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Alejandro Toledo Manrique: Extradition Complaint

July 17, 2019 - Complaint to extradite Alejandro Toledo Manrique, a former president of Peru, from the USA to Peru to face allegations of soliciting and receiving a $20 million bribe from Constructora Norberto Odebrecht SA regarding the Peru-Brazil Southern lnteroceanic Highway Project and laundering it "through various companies and offshore accounts", including those in Costa Rica, England, Israel, and Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Porcão Licenciamentos e Participacões SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

July 02, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Renan Miguel Saad, as the Foreign Representative of Porcão Licenciamentos e Participacões SA and Brasil Foodservice Manager SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Grant Thornton and law firms agree to settle Providence Financial lawsuit

June 20, 2019 - Accounting firm Grant Thornton and law firms Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and Greene Espel have agreed to pay a combined $849,243 to settle claims that they aided and abetted a $150 million investment fraud perpetrated by the Providence Financial Group, which was based in Guernsey, Miami, and Brazil.

Banco do Brasil SA v. Alumini Ingenieria Ltda et al: Summary Judgment Motion

June 18, 2019 - Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment in Lieu of Complaint in Banco do Brasil SA v. Alumini Ingenieria Ltda and Alumini Engenharia S.A., both of Brazil, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Providence Financial Investments Inc. et al v. Grant Thornton et al: Motion to Approve Settlement

June 03, 2019 - Motion by Chapter 7 Trustee Maria Yip to approve settlement agreement and release, for entry of a bar order, and to approve payment of a contingency fee in Providence Financial Investments Inc. and Providence Fixed Income Fund LLC v. Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP, of New York; Grant Thornton LLP, of Illinois; and Greene Espel PLLP, of Minnesota, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

BSG Resources Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

June 03, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Guernsey by William Callewaert and Malcolm Cohen, as the Foreign Representatives of BSG Resources Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alperton Capital Ltd. et al v. Constellation Overseas Ltd.: Petition

May 20, 2019 - Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award and for Preliminary Injunction in aid of Arbitration in Alperton Capital Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Capinvest Fund Ltd., of the Bahamas; Universal Investment Fund Ltd., of the Bahamas; Comercial Perfuradora Delba Baiana Ltda., of Brazil, and Interoil Representacao Ltda., of Brazil v. Constellation Overseas Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Proema Automotiva SA et al v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

May 17, 2019 - Application by Fernando Celso de Aquinho Chad, as Judicial Administrator in Bankruptcy of Proema Automotiva SA, Bowden Industrial Ltda., and Interamna Patricipações SA, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank Plc, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., UBS AG;Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank, Commerzbank AG, Bank of China USA – New York Branch, Safra National Bank of New York, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in bankruptcy proceedings in Brazil, where the debtors' beneficial owner, Paolo Paparoni, is suspected of fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pinnacle Global Partners Fund I Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

May 16, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Andrew Morrison, David Griffin, and John Batchelor, as the Foreign Representatives of Pinnacle Global Partners Fund I Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Vale SA v. BSG Resources Ltd.: Petition

April 23, 2019 - Petition for Recognition and Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitration Award in Vale SA, of Brazil v. BSG Resources Limited, of Guernsey, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nysco Management Corporation Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, which is owned by the Balda Foundation, of Liechtenstein, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern 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.