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Griffin Line Trading LLC v. Centaur Ventures Ltd. et al: Judgment

June 22, 2020 - Ruling regarding an application for a worldwide freezing order in Griffin Line Trading LLC, of Dubai v. Centaur Ventures Ltd., a Bermuda company that "acted as a commodities trader of coal in South Africa", and Daniel James McGowan at Bermuda Supreme Court.

TA Genco Ltd. et al v. Agritrade Resources Ltd.: Judgment

June 17, 2020 - Judgment appointing Provisional Liquidators in TA Genco Limited, TA Private Debt III Limited, and Golden Equator Capital Pte. Ltd., of Singapore v. Agritrade Resources Limited, a Bermuda company whose shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Marshall Diel & Myers Ltd. v. Andrew Crisson: Ruling

May 07, 2020 - Ruling on an application to vary a freezing injunction in Marshall Diel & Myers Limited, a law firm in Bermuda v. Andrew Crisson at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Deepak Raswant v. Centaur Ventures Ltd. et al: Judgment

April 29, 2020 - Judgment in Deepak Raswant, of New Delhi, India v. Centaur Ventures Ltd., The Centaur Group Limited, and Daniel James McGowan at Bermuda Supreme Court.

St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Ltd. v. James Watlington et al: Judgment

March 26, 2020 - Judgment in St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Limited, whose "sole shareholder is another private trust company, domiciled in Nevis, called Cabarita" v. James Watlington, Glenn Ferguson, Cabarita (PTC) Limited, in its personal capacity and as Trustee of The Waterford Charitable Trust, and The Attorney General at Bermuda Supreme Court. Editor's Note: In the judgment, it is stated that Evatt Tamine, an Australian barrister, was being sued for allegedly "stealing trust assets of the value of more than $20 million" and that he was a "co-operating witness" in a "tax and money laundering investigation" by the U. S. Department of Justice and IRS into "more than USD 2 billion of unreported gains" involving the Bermuda-domiciled A.  Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust.

Medlands (PTC) Ltd. et al v. Bermuda Police Commissioner: Judgment

March 26, 2020 - Judgment regarding "a US Department of Justice Mutual Legal Assistance Request" that led to evidence being "seized from the residence and storage unit of Evatt Tamine, a barrister" in Medlands (PTC) Limited, as Trustee of the A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust; Spanish Steps Holdings Limited, and Point Investments Limited v. The Commissioner of the Bermuda Police Service, as Defendants, and Evatt Tamine, apparently a citizen of Australia, and St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Limited, as Interested Parties, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Michael MacLean v. Bermuda Director of Public Prosecutions: Costs Ruling

March 23, 2020 - Ruling on an application for indemnity costs in Michael MacLean, who has been criminally charged with "deceptively and dishonestly obtaining" $15 million from Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC, a Delaware company based in Miami Beach, Florida v. The Director of Public Prosecutions at Bermuda Supreme Court.

MJM Ltd. v. Apex Fund Services Ltd.: Reasons For Ruling

March 12, 2020 - Reasons For Ruling in MJM Limited v. Apex Fund Services Ltd. at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Centaur Ventures Ltd. v. Akash Garg: Judgment

March 01, 2020 - Judgment on application for summary judgment in Centaur Ventures Ltd. v. Akash Garg, of Dubai, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company v. Trott & Duncan Ltd.: Ruling (January 17, 2020)

January 17, 2020 - Ruling regarding Defendant's application for a Stay of Proceedings in Fidelity National Title Insurance Company v. Trott & Duncan Limited at Bermuda Supreme Court.

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