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Insolvent Bahamas insurer sues former directors over 'dubious' Florida property deals

January 03, 2012 - The court-appointed managers of Bahamas-domiciled British American Insurance Company Ltd., which operated throughout the Bermuda-Caribbean region, are suing the insurer's former directors and others for 'recklessly gambling away' hundreds of millions of dollars on 'speculative' Florida real estate investments.

Stanford International Bank: Accounts by Jurisdiction

March 07, 2011 - A breakdown by jurisdiction and amounts of accounts held at Stanford International Bank.

British American Insurance Company Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

October 09, 2009 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Bahamas by Juan Lopez, a.k.a. John Lopez, as the Foreign Representative of British American Insurance Company Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

British Virgin Islands: Kevin Sweeney

June 19, 2009 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the British Virgin Islands into Kevin Sweeney for the alleged theft of funds from his employer, VP Bank.

British Virgin Islands: Kevin Sweeney(2)

May 19, 2009 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the British Virgin Islands into Kevin Sweeney for allegedly stealing from and defrauding his employer, VP Bank.

Newt Utopia: And Justice For All ... Caribbean Style

August 31, 2004 - A look at the pros and cons of the Caribbean Court of Justice.

Colonial Life of Trinidad acquires British American Insurance

July 30, 1997 - The Caribbean operations of British American Insurance Company, which is part of the Bahamas-based British American Bank group, are being acquired by Colonial Life Financial of Trinidad.

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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.