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State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: First Amended Complaint

January 17, 2020 - First Amended Complaint alleging fraud regarding "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets of Qatari currency. bonds, and other financial instruments" that "arise out of an illicit blockade of Qatar by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Bahrain, which seeks to isolate Qatar by land, air, and sea" in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of Abu Dhabi, and Samba Financial Group SJSC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Tim Leissner: Findings & Sanctions

December 16, 2019 - Order Making Findings and Imposing Sanctions, including disgorgement of $43.7 million, against Tim Leissner, a former senior officer with Goldman Sachs, regarding alleged "bribes and kickbacks to government officials in Malaysia and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi', before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Elko Broadband Ltd. v. Dhabi Holdings PJSC et al: Removal Petition

October 04, 2019 - Petition for Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging securities fraud, in Elko Broadband Ltd., of Nevada v. Dhabi Holdings PJSC, of Abu Dhabi, UAE; Warid Telecom International LLC, of Abu Dhabi, UAE; Dominique Russo, "a United States Citizen who is a resident of the UAE", and Wateen Telecom Limited, of Pakistan, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

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.
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