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Offshore bank sues Mastercard for 'driving it into liquidation' by terminating its license

March 12, 2020 - Loyal Bank, of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is suing Mastercard for allegedly causing its liquidation by terminating its license and keeping its $1.5 million deposit as a "termination fee" after the offshore bank was charged with money laundering in the U.S.

Poland: Jan Putkowski et al

February 04, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Citibank regarding an account at ABC Banking Corporation Ltd., of Mauritius - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into Jan Putkowski and others for suspected money laundering.

Power Systems Technologies Ltd. v. JMC Platform Fund I-A LP: Complaint

January 07, 2020 - Complaint for damages of $4.6 million alleging "failure to honor its written irrevocable and unconditional guaranty of payment of the obligations of Unipower, LLC" in Power Systems Technologies Ltd., of Mauritius v. JMC Platform Fund I-A LP, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

JAMLS Group Ltd.: License Revocation

December 11, 2019 - Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission announcing the revocation of the "Category 2 Global Business Licence" of JAMLS Group Ltd.

Lance Ranger v. Charles Pycraft: Claim Form

November 04, 2019 - Claim Form and Particulars of Claim in Lance Dorian Ranger, of Switzerland, described as "a qualified and practising solicitor in England & Wales and the owner and Managing Director of Attendus Trust Company AG" and "founder in 2007 of the Ranger Foundation Trust, a registered Mauritian charity" v. Charles Pycraft, of London, England, at the County Court at Clerkenwell and Shoreditch, England.

BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corp. v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles: Contempt Judgment

October 07, 2019 - Contempt of Court Judgment in BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Rishi Gupta v. New Silk Route Advisors LP et al: Complaint

October 07, 2019 - Complaint alleging "Retaliation in Violation of the Dodd-Frank" in Rishi Gupta, of New York, NY, described as "a SEC Whistleblower" v. New Silk Route Advisors LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Partners Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Parag Saxena, of New York, NY; New Silk Route PE Associates LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route PE Asia Fund-A LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Asia Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Holdings LLC, of Mauritius, as Defendants, and New Silk Route Mauritius Advisors LLC, of Mauritius; Arduino Holdings Limited, of Cyprus; InGain Traders LLC, of Mauritius; South Asia Gastronomy Enterprises LLC, of Mauritius; Orisen MedTech Limited, of Mauritius; A H Holdings (BVI) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and A H Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mauritius bans British accountant & local lawyer whose firm provided services to drug trafficker

October 04, 2019 - British chartered accountant David Gaskell and Mauritian lawyer Penny Hack, whose management firm provided services to British drug trafficker James Mulvey, have been banned as corporate officers in Mauritius.

Arun Panchariya et al: Disqualifications

October 03, 2019 - Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission announcing the disqualifications of Varsharanee Roopun and Arun Ramswaroopji Panchariya.

Black River Trust Company Ltd et al.: Disqualification of Officers & License Revocation

October 03, 2019 - Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission announcing the Revocation of the Management License of Black River Trust Company Ltd., formerly known as Grand Baie Trust Company Ltd., and the Disqualification of its Officers, Luc Allan Penny Hack, a lawyer, and David Perry Haskell, a British chartered accountant.

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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.