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First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC: QAR200 Million Fine

August 25, 2019 - Press Release by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority regarding a fine of QAR 200 million (US$ 55 million) imposed on First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC for "obstruction of investigation into market manipulation".

William Friedman v. Government of Abu Dhabi et al: Complaint

July 08, 2019 - Complaint in William J. Friedman v. Government of Abu Dhabi, Janata Bank Ltd., and Sheikh Khalifa bin Mohammed al Nehyan at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mauritius FSC warns against 'unlicensed' Dubai/Swiss Group offering 'double-digit annual returns'

June 27, 2019 - Dubai-based, Swiss investment manager BearBull Global Investments Group, whose "Leadership" includes a member of the Abu Dhabi Royal Family, has been soliciting investors in Mauritius with offers of double-digit annual returns - without a license, warns the Mauritius Financial Services Commission.

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.

Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: Notice of Removal

June 14, 2019 - Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets for Qatari currency, bonds, and other financial instruments", in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of the United Arab Emirates, and Samba Financial Group SJSC, of Saudi Arabia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC: Judgment

May 13, 2019 - Judgment in Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC at the Appellate Division in the Civil and Commercial Court of the Qatar Financial Centre.

USA v. Mohamed Ahmed Badawy Al-Husseiny et al: Forfeiture Complaint

February 22, 2019 - Forfeiture complaint concerning the laundering of funds misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad, a.k.a. 1MDB, in USA v. Sale Proceeds of Real Property in New York associated with Oceana 57 LLC and Mohamed Ahmed Badawy Al-Husseiny at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Jean Boustani et al: Indictment

December 19, 2018 - Indictment in USA v. Jean Boustani, a.k.a. Jean Boustany, a citizen of Lebanon; Najib Allam, a.k.a. Naji Allam, a citizen of Lebanon; Manuel Chang, a citizen of Mozambique and Mozambique's Minister of Finance; Antonio Do Rosario, a citizen of Mozambique and "an official in Mozambique's governmental state intelligence and security service, known as Servico de Informacoes e Seguranca do Estado; Teofilo Nhangumele, "a citizen of Mozambique acting in an official capacity for and on behalf of the Office of the President of Mozambique"; Andrew Pearse, a citizen of New Zealand; Surjan Singh, a citizen of the United Kingdom; and Detelina Subeva, a citizen of Bulgaria, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

International Petroleum Investment Company et al v. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. et al: Summons With Notice

November 21, 2018 - Summons With Notice in International Petroleum Investment Company and Aabar Investments PJS v. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs International Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Goldman Sachs (Singapore) Pte, Goldman Sachs (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Tim Leissner, Ng Chong Hwa, a.k.a. Roger Ng; Andrea Vella, Khadem Abdulla Al Qubaisi, and Mohamed Ahmed Badawy Al-Husseiny at New York Supreme Court.
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