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Peter Nygard's Sons v. Peter Nygard et al: Complaint

August 16, 2020 - Complaint in Jane Doe, as guardian, on behalf of John Doe No. 1, a minor, and John Doe No. 2, described as "the biological sons of Peter Nygard" who "experienced, first-hand, the destruction caused by Peter Nygard’s sex trafficking venture" and who "bring this action to shine the light of truth on their father's sexual abuse" v. Peter J. Nygard, described as "a Finnish and Canadian citizen" with residences in the Bahamas, Canada, and the U.S.; Nygard Inc., Nygard International Partnership, and Nygard Holdings Limited at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Malta FSA cancels licenses of three investment firms, fines two others

June 14, 2020 - In a series of regulatory actions announced on Friday, the Malta Financial Services Authority cancelled the licenses of three investment firms and imposed fines on a retirement scheme and its administrator.

Jane Does v. Peter Nygard et al: Class Action Complaint

February 13, 2020 - Class Action Complaint alleging "rape and sexual assault" of "young, impressionable, and often impoverished children and women" in the Bahamas, Canada, USA, and elsewhere in Jane Does Nos. 1-10, described as nine citizens of the Bahamas and one of the United States v. Peter J. Nygard, described as "a Finnish and Canadian citizen with permanent residences in the United States"; Nygard Inc., of Delaware; Nygard International Partnership, of Canada, and Nygard Holdings Limited, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Robert Seiden v. Link Motion Inc.: Ruling

February 04, 2020 - Ruling in Robert Seiden, of the United States, as Temporary Receiver of Link Motion Inc. v. Link Motion Inc., a Cayman Islands firm based in China, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

January 17, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Alexander Lawson and Christopher Kennedy, of Alvarez and Marsal Cayman Islands Ltd., as the Foreign Representatives of IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Peter Nygard v. Frederick Smith et al: Contempt of Court Appeal Judgment

December 18, 2019 - Judgment allowing an application by Peter Nygard, a Finnish-Canadian fashion businessman, to stay a Court Order committing and sentencing him to prison for 90 days for contempt of court in Peter John Nygard v. Frederick Smith QC, The Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay, and Callenders & Co. at the Court of Appeal in the Bahamas.

Peter Nygard et al v. Louis Bacon: Defendant's Opposition to Leave to File Amended Complaint

December 09, 2019 - Defendant's Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint in Peter J. Nygard, a Finnish-Canadian fashion entrepreneur; Nygard International Partnership, and Nygard, Inc. v. Louis M. Bacon, an American hedge fund manager, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In his Motion, Bacon alleged that "two Bahamian resident witnesses" had given statements that they were hired to kill him and others.

Non-UCITS Fund Aktia Trade Finance v. IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

August 22, 2019 - Winding Up Petition in Non-UCITS Fund Aktia Trade Finance, of Finland v. IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Limited, of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. Bank of America et al: Petition to Serve 'John Doe' Summonses

April 23, 2019 - Ex Parte Petition for Leave to Serve 'John Doe' Summonses regarding an investigation into suspected tax evasion by taxpayers in Finland in USA v. Bank of America, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., and TD Bank NA at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

Ferratum Bank Plc: Regulatory Penalty

April 03, 2018 - Malta Financial Services Authority announcement of an administrative penalty against Ferratum Bank Plc.

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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.