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Rishi Gupta v. New Silk Route Advisors LP et al: Complaint

October 07, 2019 - Complaint alleging "Retaliation in Violation of the Dodd-Frank" in Rishi Gupta, of New York, NY, described as "a SEC Whistleblower" v. New Silk Route Advisors LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Partners Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Parag Saxena, of New York, NY; New Silk Route PE Associates LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route PE Asia Fund-A LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Asia Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Holdings LLC, of Mauritius, as Defendants, and New Silk Route Mauritius Advisors LLC, of Mauritius; Arduino Holdings Limited, of Cyprus; InGain Traders LLC, of Mauritius; South Asia Gastronomy Enterprises LLC, of Mauritius; Orisen MedTech Limited, of Mauritius; A H Holdings (BVI) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and A H Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sridhar Thiruvengadam: Findings

September 13, 2019 - Order Instituting Administrative Proceedings and Making Findings regarding evidence that "an Indian government official had made a $2 million bribe demand" against Sridhar Thiruvengadam, a citizen of India, before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Odebrecht Finance Ltd.: Search Report

August 28, 2019 - Search Report on Odebrecht Finance Ltd. at the Cayman Islands General Registry.

Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador v. WorleyParsons International Inc.: Discovery Application

August 26, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador - EP PetroEcuador to take discovery from WorleyParsons International Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador "related to a complex, cross-border illegal bribery and corruption scheme perpetrated against Petroecuador" using "a complex web of offshore shell entities" and accounts, including those in the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Panama, and Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Scandal-plagued Odebrecht Group applies for Chapter 15 recognition in New York

August 26, 2019 - Companies in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Brazil that belong to the insolvent conglomerate Odebrecht Group at the heart of a Brazilian bribery scandal have applied for Chapter 15 recognition at federal bankruptcy court in New York.

Odebrecht SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

August 26, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Marcelo Rossini, as the Foreign Representative of Odebrecht S.A., of Brazil; Odebrecht Finance Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Odebrecht Participações e Investimentos S.A., of Brazil, and ODB International Corporation, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Donald Trump & Ukraine: Whistleblower Complaint

August 12, 2019 - Whistleblower Complaint to the Intelligence Committees of the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives regarding allegations of abuse of office involving U. S. President Donald Trump and the Government of Ukraine.

USA moves to bar trial evidence that 'bribes are a custom' in Barbados

August 12, 2019 - Former Barbados Government Minister Donville Inniss should be precluded from introducing evidence at his upcoming money laundering trial in New York that "bribes are a custom or practice in Barbados", the United States has argued. The alleged scheme involved insurers BF&M, of Bermuda, and Insurance Corporation of Barbados.

Bruce Blake et al: Press Release - Criminal Charges

August 08, 2019 - Press Release by the Cayman Islands Anti-Corruption Commission regarding criminal charges of corruption, false accounting, and money laundering against Bruce Blake and Canover Watson, both former senior officials with the Cayman Islands Football Association.

Freestream Aircraft (Bermuda) Ltd. et al v. Husch Blackwell LLP et al: Complaint

August 02, 2019 - Complaint alleging fraud regarding a Cayman Islands-registered Airbus A319-115 aircraft and involving "a group of entities registered in the British Virgin Islands whose principal resides in Burkina Faso" in Brinley Holdings Inc., of Panama, and Freestream Aircraft (Bermuda) Ltd., of Bermuda v. Husch Blackwell LLP, a law firm domiciled in Delaware, based in Missouri, and Michael A. Cosby, of Missouri, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of 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.