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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.

Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd. et al v. Jersey Attorney General et al: Judgment

June 17, 2019 - Judgment regarding a criminal investigation in Norway into tax evasion by Berge Gerdt Larsen involving entities in Abu Dhabi, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, England, Jersey, Liberia, Panama, Singapore, and Saint Kitts and Nevis in Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd., of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; North East Oil Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Larsen Oil and Gas Drilling Ltd., of Jersey; Network Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Independent Oilfield Rentals IOR Ltd., of Jersey; Petrolia Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; OPS Personnel Services Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, et al v. The Office of the Comptroller of Taxes, The Attorney General for Jersey, in the Channel Islands, et al at the Privy Council, in the United Kingdom.

Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd. et al v. Northern Offshore Drilling Services U.S. Inc. et al: Complaint

May 02, 2019 - Complaint in Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd., domiciled in Bermuda, based in Norway, and Assuranceforeningen Gard, of Norway, v. Northern Offshore Drilling Services U.S. Inc. and Northern Offshore U.K. Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Mare Nostrum Melita Ltd.: License Cancellation

April 29, 2019 - Regulatory Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority regarding Mare Nostrum Melita Limited.

Norske Skogindustrier ASA: Chapter 15 Petition

November 16, 2018 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Norway by Tom Hugo Ottesen, as the Foreign Representative of Norske Skogindustrier ASA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mare Nostrum Melita Limited: Directives

October 19, 2018 - Directives against Mare Nostrum Melita Limited by Malta Financial Services Authority.

Perforadora Oro Negro S. de RL de CV: Chapter 15 Petition

April 20, 2018 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Mexico by Alonso Del Val Echeverria, as the Foreign Representative of Perforadora Oro Negro S. de R.L. de C.V., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sempacher Foundation v. Lark Services, Inc. et al: Claim Form

February 15, 2018 - Claim Form in Sempacher Foundation v. Lark Services, Inc., Jan-Erik Moe, Knut Iwan Heyerdahl-Larsen, and TCC Technologies AS, formerly known as Lark Services (Norway) AS, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Businessmen produced 'forged documents' in Gibraltar litigation discovery

November 26, 2017 - Two principals of a Gibraltar-based Internet services group - Iain Roache and Geir Rasmussen - submitted "forged documents" during discovery for a lawsuit they are defending, the jurisdiction's Chief Justice has ruled.

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