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Sylvia Sutherland v. Pannell Kerr Forster et al: Judgment

October 17, 2019 - Judgment regarding "the breakdown of a professional relationship" in Sylvia Sutherland v. Pannell Kerr Forster and Floyd Patterson at the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines High Court.

Isle of Man's Montpelier Trust in receivership after boss accused of diverting 'millions of pounds' of client funds

October 09, 2019 - Following a regulator's allegation that its principal, Watkin Gittins, has diverted "millions of pounds" of client money to fund his lifestyle, Isle of Man-based Montpelier (Trust & Corporate) Services Ltd. has been forced into receivership.

Isle of Man FSA v. Montpelier (Trust and Corporate) Services Ltd.: Receivership Order

October 02, 2019 - Order in Isle of Man Financial Services Authority v. Montpelier (Trust and Corporate) Services Limited at the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man.

Isle of Man FSA v. Montpelier (Trust and Corporate) Services Ltd.: Receivership Judgment

October 02, 2019 - Judgment appointing Receiver, Manager and Inspectors in Isle of Man Financial Services Authority v. Montpelier (Trust and Corporate) Services Limited at the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man.

USA moves to bar trial evidence that 'bribes are a custom' in Barbados

August 12, 2019 - Former Barbados Government Minister Donville Inniss should be precluded from introducing evidence at his upcoming money laundering trial in New York that "bribes are a custom or practice in Barbados", the United States has argued. The alleged scheme involved insurers BF&M, of Bermuda, and Insurance Corporation of Barbados.

Maigualida Naranjo Barrios v. Banesco USA et al: Discovery Application

August 05, 2019 - Application by Maigualida Naranjo Barrios, of Venezuela, to take discovery from Banesco USA, of Coral Gables, Florida; SunTrust Bank, of Miami; SunTrust Banks, Inc., of Miami; Miura Investment Advisors, Inc., formerly Multiplicas Investment Advisors, Inc., of Miami; MWM Investments Ltd., of Barbados; Multiplicas Investments Ltd., of Barbados; Italo D’Alfonso, Mario V. D’Alfonso, Hugo Ortega, and Marlo G. Ovalles, all of Miami, for use in legal proceedings in Venezuela against Manuel Salvador Torruella Seijas, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Donville Inniss et al: Second Superseding Indictment

August 01, 2019 - Second Superseding Indictment for money laundering regarding an alleged bribery scheme that, inter alia, involved Insurance Corporation of Barbados Ltd., of Barbados, and BF&M Ltd., of Bermuda, in USA v. Donville Inniss, described as a former Member of Parliament and Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development in Barbados; Ingrid Innes, described as a citizen of Canada and resident of Barbados, and Alex Tasker, described as a citizen and resident of Barbados, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Blake Ducharme et al v. Sandra Hill et al: Writ of Summons

July 22, 2019 - Writ of Summons alleging defamation in Blake Ducharme, of Houston, Texas, and Black Gold Investments Inc., with an address in Miami, Florida, and which appears to be domiciled in Barbados v. Sandra Hill, of the Cayman Islands, and Cayman Marl Road LLC, of Delaware, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Fednav International Ltd. v. Alpine Worldwide Ltd.: Complaint

July 05, 2019 - Complaint in Admiralty in Fednav International Ltd., of Barbados v. Alpine Worldwide Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Donville Inniss et al: USA's Pre-Trial Motions

June 05, 2019 - Government's Pre-Trial Motions regarding an alleged bribery scheme that, inter alia, involved Insurance Corporation of Barbados Ltd., of Barbados, and BF&M Ltd., of Bermuda, in USA v. Donville Inniss, described as a former Member of Parliament and Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development in Barbados; Ingrid Innes, described as a citizen of Canada and resident of Barbados, and Alex Tasker, described as a citizen and resident of Barbados, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern 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.