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Compañia De Navegación Palomar SA et al v. Isabel Brenda Koutsos: Judgment

March 23, 2020 - Judgment for $2.75 million in favor of the plaintiff in Compañia De Navegación Palomar, SA, of Panama; Cosmopolitan Finance Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands; Dominion Corporation SA, of Panama; John Manners and Co. (Malaya) Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Peninsula Navigation Company (Private) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Straits Marine Company Private Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Isabel Brenda Koutsos, of Australia, at Singapore High Court.

Juan María Rendón et al v. Abbott Laboratories Inc.: Discovery Application

March 16, 2020 - Application by Juan María Rendón, a citizen of Italy residing in Portugal, and Roberto Maurice Ventura Crispino, a citizen of Italy residing in Panama, to take discovery from Abbott Laboratories Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Colombia and Switzerland involving "a group of sellers who entered into a stock purchase agreement with CFR International SpA, as purchaser, and CFR Pharmaceuticals S.A., as warrantor, for purposes of transferring control over one of the largest pharmaceutical groups in Colombia, named Lafrancol", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Maikel Jose Moreno Perez: Criminal Complaint

March 13, 2020 - Criminal Complaint alleging money laundering regarding the proceeds of corruption and involving, inter alia, bank accounts in Austria and Switzerland and companies in Belize and Panama in USA v. Maikel Jose Moreno Perez, described as the "President of the Supreme Tribunal in Venezuela", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Olinda Star Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

March 06, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Eleanor Fisher, as the Foreign Representative of Olinda Star Ltd. (in Provisional Liquidation), whose "operational management team is based in Brazil, its treasury function is located in Panama, and its sole director resides in the Cayman Islands", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Global Network Management, Ltd. v. CenturyLink Latin American Solutions LLC: Notice of Removal

February 20, 2020 - Defendant's Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint, in Global Network Management, Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. CenturyLink Latin American Solutions LLC, formerly known as Level 3 Latin American Solutions LLC, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Richard Gaffey: Superseding Indictment

February 11, 2020 - Superseding Indictment alleging tax fraud and money laundering regarding an investigation triggered by the data leak known as the 'Panama Papers' in USA v. Richard Gaffey, a.k.a. Dick Gaffey, ac accountant residing in Massachusetts, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Luzar Trading SA v. Tradiverse Corporation: Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award

January 23, 2020 - Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award in Luzar Trading SA, of Panama v. Tradiverse Corporation, of New York, NY, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Banco Continental SA: Chapter 15 Petition

January 23, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Honduras by Oscar A. Lagos, of Banco de los Trabajadores, SA, as the Foreign Representative of Banco Continental SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

EXPOSED: Symtomax Group's fraudulent €12M Bond Offering

January 22, 2020 - A €12 million bond offering by British nationals Minette Coetzee, a.k.a. Minette Compson, and Paul Segal via their Symtomax Group for a purported medical cannabis production facility in Portugal is fraudulent, OffshoreAlert can reveal. The scheme involves entities and individuals in the BVI, Canada, Dubai, England, Gibraltar, Morocco, Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, South Africa, and Switzerland.

Privilege Wealth Plc: Notice of Court Order Ending Administration

January 21, 2020 - Notice of Court Order Ending Administration regarding Privilege Wealth Plc, of Britain, by the company's administrators, Stephen Katz and John Kelmanson.

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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.