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USA v. Steve Pursley: Jury Verdict

September 06, 2019 - Jury Verdict in USA v. Jack Stephen Pursley, a.k.a. Steve Pursley, an attorney based in Houston, Texas, regarding an offshore tax evasion scheme involving, inter alia, companies in Australia and the Isle of Man and a nominee in Brazil, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

British fraud firm Etaireia Investments goes into administration

August 29, 2019 - British firm Etaireia Investments Plc has gone into administration - four years after being exposed by OffshoreAlert for perpetrating a property-based investment fraud involving firms and individuals in the BVI, England, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Scotland, Seychelles, and Spain.

GFG 737 Ltd. v. Jetcraft Corporation et al: Complaint

August 23, 2019 - Complaint in GFG 737 Limited, of the Isle of Man v. Jetcraft Corporation, of North Carolina, and Jetcraft Global Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Maria Rigail Pons v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

August 02, 2019 - Application by Maria Fernanda Rigail Pons to take discovery from UBS Financial Services Inc., UBS AG, CA Indosuez Wealth, Amke Registered Agents LLC, and Philippe Larmier regarding individuals and legal entities in several jurisdictions, including the British Virgin Islands, Isle of Man, Nevis, and the United States, for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador against Carlos Alberto Avellán Areta, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Robert Davis et al v. Isle of Man Attorney General: Judgment

July 16, 2019 - Judgment regarding an application to amend a "doleance claim" to quash search and seizure warrants for an investigation into money laundering involving international payments processing and money services firm PacNet Services Ltd., of Canada, in Robert Paul Davis, Monica Elizabete Botcher, Timothy Richard Craine, Balladaniel Limited, Differentia Limited, Counting House Services Limited, Delivered Co. Ltd., and Susana Keil v. HM Attorney General at the Isle of Man High Court.

Templeton Insurance Ltd. v. Greg Taylor: Contempt Judgment

July 11, 2019 - Judgment on Contempt of Court regarding the "deliberate and flagrant disobedience" of freezing and disclosure orders involving stolen funds in Templeton Insurance Limited v. Greg Nicholas Taylor at the Isle of Man High Court.

Isle of Man FSA v. Montpelier (Trust and Corporate) Services Ltd.: Judgment

July 09, 2019 - Judgment regarding a Temporary Advocate's License for James Collins QC, of Essex Chambers, in Isle of Man Financial Services Authority v. Montpelier (Trust and Corporate) Services Limited at the Isle of Man High Court.

USA v. Steve Pursley: USA's Trial Brief

June 24, 2019 - USA's Trial Brief in USA v. Jack Stephen Pursley, a.k.a. Steve Pursley, an attorney based in Houston, Texas, regarding an offshore tax evasion scheme involving, inter alia, companies in Australia and the Isle of Man and a nominee in Brazil, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Prasan PTC Ltd. v. Global Steel Holdings Ltd.: Judgment

June 12, 2019 - Judgment in Prasan PTC Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, as Trustee of the Prasan Trust v. Global Steel Holdings Limited (in Liquidation), of the Isle of Man, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

SWM Ltd. v. Jersey Financial Services Commission: Judgment

June 04, 2019 - Judgment regarding an appeal against a regulator's decision to revoke an investment business registration and to issue a public notice to that effect in SWM Limited v. Jersey Financial Services Commission at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

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