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BVI court freezes yacht linked with fired Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

August 23, 2019 - Japanese auto manufacturer Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. has obtained an order in the British Virgin Islands to preserve a yacht called 'Twig' that is linked with its former Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who is a citizen of Brazil, France, and Lebanon.

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. v. Carlos Ghosn et al: Preservation Order

August 21, 2019 - Order in Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., of Japan v. Carlos Ghosn, a citizen of Brazil, France and Lebanon and a former chairman and CEO of Nissan; his wife, Carole Nahas Ghosn, and Beauty Yachts Pty Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, as Respondents, and Virgin Islands Shipping Registry, and Hauteville Trust (BVI) Limited, as Third Parties, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

USA v. Jean Boustani et al: Indictment

December 19, 2018 - Indictment in USA v. Jean Boustani, a.k.a. Jean Boustany, a citizen of Lebanon; Najib Allam, a.k.a. Naji Allam, a citizen of Lebanon; Manuel Chang, a citizen of Mozambique and Mozambique's Minister of Finance; Antonio Do Rosario, a citizen of Mozambique and "an official in Mozambique's governmental state intelligence and security service, known as Servico de Informacoes e Seguranca do Estado; Teofilo Nhangumele, "a citizen of Mozambique acting in an official capacity for and on behalf of the Office of the President of Mozambique"; Andrew Pearse, a citizen of New Zealand; Surjan Singh, a citizen of the United Kingdom; and Detelina Subeva, a citizen of Bulgaria, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Iraq Telecom Ltd. v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

October 05, 2018 - Ex Parte Application by Iraq Telecom Limited to conduct discovery from HSBC Bank (USA) NA, Standard Chartered International (USD) Ltd., The Bank of New York Mellon NA, and Wells Fargo Bank NA at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Hungary: Csilla Ildiko Fekete

February 05, 2018 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Hungary - for a criminal investigation into Csilla Ildiko Fekete, Sacramento Packing Inc. and others for suspected money laundering.

Charif Kazal et al v. Matthew Price: Complaint

December 07, 2017 - Complaint in Charif Kazal, Adam Kazal, Tony Kazal, and Karl Kazal v. Matthew Price at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Lebanese Media Holding (LMH) Ltd. v. Randa Saad El-Daher: Writ of Summons

July 13, 2017 - Writ of Summons in Lebanese Media Holding (LMH) Limited v. Randa Saad El-Daher at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

HC Mena 1 Ltd.: Originating Application

April 28, 2017 - Originating Application In the Matter of HC Mena 1 Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Kayan Ltd.: Originating Application

April 27, 2017 - Originating Application In the Matter of Kayan Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Mohamad Fakih v. The Registrar of Corporate Affairs et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

October 12, 2015 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Mohamad Fakih v. The Registrar of Corporate Affairs and The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

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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.