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Cortian Corporation FZE v. Napoleon Viernes et al: Complaint

January 11, 2021 - Complaint regarding an alleged $6.5 million investment in Magellan Consolidated Mines and Development Corporation, of the Philippines, in Cortian Corporation FZE, of Ras Al Khaimah v. Napoleon Viernes, Perlita Padilla Viernes, Andrea Viernes, and Martino Borelli at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo.

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Port Link GP Ltd: Writ of Summons

October 14, 2020 - Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging "deliberate, serial and systematic unlawful conduct" that a loss of "well in excess of USD 100 million" in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution for Social Security, both of Kuwait v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Luciane de Souza Fernandes v. Autoterminal International Ltd.: Liquidation Application

August 14, 2020 - Originating Application for the appointment of Pul Pretlove and Charlotte Caulfield liquidators in Luciane de Souza Fernandes, of the Philippines v. Autoterminal International Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Robert Stone v. NPLH (NZ) Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

June 19, 2020 - Winding Up Petition regarding Auto Net in Robert Devon Stone v. NPLH (NZ) Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Pauline Stonehill v. FBI: Complaint

June 01, 2020 - Complaint under the Freedom of Information Act regarding "the Government's role in the investigation and wiretapping" of Harry S. Stonehill, deceased, "the subsequent illegal raids on his businesses in the Philippines in 1962 and the use of Stonehill's lawyer as a government informant" in Pauline Dale Stonehill, of Malaga, Spain, widow of Harry Stonehill v. Federal Bureau of Investigation at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Kuwait Ports Authority v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

January 27, 2020 - Ex Parte Application by Kuwait Ports Authority to take discovery from Citibank and E-Trade Financial Corporation for use in "impending litigation" in the Cayman Islands regarding "fraud and other wrongdoing related to KPA's investments in and business dealings with: (1) KGL Investment Company KSCC; and (2) the private equity fund, The Port Fund L.P." estimated at "hundreds of millions of dollars", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Arab nations claim 'hundreds of millions of dollars are missing' from Cayman Islands fund

December 30, 2019 - In an application to take discovery from 12 US banks, a financial institution owned by six Arab nations claims that "hundreds of millions of dollars are missing" from a Cayman Islands investment fund that was set up to invest in "port-related assets around the world".

Gulf Investment Corp. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

December 26, 2019 - Application by Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, described as "a supranational financial institution owned equally by the six Gulf Cooperation Council states: The Kingdom of Bahrain; The State of Kuwait; The Sultanate of Oman; The State of Qatar; The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and The United Arab Emirates", to take discovery from Bank of America, NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, NA, Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company USA, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; National Australia Bank Limited, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in "contemplated litigation in the Cayman Islands" regarding "hundreds of millions of dollars that have gone missing", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Marico Tan Hubahib v. Cayman Islands Immigration Appeals Tribunal: Judicial Review

August 26, 2019 - Application for Leave to Apply for Judicial Review in Marico Tan Hubahib v. Immigration Appeals Tribunal at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. Garrett O'Rourke et al: TRO Motion

July 17, 2019 - SEC's Application for an Order to Show Cause, Temporary Restraining Order, and Order Freezing Assets regarding an alleged securities fraud scheme involving Canada, Malta, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, and the USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Garrett M. O'Rourke and Michael J. Black at the U. S District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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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.