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Curtis Heffernan v. Dan Bilzerian et al: Whistleblower Retaliation Complaint

July 07, 2020 - Complaint alleging whistleblower retaliation, defamation, and wrongful termination regarding "a serious concern of financial fraud, investor fraud, deceptive accounting practices and tax evasion by Ignite", which "is in the business of selling cannabidiol, cannabis, and beverage products", in Curtis Heffernan v. Ignite International Ltd., of Wyoming; Ignite International Brands Ltd., of Canada, and Dan Bilzerian at the Superior Court for the State of California, County of Los Angeles.

Rescom Mineral Trading FZE v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations LLC: Complaint

July 06, 2020 - Complaint in Rescom Mineral Trading FZE, of Dubai v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations LLC at the District Court of Harris County, Texas.

Weilin Xu et al v. Opus Capital LLC et al: Complaint

July 01, 2020 - Complaint alleging "misappropriation of millions of dollars invested by innocent and naïve investors ... in an illegal, fake and fraudulent 'real estate development' scheme" in Weilin Xu, Zhongyang Jiang, and Grand Vision Overseas Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Opus Capital LLC, of California, and Kevin H. Zhang at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.

Kirk Hawkins v. ICON Aircraft Inc. et al: Complaint

June 26, 2020 - Complaint in Kirk Hawkins, of California v. ICON Aircraft Inc., described as a Delaware company based in Vacaville, California; Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co. Ltd., described as "a Chinese state-owned enterprise"; PK Capital LP, Pudong Science and Technology Investment Cayman Co. Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, and Xudong Zhu, of China, at the Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of Los Angeles.

LCM Asset Management LLC v. Serta Simmons Bedding LLC et al: Complaint

June 18, 2020 - Complaint that "challenges the actions of a debtor striking a deal negotiated in private with preferred lenders that will advantage those preferred lenders and deprive the remaining debtholders of their bargained-for contract rights" in LCM Asset Management LLC, a Delaware company based in New York, NY, v. Serta Simmons Bedding LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Doraville, GA; Advent International Corporation, described as a Delaware company based in Boston, MA; Eaton Vance Corp., described as a Maryland company based in Boston, MA; Invesco Ltd., described as a Bermuda company based in Atlanta, GA; Credit Suisse Group AG, described as a Swiss company based in Zurich, and Barings LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Charlotte, NC, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Andrew Black et al v. Phoenix Cayman Ltd. et al: Complaint

June 12, 2020 - Complaint alleging "a fraudulent investment opportunity in the first quarter of 2011 involving $5.6 billion of risky, underperforming residential mortgage backed securities" in Andrew Black, a resident of the United Kingdom; Hans Erik Molberg, a resident of Bahrain; Celestino Amore, a resident of the United Kingdom, and Dr. Henry Balboa, a resident of Melville, New York, individually and on behalf of Phoenix Holdco LP v. Phoenix Cayman Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Vishal Garg, of New York, NY; Raja Visweswaran, of Reading, England; Nicholas Calamari, of New York, NY, and Triaxx Holdco LLC, of New York, NY, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

North Star Debt Holdings LP et al v. Serta Simmons Bedding LLC et al: Complaint

June 11, 2020 - Complaint alleging an "unlawful scheme to rob certain of Serta's lenders" in North Star Debt Holdings LP, Silver Oak Capital LLC, AG Credit Solutions Non-ECI Master Fund, AG Centre Street Partnership LP, AG Super Fund Master LP, all of Delaware, and Gamut Capital SSB LLC, of the Cayman Islands v. Serta Simmons Bedding LLC, of Delaware; Advent International Corporation, of Delaware; Eaton Vance Corp., of Maryland; Invesco Ltd., of Bermuda; Credit Suisse Group AG, of Switzerland, and Barings LLC, of Delaware, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Las Eugenias (Cayman) Ltd. v. Ramon Serpone: Complaint

June 08, 2020 - Complaint in Las Eugenias (Cayman) Limited, of the Cayman Islands v. Ramon A. Serpone C. at the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit, in and for Broward County, Florida.

Griffin Asset Management LLC et al v. Chadwick Meyer et al: TRO Motion

June 03, 2020 - Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Griffin Asset Management LLC, of Delaware, and HASelect-FTM Medical Receivables Litigation Finance Fund SP, a segregated portfolio of HedgeACT International SPC Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Chadwick Meyer, of South Carolina; Tecumseh-Infinity Medical Receivables Fund, LP, of Delaware; FTM Limited, of Vanuatu, and Alternative Investment Specialists Limited, of Vanuatu, at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

Griffin Asset Management LLC et al v. Chadwick Meyer et al: Complaint

June 03, 2020 - Complaint in Griffin Asset Management LLC, of Delaware, and HASelect-FTM Medical Receivables Litigation Finance Fund SP, a segregated portfolio of HedgeACT International SPC Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Chadwick Meyer, of South Carolina; Tecumseh-Infinity Medical Receivables Fund, LP, of Delaware; FTM Limited, of Vanuatu, and Alternative Investment Specialists Limited, of Vanuatu, at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

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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.