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Wembley Ltd. et al v. Citi Private Bank: Discovery Application

August 19, 2019 - Application by Nicholas Carter, as Receiver for Sutton Ltd. and Wembley Ltd., to take discovery from Citi Private Bank, of New York, NY, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited, as Trustee of the Southampton Trust, Portsmouth Trust, and Battersea Trust, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

National Bank of Anguilla (Private Banking & Trust) Ltd. v. Claude Walker et al: Complaint

August 16, 2019 - Complaint in William Tacon, Administrator of National Bank of Anguilla (Private Banking & Trust) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Claude Walker and Amber Walker, both of Washington, DC, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV et al: Forfeiture Complaint

August 13, 2019 - Forfeiture Complaint regarding a criminal investigation into a classified advertising website known as Backpage in USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV and Plains Capital Bank associated with Ad Tech BV, Scheef & Stone, LLP, James Larkin, Michael Lacey, Scott Spear, and John Brunst at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd. v. Terry Ballard, Jr.: Writ of Summons

August 12, 2019 - Writ of Summons in Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Limited v. Terry Michael Ballard, Jr. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd. v. Lizzanna Svendsen: Writ of Summons

August 12, 2019 - Writ of Summons in Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Limited v. Lizzanna Roshalla Svendsen at the  Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Palladian Partners LP et al v. Argentina et al: Complaint

August 09, 2019 - Claim Form and Particulars of Claim for €384 million in Palladian Partners LP, of the Cayman Islands; HBK Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands, and Hirsh Group LLC, of New York, NY v. The Republic of Argentina and The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee, at the High Court of Justice, in London, England.

Mayhem Crude Inc. v. Borrelli Walsh Pte Ltd. et al: Complaint

August 09, 2019 - Complaint in Admiralty in Mayhem Crude Inc., of the Marshall Islands v. Borrelli Walsh Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Cosimo Borrelli, described as a citizen of Australia and resident of Hong Kong; Jason Kardachi, described as a citizen of Australia and resident of Singapore, and Standard Chartered Bank, of England, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Maria Rigail Pons v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

August 02, 2019 - Application by Maria Fernanda Rigail Pons to take discovery from UBS Financial Services Inc., UBS AG, CA Indosuez Wealth, Amke Registered Agents LLC, and Philippe Larmier regarding individuals and legal entities in several jurisdictions, including the British Virgin Islands, Isle of Man, Nevis, and the United States, for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador against Carlos Alberto Avellán Areta, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox LLC et al: Opinion on Preliminary Injunction

August 02, 2019 - Memorandum Opinion in Support of Preliminary Injunction regarding alleged telemarketing fraud involving a real estate development in Belize known as Sanctuary Bay, Sanctuary Belize, and The Reserve in Federal Trade Commission v. Ecological Fox, LLC, Frank Costanzo, a.k.a. Frank Green; Luke Chadwick, Andris Pukke, a.k.a. Marc Romeo and Andy Storm; Peter Baker, Global Property Alliance, Inc., Sittee River Wildlife Reserve, Buy Belize LLC, Buy International, Inc., Foundation Development Management, Inc., Eco-Futures Development, Eco-Futures Belize Limited, Power Haus Marketing, Brandi Greenfield, BG Marketing, LLC, Prodigy Management Group, LLC, John Usher, Rod Kazazi, Foundation Partners, Belize Real Estate Affiliates, LLC, Exotic Investor, Inc., Southern Belize Realty, LLC, Sanctuary Belize Property Owners' Association, Atlantic International Bank, Ltd., Angela Chittenden, Beach Bunny Holdings, LLC, The Estate of John Pukke, John Vipulis, and Deborah Connelly at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd. v. Anthony Scott, Jr.: Writ of Summons

July 31, 2019 - Writ of Summons in Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Limited v. Anthony Wesley Scott, Jr. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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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.