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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.

NN2 Newco Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

July 09, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Jane Moriarty, as the Foreign Representative of NN2 Newco Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Nyrstar N.V., of Belgium and Switzerland, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

9REN Holding Sarl v. Spain: Complaint

June 25, 2019 - Complaint to enforce an arbitral award in 9REN Holding Sarl, of Luxembourg, v. The Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd. v. Phillip Van Niekerk: Discovery Application

June 21, 2019 - Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited, of England and Wales, to take discovery from Phillip Van Niekerk for use in a lawsuit brought in England by ENRC against the Serious Fraud Office, of the United Kingdom, "that arises out of a series of leaks by the Serious Fraud Office of the Government of the United Kingdom in relation to the SFO's investigation of ENRC", which involves suspected bribery and fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Mundo Media Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

June 18, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Mundo Media Ltd., 2538853 Ontario Ltd., M Zone Marketing Inc., and AppThis Holdings, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: Notice of Removal

June 14, 2019 - Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets for Qatari currency, bonds, and other financial instruments", in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of the United Arab Emirates, and Samba Financial Group SJSC, of Saudi Arabia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 11 GmbH et al: Chapter 15 Petition

May 22, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Rolf Pohlmann, as the Foreign Representative of NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 11 GmbH, NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 16 GmbH, and NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 19 GmbH, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Helix Investment Management LP v. Privilege Direct Corp.: Motion for Default Judgment

April 22, 2019 - Plaintiff's Motion for Default Judgment against Privilege Direct Corp. in Helix Investment Management LP v. Privilege Direct Corp., Oliphant Financial Group LLC, Oliphant Financial Corporation, and Robert A. Morris at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Helix Investment Management LP v. Robert Morris: Motion for Summary Judgment

April 22, 2019 - Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment against Robert Morris in Helix Investment Management LP v. Privilege Direct Corp., Oliphant Financial Group LLC, Oliphant Financial Corporation and Robert A. Morris at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Helix Investment Management LP v. Oliphant Financial Group et al: Summary Judgment Motion

April 22, 2019 - Plaintiff's Motion for Final Summary Judgment against Oliphant Financial Group LLC and Oliphant Financial Corporation in Helix Investment Management LP v. Privilege Direct Corp., Oliphant Financial Group LLC, Oliphant Financial Corporation, and Robert A. Morris at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

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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.