Public Notice by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has revoked the Restricted Mutual Fund Administrator's Licence of Advanced Fund Administration (Cayman) Ltd.
The Conyers legal and corporate services group, which is one of the offshore industry's biggest professional service providers, has been fined $2.1 million by the Bermuda Monetary Authority for failure to comply with anti-money laundering regulations and legal "obligations".
Press Release by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has imposed penalties totaling $981,000 on Conyers Corporate Services (Bermuda) Limited for regulatory breaches.
Press Release by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has imposed penalties totaling $1,118,500 on Conyers Corporate Services (Bermuda) Limited for regulatory breaches.
Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €750 on Trireme Pension Services (Malta) Limited for a regulatory breach.
Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €11,000 on Dominion Fiduciary Services (Malta) Limited for a regulatory breach.
For the first time in over four years, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published details of a fine against a licensed entity, a $20,000 penalty imposed on McNamara Corporate Services Ltd.
Stuart Brankin appears to have left Cayman Islands corporate services provider Circumference FS after OffshoreAlert revealed allegations of fraud against one of their clients. All references to Brankin, including his name, photo, and profile, were removed from Circumference's website one day after we reported that Asia Momentum Fund, of which Brankin was a director and to which Circumference provided services, had been accused of swindling Malaysian citizens out of more than $212 million as part of a wider $4.5 billion fraud involving 1MDB.
Letter from Charlotte Hoffman, Group General Counsel of corporate services provider Circumference, requesting the removal from an article of an image of Circumference employee Stuart Brankin, who was a director of a fund - Asia Momentum Fund - that had been accused in a lawsuit of swindling an investor out of $212 million as part of a wider $4.5 billion fraud against a Malaysian Government-operated company known as 1MDB. Brankin's image was "taken directly from our website without permission by us or by Mr. Brankin", wrote Hoffman, whose group provided various corporate services to Asia Momentum Fund.
Walkers Corporate Ltd. v. Cayman Islands Minister of Financial Services and Commerce et al: Originating Summons
Originating Summons in which a Cayman Islands corporate services provider plaintiff "seeks the determination of the Court as to the meaning and effect of Section 255 and Section 281 D of the Companies Act (2022 Revision)" in Walkers Corporate Limited v. The Minister of Financial Services and Commerce, The Registrar of Companies, and The Attorney General of the Cayman Islands at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Public Notice by the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of $20,000 on McNamara Corporate Services Limited for regulatory breaches.
Public Notice by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £196,000 and disqualification on Robert Archibald Gilchrist Sinclair.
Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €500 on TMF Management and Administrative Services (Malta) Ltd. for a regulatory breach.
Guernsey fiduciary Hansard kept ‘oligarch’s son’ as a client despite links to murder & corruption, says regulator
Guernsey-based corporate services provider Hansard Ltd. and five of its directors, including its chairman, Philip Blows, have been fined a total of £398,300 following an investigation in which the firm told its local regulator that 75% of its clients were "high-risk".
Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed fines totaling £398,300 on Hansard Limited, Andrew Neil Parr, Alan Peter Northmore, Philip Clive Blows, David Samuel Lloyd, and Lynn Giovinazzi for regulatory breaches.
British Virgin Islands-based corporate services provider Vistra and accountant Indervir Basra, who works for the group in California, are being sued in the United States regarding audits of DC Solar, which collapsed after swindling investors out of an estimated $1 billion. The audits were allegedly conducted by a group that Vistra acquired just seven months before DC Solar's headquarters was raided by the FBI in December, 2018.
Complaint alleging aiding and abetting fraud, concealment, and negligence regarding the auditing of "a multi-billion-dollar fraud" by DC Solar Funds and DC Solar Solutions in East West Bank, East West Bancorp Inc., Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, GEICO Corporation, The Sherwin-Williams Company, People's United Bank NA, People's United Financial Inc., Adhi-Solar LLC, DV VNB Community Renewables Fund LLC, DV VNB Community Renewables Fund III LLC, and Pardee Solar 1 LLC v. Vistra Group Holdings (BVI) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Vistra Group Holdings (BVI) I Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Indervir Basra, of California, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.
Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €2,500 on W.J. Parnis England Ltd. for failure "to submit the Audited Financial Statements and Auditors’ Management Letter for the year ended 31 December 2019 within the regulatory deadline".
Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €2,500 on United International Management (Malta) Limited for a regulatory breach.
Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of £225,085 on financial services provider Bridgewater (IOM) Limited and disqualified Matthias Bolliger, Stephen Corran, and Brett Armitage as directors for regulatory breaches.
‘We’re appealing our fine and have surrendered our Malta license,’ writes Amagis Capital Services representative
Letter to OffshoreAlert from Andrea Vianelli, on behalf of Amagis Capital Services Ltd., stating that the company intends to appeal a fine of €2,500 that was imposed by the Malta Financial Services Authority for failure to submit its 2019 audited financial statements on time and that the firm has voluntarily surrendered its 'Company Services Providers' license.