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Chris Lhamon v. Cardtronics Plc et al: Complaint

April 20, 2021 - Complaint alleging securities law violations in Chris Lhamon v. Cardtronics Plc, an English company that operates a "global network of ATMs" and whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Mark Rossi, Douglas Braunstein, Julie Gardner, Warren Jenson, Patrick Phillips, Juli Spottiswood, and Rahul Gupta at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

City of St. Clair Shores Police and Fire Retirement System v. Credit Suisse Group AG et al: Class Action Complaint

April 16, 2021 - Class Action Complaint on behalf of "all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired Credit Suisse American Depositary Receipts between October 29, 2020 and March 31, 2021" alleging "materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company's business metrics and financial prospects", particularly involving Greensill Capital and Archegos Capital Management, "exposing the Company to billions of dollars in losses" in City of St. Clair Shores Police and Fire Retirement System v. Credit Suisse Group AG, of Switzerland; Thomas Gottstein, Lara J. Warner, and David R. Mathers at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jason Denny v. Canaan Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

April 15, 2021 - Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Jason Denny v. Canaan Inc., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "designs, manufactures and sells bitcoin mining machines" whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Nangeng Zhang, and Tong He at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Xiezhong International Holdings Ltd.: 'Scheme of Arrangement' Petition

April 09, 2021 - Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in Xiezhong International Holdings Limited, a Cayman Islands "investment holding company" that is based in Hong Kong and China, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Victor Cook v. Coinsquare Ltd.: Complaint

April 09, 2021 - Complaint alleging fraud in Victor J. Cook, of West Palm Breach, Florida, individually and as the Current Members' Representative of AltPay Holdings LLC v. Coinsquare Ltd., described as a Canadian company that "operates a crypto asset trading platform that facilitates the buying and selling of crypto assets, including bitcoin, litecoin and ether" and whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Everett Glover v. Amdocs Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

April 09, 2021 - Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Everett Glover v. Amdocs Limited, described as a Guernsey-domiciled, Missouri-based company that "provides global software and services to the communications, cable and satellite, entertainment, and media industry service providers" and whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Joshua Sheffer, and Tamar Rapaport-Dagim at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Stephanie Marn v. Amdocs Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

April 09, 2021 - Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Stephanie Louise Marn v. Amdocs Limited, described as a Guernsey company that "provides software and services to communications, cable and satellite, entertainment, and media industry service providers worldwide" and whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Shuky Sheffer, Eli Gelman, and Tamar Rapaport-Dagim at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Wirecard AG applies for Chapter 15 recognition in U.S. to stay class action fraud lawsuit

April 09, 2021 - Insolvent payment processor Wirecard AG has applied for U.S. recognition of its German insolvency proceeding in an attempt to stay a class action complaint against it in Pennsylvania.

Tommie Zaker v. Ebang International Holdings Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

April 08, 2021 - Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Tommie Zaker v. Ebang International Holdings Inc., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "purports to be a leading application-specific integrated circuit chip design company and a leading manufacturer of Bitcoin mining machines"; Dong Hu, and Lei Chen at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Wirecard AG: Chapter 15 Petition

April 08, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Dr. Michael Jaffé, as the Foreign Representative of Wirecard AG, a former "multinational payment processor and financial services provider specializing in digital payment solutions for both business and retail customers around the globe" that collapsed after allegations of "material misstatements in its financial reports and other accounting improprieties", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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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.