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Mundo Media Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

June 18, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Mundo Media Ltd., 2538853 Ontario Ltd., M Zone Marketing Inc., and AppThis Holdings, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Lucie Foukalova v. Citibank NV et al: Discovery Application

June 03, 2019 - Application on behalf of Lucie Foukalova to take discovery from Citibank, TD Bank, and TIAA Financial Services for use in legal proceedings in the Czech Republic involving the Estate of Marcela Antonie Kopal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Shanghai Huaxin Group (Hongkong) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

May 07, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Hong Kong by Man Chun So, a.k.a. Christopher So, and Donald Edward Osborn, a.k.a. Ted Osborn, as the Foreign Representatives of Shanghai Huaxin Group (Hongkong) Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Czech Republic: Michal Skarda

April 25, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Czech Republic - for a criminal investigation into Michal Skarda for suspected computer fraud.

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.

Czech Republic: David Hanus et al

January 16, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Czech Republic - for a criminal investigation into David Hanus and Yevhenii Chumash for suspected fraud and forgery.

US regulator acts against Cayman's Beverstone Fund Management

December 18, 2018 - The National Futures Association has suspended Cayman Islands-domiciled Beverstone Fund Management and its Canadian principal, Roland Kaehler, for operating what appears to be a fraudulent scheme in which investors have lost over $6 million.

Beverstone Fund Management et al: Suspension

December 18, 2018 - Notice of Member Responsibility Action and Associate Responsibility Action in National Futures Association v. Beverstone Fund Management, of the Cayman Islands, and Roland Kaehler.

Czech Republic v. A11Y Ltd.: Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award

August 24, 2018 - Petition to Confirm Foreign Arbitral Award in Czech Republic v. A11Y Ltd. 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.