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Bermuda crypto firm Arbitrade's '$14B gold bullion provider' sued again

October 08, 2019 - Ras Al Khaimah-domiciled SION Trading FZE and Utah-domiciled Scotia International of Nevada Inc., which participated in an apparent pump-and-dump cryptocurrency fraud by Bermuda-domiciled Arbitrade Ltd., are being sued in the US for allegedly failing to pay for gold and silver that underpinned the scheme.

Bermuda reinsurance boss owed $421K by insolvent US brewing firm

October 02, 2019 - The CEO of Bermuda-based reinsurer Fleming Reinsurance Ltd. - Eric Haller - is the largest unsecured creditor of a brewing company that has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Massachusetts. Eight Bermuda residents are among the firm's 20 largest unsecured creditors.

Amicorp BVI sued over alleged $20M investment fraud by clients

September 25, 2019 - British Virgin Islands-based corporate services provider Amicorp is being sued in the United States for damages of up to $20 million arising from a suspected fraud against residents of Ecuador who invested in a scheme by the 'Vanguardia Group' that involved individuals and legal entities in the Bahamas, Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, and USA.

Insight Securities Inc. v. Amicorp (BVI) Trustees Ltd.: Complaint

September 24, 2019 - Complaint alleging negligence and fraud regarding the Vanguardia Trust and the SBH Assets Trust, both of the Cayman Islands, in Insight Securities Inc., of Delaware v. Amicorp (BVI) Trustees Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Imran Siddiqui et al v. Athene Holding Ltd.: Judgment

September 20, 2019 - Judgment in Imran Siddiqui, a resident of New York; Stephen Cernich, a resident of Kentucky, and Caldera Holdings Ltd., of Bermuda v. Athene Holding Limited, of Bermuda, at Bermuda Court of Appeal.

Ideal Mutual Insurance Company v. Rocky Mountain International Insurance Ltd. et al: Complaint

September 16, 2019 - Complaint in Linda A. Lacewell, Superintendent of Financial Services of the State of New York, in her capacity as liquidator of Ideal Mutual Insurance Company v. Rocky Mountain International Insurance Ltd., of Bermuda, and United Insurance Company, of the Cayman Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd.: $5.5M Penalty

September 16, 2019 - Order Instituting Cease-and-Desist Proceedings, Making Findings and Imposting a Civil Penalty against Marvell Technology Group, Ltd., domiciled in Bermuda, based in Santa Clara, California, before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

'I never filed judicial review application,' writes Bermuda's David Bhagwan

September 11, 2019 - Letter from David Bhagwan, of Bermuda, in which he writes that an application for Leave to Apply for Judicial Review that OffshoreAlert obtained from Bermuda Supreme Court was not filed by him, is a forgery, and amounts to "identity theft".

Kingate Euro Fund Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

September 05, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Paul Pretlove and Tammy Fu, of Kalo (BVI) Limited and Kalo (Cayman) Limited, as the Foreign Representatives of Kingate Euro Fund Ltd. and Kingate Global Fund Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

CAT SA v. Priosma Ltd.: Judgment

September 03, 2019 - Judgment in CAT SA v. Priosma Limited at Bermuda Supreme Court.

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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.