Channel Islands

Kevin Alcock et al v. Gable Holdings Inc.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Kevin Robert Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, and Baytree Group Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Gable Holdings Inc., the parent company of Liechtenstein-domiciled Gable Insurance AG, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Thelma Paraskevaides et al v. Citco Trust Corp. et al: Appeal Judgment

Judgment regarding a "battle for control of BVI Companies" in Thelma Paraskevaides and Christina Paraskevaides v. Citco Trust Corporation, Efthyvoulos Iacovides, Volkart International Ltd., Adow Corporation Inc., Bauru Holdings Ltd., Knock Holdings Ltd., Dandyboard Ltd., Beloglow Limited, Fawntown Limited, Baricrest Limited, and Dabcey Corporation at the British Virgin Islands Court of Appeal.

OneWeb Global Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by OneWeb Global Limited, of England; 1021823 B.C. Ltd., of Canada; Network Access Associates Limited, of England; OneWeb ApS, of Greenland; OneWeb Chile SpA, of Chile; OneWeb Communications Limited, of England; OneWeb G.K., of Japan; OneWeb Global Limited, of England; OneWeb Holdings LLC, of New York; OneWeb Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; OneWeb Ltd., of Malta; OneWeb Network Access Holdings Limited, of England; OneWeb Norway AS, of Norway; WorldVu Australia Pty Ltd., of Australia; WorldVu Development LLC, of Nevada; WorldVu JV Holdings LLC, of Delaware; WorldVu Mexico, S. DE R. L. DE C.V., of Mexico; WorldVu Satellites Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; WorldVu South Africa (Pty) Ltd., of South Africa, and WorldVu Unipessoal Lda, of Portugal, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bruce Sherman v. Delphi Technologies Plc et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities violations in Bruce Sherman v. Delphi Technologies Plc, described as a Jersey, Channel Islands- domiciled company whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Timothy M. Manganello, Richard F. Dauch, Robin J. Adams, Joseph S. Cantie, Nelda J. Connors, Gary L. Cowger, David S. Haffner, Helmut Leube, Hari N. Nair, Maryann Wright, and BorgWarner Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Hollingsworth International Financial Services Ltd. et al: Penalties

Announcement by the Malta Financial Services Authority regarding penalties against Hollingsworth International Financial Services Limited and Mark Hollingsworth. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Malta Business Registry, the sole shareholder of Hollingsworth International Financial Services Limited was identified as Dominion Fiduciary Trust Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, on behalf of the Ultimate Beneficial Owner, Mark Hollingsworth, 51, a citizen of the United Kingdom.

Louvre Fund Services Ltd. et al: Penalties

Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission announcing regulatory penalties against Louvre Fund Services Limited, Kevin Gilligan, Charles Peter Gervais Tracy, Derek Paul Baudains, and Julian Dai Lane.

Guernsey FSC fines and bans Louvre Fund Services & Directors

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has imposed financial penalties totaling £203,000 and/or corporate bans regarding fund administrator Louvre Fund Services Limited and four of its directors, Kevin Gilligan, Charles Tracy, Derek Baudains, and Julian Lane.

Seabras 1 USA LLC et al v. Seabras Group LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint in Seabras 1 USA LLC, of Delaware, and Seabras 1 Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda v. Seabras Group LLC, Partners Group Seabras, LLC, and Partners Group Seabras Holding, LLC, all of Delaware, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Durant International Corp. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Matthew Richardson and Kevin Hellard, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representatives of Durant International Corp., Kildare Finance Ltd., and McDoel Investment Limited, which were "controlled and beneficially owned by Paulo Salim Malif", described as a former mayor os São Paulo, Brazil, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Claimants’ Amended Reply

Claimants' Amended Reply to Defendant's Amended Defense regarding Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Group Holdings Limited, Morvale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital (UK) Ltd. et al: Amended Class Action Complaint

Amended Class Action Complaint for alleged securities fraud in Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital (UK) Limited, a litigation funding company domiciled in Guernsey, based in England; Peter Middleton, Burford's Chairman during the Class Period; Christopher Bogart, Burford's CEO; Jonathan Molot, Burford's Chief Investment Officer, and Charles Parkinson, a Burford Director, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Kevin Manning: Public Statement

Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that Kevin Robert Manning, a former lawyer, is "not fit and proper to work in any capacity in or for any business regulated by the JFSC".

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Amended Defense

Amended Defense by William Dewsall in a dispute involving Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Robert Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Group Holdings Limited, Morvale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lister Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Clare Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Duncombe Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

HDS Holdings Ltd. et al v. Cornerstone Development Ltd.: Originating Summons

Originating Summons in HDS Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Jonathan Green, of the Cayman Islands; Filbert Holdings III Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Elizabeth Delaney, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, and Sheila Aronfeld, of the Cayman Islands v. Cornerstone Development Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Certes Capital Ltd.: Public Statement

Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission regarding "insolvent" Certes Capital Limited (in Voluntary Liquidation), formerly Marlborough Pension Trustees Limited.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Claimants’ Reply

Claimants' Reply to Defendant's Defense regarding Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Group Holdings Limited, Morvale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint for alleged securities fraud in Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital Limited, a litigation funding company domiciled in Guernsey, based in England; Peter Middleton, Burford's Chairman during the Class Period; Christopher Bogart, Burford's CEO; Jonathan Molot, Burford's Chief Investment Officer, and Charles Parkinson, a Burford Director,  at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Alexander Jackson et al v. Reade Griffith et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint regarding an "Incentive Fee Reimbursement Plan" for "the many foreign nationals who manage the assets of Tetragon Fund, a multibillion dollar publicly traded entity incorporated in Guernsey", in Alexander E. Jackson, of Riverside, Connecticut; Jackson Descendants' 2002 Trust, and AEJ Holdco Ltd., of the Cayman Islands. individually and derivatively on behalf of Polygon Credit Holdings Limited, of the Cayman Islands, and Polygon Credit Management Holdings LP, of Delaware v. Reade E. Griffith, described as "a national of the United Kingdom and St. Kitts and Nevis"; Patrick G.G. Dear, a.k.a. Paddy Dear, of England; Greville Ward, described as "a United Kingdom national resident in Mauritius"; REG Holdco II Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Polygon Credit Holdings Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Tetragon Financial Management GP LLC, of Delaware; Tetragon Financial Management LP, of Delaware; Jeffrey Herlyn, of Connecticut; Michael Rosenberg, of New Jersey; David Wishnow, of New Jersey; Griffith Descrndants' 2002 Trust, and HRW Holdings LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SKAT v. Solo Capital Partners LLP et al: Re-Amended Complaint

Re-Amended Particulars of Claim alleging tax fraud involving entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dubai, Jersey, Luxembourg and other jurisdictions in Skatteforvaltningnen, a.k.a. SKAT, (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v. Solo Capital Partners LLP, Solo Capital Ltd., Agrius Capital Ltd., AESA Sarl, Anupe Dhorajiwala, Old Park Lane Capital Ltd., Telesto Markets LLP, Anthony Mark Patterson, Graham McKenzie Horn, Priyan Shah, Sanjay Shah, Gerard O'Callaghan, Elysium Global Ltd., Goal TaxBack Ltd., Koi Associates Ltd., Syntax GIS Ltd., Acupay System LLC, Global Equities GmbH, West Point Derivatives Ltd., North Channel Bank Gmbh, Salgado Capital, ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd., Indigo Global Partners Ltd., Lindisfarne Partners LLP, Khajuraho Equity Trading Sarl, Treefrog Capital Ltd., Arche Cayman Ltd., Trillium Capital Sarl, Ganymede Cayman Ltd., VEM Holdings Sarl, Colbrook Ltd., Elysium Global (Dubai) Ltd., T&S Capital, Darren Lui, Hooloomooloo Holdings Ltd., Ampersand Capital Ltd., Usha Shah, Michael Stephen Murphy, James Edward Hoogewerf, Charles Joseph Knott, Polaris Capital Ltd., Polaris Capital (One) Ltd., Edo Barac, Robyn Llewellyn, North Channel Bank GmbH & Co. KG, Mankash Jain, Paul Preston, Daksha Bhudia, Jas Bains, Anne Christine Stratford, Europa LLP Executive Pension Scheme, Honey Jersey Ltd., Jonathan Godson, Daniel Fletcher, Alasdair Gavin Gonzalez Brown, Janice Allgrove, Godson Consulting LLC 401 Plan, Lawler Noble 401 K Plan, Watts Street Capital 401 K Plan, Roxy Ventures Solo 401 K Plan, Alba Gonzalez Brown, Fiveways Consulting FZE, Trixor Holdings One Ltd., FGC Elysium Holdings Ltd., IPIS UK (Battersea London 1) Ltd., Martin Smith, Guenthar Grant-Klar, West Point Derivatives Ltd., Bellview Financial Ltd., Rivera One Ltd., Astella Capital Ltd., PCM Ltd., Eris Investments Ltd., Silvercouk Ltd., Darren Wang Lip Yiu, Solo Group (Holdings) Ltd., Solo Group Services Ltd., Luna Capital Partners LLP, Copella Capital Ltd., Zuben Capital Ltd., Serafine Capital Ltd., Serafine Investments Ltd., Kenna Capital Ltd., Kenna Investments Ltd., Silver Fox Holdings Ltd, Ace City Holdings Ltd., Araya Holdings Ltd., Oberix International Corporation, Trillium Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Woodfields Holdings Capital Ltd., DoubleTwo Holdings Ltd., and Double Two Investments Ltd. at the High Court for England and Wales.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al v. William Dewsall: Dewsall Defense

Defense by William Dewsall in a dispute involving Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Robert Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Group Holdings Limited, Morvale Company Limited, and Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lister Lawrance, of South Africa; Corita Clare Metelerkamp, of Surrey, England; Roy Duncombe Campbell, of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

Sanne Fiduciary Services Ltd.: Fine

Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission regarding a £381,010 fine imposed on Sanne Fiduciary Services Limited.

Scientific Games Corp. et al v. Sylebra HK Company Ltd. et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "inquiries or investigations into Sylebra" by gaming regulators in Canada, Alderney in the Channel Islands, Malta, the United Kingdom, and the United States, in Scientific Games Corporation and Bally Gaming Inc., both of Nevada v. Sylebra HK Company Ltd., of Hong Kong; Sylebra Capital Management Limited, Sylebra Capital Partners Master Fund Limited, Sylebra Capital Partners (Offshore) Limited, and Sylebra Capital Partners (Onshore) Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Cayman Shores Development Ltd. et al v. Lions Court et al: Re-Amended Originating Summons

Re-Amended Originating Summons in Cayman Shores Development Ltd. and Palm Sunshine Ltd. v. The Registrar of Lands, The Proprietors, Strata Plan No. 79, known as Lions Court; The Proprietors, Strata Plan No. 147, known as Regents Court; The Proprietors, Strata Plan No. 215, known as Kings Court; and The Britannia Proprietors, namely White Dove International Ltd., Cornerstone Development Ltd., Elizabeth Delaney, John Delaney, Deceased; Sheila Marie Aronfield, Filbert Holdings III Ltd., Garry M. Southway, Karen A. Southway, Katherine Dilbert, Timothy Dilbert, Lions Den Cayman Limited, Abigail Cecelia Felicity Goddard, Jonathan Green, Michael Laurenson, Derek De Silva, Margaret De Silva, Susan De Silva, Margaret Mary De Silva, Derek Michael De Silva, HDS Holdings Ltd., Martyn Burke, Nora Burke, Kirsten L. Lomas, Ian Lomas, Bryan Murphy, and Kathleen Murphy, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

UK businessman with sprawling offshore group wanted for fraud in Bermuda

An Interpol Red Notice has been issued against U.K. national Ramesh Dusoruth, who evidently fled Bermuda after being criminally charged with swindling "several million dollars" from investors in his offshore finance group, which includes firms in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cyprus, England, Malta, Netherlands, and possibly the BVI.

Jersey AG v. Richard Arthur: Judgment

Judgment regarding the seizure of proceeds of crime in The Attorney General of Jersey, in the Channel Islands v. Richard David Arthur, who was convicted of fraud, at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Grant Thornton and law firms agree to settle Providence Financial lawsuit

Accounting firm Grant Thornton and law firms Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and Greene Espel have agreed to pay a combined $849,243 to settle claims that they aided and abetted a $150 million investment fraud perpetrated by the Providence Financial Group, which was based in Guernsey, Miami, and Brazil.

USA v. Todd Kozel: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment for fraud and money laundering involving the Gokana Trust set up in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, by Swiss lawyer Markus Hugelshofer in USA v. Todd Kozel at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. et al: Financial Penalties

Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission regarding financial penalties against Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Ltd., Derek Paul Baudains, Jonathan Ross Bachelet, Haidee Louise Stephens, Julian Dai Lane, and Charles Peter Gervais Tracy.

Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd. et al v. Jersey Attorney General et al: Judgment

Judgment regarding a criminal investigation in Norway into tax evasion by Berge Gerdt Larsen involving entities in Abu Dhabi, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, England, Jersey, Liberia, Panama, Singapore, and Saint Kitts and Nevis in Volaw Trust and Corporate Services Ltd., of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; North East Oil Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Larsen Oil and Gas Drilling Ltd., of Jersey; Network Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Independent Oilfield Rentals IOR Ltd., of Jersey; Petrolia Drilling Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; OPS Personnel Services Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, et al v. The Office of the Comptroller of Taxes, The Attorney General for Jersey, in the Channel Islands, et al at the Privy Council, in the United Kingdom.

SWM Ltd. v. Jersey FSC: Judgment

Judgment regarding an appeal against a regulator's decision to revoke an investment business registration and to issue a public notice to that effect in SWM Limited v. Jersey Financial Services Commission at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Virgin Orbit LLC v. OneWeb Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint regarding the launching of satellites in Virgin Orbit LLC, of Delaware, as successor to Virgin Galactic, LLC, v. OneWeb Ltd., of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.