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Deutsche Bank Cayman et al v. Accendo Banco SA: Petition

September 18, 2019 - Petition for Injunctive Relief In Aid of Arbitration in Deutsche Mexico Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg; Süddeutsche Vermogensverwaltung GmbH, of Germany,  and Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Cayman Islands Branch, c/o Cainvest Bank and Trust Limited, of the Cayman Islands v. Accendo Banco SA, formerly known as InvestaBank SA, of Mexico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Equity Power Fund: Shareholder Letter

September 02, 2019 - Shareholder Letter by the Board of Directors of LFP I SICAV SIF S.A., of Luxembourg, alleging "fraud, forgery, breach of trust and money laundering" regarding Equity Power Fund.

Scandal-plagued Odebrecht Group applies for Chapter 15 recognition in New York

August 26, 2019 - Companies in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Brazil that belong to the insolvent conglomerate Odebrecht Group at the heart of a Brazilian bribery scandal have applied for Chapter 15 recognition at federal bankruptcy court in New York.

Odebrecht SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

August 26, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Marcelo Rossini, as the Foreign Representative of Odebrecht S.A., of Brazil; Odebrecht Finance Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Odebrecht Participações e Investimentos S.A., of Brazil, and ODB International Corporation, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Privilege Wealth Plc: Administrators' Progress Report - September 7, 2019

August 16, 2019 - Administrators' Progress Report by insolvency practitioners Stephen Katz and John Kelmanson regarding Privilege Wealth Plc, a British firm that collapsed after being exposed as the perpetrator of an investment fraud by OffshoreAlert in 2016.

Fratelli Investments Ltd. et al v. Cimento Tupi SA: Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment In Lieu of Complaint

August 02, 2019 - Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment In Lieu of Complaint regarding the payment of Notes in the amount of $113 million in Fratelli Investments Ltd., of the Bahamas; ICE EM Credit Absolute Return Master Fund Designated Activity Co., of Ireland; ICE Oryx Alpha Master Fund Designated Activity Co., of Ireland; JPMorgan Chase Retirement Plan, of New York; ICE Global Credit Funds-ICE EM Credit Total Return Fund, of Luxembourg, and VR Global Partners LP, of the Cayman Islands v. Cimento Tupi SA, of Brazil, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Access Advantage Master Ltd. v. Alpha Prime Fund Ltd.: Complaint

July 31, 2019 - Complaint regarding $30 million invested in a fraudulent scheme by Bernard Madoff in Access Advantage Master Ltd., domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, based in Corte Madera, California v. Alpha Prime Fund Ltd., of Bermuda, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

SKAT v. Solo Capital Partners LLP et al: Re-Amended Complaint

July 30, 2019 - Re-Amended Particulars of Claim alleging tax fraud involving entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dubai, Jersey, Luxembourg and other jurisdictions in Skatteforvaltningenen, a.k.a. SKAT, (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v. Solo Capital Partners LLP, Solo Capital Ltd., Agrius Capital Ltd., AESA Sarl, Anupe Dhorajiwala, Old Park Lane Capital Ltd., Telesto Markets LLP, Anthony Mark Patterson, Graham McKenzie Horn, Priyan Shah, Sanjay Shah, Gerard O'Callaghan, Elysium Global Ltd., Goal TaxBack Ltd., Koi Associates Ltd., Syntax GIS Ltd., Acupay System LLC, Global Equities GmbH, West Point Derivatives Ltd., North Channel Bank Gmbh, Salgado Capital, ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd., Indigo Global Partners Ltd., Lindisfarne Partners LLP, Khajuraho Equity Trading Sarl, Treefrog Capital Ltd., Arche Cayman Ltd., Trillium Capital Sarl, Ganymede Cayman Ltd., VEM Holdings Sarl, Colbrook Ltd., Elysium Global (Dubai) Ltd., T&S Capital, Darren Lui, Hooloomooloo Holdings Ltd., Ampersand Capital Ltd., Usha Shah, Michael Stephen Murphy, James Edward Hoogewerf, Charles Joseph Knott, Polaris Capital Ltd., Polaris Capital (One) Ltd., Edo Barac, Robyn Llewellyn, North Channel Bank GmbH & Co. KG, Mankash Jain, Paul Preston, Daksha Bhudia, Jas Bains, Anne Christine Stratford, Europa LLP Executive Pension Scheme, Honey Jersey Ltd., Jonathan Godson, Daniel Fletcher, Alasdair Gavin Gonzalez Brown, Janice Allgrove, Godson Consulting LLC 401 Plan, Lawler Noble 401 K Plan, Watts Street Capital 401 K Plan, Roxy Ventures Solo 401 K Plan, Alba Gonzalez Brown, Fiveways Consulting FZE, Trixor Holdings One Ltd., FGC Elysium Holdings Ltd., IPIS UK (Battersea London 1) Ltd., Martin Smith, Guenthar Grant-Klar, West Point Derivatives Ltd., Bellview Financial Ltd., Rivera One Ltd., Astella Capital Ltd., PCM Ltd., Eris Investments Ltd., Silvercouk Ltd., Darren Wang Lip Yiu, Solo Group (Holdings) Ltd., Solo Group Services Ltd., Luna Capital Partners LLP, Copella Capital Ltd., Zuben Capital Ltd., Serafine Capital Ltd., Serafine Investments Ltd., Kenna Capital Ltd., Kenna Investments Ltd., Silver Fox Holdings Ltd, Ace City Holdings Ltd., Araya Holdings Ltd., Oberix International Corporation, Trillium Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Woodfields Holdings Capital Ltd., DoubleTwo Holdings Ltd., and Double Two Investments Ltd. at the High Court for England and Wales.

LIC Telecommunications Sarl et al v. Michael Tennenbaum et al: Discovery Application

July 30, 2019 - Application by LIC Telecommunications Sarl, of Luxembourg, and Empreno Ventures Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, which are both owned by Dmitry Kosarev, of Russia, to take take discovery from Michael Tennenbaum, Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC, and Tennenbaum Opportunities Partners V LP for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom against VTB Capital Plc, of the United Kingdom; Spas Rusev, of Bulgaria; Delta Capital International AD, of Luxembourg; Maze Sarl, of Luxembourg; Milen Veltchev, a former Minister of Finance of Bulgaria; Viva Telecom (Luxembourg) SA, of Luxembourg; V Telecom Investment SCA, of Luxembourg, and V2 Investment Sarl, of Luxembourg, "for allegedly orchestrating a sham "auction" as a means to obtain ownership and control of the "Vivacom Group"", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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.

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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.