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Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd. et al v. Jersey Attorney General et al: Judgment

June 17, 2019 - Judgment regarding a criminal investigation in Norway into tax evasion by Berge Gerdt Larsen involving entities in Abu Dhabi, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, England, Jersey, Liberia, Panama, Singapore, and Saint Kitts and Nevis in Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd., of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; North East Oil Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Larsen Oil and Gas Drilling Ltd., of Jersey; Network Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Independent Oilfield Rentals IOR Ltd., of Jersey; Petrolia Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; OPS Personnel Services Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, et al v. The Office of the Comptroller of Taxes, The Attorney General for Jersey, in the Channel Islands, et al at the Privy Council, in the United Kingdom.

Spain: LH Commodities & Investments SL

June 13, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into LH Commodities & Investments S.L. for suspected tax fraud, money laundering, concealment of assets, and criminal organization.

Hermitage Capital Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

May 28, 2019 - Application by Hermitage Capital Management Limited to conduct discovery from Bank of America NA, Bank of China, Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank NA, Commerzbank AG, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank Trust Co Americas, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Mashreqbank Psc., Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in criminal proceedings brought by Russia on December 11th, 2018 against Hermitage, its Founder & CEO, Bill Browder; Ivan Cherkasov, and others for alleged tax fraud, filing of a false bankruptcy, and embezzlement, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bradley Birkenfeld v. Kevin Costner et al: Complaint

May 09, 2019 - Complaint in Bradley C. Birkenfeld, of Malta v. Leonard A. Lauder and Kevin M. Costner at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Bank of America et al: Petition to Serve 'John Doe' Summonses

April 23, 2019 - Ex Parte Petition for Leave to Serve 'John Doe' Summonses regarding an investigation into suspected tax evasion by taxpayers in Finland in USA v. Bank of America, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., and TD Bank NA at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

Glencore Ltd. v. Apex Oil Company Inc.: Complaint

April 08, 2019 - Complaint in Glencore Ltd., of Switzerland v. Apex Oil Company Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Andrew Yeo et al v. Alpine Bank: Discovery Application

March 20, 2019 - Application by Andrew Reginald Yeo and Gess Michael Rambaldi to take discovery from Alpine Bank for use in legal proceedings in Australia regarding Paul Rennie and involving companies in the British Virgin Islands, Guernsey, and Hong Kong,, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Friar Tuck Ltd. et al v. International Tax Authority: Costs Judgment

March 12, 2019 - Judgment on costs in Friar Tuck Ltd. and Quiver Inc. v. International Tax Authority at the British Virgin Islands Court of Appeal.

USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. et al: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

March 12, 2019 - Deferred Prosecution Agreement in USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd., of Israel; United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., of Switzerland; and Mizrahi Tefahot Trust Company Ltd., of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. et al: Criminal Information

March 12, 2019 - Criminal Information in USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd., of Israel; United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., of Switzerland; and Mizrahi Tefahot Trust Company Ltd., of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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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.