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Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Pakistan: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award

August 09, 2019 - Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award of $4 billion in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Milenyum Energy SA et al: Forfeiture Complaint

June 27, 2019 - Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Funds in the names of Milenyum Energy SA, domiciled in Panama, based in Turkey, and Blue Energy Trade Ltd. Company, domiciled in St. Kitts and Nevis, based in Turkey, regarding a suspected scheme to launder via U.S. correspondent banks to evade U.S. sanctions concerning Syria, at the U. S.District Court for the District of Columbia.

9REN Holding Sarl v. Spain: Complaint

June 25, 2019 - Complaint to enforce an arbitral award in 9REN Holding Sarl, of Luxembourg, v. The Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: Notice of Removal

June 14, 2019 - Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets for Qatari currency, bonds, and other financial instruments", in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of the United Arab Emirates, and Samba Financial Group SJSC, of Saudi Arabia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sergio Lovati et al v. Venezuela: Complaint

May 23, 2019 - Complaint alleging failure to make payments on bonds in Sergio Lovati, Rudi Lovati, Alessandra Sarago Lovati, and Alessandro Lucibello Piani, all of Italy v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mark Vanterpool v. Julian Willock et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

April 01, 2019 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Mark Vanterpool v. Julian Willock, The Speaker of the House of Assembly, and The Attorney General at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

OI European Group BV v. Venezuela et al: Complaint

February 11, 2019 - Complaint in OI European Group BV v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Petróleos de Venezuela, SA, PDV Holding, Inc., CITGO Holding, Inc., CITGO Petroleum Corporation, GLAS Americas LLC, in its capacity as collateral trustee, MUFG Union Bank, NA, in its capacity as indenture trustee, Rosneft Trading, SA, Orlando Chacin, Jesus Luongo, Anton Castillo, Eulogio Del Pino, and Maria Del Carmen Martinez at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Cayman funds sue Venezuela over 'bonds default'

January 15, 2019 - Two Cayman Islands funds managed by New York-based Pharo Management have filed a complaint against Venezuela over the alleged default of government bonds in which they claim to own a "beneficial interest" totaling $115.5 million.

Pharo Gaia Fund Ltd. et al v. Venezuela: Complaint

January 11, 2019 - Complaint in Pharo Gaia Fund Ltd. and Pharo Macro Fund Ltd., both domiciled in the Cayman Islands, v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

USA v. Jean Boustani et al: Indictment

December 19, 2018 - Indictment in USA v. Jean Boustani, a.k.a. Jean Boustany, a citizen of Lebanon; Najib Allam, a.k.a. Naji Allam, a citizen of Lebanon; Manuel Chang, a citizen of Mozambique and Mozambique's Minister of Finance; Antonio Do Rosario, a citizen of Mozambique and "an official in Mozambique's governmental state intelligence and security service, known as Servico de Informacoes e Seguranca do Estado; Teofilo Nhangumele, "a citizen of Mozambique acting in an official capacity for and on behalf of the Office of the President of Mozambique"; Andrew Pearse, a citizen of New Zealand; Surjan Singh, a citizen of the United Kingdom; and Detelina Subeva, a citizen of Bulgaria, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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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.