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Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al: Financial Penalties

June 18, 2019 - Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission regarding financial penalties against Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Ltd., Derek Paul Baudains, Jonathan Ross Bachelet, Haidee Louise Stephens, Julian Dai Lane, and Charles Peter Gervais Tracy.

Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd. et al v. Jersey Attorney General et al: Judgment

June 17, 2019 - Judgment regarding a criminal investigation in Norway into tax evasion by Berge Gerdt Larsen involving entities in Abu Dhabi, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, England, Jersey, Liberia, Panama, Singapore, and Saint Kitts and Nevis in Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd., of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; North East Oil Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Larsen Oil and Gas Drilling Ltd., of Jersey; Network Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Independent Oilfield Rentals IOR Ltd., of Jersey; Petrolia Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; OPS Personnel Services Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, et al v. The Office of the Comptroller of Taxes, The Attorney General for Jersey, in the Channel Islands, et al at the Privy Council, in the United Kingdom.

SWM Ltd. v. Jersey Financial Services Commission: Judgment

June 04, 2019 - Judgment regarding an appeal against a regulator's decision to revoke an investment business registration and to issue a public notice to that effect in SWM Limited v. Jersey Financial Services Commission at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Virgin Orbit LLC v. OneWeb Ltd.: Complaint

June 04, 2019 - Complaint regarding the launching of satellites in Virgin Orbit LLC, of Delaware, as successor to Virgin Galactic, LLC, v. OneWeb Ltd., of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

Irish conman Mark Nichols and Almas Capital Management settle NFA action

May 30, 2019 - Irish conman Mark Nichols and his commodity trading advisor Almas Capital Management - who were exposed by OffshoreAlert 13 months ago - have settled a regulatory action brought against them by the National Futures Association in the United States.

National Futures Association v. Mark Nichols et al: Decision

May 29, 2019 - Decision in National Futures Association v. Almas Capital Management LLC and Mark G. Nichols by the National Futures Authority Hearing Panel.

Hermitage Capital Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

May 28, 2019 - Application by Hermitage Capital Management Limited to conduct discovery from Bank of America NA, Bank of China, Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank NA, Commerzbank AG, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank Trust Co Americas, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Mashreqbank Psc., Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in criminal proceedings brought by Russia on December 11th, 2018 against Hermitage, its Founder & CEO, Bill Browder; Ivan Cherkasov, and others for alleged tax fraud, filing of a false bankruptcy, and embezzlement, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Limora Investments Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

May 23, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Alexander Lawson and Paul Pretlove, as the Foreign Representatives of Limora Investments Limited, 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.