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SEC v. Andrew McAlpine et al: Complaint

September 21, 2020 - Complaint alleging the defendants "worked in concert to engage in numerous fraudulent schemes and other violations of the federal securities laws, involving at least 20 penny stock companies" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ongkaruck Sripetch, of Las Vegas, NV; Amanda Flores, of Las Vegas, NV; Brehnen Knight, of Escondido, CA; Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands; Ashmit Patel, a citizen of Canada residing in Ontario; Michael Wexler, a citizen of Canada residing in Ottawa; Dominic Williams, of Bonita, CA; Adtron Inc., a.k.a. Stockpalooza.com, of Nevada; ATG Inc., of Nevada; DOIT Ltd., domicile not specified; Doji Capital, Inc., of California; King Mutual Solutions Inc., of Nevada; Optimus Prime Financial Inc., of California; Orca Bridge, of Nevada; Redline International, of Nevis and California, and UAIM Corporation, of Belize, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Harinath Nampally v. Baidu Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

September 21, 2020 - Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Harinath Nampally v. Baidu Inc., a Cayman Islands company based in China; Robin Yanhong Li, Herman Cheng-Chun Yu, and Jennifer Xinzhe Li at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Commercial Bank of Dubai v. CB Title Management Corp.: Discovery Application

September 21, 2020 - Application by Commercial Bank of Dubai to take discovery from CB Title Management Corp. for use in contemplated legal proceedings in Dubai regarding the alleged default of a AED 37.5 million loan to Chalmers Engineering Company LLC, of Dubai, and "a personal guarantee from Stuart Allan Macdonald Chalmers, a UK national and Dubai, UAE resident", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Aviacorp Enterprises S.A.: Chapter 11 Petition

September 21, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by Aviacorp Enterprises S.A., of Panama, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

AV Loyalty Bermuda Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

September 21, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by AV Loyalty Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Helen Hudson v. CCP III Cayman GP Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

September 21, 2020 - Class Action Complaint alleging Securities Act violations in Helen Hudson v. GoHealth Inc., described as an operator of "a health insurance marketplace" whose share are listed on NASDAQ; Clinton P. Jones, Brandon M. Cruz, Travis J. Matthiesen, NVX Holdings Inc., Centerbidge Partners LP, CCP III AIV VII Holdings LP, CB Blizzard Co-Invest Holdings LP, Blizzard Aggregator LLC, Centerbridge Associates III LP, CCP III Cayman GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, BofA Securities Inc., and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Garrett Motion Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

September 20, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by Garrett Motion Inc., of Switzerland, which "designs, manufactures and sells highly engineered turbocharger, electric-boosting and connected vehicle technologies for original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket"; BRH LLC, of Switzerland; Calvari Limited, of Ireland; Friction Materials LLC, of Michigan; Garrett ASASCO Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Borrowing LLC, of Michigan; Garrett Holding Company Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett LX I Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett LX II Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett LX III Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett Motion Australia Pty Limited, of Australia; Garrett Motion Automotive Research Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico; Garrett Motion Holdings Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Motion Holdings II Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Motion International Services S.R.L., of Romania; Garrett Motion Ireland A Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland B Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland C Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Italia S.r.l., of Italy; Garrett Motion Japan Inc., of Japan; Garrett Motion LLC, of Michigan; Garrett Motion México, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, of Mexico; Garrett Motion Romania S.R.L., of Romania; Garrett Motion Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett Motion Slovakia s.r.o., of Slovakia; Garrett Motion Switzerland Holdings Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett Motion UK A Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK B Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK C Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK D Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK Limited, of England; Garrett Transportation I Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Transportation Systems Ltd., of England; Garrett Transportation Systems UK II Ltd., of England; Garrett TS Ltd., of England, and Garrett Turbo Ltd., of England, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chemical Specialty Group Inc. et al v. USA et al: Complaint

September 19, 2020 - Complaint regarding "Defendants' prosecution of an unprecedented, unbounded, and unlimited trade war impacting over $500 billion in imports from the People's Republic of China" in Chemical Specialty Group Inc., Chemical Specialty Group Inc., C7 Global LLC, Caribbean Commodity Trading LLC, CCMA, LLC, Cellular Masters Inc., d.b.a. FIFO Wireless; Charles Leonard National, Inc., Charles Leonard, Inc., CM International Industries Corp, Components on Demand, Inc., Conros Corporation , and Co-Operative Feed Dealers Inc. v. USA, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Robert E. Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative; U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Mark A. Morgan, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner, at the United States Court of International Trade.

USA v. Jack Burkman et al: 'Roger Stone Leak' Investigation

September 18, 2020 - Application for Non-Disclosure Order for Grand Jury Subpoena in USA v. HD Carrier, LLC regarding an investigation into John M. Burkman, Jr., a.k.a. Jack Burkman, and Jacob Wohl for suspected criminal contempt, obstruction of justice, and witness harassment involving "the unauthorized public dissemination of confidential juror questionnaires completed by jurors in the matter of U.S. v. Roger Stone", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Northern Trust Global Fund Services Cayman Ltd. et al: $167K Penalties

September 18, 2020 - Administrative Order imposing financial penalties totaling $167,629 on Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services LLC and Northern Trust Global Fund Services Cayman Limited, of the Cayman Islands, "as the fund administrators for the LR Global Frontier Master Fund, Ltd. and two feeder funds, the LR Global Frontier Fund, Ltd. (offshore) and the LR Global Frontier Fund LP (onshore)", for regulatory breaches regarding an alleged fraud by Donald S. LaGuardia, Jr.

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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.