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Smart Plus International (Holdings) Ltd. v. Khoo Kin Yong et al: Originating Application

October 14, 2011 - Originating Application in William Tacon, as liquidator of Smart Plus International (Holdings) Limited v. Khoo Kin Yong, Pengiran Ayub, and The Authorized Legal Representative Appointed in the Estate of Pengiran Anak Hajah Damit (Deceased) at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Missing in Action: Halliburton's disappearing offshore subsidiaries

June 05, 2005 - In the space of four or five years, Halliburton, the international oil services and construction conglomerate that is under attack for overcharging and underperforming in Iraq, has gone from reporting approximately 70 to 80 offshore subsidiaries in its annual SEC filing to just two, both in the Cayman Islands.Offshore networks had become a central part of Halliburton's management and financial strategy. When current United States Vice President Dick Cheney was CEO of Halliburton from 1995 to 2000, the company's offshore subsidiaries increased from nine to 44. By the year 2001, that had nearly doubled. Now most of them have gone missing!

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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.