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Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital (UK) Ltd. et al: Amended Class Action Complaint

November 20, 2019 - Amended Class Action Complaint for alleged securities fraud in Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital (UK) Limited, a litigation funding company domiciled in Guernsey, based in England; Peter Middleton, Burford's Chairman during the Class Period; Christopher Bogart, Burford's CEO; Jonathan Molot, Burford's Chief Investment Officer, and Charles Parkinson, a Burford Director, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Kevin Manning: Public Statement

November 20, 2019 - Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that Kevin Robert Manning, a former lawyer, is "not fit and proper to work in any capacity in or for any business regulated by the JFSC".

King & Spalding LLP v. Turn8 Innovation Fund GP Ltd.: Writ of Summons

November 13, 2019 - Writ of Summons in King & Spalding LLP v. Turn8 Innovation Fund GP Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Pryor Cashman Opposition to Alternative Service

November 12, 2019 - Non-Party Pryor Cashman LLP's Motion Opposing Defendant Alderson's Motion to Authorize Alternative Service of Subpoenas regarding Nigel Green, described as a resident of Dubai; Beverley Yeomans, described as a resident of Malta, and deVere Group Ltd., described as domiciled in Dubai, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lance Ranger v. Charles Pycraft: Claim Form

November 04, 2019 - Claim Form and Particulars of Claim in Lance Dorian Ranger, of Switzerland, described as "a qualified and practising solicitor in England & Wales and the owner and Managing Director of Attendus Trust Company AG" and "founder in 2007 of the Ranger Foundation Trust, a registered Mauritian charity" v. Charles Pycraft, of London, England, at the County Court at Clerkenwell and Shoreditch, England.

McGrath Tonner v. Khatidja McLean: Writ of Summons

November 01, 2019 - Writ of Summons in McGrath Tonner, a law firm v. Khatidja McLean at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Kobre & Kim LLP v. CFTC: Complaint

October 31, 2019 - Complaint for "unlawfully withholding documents" regarding the "secret settlement" in the "landmark" market manipulation case of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Kraft Foods Group Inc. and Mondelez Global LLC in Kobre & Kim LLP v. U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

James Smith v. Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries: Writ of Summons

October 30, 2019 - Writ of Summons regarding an employment contract dispute in James Smith v. Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries, a law firm, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

'Financial crime consultant' Kenneth Rijock defamed Israeli attorney Steven Slom, rules Miami judge

October 22, 2019 - Miami-based self-described "financial crime consultant" Kenneth Rijock "falsely" accused Israeli attorney Steven Slom of involvement in serious financial crime, a Florida judge has determined.

Edwin Duijneveld v. USA: Petition to Quash IRS Summons

October 21, 2019 - Petition to Quash Summons directed to Bank of America on the grounds that it "will violate the attorney-client privilege under the law of Aruba" in Edwin Duijneveld, a "former attorney" in Aruba v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

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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.