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3 Point Ventures Ltd. et al v. Chet Mining Co. LLC et al: Complaint

March 24, 2020 - Complaint alleging fraud and breach of contract regarding crypto mining products and services in 3 Point Ventures Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, and Amir Fardghassemi, a resident of California and Dubai v. Chet Mining Co. LLC, of Wyoming; Chet Mining Co. Canada Ltd., described as a British Columbia company based in New York, and Chet Stojanovich, of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Peter Nygård's insolvent Canadian clothing group files for Chapter 15 recognition in NY

March 19, 2020 - The newly-appointed Receiver of former Bahamas resident Peter Nygård's Canada-based clothing group has applied for Chapter 15 recognition of the Canadian insolvency proceedings in New York.

Nygard Holdings (USA) Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

March 18, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Gilles Benchaya, of Richter Advisory Group Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Nygard Holdings (USA) Limited, Nygard Inc., Nygard NY Retail, LLC, Fashion Ventures, Inc., Nygard International Partnership, Nygard Properties Ltd., Nygard Enterprises Ltd., 4093879 Canada Ltd., and 4093887 Canada Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Spectra Premium Industries Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

March 11, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Eric St-Amour, of Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Spectra Premium Industries Inc., Spectra Premium Holdings (USA) Corp., Spectra Premium (USA) Corp., and Spectra Premium Properties (USA) Corp., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Canada: Edward Ekiyor

March 10, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Xavier University, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Xavier University Police Department - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Canada - for a criminal investigation into Edward Ekiyor for suspected sexual assault.

USA v. Anthony Laughing, Jr. et al: Criminal Complaint

March 10, 2020 - Complaint alleging fraud and money laundering regarding an alleged 'lottery winnings' scheme involving Canada that targeted the elderly in USA v. Anthony Laughing, Jr., Cory LaPlant, Brenda Garrow, and Devlin Laughing at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of New York.

Sandoz Canada Inc. v. Ronald Vladyka: Discovery Application

March 05, 2020 - Application by Sandoz Canada Inc., of Canada, to take discovery from Ronald Vladyka for use in legal proceedings against Sandoz in Canada brought by Hoffmann-La Roche Limited and InterMune, Inc., filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Jane Does 1-9 v. Collins Murphy et al: Complaint

March 04, 2020 - Complaint regarding "Collins Murphy's intentional act of placing hidden spy cameras in the women’s locker room" in Jane Does 1-9 v. Collins Murphy, of Maryland; Limestone College, MindGeek Holding SARL, a.k.a. MindGeek USA Inc., d.b.a. PornHub.com, described as "a Canadian company with headquarters" in California but, according to research by OffshoreAlert, is actually a Luxembourg company headquartered in Canada, and Hammy Media Ltd., d.b.a. xHamster.com, of Cyprus, at the U. S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

'Billion Dollar' crypto gold firm sued for unpaid rent of $6,632

March 04, 2020 - Scotia International of Nevada, which claims to own gold worth billions of dollars as part of a cryptocurrency-based investment fraud by Bermuda/Canada-domiciled Arbitrade and Delaware-domiciled Dignity Holdings, is being sued for unpaid rent of $6,632 in Utah. It's the fifth lawsuit against the SION group over the last eight months.

Maverick Neutral Levered Fund Ltd. et al v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. et al: Complaint

February 28, 2020 - Complaint alleging securities fraud in Maverick Neutral Levered Fund Ltd., Maverick Fund LDC, Maverick Fund II Ltd., Maverick Long Enhanced Fund Ltd., Maverick Long Fund Ltd., Maverick Select Fund Ltd., all of the Cayman Islands, and Maverick Fund USA Ltd., of Texas v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., of Canada; J. Michael Pearson, Howard B. Schiller, Robert L. Rosiello, Deborah Jorn;Ari S. Kellen, and Tanya Carro at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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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.