Corporate Services

Centurion Administration Ltd.: £52K Settlement

Public Notice announcing that Centurion Administration Limited has agreed to pay £52,500 to settle a regulatory investigation by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.

Roderick Caruana: €61K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €61,573 on Dr. Roderick Caruana for regulatory breaches.

Cathay Capital Holdings III LP v. Osiris International Cayman Ltd.: Judgment

Judgment regarding "The legal principles to consider when a court is asked to proceed ex parte without notice to determine an application for Norwich Pharmacal disclosure orders" in connection with legal proceedings in China in Cathay Capital Holdings III, L.P. v. Osiris International Cayman Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Suntera Global v. Andrew Edgington: Complaint

Complaint in Suntera Global, a Cayman Islands corporate services provider v. Andrew Edgington, described as a former employee of the plaintiff, at the Summary Court of the Cayman Islands.

Taysun Corporate Services Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has revoked "the Management License and the Approval to act as Captive Insurance Agent" of Taysun Corporate Services Ltd. for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Mauritius Corporate and Business Registration Department showed that Taysun Corporate Services Ltd. was incorporated in Mauritius on February 11th, 2010, its sole director is Sundara Rajen Sooben and its sole shareholder is Álvaro de Oliveira Madaleno Sobrinho, of Angola.

MaplesFS Ltd. v. Bank Otkritie et al: Originating Application

Originating Application in MaplesFS Limited v. B&B Protector Services Limited, of the Cayman Islands; PJSC National Bank Trust, of Russia, and PJSC Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation, of Russia, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Parallel Nominees Cyprus Ltd.: €70K Settlement

Public Notice by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission that Parallel Nominees Cyprus Limited has paid €70,000 to settle a regulatory investigation. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Cyprus Registrar of Companies showed that Parallel Nominees Cyprus Limited was incorporated in Cyprus on February 19th, 2013 and its directors are Anastasia Evripidou and Katina Papanikolaou.

Capricorn Trustees Ltd.: €32K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €32,000 on Capricorn Trustees Ltd. for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that Capricorn Trustees Ltd. was incorporated in Malta on July 10th, 2012, its directors are Kevin Forrest, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in South Africa, and Olivia Micallef, of Malta, and its sole shareholder is Guy William Edmunds, a citizen of Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom who "passed away" on June 15th, 2021.

Roberta Borg: €58K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €58,238 on Dr. Roberta Borg for regulatory breaches.

AAF MENA Ltd.: $5K Fine

Public Notice by the Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority that it has imposed a fine of $5,000 on AAF MENA Ltd. for regulatory breaches.

Gufur Hussain: Industry Ban

Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission announcing it has imposed a financial industry ban on Gufur Hussain, a.k.a. Ghafoor Hussain, for "a lack of integrity".

Keith Hammond: Disqualification

Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed "prohibition orders" against Keith Laurence Hammond "for failing to provide information to the Commission (initially via an Online Personal Questionnaire and subsequently in correspondence), that was full, frank and unambiguous, in relation to the circumstances surrounding his resignation from previous employment".

Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Ltd.: CI$4.2M Fine

Public Notice by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has imposed a fine of CI$4.2 million on Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited for breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (2020 Revision). Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Cayman Islands General Registry showed that the directors of Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited were identified as Colin Mackay, Daniel Rewalt, and Elizabeth Harrington.

World Credit Solutions Ltd.: $5K Fine

Public Notice by the Abu Dhabi Global Market Financial Services Regulatory Authority that it has imposed a fine of $5,000 on World Credit Solutions Ltd., which claims on its website at www.worldcredit.solutions to offer "regulatory compliance services", for regulatory breaches, including a failure to "be open and cooperative in all its dealings with the Regulator". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the National Economic Register of the United Arab Emirates showed that World Credit Solutions Ltd. was incorporated on April 19th, 2018 and operated as a "management consultancy" and "compliance consultancy". No information about the company's officers, directors, or shareholders was available on the NER or on the firm's website and the ownership of its domain name is concealed using a privacy service.

Invoke Accounts Ltd.: Regulatory Action

Public Notice by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority regarding regulatory action against Invoke Accounts Limited. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Isle of Man Companies Registry showed that Invoke Accounts Limited, f.k.s. Best Accounts Limited, f.k.s. IOM BestPay Limited, was incorporated in the Isle of Man on January 7th, 2013 and, in its annual return for 2021, its directors were identified as Lloyd Duwa, a Zimbabwean accountant; David Tarpey, a British accountant, and Richard Stephen McAleer, an Irish "Finance Manager", and its sole shareholder was Centurion Group Limited, of the Isle of Man. Prior annual returns show that former directors include Peter Morris Adamson, a citizen of the United Kingdom; Samantha Cubbon, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and Nathan Cafearo, a British "Marketing Consultant" and former shareholders include Acervus Holdings Limited, Best Group International Limited, and Best Holdings Limited, all of the Isle of Man.

MC Trustees (Malta) Ltd.: €160K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €160,000 on MC Trustees (Malta) Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that MC Trustees (Malta) Limited was incorporated in Malta on December 11th, 2009, its directors are Noel Buttigieg Scicluna, of Malta; William Daniel Dane, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Portugal, and Edward Thorpe, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Malta; its former directors include Martin Cadman, a citizen of the United Kingdom who resigned effective December 24th, 2019, and its shareholders are Christine Rhoda Grace Dane, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Portugal; William Dane, and MC Holdings (Malta) Limited, a Maltese company incorporated on March 14th, 2011 whose sole director is Martin Cadman and whose shareholders are Martin Cadman and Basi & Basi Financial Planning Limited, a British firm whose sole director is Michael Sudagar Basi, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and whose "persons with significant control" are Basi and Brite Advisory Group Limited, of Hong Kong.

Roger Parry: Disqualification

Prohibition Order by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission against Ian Roger Parry, of St Saviour, Guernsey.

Roger Parry: News Release

News Release by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission announcing penalties against Ian Roger Parry.

John Robilliard: Disqualification

Prohibition Order by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission against John Adam Robilliard, of St Martin, Guernsey.

Christopher Shaw: Disqualification

Prohibition Order by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission against Christopher Henry Shaw, of Glentrool Forest, South Ayrshire, Scotland.

Christopher Shaw et al: News Release

News Release by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission announcing penalties against Christopher Henry Shaw, John Adam Robilliard, and Bruce David McNaught.

Paul Everitt: News Release

News Release by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission announcing the disqualification of Paul Michael Everitt.

Paul Everitt: Disqualification

Prohibition Order by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission against Paul Michael Everitt, of St Martin, Guernsey.

Nicholas Martin v. Circumference Holdings Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Nicholas James Martin, of Luxembourg v. Circumference Holdings Ltd., described as "a holding company and corporate parent for the Circumference Group, which is comprised of a number of holding and operating entities engaged in corporate, directorship, trust, fiduciary and accounting services primarily in the Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and The Netherlands", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Black River Trust Company Ltd.: Liquidation

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that "the Official Receiver, Mr. Vasoodayven Virasami, has been appointed as the liquidator of Black River Trust Company Ltd.". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Mauritius Corporate and Business Registration Department showed that Black River Trust Company Ltd. was incorporated in Mauritius on October 10th, 2005 and its directors are Michael Robert Charlton, David Perry Gaskell, and Luc Allan Penny Hack.

Prestige Trust Company Ltd.: ‘Unlicensed’

Public Notice by the Nevis Financial Services Regulatory Commission that Prestige Trust Company Limited "is no longer licensed to conduct registered agent business". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, on its website at www.prestigetrustco.com, Prestige Trust Company's representatives are identified as: "Resident Personnel" - Stevyn L. Bartlette, Managing Director; Vernel Powell, Director, and Herman Liburd, Legal Consultant; "International Affiliates" - "Trininty [sic] International Holdings Ltd., Mr. Nigel Nonkovic - UK", which appears to be a reference to British firm Trinity Holdings International Limited, and "Offshore Affiliate of New York, Mrs. Shana Midgette - New York".

Novasigma Limited: Unlicensed Activity

Public Warning by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission that Novasigma Limited "appears to be purporting to offer company management services in Gibraltar" without a license. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at Companies House Gibraltar showed that Novasigma Limited was incorporated in Gibraltar on May 21st, 2015 and, in its most recent annual return dated May 4th, 2018, the company's sole director was identified as Jussi Olavi Hallikas, described as a Finnish "tax advisor" residing in Tbilisi, Georgia, and its sole shareholder as Novasigma Limited, of the Seychelles. The company's website at www.novasigma.com is no longer operational. In his LinkedIn profile, Hallikas is currently described as "Managing Director" of "Fidelcrest", a company purportedly domiciled in Hungary that offers "forex trading" products and services at www.fidelcrest.com.

SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Ltd. et al: £719K Fines

Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed fines totaling £719,451 on SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank (CI) Limited, SG Kleinwort Hambros Trust Company (CI) Limited, and SG Kleinwort Hambros Corporate Services (CI) Limited, which "form part of the Societe Generale Group, a French regulated banking group and are part of a smaller sub-group, headed by SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited, a UK regulated bank", for regulatory breaches.

Goldenburg Group Ltd.: €270K Settlement

Public Notice by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission that Goldenburg Group Limited has paid €270,000 to settle a regulatory investigation. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Cyprus Registrar of Companies showed that Goldenburg Group Ltd. was incorporated in Cyprus on January 7th, 2014 and its directors are Matej Homola, Antonis Christoforou, Antreas Sieritis, Christos Avgoustinos, Ivor Lehotan, and Marinos Charalampous.

Circumference Holdings Ltd. et al v. Nicholas Martin: Amended Defense

Amended Defense in Circumference Investments (Europe) Limited, of England; Circumference (Luxembourg) Sàrl, of Luxembourg, and Circumference Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Nicholas James Martin, of Luxembourg, at the High Court of Justice, England and Wales.

Safehaven International Ltd. et al: Details of Penalties

Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission providing more details about previously-announced penalties on Safehaven International Limited, Richard John Bach, Tracey Jane Ozanne, David Charles Housley Whitworth, Michael John Good, and Stephen John Dickinson.

Hemavadi Poolay Soondram: Disqualification

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has disqualified Hemavadi Poolay Soondram, who was described as a "director of Beaufort Management Services Ltd.", for regulatory breaches.

Sanjay Kumar Mehta: Disqualification

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it was disqualified Sanjay Kumar Mehta, who was described as a "director of Beaufort Management Services Ltd.", for regulatory breaches.

Phoenix Law Chambers: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has "revoked the corporate service business provider" license of Phoenix Law Chambers.

CCGM Pension Administrators Ltd.: €30K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €30,000 on CCGM Pension Administrators Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that CCGM Pension Administrators Limited was incorporated in Malta on August 31st, 2016, its directors are Nicholas Calamatta, Michael Galea, Julian Mamo, and Mark Mamo, all of Malta, and its shareholders are Calamatta Cuschieri Group Plc and Gasanmamo Insurance Limited, both of Malta.

Safehaven International Ltd. et al: Penalties

Public statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed penalties on Safehaven International Limited, Richard John Bach, Tracey Jane Ozanne, David Charles Housley Whitworth, Michael John Good, and Stephen John Dickinson.

Stephen Bougourd: Penalties

Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed penalties on Stephen Bougourd.