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Antigua's Ambassador to Spain banned as director & officer in Labuan

June 06, 2019 - London-based Swiss attorney Dario Item, who serves as Antigua and Barbuda's Ambassador to Spain, Monaco, and Liechtenstein, has been disqualified and removed from acting as a director and officer of Blue Investment Bank and Blue Wealth Management in Labuan.

'Remove details of Dario Item's disqualification', writes reputation manager

June 05, 2019 - Letter from Ealixir, which claims to be "world leaders in the removal of undesirable web content and links", requesting the removal from OffshoreAlert's website of an enforcement action by the Labuan Financial Services Authority against its client, Dario Item, who, according to his promotional material, is an attorney in Switzerland and, inter alia, the Ambassador for Antigua & Barbuda to Spain, Monaco, and Liechtenstein.

Antigua & Barbuda Supervisory Authority v. Cresswell Overseas SA et al: Judgment

April 10, 2019 - Judgment in The Supervisory Authority v. Cresswell Overseas SA, of Panama, and Meinl Bank (Antigua) Ltd. regarding the Operation Car Wash investigation in Brazil, filed at the Antigua & Barbuda Court of Appeal.

USA v. Bank Julius Baer (Guernsey): Motion to Quash

April 04, 2019 - Motion to Quash Subpoena Issued to accounting firm Goldberg Gluck & Brusilovsky LLP by Lessia Shatalin and Katerina Duncan in USA v. All Assets Held at Bank Julius Baer & Company Ltd., Guernsey Branch, in the name of Pavlo Lazarenko at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Western Alliance Tubulars Ltd. v. M/V BBC Ontario: Complaint

February 20, 2019 - Complaint in Western Alliance Tubulars Ltd., of Canada v. M/V BBC Ontario, sailing under the flag of Antigua & Barbuda; BBC Chartering Carriers GmbH, of Germany; Krey Schiffarhrts, GmbH & Co., KG, of Germany; and Graf Edzard KG, of Germany, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

USA v. Alexandre Cazes et al: Forfeiture Complaint

February 13, 2019 - Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Assets held at Loyal Bank Limited, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Siam Commercial Bank, of Thailand, in the names of ACE Guide Holdings Limited and/or Alexandre Cazes, a.k.a. Alexander Cazes, a Canadian who allegedly operated an "illegal marketplace" known as AlphaBay, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP et al: Second Amended Complaint

November 19, 2018 - Second Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA,  and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP et al: First Amended Complaint

October 12, 2018 - First Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA,  and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Proskauer Rose, LLP et al: Notice of Settlement & Bar Order Proceedings

September 12, 2018 - Ralph S. Janvey, in his capacity as court-appointed Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate, and the Official Stanford Investors Committee v. Proskauer Rose, LLP, Chadbourne & Parke, LLP and Thomas V. Sjoblom at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Peter Virdee et al v. National Crime Agency: Approved Judgment

May 11, 2018 - Approved Judgment in Hardip Singh, a.k.a. Peter Virdee, and Dieter Trutschler v. The National Crime Agency at the High Court, in London, contains evidence of bribery and corruption involving politicians in the Caribbean, specifically Antigua & Barbuda and St. Kitts & Nevis.

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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.