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Deutsche Telekom v. India: Petition to Confirm Arbitral Award

April 19, 2021 - Petition to Confirm Foreign Arbitral Award in the amount of $135 million in Deutsche Telekom AG, of Germany v. The Republic of India at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Polygon Global Partners LLP v. Providence Equity Partners LLC: Discovery Application

March 23, 2021 - Application by Polygon Global Partners LLP to take discovery from Providence Equity Partners LLC "for use in two proceedings before the Audiencia Nacional ("Spanish National High Court") in Madrid, where Polygon is contesting decisions taken by the CNMV, Spain's principal securities regulator, in a challenged takeover bid", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

Polygon Global Partners LLP v. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts et al: Discovery Application

March 23, 2021 - Application by Polygon Global Partners LLP to take discovery from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP law firm, Jason Carss, described as KKR's "Managing Director of Legal", and Terence Gallagher, described as KKR's "Managing Director on the Finance team", for use in legal proceedings in Spain "brought to challenge administrative decisions of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, hereafter "CNMV"), by which the CNMV authorized Lorca Telecom BidCo, S.A.U. to take over and delist Spanish telecommunications company, MasMovil Ibercom, S.A.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC v. VoIP Guardian LLC et al: Complaint

March 10, 2021 - Complaint for damages of at least $172 million alleging fraudulent transfers, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment in VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC, described as "a telecom factoring company" v. VoIP Guardian LLC, of Delaware; Rodney Omanoff, of California; Omanoff America LLC, of Delaware; Omanoff America Telecom LLC, of Delaware; Contacts & Contracts Inc., of Delaware; Mudmonth LLC, of Nevada; Philipson International LLC, of Delaware; Richard Omanoff, Owl America Inc., of Delaware; Mark Proto, of California; Joseph Rahman, of New Jersey; Youssef Rahman, Zoom Telecom Inc., of Nevada; John O. Philipson, of California; DealDefenders LLC, of Delaware; Ikarim Business Services Ltd., of the United Kingdom; I Karim Business Services LLC, of Delaware; IKB Services Ltd., of the United Kingdom; IKBS LLC, of Delaware; Mohammed Shakeel Mughal, of England; Najd Technologies Limited, of Dubai; Indigo11 Services Limited, of the United Kingdom; Indigo 11 Services LLC, of Delaware; Nazmul Hoque, of England; Telacme Limited, of Hong Kong; Balaji Mahadevan, of India; Colin Bernard Eccles, of Ireland; LtdTel SL, of Spain; Inter-Switch Ltd., of Hong Kong; Vineet Singh Notwal, of Hong Kong; Shirley Sabia Therese van Kerkhove, of Hong Kong; Arco Telecom Limited, of Gibraltar; Tee Telecommunications Inc., of New Jersey; 2365 Azure LLC, of Florida, and Tarek Katis, of New Jersey, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC v. British Telecommunications Plc et al: Complaint

March 10, 2021 - Complaint for damages of $34 million alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment in Timothy Yoo, Chapter 7 Trustee of VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC, described as "a telecom factor financier" v. Hilf Telecom BV, of the Netherlands; BT Nederland NV, of the Netherlands; British Telecommunications Plc, of the United Kingdom, and Ofer Hilf, of the Netherlands, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC v. Wavecrest (UK) Ltd. et al: Complaint

March 10, 2021 - Complaint for damages of $13 million alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment in Timothy Yoo, Chapter 7 Trustee of VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC, described as "a telecom factor financier" v. Wavecrest (UK) Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Interstach GmbH, Ewa Barbara Madraszek, Plus Ama Plus AG, Thangarajah Gunabalsinkam, all of Germany, and VoIP Guardian Partners II LLC, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Caribbean Cellular Telephone Ltd. et al v. BVI Telecommunications Regulatory Commission: Amended Application for Judicial Review

August 07, 2020 - Amended Application for Leave to Apply for Judicial Review in Caribbean Cellular Telephone Limited and BVI Cable TV Limited v. The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Insolvent Bermuda Digicel firm files for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in New York

May 16, 2020 - An insolvent Bermuda holding company within the Digicel Group, which provides mobile phone, cable television, Internet, and other communications services in the Caribbean and South Pacific, has filed for Chapter 15 recognition of its Bermuda provisional liquidation at bankruptcy court in Manhattan as part of a plan to restructure debt that totals $7.4 billion.

ViaSat Inc. et al v. Hughes Network Systems LLC: Discovery Application

May 15, 2020 - Application by ViaSat Inc., described as "a satellite operator based in Carlsbad, California, with offices in Switzerland and elsewhere", and ViaSat Broadband Holdings BV, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from Hughes Network Systems LLC "for use in pending civil proceedings in the Switzerland and in arbitral proceedings seated in London, England" regarding a dispute with "their joint venture partner, Eutelsat SA [of France], and their joint venture vehicle, Euro Broadband Infrastructure Sàrl [of Switzerland]", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Digicel Group One Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

May 15, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Mike Morrison, Charles Thresh, and James Bennett, as the Foreign Representatives of Digicel Group One Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy 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.