Fiji

Pembroke Securities Ltd.: Section 304 Petition

Section 304 Petition for Assistance in Insolvency Proceedings in Australia by Anthony McGrath, as the Foreign Representative of Pembroke Securities Limited, HIH Insurance Limited, HIH Investment Holdings Limited, FAI Insurances Limited, FAI Leasing Finance Pty Limited, FAI Investments Pty Limited, First Mentor Group Pty Limited, FAI Home Security Holdings Pty Limited, HIH Casualty and General Insurance Limited, FAI General Insurance Company Limited, Lanlex No. 65 Pty Limited, CIC Insurance Limited, FAI Overseas Investments Pty Limited, FAI Traders Insurance Company Limited, and World Marine and General Insurance Pty Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Client complains about Whitherspoon Seymour & Robinson

A business which operates from addresses in the United States has been accused of ripping off a Hong Kong-based client through the sale of an offshore bank charter.Whiterspoon Seymour & Robinson Inc. received $41,980 from the client in November, 2002 for a shelf bank called European Securities Bank Ltd. that was purported to be licensed in Fiji. The funds were sent to WS&R's account at PNC Bank, 500 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.