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Elaine Johnson v. USA: Complaint

June 24, 2019 - Complaint alleging the wrongful death of former Turks and Caicos Islands-based, Canadian private investigator Cullen Johnson while serving a prison sentence for money laundering conspiracy in a U.S. federal prison in Elaine Johnson, a.k.a. Elaine White, his widow, of Canada, also a convicted criminal, v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Fiscal Investments Ltd. v. 379 Captains Neck Lane LLC et al: Complaint

June 18, 2019 - Complaint in Fiscal Investments Ltd., of the Turks and Caicos Islands v. 379 Captains Neck Lane LLC and Principal Investment Group Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Cayman law firm sues TCI counterpart for $70K

May 29, 2019 - Cayman Islands law firm Hampson and Company is suing Turks and Caicos Islands law firm Karam & Missick for $70,000 regarding the representation of an unidentified "mutual client".

Hampson and Company v. Karam & Missick: Writ of Summons

May 21, 2019 - Writ of Summons in Hampson and Company v. Karam & Missick, a Turks and Caicos Islands law firm whose partners are Peter Karam, George Missick, Marc Traube, Alicia Bowe, and Colin Thompson, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Pinnacle Global Partners Fund I Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

May 16, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Andrew Morrison, David Griffin, and John Batchelor, as the Foreign Representatives of Pinnacle Global Partners Fund I Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd. et al: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

March 12, 2019 - Deferred Prosecution Agreement in USA v. Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank Ltd., of Israel; United Mizrahi Bank (Switzerland) Ltd., of Switzerland; and Mizrahi Tefahot Trust Company Ltd., of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Northern and Western Insurance Company Ltd. v. BSG Valentine: Complaint

February 11, 2019 - Claim Form and Particulars of Claim for breach of contract, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and dishonest assistance in Northern and Western Insurance Company Limited (in Liquidation), of Nevis, represented by its Joint Liquidators, Keiran Hutchison and Roy Bailey, of the British Virgin Islands v. BSG Valentine, an accounting firm in London, at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

Perlen Holdings Ltd. et al v. Pinnacle Global Partners Fund I Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

December 18, 2018 - Winding Up Petition in Perlen Holdings Ltd. and Nerthington Ltd. v. Pinnacle Global Partners Fund I Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

US construction group dck in $2.5M tax dispute with IRS over offshore operations

October 18, 2018 - Pennsylvania-based global construction firm dck worldwide has taken legal action against the IRS concerning a $2.5 million payroll tax dispute involving offshore companies in the Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Jamaica, Nevis, Palau, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

dck Bermuda Ltd. et al v. USA: Complaint

October 16, 2018 - Complaint in dck International, LLC, dck worldwide holdings, Inc., dck worldwide, LLC, dck international SKN, Limited, dck Bermuda, Ltd., dck Dominica, Inc., dck St. Maarten N.V., dck Jamaica, LLC, dck Bahamas, Inc., dck TCI, Ltd., dck Palau Limited, LLC, dck caribbean holding Ltd., DCK Building Solutions Jamaica Limited, dck Belize, Limited, dck Building Solutions SL, Ltd., dck Staffing Services, LLC, dck development north america, LLC, Connecticut Studios, LLC, CTS Energy, LLC, dck development, LLC, dck Capital Solutions, LLC, Oakview dck LLC, dck California Construction, Inc., Zenith Equipment, LLC, Main Street Cranberry Management, LLC, Main Street Cranberry, LP, dck pacific region, LLC, dck global development, LLC, dck pacific construction, LLC, pacific guam, LLC, DCK Pacific, LLC, Terrace Pacific Insurance, Ltd., Terrace Guam, Ltd., and dck California Building, LLC v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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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.