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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.

deVere USA ordered to pay legal costs of ex-CEO accused of fraud

January 15, 2019 - Investment advisor deVere USA, Inc., whose clients are primarily British expatriates, has been ordered to pay the legal fees and costs of former CEO Benjamin Alderson who is being sued for fraud by the SEC at federal court in New York.

Cistern Point Ltd. v. BVI Chief Registrar of Lands (AG) et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

January 14, 2019 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Cistern Point Limited v. The Chief Registrar of Lands (AG) and The Chief Registrar of Lands (AG) and Daisy Durante and Nora Manns, as Personal Representatives of Clarence Smith (Deceased), at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Benjamin Alderson v. deVere USA, Inc.: Arbitration Award

January 14, 2019 - Letter providing court with copy of arbitration award in Benjamin Alderson v. deVere USA, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

Comodo Holdings Ltd. v. William Giarusso et al: Discovery Application

January 11, 2019 - Application by Comodo Holdings Limited to take discovery from William Giarusso and TD Bank NA for use in a legal proceeding in the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Larisa Markus: Chapter 15 Petition

January 10, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Russia by Yuri Vladimirovich Rozhkov, as the Foreign Representative of Larisa Ivanovna Markus, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

National Bank of the Virgin Islands Ltd. v. Aluminum Guttering & Galvanize Roofing Ltd. et al: Claim Form

January 08, 2019 - Claim Form in National Bank of the Virgin Islands Limited v. Aluminum Guttering & Galvanize Roofing Limited and Linus Demar at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Citrus Pointe Apartments v. Kevin Gourzong: Writ of Summons

January 08, 2019 - Writ of Summons in The Proprietors, Strata Plan No. 526, a.k.a. Citrus Pointe Apartments, v. Kevin Keith Gourzong at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Track Group Inc. v. ICS of the Bahamas Co. Ltd.: Motion to Confirm Arbitration Award

January 08, 2019 - Motion to Confirm Arbitration Award and Vacate Corrected Award in Track Group Inc., formerly known as SecureAlert Inc., v. I.C.S. of the Bahamas Co. Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

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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.