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    Iskander Karam: £10K Fine & Disqualification (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has issued a £10,000 fine and two-year prohibition against Iskander Karam, a.k.a. Alexander Karam, a.k.a. Alexander Kaymen, who appears to be a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom, after finding that he "deliberately or recklessly made a number of false and/or misleading statements in his Personal Questionnaire submitted in connection with an application for a licence and for the authorisation of a collective investment scheme".
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    Moussy Salem v. BS Gestcom Holdings Corp.: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Moussy Salem to take discovery from BS Gestcom Holdings Corp. for use in legal proceedings in England regarding "allegations by Applicant that Freddy Salem, Monline UK Limited, Salim Levy, and Ezra Aghai engaged in a wrongful pattern of conduct that includes breaches of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, and fraudulent transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

    Andrew Hicks: Disqualification (Jersey)

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has issued an industry ban against Andrew Mark Hicks for his conduct regarding "Lutea Holdings Limited and Lutea Trustees Limited", described as "a Jersey-regulated trust company business" of which he was "a long-standing principal person".

    Nicola Hodge: Disqualification (Jersey)

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has issued an industry ban against Nicola Marguerite Hodge for her conduct regarding "Lutea Holdings Limited and Lutea Trustees Limited", described as "a Jersey-regulated trust company business" of which she was "a long-standing principal person".

    GBG Insurance Ltd.: Notice of Failure (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that GBG Insurance Limited has gone into administration, nine months after its directors informed the FSC that "they had discovered that assets shown in the accounts representing many millions of pounds did not actually exist".

    BTA Bank v. Timur Sabyrbaev et al: Judgment (‘Setting Aside Out-of-Jurisdiction Service Order’)

    Judgment setting aside an order to serve defendants ADM Asia-Pacific Trading Pte. Ltd., ADM Germany GmbH, Grove Services Inc., Bunge SA, Bunge CIS LLC, Dauren Bekbergenov, Ekaterina Kuzmicheva, Mukhtar Ablyazov, Roman Solodchenko, and Zhaksylyk Zharimbetov out of the jurisdiction in JSC BTA Bank, of Kazakhstan v. Timur Sabyrbaev, Dilara Dyusembayeva, Assel Zhaxybayeva, Asel Suindikova, Marina Aitzhanova, Janelle Utemuratova, Svetlana Chvanova, Veronika Efimova, Saduakas Mameshtegi, Dina Abdykalykova, Akzholtay Mukanovna Kalenova, Kairat Sadykov, Irina Kanaphina, Madina Nurgozhina, AEG Systems Inc., Calernen Finance Inc., Zathen Holding Investments Limited, formerly Carsonway Limited; Comwork Ltd.,Kinmate Trading Limited, Estar Developments Limited, Lingard Industry Limited, Daniels Tradecorp Inc., Mabco Inc., Klostrade Financial Group Ltd., Dana Trade Corp., Global Team Company, Tramlanes Investments Limited, formerly Bergtrans Contracts Corp.; Moranta Invest (Cyprus) Limited, John Wortley Hunt, Luis Davis, Stan Gorin, Vasiliki Argyrou, Labonte Elisana Marie-Antoinette, Diego Jacinto Batista Valdes, Carlos Alberto Mendoza Murillo, Suseth Walthia Parris, Kellee France, Geoffrey Taylor, Belinda Lanyon, Christopher Blythe, Roger Alberto Santamaria, Nicholetta Christodoulidou, ADM-ACTI Trade Resources Inc., ADM Asia-Pacific Trading Pte. Ltd., formerly Toepfer International Asia Pte. Ltd.; ADM Germany GmbH, formerly Alfred C. Toepfer International GmbH; Eric Richardson, Grove Services Inc., Bunge SA, Bunge CIS LLC, Dauren Bekbergenov, Ekaterina Kuzmicheva, Mukhtar Ablyazov, Roman Solodchenko, and Zhaksylyk Zharimbetov at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

    Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Bolivia: First Amended Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($253M)

    First Amended Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award that “arises from Bolivia’s nationalization of certain investments made by Glencore in Bolivia” in Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd., described as a Bermuda subsidiary of Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled, Switzerland-based Glencore Plc v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    CT Group Holdings Ltd. v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by CT Group Holdings Limited, described as "a private investigative and consulting firm that provided its clients, Alon and Anna Laniado, a report concerning the financial resources of their stepmother, Linda May Laniado", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC and The Federal Reserve Bank of New York for use in legal proceedings in England "concerning the administration of their father and Linda’s late husband’s estate before the Royal Court of Jersey and the Royal Court of Guernsey", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Bolivia: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($253M)

    Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award that "arises from Bolivia’s nationalization of certain investments made by Glencore in Bolivia" in Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd., described as a Bermuda subsidiary of Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled, Switzerland-based Glencore Plc v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Linda Dowding: £40K Fine & Disqualification (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £40,000 and three-year disqualification on Linda Dowding "following her failure to meet the Minimum Criteria for Licensing".

    Deborah Ellis et al: Penalties (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission regarding penalties against Chamberlain Heritage Services Limited and Deborah Anne Ellis.

    Moussy Salem v. Beno Salem: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Moussy Salem to take discovery from Beno Salem for use in legal proceedings in England regarding allegations that "Freddy Salem, Monline UK Limited, Salim Levy and Ezra Aghai engaged in a wrongful pattern of conduct that includes breaches of fiduciary duty, conspiracy, and fraudulent transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Paul Conway: Fine & Ban (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £30,000 and three-year disqualification on Paul Conway for regulatory breaches.

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    N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application (Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, St. Kitts & Nevis & United Arab Emirates)

    Application by N.P.S.SF. Debt Co., S.à.r.l., of Luxembourg, to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup, d.b.a. Citibank; The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Bank of America, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, UniCredit Bank AG, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of China, BNP Paribas USA, Commerzbank AG, Mashreq Bank PSC, and Habib American Bank for use in legal proceedings in Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, St. Kitts & Nevis, and United Arab Emirates regarding an alleged $36.6 million fraud by Muhammad Tahir Lakhani and Muhammad Ali Lakhani, both described as residents of Dubai, UAE, and Pakistan, and their Astir Group, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Michael Sizemore et al v. Changpeng Zhao et al: First Amended Class Action Complaint (‘$1B Crypto Fraud’)

    First Amended Class Action Complaint in Michael Sizemore v. Changpeng Zhao, Binance Holdings Limited, of the Cayman Islands; BAM Trading Services Inc., of Delaware, USA; BAM Management US Holdings Inc., of Delaware, USA; Binance Holdings (IE) Limited, of Ireland; Binance (Services) Holdings Limited, of Ireland; Paxos Trust Company LLC, of New York, USA; Jimmy Butler, described as "a star basketball player for the Miami Heat", and Ben Armstrong, described as "a YouTuber with more than 1.5 million subscribers to his YouTube page", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    USA v. $12M in Accounts at Rathbones Investment Management (Jersey) et al: Forfeiture Complaint (‘Smuggling of Asian Art & Antiquities by Douglas Latchford’)

    Forfeiture Complaint regarding assets allegedly traceable to smuggling, fraud, and money laundering involving Douglas Latchford, a.k.a. Pakpong Kriangsak, who "Until his death in 2020, ... was based primarily in Thailand and the United Kingdom" in USA v. $12M in Rathbones Investment Management Portfolio Accounts in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and 7th Century Bronze Statue Depicting the Four-Armed Goddess Durga at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    RTW Investments LP: $1.4M Fine (SPACs)

    Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a fine of $1.4 million on RTW Investments LP for regulatory breaches involving entities in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, and USA.

    Trevor Kelham et al: Disqualification & Fines (Guernsey)

    Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £45,000 and disqualification on Trevor James Kelham, a resident of Arizona, USA, and a fine of £13,500 on Sarah Jayne Sarre for regulatory breaches.

    Vice Media et al: Chapter 11 Petition

    Chapter 11 Petition by Vice Group Holding Inc., Vice Holding Inc., Vice Media LLC, Boy Who Cried Author LLC, Carrot Creative LLC, Carrot Operations LLC, Channel 271 Productions LLC, Clifford Benski Inc., Dana Made LLC, Inverness Collective LLC, JT Leroy Holding LLC, PLDM Films LLC, Project Change LLC, R29 Pride LLC, R29 Productions LLC, Refinery 29 Inc., Valvi LLC, Vice Content Development LLC, Vice Distribution LLC, Vice Europe Holding Limited, of Jersey, Channel Islands; Vice Europe Pulse Holding Limited, of Jersey, Channel Islands; Vice Food LLC, Vice Impact Inc., Vice International Holding Inc., Vice Music Publishing LLC, Vice Payroll LLC, Vice Productions LLC, Vice Project Services LLC, Villain LLC, Virtue Worldwide LLC, Visur LLC, and VTV Productions LLC, collectively part of a "a global media company that focuses on content centered around news and culture, serving a largely global youth audience", at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Julie Harrigan: Disqualification (Jersey)

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has disqualified Julie Ann Harrigan from the jurisdiction's financial services industry following her criminal conviction for fraudulent conversion while working as a lawyer, for which she received a three-year prison sentence.

    Ian Domaille et al: Guernsey FSC Review

    Public Announcement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it is "preparing to ask the Guernsey Court of Appeal to review legal aspects of the judgment handed down" by The Royal Court of Guernsey in Ian Charles Domaille, Ian Geoffrey Clarke, and Margaret Helen Hannis v. Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

    Sakab Saudi Holding Company et al v. New East International Ltd.: $3.4B Asset Freeze Application

    Originating Summons in Sakab Saudi Holding Company, Alpha Star Aviation Services Company, Enma Al Ared Real Estate Investment and Development Company, Kafa'at Business Solutions Company, Security Control Company, Armour Security Industrial Manufacturing Company, Saudi Technology & Security Comprehensive Control Company, Technology Control Company, and New Dawn Contracting Company v. New East International Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

    Crown Managed Accounts SPC et al v. Puerto Rico Industrial Development Corporation et al: Complaint (‘$90M Bonds Default’)

    Complaint "to end the Oversight Board and AAFAF’s abuse of power, and PRIDCO's inexcusable refusal to pay its debts" allegedly totaling $90.5 million in Crown Managed Accounts SPC - Crown/GT Segregated Portfolio, of the Cayman Islands; Ginkgo Tree LLC, GN3 SIP Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; GoldenTree Distressed Fund 2014 LP, of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Distressed Master Fund 2014 Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Insurance Fund Series Interests of The Sali Multi-Series Fund LP, GoldenTree Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree V1 Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; GTAM 110 Designated Activity Company, of Ireland, and High Yield and Bank Loan Series Trust, of the Cayman Islands v. Puerto Rico Industrial Development Corporation, The Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority, and The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico at the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

    GFG Ltd.: £280K Fine (Guernsey)

    Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £280,000 on GFG Limited (in Voluntary Liquidation) for "the firm’s failure to meet the minimum criteria for licensing under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020".

    Quotient Ltd.: Chapter 11 Petition

    Chapter 11 Petition by Quotient Limited, described as a Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled company based in Switzerland, filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

    Christopher Byrne: Disqualification

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a corporate disqualification on Christopher Paul Byrne, who was sentenced to "a seven year custodial sentence" in 2018 after being "convicted of several offences relating to his conduct as a financial adviser".

    Geoffrey Trebert: £87.5K Fine & Ban

    News Release by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £87,500 and disqualification on Geoffrey John Trebert for "his failure to meet the Minimum Criteria for Licensing".

    Gary Durkin: £35K Fine

    News Release by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £35,000 on corporate service provider Gary William Jason Durkin "following his failure to meet the Minimum Criteria for Licensing".

    Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets Plc: £498K Fine

    Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £498,000 on Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets Plc (Jersey Branch) for regulatory breaches.

    Golden Sphinx Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition (Jersey)

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, by Andrew Wood, as the Foreign Representative of Golden Sphinx Limited, described as a "passive investment-holding" vehicle whose ultimate beneficiaries are Alexander Sabadash, "formerly an elected Senator in Russia", his wife, Larisa Sabadash, and their two adult children and whose "principal assets" are a $45 million residence in Beverly Hills, California, and "certain debts from various parties", including Garry Itkin, described as a former director of the debtor who "engaged in fraudulent and unauthorized self-dealing actions", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

    USA v. Airbus A319-100 Aircraft: Seizure Warrant Application (‘Russian oligarch Andrei Skoch’)

    Application for Seizure Warrant in USA v. Airbus A319-100 Aircraft, which was "purchased ... through a series of shell companies and trusts" in Aruba, Belize, Cyprus, and Jersey, in the Channel Islands involving accounts in England, Isle of Man, Switzerland, and USA and in which "an interest" is allegedly held by Andrei Skoch, described as "a member of Russia's State Duma" since 1999 and "a Deputy of the Duma", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    FourWorld Event Opportunities LP et al v. Fenwick & West LLP et al: Discovery Application (Cayman Islands)

    Application by FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, of New york, and Genesis Emerging Markets Investment Company, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, to take discovery from Fenwick & West LLP and Morrow Sodali International LLC for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands regarding "the fair value of the shares of the company 58.com", described as "China’s largest online classifieds business", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.