international investor-state arbitration" involving Nevada-domiciled Big Sky Energy Corporation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

SEC v. Anton Senderov et al: Complaint

October 09, 2019 - Complaint alleging binary options fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Anton Senderov and Lior Babazara, a.k.a. Lior Bar, both of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Bristol Marine v. Motu Partners Ltd. et al: Complaint

October 09, 2019 - Complaint in Lenmarine Inc., d.b.a. Bristol Marine, of Rhode Island v. Apache, a 100-foot sailing yacht registered in the Cayman Islands; Motu Partners Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Curtis Ricketts, "a resident of the State of Delaware or the State of Maryland", "a resident of the State of Florida", and Jennifer Johnston at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Wansdown Properties Corporation NV: Chapter 11 Petition

October 08, 2019 - Chapter 11 Petition in Wansdown Properties Corporation N.V., of the Netherlands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

PT Delta Merlin Dunia Tekstil et al: Chapter 15 Petition

October 08, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Indonesia by Geoffrey David Simms, as the Foreign Representative of PT Delta Merlin Dunia Tekstil, PT Delta Dunia Tekstil, PT Delta Merlin Sandang Tekstil, PT Delta Dunia Sandang Tekstil, PT Dunia Setia Sandang Asli Tekstil, PT Perusahaan Dagang dan Perindustrian Damai, and "Mr. Sumitro", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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Cayman Court Secrecy: A Huge Red Flag for Foreign Investors & Clients
David Marchant
As any fule kno, the biggest enemy of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and other forms of financial crime is transparency, while their best friend is secrecy. That's why the unprecedented mass sealing of cases that's taking place at the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands is repugnant to anyone with a genuine concern for financial crime.