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Reliance Globalcom Ltd. v. Bermuda Minister of Finance: Appeal Judgment (‘Indian Tax Investigation’)

Judgment allowing an appeal that challenged a production order obtained under the International Cooperation (Tax Information Exchange Agreements) Act 2005 to disclose information for a tax investigation by the "Indian Tax Authorities" in Reliance Globalcom Limited, whose ultimate beneficial owners were identified as Mukesh Ambani and Anil Ambani v. The Minister of Finance at Bermuda Court of Appeal.

Medlands (PTC) Ltd. et al v. Bermuda Police Commissioner: Judgment

Judgment regarding "a US Department of Justice Mutual Legal Assistance Request" that led to evidence being "seized from the residence and storage unit of Evatt Tamine, a barrister" in Medlands (PTC) Limited, as Trustee of the A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust; Spanish Steps Holdings Limited, and Point Investments Limited v. The Commissioner of the Bermuda Police Service, as Defendants, and Evatt Tamine, apparently a citizen of Australia, and St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Limited, as Interested Parties, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

St. John’s Trust Company (PVT) Ltd. v. James Watlington et al: Judgment

Judgment in St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Limited, whose "sole shareholder is another private trust company, domiciled in Nevis, called Cabarita" v. James Watlington, Glenn Ferguson, Cabarita (PTC) Limited, in its personal capacity and as Trustee of The Waterford Charitable Trust, and The Attorney General at Bermuda Supreme Court. Editor's Note: In the judgment, it is stated that Evatt Tamine, an Australian barrister, was being sued for allegedly "stealing trust assets of the value of more than $20 million" and that he was a "co-operating witness" in a "tax and money laundering investigation" by the U. S. Department of Justice and IRS into "more than USD 2 billion of unreported gains" involving the Bermuda-domiciled A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust.