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Arif Efendi v. DigitalOcean LLC: Discovery Application

May 01, 2019 - Application by Arif Efendi, of London, England, to take discovery from DigitalOcean LLC for use in legal proceedings in Romania and Cyprus involving Doyen Sports Investment Limited, of Malta, and Tevfik Arif at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Unknown Traders in Securities of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.: Complaint

April 29, 2019 - Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. One or More Unknown Traders in the Securities of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. using accounts at Cowen International Ltd., of the United Kingdom, and Renaissance Securities (Cyprus) Limited, of Cyprus, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mare Nostrum Melita Ltd.: License Cancellation

April 29, 2019 - Regulatory Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority regarding Mare Nostrum Melita Limited.

ALROSA v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

April 10, 2019 - Application by ALROSA, a Russian diamond-mining company, to take discovery from Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon, Capital One NA, Capital One Bank (USA) NA, Citibank NA, Commerzbank NA, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank USA NA, JPMorgan Chase NA, Wells Fargo NA, PNC Bank NA, Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas SA, and UBS AG for use in contemplated legal proceedings in Angola or the United Kingdom against former or current executives of Catoca Ltd., a diamond-mining company in Angola, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kingstown Capital Management LP et al v. Radovan Vitek et al: Complaint

April 10, 2019 - Complaint in Kingstown Capital Management LP, Kingstown Partners Master Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Kingstown Partners II LP, Ktown LP, Kingstown Capital Partners LLC, Investhold Ltd., of the Marshall Islands; and Verali Limited, of Cyprus v. Radovan Vitek, of the Czech Republic; CPI Property Group SA, of Luxembourg; J&T Banka AS, Postova Banka AS, Jean-Francois Ott, of France; Jan Gerner, Milada Mala, Lumir Safranek, Pavel Spanko, and Julius Strapek, all of the Czech Republic, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BSR Fund SA et al v. Patrick Cunningham et al: Complaint

April 08, 2019 - Complaint in BSR Fund SA, of the Marshall Islands; United Capital Trust Inc., of Liberia; Volterra Investment Inc., of the Marshall Islands; B Angel Investment Corp., of the Marshall Islands; Galactica FX Trading Corp., of the Marshal Islands; Victor Restis, of Greece, and Bella Resti, of Greece v. Diwakar Jagannath, Ikon Global Holding Company LLC, Ikon Global Markets Inc., Ftechnics Inc., Ikon Europe Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Ikon Finance Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Ikon Atlantic Ltd., of Bermuda; Ioannis Litinas, of Greece; George Daskaleas, of Greece; Maria Kitromilidou, of Cyprus; and Patrick Cunningham alleging fraud regarding Gstar FX Inc., of Belize, and PK Investments Equity Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Silisten Trading Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

March 22, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Mark McDonald and Nicholas Wood, as the Foreign Representatives of Silisten Trading Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Nikolay Artemenko v. BVI Registrar of Corporate Affairs: Judgment

March 20, 2019 - Judgment in Nikolay Artemenko v. The Registrar of Corporate Affairs at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Donna Union Foundation v. Svoboda Corporation et al: Judgment

March 20, 2019 - Judgment in Donna Union Foundation, a Liechtenstein Foundation whose ultimate beneficial owner is Mikhail Vasinkevich, of Russia, v. Svoboda Corporation, formerly of the British Virgin Islands, currently in Anguilla, which appears to be controlled by August Meyer, and Koshigi Limited, of the BVI, which appears to be controlled by Dmitry Kostygin, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

USA v. Paul Manafort: USA's Sentencing Memorandum in DC Case

February 23, 2019 - USA's Redacted Sentencing Memorandum in USA v. Paul Manafort at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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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.