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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.

Broadcom Corporation et al v. Harman International Industries Inc. et al: Discovery Application

October 07, 2019 - Application by Broadcom Corporation and Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Limited to take discovery from Harman International Industries Inc. and Harman Becker Automotive Systems Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Germany involving Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz Leasing GmbH, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Khaled Saffuri v. Al Arabiya et al: Defamation Complaint

October 07, 2019 - Complaint for damages of $4.5 million alleging defamation regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Khaled Saffuri, a resident of Virginia, USA described as "a human rights advocate and close personal friend of the late journalist Jamal Khashoggi" v. Al Arabiya, Al Arabiya Al Hadath, and Saudi 24 TV, each described as "a broadcast television station owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", and Othman Omar, described as a citizen of Dubai and "an on-air journalist", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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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.