Bahrain

Blackbird Capital LLC v. SION Trading FZE et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Blackbird Capital LLC, of Iowa v. Worth Group Capital LLC, of Wyoming; Justin Ely, of Utah; Halls Law Office, of Idaho; Scotia International of Nevada, Inc., of Utah; SION Trading FZE, of Ras Al Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates; Max Warren Barber, of Utah; NaPo Limited, described as "a company located and incorporated in Bridgetown, Barbados, and Saint Lucia"; Nikolas Korakianitis, described as a citizen of Canada; GT Foundation, described as "a private interest foundation founded in Panama City, Panama" that "may have an office in London, England and/or New York", and Kumar Singh at the U. S. District Court for the District of Utah.

Century Sharia Fund Ltd. et al: Administrator Appointment

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission announcing the appointment of an administrator for Century Global Ltd. and Century Sharia Fund Ltd. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Corporate and Business Registration Department for Mauritius showed that Century Sharia Fund Ltd. was incorporated on May 19th, 2014, its sole director is Shah Nawaz Abdool Rahim Paraouty, of Mauritius, and its sole shareholder is Century Global Ltd.; Century Global Ltd. was incorporated on April 10th, 2012, its sole director is Shah Nawaz Abdool Rahim Paraouty, of Mauritius, its management company is Bramer Global Services Ltd., and its sole shareholder is Century Banking Corporation Ltd.; and Century Banking Corporation Ltd. was incorporated on May 21st, 2008, its directors are Waleed Qassim Bangash, of Bahrain; Charles Mark Broadley, of Hong Kong; Shakil Ibrahim Moollan, and Rajendra Kumar Ujoodha, both of Mauritius; its secretary is Rawat Muhammad Houmayd Sulleman, of Mauritius, and its shareholder is CBC Capital Limited, whose domicile is not identified.

Takaful International Company BSC: QAR728,000 Fine

Press Release by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority announcing that it has imposed a fine of QAR 728,000 on Takaful International Company B.S.C., a licensed insurer, for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Qatar Financial Centre Companies Registration Office showed that Takaful International Company B.S.C. was incorporated in Bahrain on April 11th, 1989, its branch was authorized in Qatar on February 15th, 2011, and its "Principal Representative" in Qatar is Stephen Jijan.

Century Global Ltd.: License Suspension

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has suspended the CIS Manager License of Century Global Ltd. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Corporate and Business Registration Department for Mauritius showed that Century Global Ltd. was incorporated on April 10th, 2012, its sole director is Shah Nawaz Abdool Rahim Paraouty, its management company is Bramer Global Services Ltd., and its sole shareholder is Century Banking Corporation Ltd., and Century Banking Corporation Ltd. was incorporated on May 21st, 2008, its directors are Waleed Qassim Bangash, of Bahrain; Charles Mark Broadley, of Hong Kong; Shakil Ibrahim Moollan, and Rajendra Kumar Ujoodha, both of Mauritius; its secretary is Rawat Muhammad Houmayd Sulleman, of Mauritius, and its shareholder is CBC Capital Limited, whose domicile is not identified.

Century Banking Corporation Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has revoked the Islamic Banking License of Century Banking Corporation Ltd. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Corporate and Business Registration Department for Mauritius showed that Century Banking Corporation Ltd. was incorporated on May 21st, 2008, its directors are Charles Mark Broadley, of Hong Kong; Waleed Qassim Bangash, of Bahrain; Shakil Ibrahim Moollan, and Rajendra Kumar Ujoodha, all of Mauritius; its secretary is Muhammad Houmayd Sulleman Rawat, of Mauritius, and its sole shareholder is CBC Capital Limited, of Hong Kong. Research in the Hong Kong Companies Registry showed that the sole director of CBC Capital Limited is Charles Mark Broadley; and its sole shareholder is Oryx Investment Limited, of Hong Kong, and that the sole director of Oryx Investment Limited is Kenneth Richard Wyness, a citizen of South Africa residing in Mauritius, and its sole shareholder is Ghanim Saad M. Alsaad Al-Kuwari, of Qatar. Charles Broadley ceased being a director of Oryx Investment Limited on July 31st, 2019.

InvestBank PSC v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

Application by InvestBank PSC to take discovery from Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Standard Chartered Bank,  The Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Société Générale, BNP Paribas USA, The Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Commerzbank AG, Bank of China, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "contemplated proceedings" in Dubai "against Greenline Interiors FZCO, Greenline Yacht Interiors FZCO, Samir Michael Badro, Nabila Iskandar Samir Abboud Badro, Lea Samir Badro Hamadeh, Roy Samir Badro, and Fay Badro Zakhem" involving, inter alia, companies in Bahrain, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Kingdom, and the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Andrew Black et al v. Phoenix Cayman Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a fraudulent investment opportunity in the first quarter of 2011 involving $5.6 billion of risky, underperforming residential mortgage backed securities" in Andrew Black, a resident of the United Kingdom; Hans Erik Molberg, a resident of Bahrain; Celestino Amore, a resident of the United Kingdom, and Dr. Henry Balboa, a resident of Melville, New York, individually and on behalf of Phoenix Holdco LP v. Phoenix Cayman Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Vishal Garg, of New York, NY; Raja Visweswaran, of Reading, England; Nicholas Calamari, of New York, NY, and Triaxx Holdco LLC, of New York, NY, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amended Complaint alleging fraud regarding "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets of Qatari currency. bonds, and other financial instruments" that "arise out of an illicit blockade of Qatar by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Bahrain, which seeks to isolate Qatar by land, air, and sea" in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of Abu Dhabi, and Samba Financial Group SJSC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Gulf Investment Corp. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, described as "a supranational financial institution owned equally by the six Gulf Cooperation Council states: The Kingdom of Bahrain; The State of Kuwait; The Sultanate of Oman; The State of Qatar; The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and The United Arab Emirates", to take discovery from Bank of America, NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, NA, Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company USA, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; National Australia Bank Limited, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in "contemplated litigation in the Cayman Islands" regarding "hundreds of millions of dollars that have gone missing", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging Violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act, Tax Evasion, and Foreign, Conduit, and Other Illegal Campaign Contributions in USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets for Qatari currency, bonds, and other financial instruments", in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of the United Arab Emirates, and Samba Financial Group SJSC, of Saudi Arabia, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Guernsey’s Steve Dewsnip involved in another dubious venture

Guernsey-based businessman Steve Dewsnip, who was arrested last year as part of a fraud investigation into Providence Financial Group, is involved with another questionable venture, Connecticut-based Almas Nexus, whose CEO, Mark Nichols, has a history of indebtedness and corporate failure.

Banca Turco Romana SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Romania by Marina Cornelia Saita, as the Foreign Representative of Banca Turco Romana SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Saad Investments Company Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Hugh Dickson and Mark Byers, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representatives of Saad Investments Company Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company et al: Judgment

Judgment in Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company, Dana Khalid Ahmed Hamad, Abdurahman Khalid Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi, Walid Khalid Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi, Yasmin Mohammed Diaudin Kunsh, Samah Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Sahar Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Suaad Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Siham Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Najat Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Saaud Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Bahiya Abdullah Al Gosaibi, Intisar Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Ibtisam Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Samiha Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Abdulmohsin Ahman Al Gosaibi, Yousef Hamad Al Gosaibi, Wasal Suleiman Hamad Al Gosaibi, Wafa Suleiman Hamad Al Gosaibi, and Dawud Suleiman Hamad Al Gosaibi at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmed Al Gosaibi and Brothers Company et al: Claim Form

Claim Form in Standard Chartered Bank v. Ahmed Hamad Al Gosaibi and Brothers Company, Dawud Suleiman Hamad Al Gosaibi, Wafa Suleiman Hamad Al Gosaibi, Wasal Suleiman Hamad Al Gosaibi, Yousef Hamad Al Gosaibi, Abdulmohsin Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Samiha Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Ibitsam Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Intisar Ahmad Al Gosaibi, Bahiya Abdullah Al Gosaibi, Saaud Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Najat Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Siham Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Suaad Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Sahar Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Samah Abdulaziz Al Gosaibi, Yasmin Mohammed Diaudin Kunsh, Walid Khalid Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi, Abdurahman Khalid Ahmad Hamad Al Gosaibi, and Dana Khalid Ahmed Hamad Al Gosaibi at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Arcapita Bank B.S.C. et al v. Maples and Calder: Complaint

Complaint in Arcapita Bank B.S.C., Arcapita Investment Holdings Limited, Arcapita LT Holdings Limited, Windturbine Holdings Limited, AEID II Holdings Limited, Railinvest Holdings Limited, and Falcon Gas Storage Company, Inc. v. Maples and Calder at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Funds Managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC v. KPMG LLP et al: Petition to Conduct Discovery in Foreign Proceedings

Petition to Conduct Discovery in Foreign Proceedings regarding Saad Group, Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company and Maan Al Sanea in FCOF II UB Securities LLC, FTS SIP LP, FCO MA II UB Securities LLC, FCO MA Maple Leaf LP, FCOF UB Investments LLC, FGOY Securities Ltd., FCOF UB Securities LLC, FCO MA II LP, FCO MA LSS LP, FCO Europe MA ML Limited, FCOF II UB Investments LLC, FPFD Corporates Ltd., FPFO Corporates Ltd., and CF SDC LLC v. KPMG LLP, KPMG International Cooperative, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Robert E. Lee et al v. Mohammed Abdel-Haq et al: Complaint

Complaint in Robert E. Lee and RE Lee International, LLC v. Mohammed Abdel-Haq, Fortune Nest Corporation, of the Cayman Islands; and Fortune Nest, Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company v. Saad Investments Company Limited (in Official Liquidation) et al: Defense of Certain Defendants

Defense of Saad Investments Company Limited, Singularis Holdings Limited, Saad Cayman Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 2) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 3) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 4) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 5) Limited,  Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 8) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 9) Limited, and Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 10) Limited in Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company v. Saad Investments Company Limited (in Official Liquidation), Maan Al Sanea, Awal Trust Company Limited, Barclays Private Bank and Trust (Cayman) Ltd. (as Trustee of the Saad Settlement); Saadgroup Limited, Golden Belt 2 Limited, Golden Belt 3 Limited, Singularis Holdings Limited, Singularis Holdings (No. 2) Limited, Singularis Holdings (No. 3) Limited, Singularis Holdings (No. 4) Limited, Singularis Holdings (No. 5) Limited, Awal Feeder 1 Fund, Awal Finance Company Limited, Awal Finance Company (No. 2) Limited, Awal Finance Company (No. 3) Limited, Awal Finance Company (No. 4) Limited, Awal Finance Company (No. 5) Limited, Awal Finance Company (No. 6) Limited, Saad Air Limited, Saad Air (A340-600) Limited, Saad Air (A320) Limited, Saad Air (A320 No. 2) Limited, Saad Air (A320 No. 3) Limited, Saad Air (A320 No. 4) Limited, Saad Air (A320 No. 5) Limited, Saad Air (A380) Limited, Saad International Bank Limited, Saad Advisory Holdings Limited, Saad Cayman Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 2) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 3) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 5) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 8) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 9) Limited, Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 10) Limited, Saadgroup Finance Company Limited, Saadgroup Finance Company (No. 2) Limited, Saadgroup Finance Company (No. 3) Limited, Saadgroup Finance Company (No. 4) Limited, Saadgroup Finance Company (No. 5) Limited, and Saadgroup Financial Services Company Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Porton Capital Inc. v. Margaret Hamburg: Discovery Application

Application by Porton Capital Inc., of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Margaret A. Hamburg, MD, described as "Commissioner of Food and Drugs for the United States Food and Drug Administration", for use in legal proceedings in England "against 3M UK Holdings Limited", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
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