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Development owned by AIG CEO collapses owing $168M to Bermuda Gov't

March 27, 2020 - A "partially complete" luxury hotel and residences development on "prime real estate" in Bermuda whose principal beneficial owner is AIG CEO Brian Duperreault has gone into provisional liquidation owing at least $168 million to the local government.

USA v. Nicolas Maduro et al: Second Superseding Indictment

March 05, 2020 - Superseding Indictment alleging narco-terrorism conspiracy, cocaine importation conspiracy, possession of machine guns and destructive devices in USA v. Nicolás Maduro Moros, a former President of Venezuela; Diosado Armando Carvajal Barrios, described as "president of Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly, and a member of the Venezuelan armed forced"; Hugo Armando Carvajal Barrios, a.k.a. 'El Pollo', described as "the director of Venezuela's military intelligence agency"; Clíver Antonio Alcalá Cordones, described as "a former general in the Venezuelan military"; Luciano Marín Arango, a.k.a. 'Ivan Marquez', described as "a Colombian citizen" and member of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, a.k.a. FARC, and Seuxis Paucis Hernández Solarte, a.k.a. 'Jesús Santrich', described as "a former general in the Venezuelan military", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

RREEF Infrastructure (GP) Ltd. et al v. Spain: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award

December 19, 2019 - Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in the amount of €59.6 million in RREEF Infrastructure (G.P.) Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and RREEF Pan-European Infrastructure Two Lux SARL, of Luxembourg v. Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

683 Capital Partners LP v. Argentina: Complaint

October 31, 2019 - Complaint for damages of $38 million alleging defaulted bonds in 683 Capital Partners LP, of Delaware v. The Republic of Argentina at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

ACP Master Fund Ltd. v. Argentina: Complaint

October 31, 2019 - Complaint for damages of $159 million alleging defaulted bonds in ACP Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. The Republic of Argentina at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Petróleos de Venezuela SA et al v. MUFG Union Bank NA et al: Complaint

October 29, 2019 - Complaint in Petroleos de Venezuela SA, of Venezuela; PDVSA Petróleo SA, of Venezuela, and PDV Holding Inc., of Delaware v. MUFG Union Bank NA, of California, and GLAS Americas LLC, described as a New York company based in England, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Novoriver SA v. Argentina: Complaint

October 23, 2019 - Complaint alleging debt default in Novoriver SA, of Uruguay v. Argentina at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi: Plea Agreement

October 22, 2019 - Plea Agreement in USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi: Criminal Information

October 22, 2019 - Criminal Information alleging Violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act, Tax Evasion, and Foreign, Conduit, and Other Illegal Campaign Contributions in USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

New York Times Company v. U.S. Department of State et al: Complaint

October 11, 2019 - Complaint regarding Freedom of Information Act requests in The New York Times Company v. U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, and Federal Bureau of Investigation at the U. S. District Court for the Southern 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.