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Banco Nacional de Angola v. Quantum Global Opportunities Fund SP et al: Receivership Petition

August 03, 2020 - Petition by Banco Nacional de Angola, described as "the central bank of Angola" and "owned by the Angolan government", to have receivers appointed for Quantum Global Opportunities Fund SP and Refund Emerging Market Fund SP, described as segregated portfolios of Simplon Capital Ltd. SPC, regarding the alleged misappropriation of $25 million, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

InvestBank PSC v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

July 24, 2020 - Application by InvestBank PSC to take discovery from Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Standard Chartered Bank,  The Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Société Générale, BNP Paribas USA, The Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Commerzbank AG, Bank of China, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "contemplated proceedings" in Dubai "against Greenline Interiors FZCO, Greenline Yacht Interiors FZCO, Samir Michael Badro, Nabila Iskandar Samir Abboud Badro, Lea Samir Badro Hamadeh, Roy Samir Badro, and Fay Badro Zakhem" involving, inter alia, companies in Bahrain, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Kingdom, and the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bronzelink Holdings Ltd. v Global-IP Cayman et al: Originating Summons

July 23, 2020 - Originating Summons in Bronzelink Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Global-IP Cayman and STM Atlantic N.V. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

BLG Capital Ltd. et al v. Michael Shvo et al: Complaint

July 20, 2020 - Complaint in BLG Capital Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; BLG Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; BLG 333 Holdings Inc., of Delaware, and Serdar Bilgili v. Michael Shvo, Shvo Inc., Shvo Holdings Inc., Shvo Development LLC, Shvo Enterprises LLC, Shvo Capital LLC, Shvo Concepts LLC, Shvo Realty Investors LLC, all of New York; Shvo Acquisitions LLC, Shvo Capital Partners LLC, Seren 333 Equity LLC, Shvo Carry 333 Wabash LLC, Deutsche Finance America LLC, DF 333 Equity LLC, DF 333 Investment LLC, DF 333 Managing Member LLC, DF 333 Wabash JVCO LLC, DF 333 Wabash Management Company LLC, and DF 333 Wabash Propco LLC, all of Delaware, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco.

Quadre Investments LP v. Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

July 17, 2020 - Class Action Complaint in Quadre Investments LP v. Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company "in the renewable energy business" whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Square Acquisition Co., of the Cayman Islands; Square Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Sino-Century HX Investments Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Jing Kang, described as a citizen of Canada; Bin Shi, described as a citizen of China; Kai Ding, described as a citizen of China; Japan NK Investment K.K., of Japan; IDG Accel China Capital LP, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled limited partnership based in Hong Kong; IDG-Accel China Capital Investors LP, described as a Cayman Islands limited partnership based in Hong Kong; Jolmo Solar Capital Ltd., described as a British Virgin Islands company based in China; CES Holding Ltd., of Hong Kong; TCL Transportation Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Esteem Venture Investment Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Mamaya Investments Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Xanadu Investment Ltd., of Hong Kong; Development Holding Company Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Abdulateef A. Al-Tammar, described as a citizen of Kuwait, and Bjoern Ludvig Ulfsson Nilsson, described as a citizen of Sweden, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

IS Investment Fund SPC v. Fair Cheerful Ltd.: Judgment

July 16, 2020 - Judgment in IS Investment Fund SPC v. Fair Cheerful Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

New York Attorney General v. iFinex Inc. et al: Notice of Entry

July 14, 2020 - Notice of Entry regarding "a true and correct copy of the Decision and Order entered in the Clerk's Office of the Appellate Division, First Department, of the Supreme Court of the State of New York on July 9, 2020" in a case that "raises important issues about the scope of the authority of petitioner, the Attorney General of the State of New York, to investigate fraud under the Martin Act" in New York Attorney General v. iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex; BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., and Tether Holdings Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Tether Operations Limited, Tether Limited, and Tether International Limited, all of Hong Kong, regarding a criminal investigation involving cryptocurrencies, filed at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Cocam International Enterprises Ltd. v. Christopher Svensrud et al: Complaint

July 11, 2020 - Complaint in Cocam International Enterprises Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, whose members are Min William Zhang and Meidi May Chen, both citizens of China, directly and derivatively on behalf of nominal defendant Advanced Outdoor Innovations LLC v. Christopher Svensrud, Jason Drew, and Mogotani Fast Corporation, of Minnesota, as Defendants, and Advanced Outdoor Innovations LLC, as Nominal Defendant, at the U. S. District Curt for the District of Delaware.

China Baofeng (International) Ltd.: Privatisation Petition

July 09, 2020 - Petition in the matter of China Baofeng (International) Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Hu Lan v. Sundale International Ltd. et al: Judgment

July 07, 2020 - Judgment in Hu Lan, of Hong Kong v. Sundale International Limited, Best Land Investments Limited, Harneys Corporate Services Limited, and David Golden at the British Virgin Islands High 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.