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USA v. Austin Smith: Plea Agreement

March 14, 2019 - Plea Agreement in USA v. Austin Smith, of Israel, regarding binary options fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. et al: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

March 12, 2019 - Deferred Prosecution Agreement in USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd., of Israel; United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., of Switzerland; and Mizrahi Tefahot Trust Company Ltd., of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. et al: Criminal Information

March 12, 2019 - Criminal Information in USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd., of Israel; United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., of Switzerland; and Mizrahi Tefahot Trust Company Ltd., of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Austin Smith: Criminal Information

February 25, 2019 - Criminal Information in USA v. Austin Smith, a.k.a. John Ried, of Israel, regarding an alleged binary options fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

ABN AMRO Capital USA LLC et al v. AMERRA Capital Management LLC et al: Complaint

February 25, 2019 - Complaint in ABN AMRO Capital USA LLC, of Delaware; Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, and Natixis, New York Branch, all of France; Macquarie Bank Limited, of Australia; Bank Hapoalim BM, of Israel; MUFG Bank Ltd., of Japan; and Israel Discount Bank, of New York v. AMERRA Capital Management LLC, AMERRA Latin America Finance LLC, AMERRA Agri Advantage Fund LP, AMERRA Agri Opportunity Fund LP, AMERRA Multi Strategy Fund LP, and AMERRA Agri Fund II LP, all of Delaware; AMERRA Agri Offshore Master Fund II LP, of the Cayman Islands; and Nancy Obler, of New York, at New York Supreme Court, County of New York.

NovaTrans Investments (Cayman Islands) LP: Restoration Application

December 19, 2018 - Originating Application in the matter of NovaTrans Investments (Cayman Islands) LP at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Shira Israella Klein-Bentsur v. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. et al: Discovery Application

November 28, 2018 - Ex Parte Application by Shira Israella Klein-Bentsur to take discovery from Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Urogen Pharma Ltd., XTL Biophannaceuticals LLC, Nextgen Healthcare Information Systems LLC, E-QURE Corp., Stemline Therapeutics, Inc., Citibank N.A., HSBC Bank Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., TD Bank, N.A., Bank Leumi, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Oppenheimer & Co., UBS AG, Bank of New York Mellon, ABN AMRO Securities LLC, First Trade Union Bank, Bank of Ireland, Santander Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets, and Cornick, Garber & Sandler, LLP for use in legal proceedings in Israel involving Ron Bentsur, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Brillianthome Company SA v. BVI Registrar of Corporate Affairs: Restoration Application

November 26, 2018 - CaFixed Date Claim Form in Brillianthome Company SA v. Myrna Herbert as the Registrar of Corporate Affairs, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Top Matrix Holdings Ltd. v. Credit Suisse Holdings (USA) Inc. et al: Foreign Discovery Petition

October 09, 2018 - Ex Parte Petition by Top Matrix Holdings Ltd., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled firm owned by Vitaly Malkin, a citizen of Russia, Israel, and Cyprus, to take discovery from Credit Suisse Holdings (USA) Inc., Credit Suisse (USA) Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Credit Suisse Asset Management, LLC, and Brady W. Dougan for use in contemplated proceedings in Switzerland concerning a fraud perpetrated by former Credit Suisse banker Patrice Lescaudron, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Hiscox Bermuda obtains $1.8M judgment against ex-CFO accused of fraud

October 08, 2018 - Bermuda-based, London Stock Exchange-listed insurance group Hiscox has obtained summary judgment for $1.5 million and CHF 334,000 against its former Chief Financial Officer, Yuval Abraham, whom it has accused of fraud.

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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.