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I.T. Knowledge and Expertise CC v. Visa Inc.: Discovery Application

September 22, 2020 - Application by I.T. Knowledge and Expertise CC, of South Africa, to take discovery from Visa Inc. for use in legal proceedings in South Africa against First National Bank Limited, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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.

CFTC v. Dennis Jali et al: Complaint

August 28, 2020 - Complaint alleging the defendants "orchestrated a Ponzi scheme that ultimately yielded over $28 million in fraudulently solicited funds from over 1,000 individuals, entities, and groups of individuals" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Dennis Jali, described as a citizen of South Africa; Arley Ray Johnson, of Maryland; John Frimpong, a.k.a. 'Dr. John Erasmus'; 1st Million LLC, a.k.a. 1stMillionDollars, of Maryland; Smart Partners LLP, of Delaware, and Access2Assets LLC, of Maryland, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

SEC v. Dennis Jali et al: Complaint

August 28, 2020 - Complaint alleging the defendants "fraudulently raised more than $27 million from approximately 1,200 investors, many of them African immigrants" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dennis M. Jali, described as a citizen of South Africa; John E. Frimpong, described as a citizen of Ghana; Arley R. Johnson, of Maryland; The Smart Partners LLC, of Delaware, and 1st Million LLC, of Maryland, as Defendants, and Access2Assets LLC, of Maryland, as Relief Defendant, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Nkwe Platinum Ltd. v. Glendina Ltd. et al: Originating Summons

August 21, 2020 - Originating Summons in Nkwe Platinum Limited, of Bermuda v. Glendina Limited, of Australia, as Trustee of the Sunset Superannuation Fund; Genorah Resources Proprietary Limited, of South Africa, and 456 individual defendants from Australia, Germany, Isle of Man, Malaysia, New Zealand, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States at Bermuda Supreme Court.

The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

July 28, 2020 - Application by The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited to take discovery from Bank of America N.A., Bank of Baroda, Bank of China, New York Branch; The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas, New York Branch; Citibank N.A. Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank (USA) N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreq Bank, New York Branch; National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Societe Generale, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; UBS AG, New York Branch, and Wells Fargo Bank N.A. for use in legal proceedings in South Africa involving Oakbay Resources and Energy Limited and allegations of "money laundering, common law fraud, and securities fraud", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ian Bekker v. BVI Registrar of Corporate Affairs: Liquidation Termination Application

July 09, 2020 - Fixed Date Claim Form to terminate the liquidation of Haymaker Property Company Limited in Ian Bekker, of South Africa v. The Registrar of Corporate Affairs, of South Africa, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Griffin Line Trading LLC v. Centaur Ventures Ltd. et al: Judgment

June 22, 2020 - Ruling regarding an application for a worldwide freezing order in Griffin Line Trading LLC, of Dubai v. Centaur Ventures Ltd., a Bermuda company that "acted as a commodities trader of coal in South Africa", and Daniel James McGowan at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Benjamin Steinmetz v. Vale SA et al: Discovery Application

May 21, 2020 - Application by Benjamin Steinmetz, of Israel, described as an "adviser" to BSG Resources Limited, "a Guernsey-based international mining and natural resources company", to take discovery from Vale SA, described as a Brazil company that is "one of the largest mining companies in the world"; Vale Americas Inc., Rio Tinto Plc, and Rio Tinto Limited for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom involving Vale S.A., of Brazil; Vale Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands, and Vale International S.A., of Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Remi Laba v. JBO Worldwide Supply Pty Ltd. et al: Complaint

May 03, 2020 - Complaint alleging unjust enrichment in Remi Laba, of New York v. JBO Worldwide Supply Pty Ltd., of South Africa, and Orange Butterfly Holdings (Mauritius) International Limited, of Mauritius, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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