Regulatory Agencies

AIP Global Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has revoked the "Authorised Company" authorization of AIP Global Ltd.

Emerging India Fund Management Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has "revoked the Global Business Licence and Collective Investment Scheme Manager Licence of Emerging India Fund Management Ltd." for regulatory breaches.

Finteractive Ltd.: €100K Settlement

Public Notice that the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission that Finteractive Ltd. has agreed to pay €100,000 to settle a regulatory investigation.

VTBC Asset Management International Ltd.: Administration (‘Russo-Ukrainian war’)

News Release by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has successfully applied for the administration of VTBC Asset Management International Limited "in order to protect the interests of investors and the reputation of the Bailiwick as a financial centre given the ongoing impact of sanctions resulting from the Russo-Ukrainian war".

Providers Re SPC: CI$16.9K Fine

Public Notice by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has imposed a fine of CI$16,950 on Providers Re SPC for "Failure of a Class B Insurer that is established as a segregated portfolio company under Part XIV of the Companies Act (as revised) to maintain the prescribed margin of solvency in respect of each segregated portfolio".

European Depositary Bank SA: Reprimand

Public Notice by the Luxembourg CSSF that it has imposed a reprimand on European Depositary Bank S.A. "following the violation by the Bank of the CSSF's temporary prohibition of 5 March 2021 on the onboarding of new investment fund structures due to severe deficiencies in its organisation and governance".

Atos Luxembourg PSF SA: €18,750 Fine

Public Notice by the Luxembourg CSSF that it has imposed a fine of €18,750 on Atos Luxembourg PSF S.A. "for defaults of prudential obligations related to administrative and accounting organisation".

Stericycle, Inc.: $24M Penalty

Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a penalty of $23,987,520 on Stericycle, Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled "world-wide provider of medical waste and other services" for "violations of the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977" involving "wholly-owned subsidiaries in Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina".

Blackstone Resources AG: ‘Market Manipulation’

Press Release by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that it found "market manipulation and violations of disclosure obligations" by Blackstone Resources AG and an unidentified director.

Elmo Pensions Ltd.: €1,800 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €1,800 on Elmo Pensions Limited for regulatory breaches.

Blevins Franks Trustees Ltd.: €500 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €500 on Blevins Franks Trustees Ltd. for a regulatory breach.

John Gunn: Suspension

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a suspension on John William Gunn, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong.

Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd.: US Industry Ban

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing an industry ban on Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd., described as "a financial services firm registered with and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom, and is a member of the London Stock Exchange".

Capital Com SV Investments Ltd.: €10K Fine

Public Notice by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission that it has imposed a fine of €10,000 on Capital Com SV Investments Ltd. for regulatory breaches.

Dohrnii Stiftung: ‘Mandated Investigator’

Public Notice by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that it has appointed a "Mandated Investigator" for Dohrnii Stiftung, which claims on its website at dohrnii.io to be "a digital ecosystem" that offers "education and tools" for investors in cryptocurrency.

Pricon Privat-Consult AG: Public Warning

Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that Pricon Privat-Consult AG is suspected of "conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market".

BDO Consult Ltd.: €61,763 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €61,763 on BDO Consult Limited for regulatory breaches.

Winston Zahra: €15,800 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €15,800 on Winston V. Zahra for a regulatory breach.

Charles Borg: €5,050 Fine

Public Notice from the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €5,050 on Charles Borg for a regulatory breach.

Alfred Pisani: €6,230 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €6,320 on Alfred Pisani for a regulatory breach.

Adenium Energy Capital Ltd.: $1.2M Fine

Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority imposing a fine of $1.2 million on Adenium Energy Capital Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), described as a Cayman Islands company that "secured and developed solar energy Projects in a number of countries, including Jordan, Japan, Egypt and Italy", for regulatory breaches, including "carrying on unauthorised financial services", "making unauthorised financial promotions", and "offering fund units" without authorization.

N Trust Ltd.: €94,868 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €94,868 on N Trust Limited for regulatory breaches.

Youssef Chaker: $73.9K Fine

Decision Notice imposing. fine of $73,920 on Youssef Fouad Chaker for regulatory breaches involving entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and United Arab Emirates.

Wassef El Sawaf: $131K Fine

Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority imposing a fine of $131,600 on Wassef El Sawaf for regulatory breaches involving entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and United Arab Emirates.

Adenium Energy Capital Advisors Ltd.: $96K Fine

Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority imposing a fine of $96,484 on Adenium Energy Capital Advisors Limited (in Official Liquidation), of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, for regulatory breaches.

ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd.: $3.25M Fine

Administrative Order by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission imposing a fine of $3.25 million on ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd., described as a London-based "swap dealer" whose "swaps business is focused on metals and foreign currencies, for regulatory breaches.

Binance & EQONEX Ltd.: UK FCA Statement

Public Statement by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority regarding "recent statements made by EQONEX Limited and the Binance Group confirming that an entity called Bifinity will advance a US$36 million convertible loan to EQONEX".

Maxigrid Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission that it has revoked the investment license of Maxigrid Ltd.

Tourbillon Ltd.: Public Warning

Public Warning by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission that a former licensee, Tourbillon Limited. "continues to inaccurately state that it is authorised by the GFSC to provide Investment Advisor, Pensions Advisor and Life Insurance Intermediary services. This is no longer the case."

AlleyBe Ltd.: €500 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €500 on AlleyBe Limited.

EMCS Ltd.: €500 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €500 on EMCS Limited.

Cymaplus Malta Ltd.: €500 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €500 on Cymaplus Malta Limited.

CSB International Ltd.: €3K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €3,000 on CSB International Limited.

ECDP Malta Ltd.: €2K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €2,000 on ECDP Malta Limited.

Business Serving Ltd.: $4.5K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €4,500 on Business Serving Limited for regulatory breaches.

Felicitas Corporate Ltd.: €3,750 Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €3,750 on Felicitas Corporate Limited for a regulatory breach.