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Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. v. Carlos Ghosn et al: Preservation Order

August 21, 2019 - Order in Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., of Japan v. Carlos Ghosn, a citizen of Brazil, France and Lebanon and a former chairman and CEO of Nissan; his wife, Carole Nahas Ghosn, and Beauty Yachts Pty Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, as Respondents, and Virgin Islands Shipping Registry, and Hauteville Trust (BVI) Limited, as Third Parties, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Wembley Ltd. et al v. Webster Bank et al: Discovery Application

August 20, 2019 - Application by Nicholas Carter, as Receiver for Sutton Ltd. and Wembley Ltd., both of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from Webster Bank NA and Elizabeth Wyckoff, 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 District of Connecticut.

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.

Trident Trust Company (BVI) Ltd. v. Frederick Woodbridge, Jr., PA: Complaint

August 16, 2019 - Complaint in Trident Trust Company (BVI) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Frederick Woodbridge, Jr., PA, a law firm based in Miami, Florida, at the Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida

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.

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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.