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Coöperatieve Rabobank UA et al v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application

February 14, 2020 - Application by Coöperatieve Rabobank UA, of Argentina; Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, of New York; ING Bank NV, of Brazil; the International Finance Corporation, of Washington, DC; Natixis, New York Branch, and Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingslanden NV, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, of New York; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina SA, of Spain; Banco do Brasil SA, of Brazil; Bank Leumi US, of New York; Bank of America, NA, of North Carolina; Barclays Bank PLC, of England; Citibank, NA, of New York; Deutsche Bank AG, of Germany; Deutsche Bank Trust Co Americas, of New York; HSBC Bank USA, of New York; Itau Unibanco SA - New York Branch, of Brazil; JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, of New York; Mizuho Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MUFG Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MUFG Union Bank, NA, of New York; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, of Japan; The Bank of New York Mellon, of New York; UBS AG, of Switzerland; Wells Fargo Bank NY INTL, of New York, and Wells Fargo Bank, of California, for use in legal proceedings in Argentina regarding suspected "major international financial impropriety" involving Vincentin SAIC, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Corrupt Antiguan ex-regulator Leroy King admits receiving bribes of $500K from fraudster Allen Stanford

February 10, 2020 - Corrupt ex-Antigua financial regulator Leroy King, 74, faces up to five years in prison in the US after admitting receiving over $500,000 in cash and tickets to two Super Bowls from $7 billion fraudster Allen Stanford in return for turning a blind eye to his activities and obstructing an investigation by the SEC

Maria Ines Barra v. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA: Discovery Application

February 07, 2020 - Application by Maria Ines Barra to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank NA "for use in divorce proceedings pending in Argentina that were filed by Ms. Barra's former husband, Ariel Semenov", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd. v. Antonio Mena-Hebbert: Writ of Summons

February 06, 2020 - Writ of Summons in Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd. v. Antonio Fernando Mena-Hebbert at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Suspected fraudster Mark Nordlicht accused of 'hiding assets' in Cook Islands trust

February 06, 2020 - In a lawsuit by two investors, suspected Platinum Partners fraudster Mark Nordlicht has been accused of "hiding" tens of millions of dollars in a Cook Islands trust and other offshore structures to make himself "judgment proof" against claims from creditors.

Bulgaria: Wells Fargo Bank

February 05, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Bulgaria - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects" for suspected fraud.

Richard Stadtmauer et al v. Mark Nordlicht et al: Complaint

February 05, 2020 - Complaint & Motion for Attachment to "collect on a debt owed by Mark Nordlicht" who has "engaged in a complex, far-reaching scheme to alienate assets and property to make himself 'judgment proof'" in Richard Stadtmauer and Marisa Stadtmauer v. Mark Nordlicht, Dahlia Kalter, 535 W.E.A. Group LLC, OBH 2308 LLC, NYFLA Investors LLC, Gilad Kalter Cook Islands Trust Limited, of the Cook Islands; Trenor Investment Partners LP, and Henley Investment Partners LP at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Westchester.

Eurasian Bank JSC v. Bank of New York Mellon et al: Discovery Application

February 05, 2020 - Ex Parte Application by Eurasian Bank JSC, of Kazakhstan, to take discovery from Bank of New York Mellon, Credit Suisse AG, New York Branch; Credit Suisse Holdings (USA) Inc., and Credit Suisse (USA) Inc. for use in legal proceedings in England alleging fraud against Khakim Islamovich Istamov, Irina Petrovna Skichko, Agusta Associates Limited, and Igor Riel, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Keith Wong v. Scotiabank (Cayman) Ltd.: Writ of Summons

February 04, 2020 - Writ of Summons in Keith David Wong v. Scotiabank (Cayman) Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Ltd. v. Bruce Barnes: Writ of Summons

February 04, 2020 - Writ of Summons in Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Limited v. Bruce A. Barnes 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.