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Deutsche Bank Cayman et al v. Accendo Banco SA: Petition

September 18, 2019 - Petition for Injunctive Relief In Aid of Arbitration in Deutsche Mexico Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg; Süddeutsche Vermogensverwaltung GmbH, of Germany,  and Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Cayman Islands Branch, c/o Cainvest Bank and Trust Limited, of the Cayman Islands v. Accendo Banco SA, formerly known as InvestaBank SA, of Mexico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v. Complete Genomics, Inc. et al: Discovery Application

September 06, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Illumina Cambridge Ltd., "a United Kingdom subsidiary of Illumina Inc., which is a California based, NASDAQ listed company", to take discovery from Complete Genomics, Inc., BGI Americas Corp., and MGI Americas Inc. . which are "owned by or affiliated with the BGI Group, a competitor of Illumina Cambridge based in the People's Republic of China", for use in patent infringement proceedings in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, and Turkey, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Storag Etzel GmbH v. Baker Hughes: Discovery Application

August 29, 2019 - Application by Storag Etzel GmbH to take discovery from Baker Hughes, a GE Company, for use in an arbitration proceeding in Germany involving Baker Hughes (Deutschland) GmbH, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Swiss regulator issues public warning against SEK Capital SA

August 23, 2019 - The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority has issued a "Public Warning" against asset manager SEK Capital SA, which is operated by Kerstin Moleman, of Germany, and Simone Rastelli, of Italy.

Deutsche Bank AG: $16 Million Penalties

August 22, 2019 - Order Instituting Cease-and-Desist Proceedings, Making Findings and Imposing a Cease-and-Desist Order in the matter of Deutsche Bank AG before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEK Capital SA: Public Warning

August 22, 2019 - Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority regarding SEK Capital SA, which is operated by Kerstin Moleman, a citizen of Germany, and Simone Rastelli, a citizen of Italy.

Christine Grablis et al v. OneCoin Ltd. et al: First Amended Class Action Complaint

August 02, 2019 - First Amended Class Action Complaint regarding an alleged cryptocurrency fraud in which much of the proceeds were allegedly laundered in the Cayman Islands and Ireland in Donald Berdeaux, of Montana, and Christine Grablis, of Tennessee v. OneCoin Ltd., of Bulgaria; Ruja Ignatova, of Bulgaria; Konstantin Igantov, of Bulgaria; Sebastian Greenwood, of Sweden; Mark Scott, of Coral Gables, Florida; Irina Andreeva Dilinska, David Pike, of Coral Gables, Florida, and Nicole J. Huesmann, of Coral Gables, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. AG: Public Warning

July 25, 2019 - Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority about "unauthorized activities" by cryptocurrency firm AG, whose 'Founders' on its website are identified as Markus Dold, of Germany; Dariia Manovytska, of Ukraine, and Holger Czesnat, of Germany.

Bank of Valletta notifies Argentarius Group of 'fraud liability'

July 16, 2019 - The closure of the Malta operations of Argentarius Group, which now operates in the Cayman Islands as iMaps Capital, coincided with preliminary legal action against it by the Bank of Valletta regarding an alleged investment fraud that resulted in losses of at least €79 million, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

Scandal-plagued Argentarius Group closes in Malta, moves to Cayman

July 12, 2019 - Amid legal and regulatory issues, Argentarius Group - which provides low-cost, regulation-free investment funds to asset managers, particularly fraudsters - has closed down in Malta, having moved its headquarters to the Cayman Islands, where it operates as iMaps Capital.

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Cayman Islands cryptocurrency "incubator" ICOBox and its founder, Nikolay Evdokimov, have been sued by the U.S. SEC for alleged illegal involvement in digital token offerings that raised $665 million. In a separate lawsuit last year, a former CEO of an ICOBox subsidiary claimed the group's "main shareholders" were "all funded by Russian money laundered through bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies".
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.