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HDS Holdings Ltd. et al v. Cornerstone Development Ltd.: Originating Summons

October 31, 2019 - Originating Summons in HDS Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Jonathan Green, of the Cayman Islands; Filbert Holdings III Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Elizabeth Delaney, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, and Sheila Aronfeld, of the Cayman Islands v. Cornerstone Development Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Ex-UK military lost pensions in dubious Guernsey scheme, says regulator

October 19, 2019 - Former UK "military personnel" were persuaded to transfer their government pensions to Guernsey-based Marlborough Pension Trustees, which then invested their assets in unsuitable "high-risk investments" that failed and distributed false net asset values that concealed losses, a regulator has claimed.

Certes Capital Ltd.: Public Statement

October 18, 2019 - Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission regarding "insolvent" Certes Capital Limited (in Voluntary Liquidation), formerly Marlborough Pension Trustees Limited.

BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corp. v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles: Contempt Judgment

October 07, 2019 - Contempt of Court Judgment in BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

American Fire and Casualty Insurance Company v. Compatriot Insurance PCC Ltd.: Complaint

October 07, 2019 - Complaint in American Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, of Boston, Massachusetts v. Compatriot Insurance PCC Limited, of Guernsey, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Claimants' Reply

September 19, 2019 - Claimants' Reply to Defendant's Defense regarding Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Holdings Limited, Morevale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

August 21, 2019 - Class Action Complaint for alleged securities fraud in Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital Limited, a litigation funding company domiciled in Guernsey, based in England; Peter Middleton, Burford's Chairman during the Class Period; Christopher Bogart, Burford's CEO; Jonathan Molot, Burford's Chief Investment Officer, and Charles Parkinson, a Burford Director,  at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Daniel Hall et al v. Harry Sargeant III: Plaintiffs' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

August 20, 2019 - Plaintiffs' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment in Daniel Hall, of England; Burford Capital LLC, of Delaware, and Dundrod Investments Ltd., of Guernsey v. Harry Sargeant III at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Daniel Hall et al v. Harry Sargeant III: Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment

August 19, 2019 - Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in Daniel Hall, of England; Burford Capital LLC, of Delaware, and Dundrod Investments Ltd., of Guernsey v. Harry Sargeant III at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Attorney General v. Standard Bank Jersey Ltd.: Sentencing

August 09, 2019 - Sentencing in The Attorney General v Standard Bank Jersey Limited at the Royal Court of 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.