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Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority v. First Abu Dhabi Bank: Summary Judgment Motion

November 24, 2020 - Motion For Summary Judgment in Lieu of Complaint to enforce a judgment in the amount of QAR200 million ($54.9 million) regarding an investigation into "market misconduct" in Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority v. First Abu Dhabi Bank at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Qatar Investment and Projects Development Holding Company W.L.L. v. L'Etoile Royale Inc. et al: Complaint

November 10, 2020 - Complaint alleging fraud regarding the purchase of earrings for $875,000 in Qatar Investment and Projects Development Holding Company W.L.L., described as a Qatar-based "family-run investment company" represented by "His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani" who is "a member of the Qatari royal family" v. L'Etoile Royale Inc., L'Etoile Royale LLC, and Garbis Dogramaciyan at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Anilkumar Raghavan Pattani: Disqualification

November 09, 2020 - Public Announcement by the Qatar Financial Centre that it has imposed a prohibition on Anilkumar Raghavan Pattani, who was described as "an Indian male".

Takaful International Company BSC: QAR728,000 Fine

September 27, 2020 - Press Release by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority announcing that it has imposed a fine of QAR 728,000 on Takaful International Company B.S.C., a licensed insurer, for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Qatar Financial Centre Companies Registration Office showed that Takaful International Company B.S.C. was incorporated in Bahrain on April 11th, 1989, its branch was authorized in Qatar on February 15th, 2011, and its "Principal Representative" in Qatar is Stephen Jijan.

International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC: 'New Business' Ban

September 23, 2020 - Press Release by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority announcing that it has ordered International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC, which is an insurance intermediary, to "immediately cease conducting new business" on the grounds of "fitness and propriety". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Qatar Financial Centre Companies Registration Office showed that International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC was incorporated on July 28th, 2009, its directors are Rudolfs Veiss, Nigel Thomas, and Howard Perera, its "significant shareholders" are Amberberg Ltd., Louise Joan Kidd, and Thomas Fewtrell, its Secretary is Marc Reaidi, and its "Approved Auditor" is Deloitte and Touche.

Syscontek Consulting LLC: Public Censure

September 08, 2020 - Public Statement by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority that it has censured Syscontek Consulting LLC for regulatory breaches regarding beneficial ownership requirements. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Qatar Financial Centre Public Register showed that Syscontek Consulting LLC, trading as SCT Consulting, was formed on November 26th, 2017, has had its "Licence Withdrawn by QFCA", and its "significant shareholder" is Allan Brandt Callo, whose LinkedIn profile states that he is based in Dallas, Texas.

Encryptics Data Security LLC et al: Public Censures

September 06, 2020 - Announcement by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority that it has imposed "a public censure" on Encryptics Data Security LLC and Siham Boulbadaoui for regulatory breaches regarding beneficial ownership.

Century Banking Corporation Ltd.: License Revocation

September 01, 2020 - Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has revoked the Islamic Banking License of Century Banking Corporation Ltd. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Corporate and Business Registration Department for Mauritius showed that Century Banking Corporation Ltd. was incorporated on May 21st, 2008, its directors are Charles Mark Broadley, of Hong Kong; Waleed Qassim Bangash, of Bahrain; Shakil Ibrahim Moollan, Rajendra Kumar Ujoodha, and Muhammad Houmayd Sulleman Rawat, all of Mauritius, and its shareholder is CBC Capital Limited, of Hong Kong. Research in the Hong Kong Companies Registry showed that the sole director of CBC Capital Limited is Charles Mark Broadley and its sole shareholder is Oryx Investment Limited, of Hong Kong, and that the sole director of Oryx Investment Limited is Kenneth Richard Wyness, a citizen of South Africa residing in Mauritius, and its sole shareholder is Ghanim Saad M. Alsaad Al-Kuwari, of Qatar. Charles Broadley ceased being a director of Oryx Investment Limited on July 31st, 2019.

InvestBank PSC v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

July 24, 2020 - Application by InvestBank PSC to take discovery from Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Standard Chartered Bank,  The Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Société Générale, BNP Paribas USA, The Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Commerzbank AG, Bank of China, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "contemplated proceedings" in Dubai "against Greenline Interiors FZCO, Greenline Yacht Interiors FZCO, Samir Michael Badro, Nabila Iskandar Samir Abboud Badro, Lea Samir Badro Hamadeh, Roy Samir Badro, and Fay Badro Zakhem" involving, inter alia, companies in Bahrain, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Kingdom, and the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mohammed Thani Al Thani v. Alan Hanke et al: Complaint

June 22, 2020 - Complaint alleging investment fraud in Mohammed Thani A.T. Al Thani, a citizen of Qatar v. Alan J. Hanke, of Crystal Lake, Illinois, and IOLO Global LLC, of Wyoming, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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