Insurance

USA v. Edward Carriero et al: Petition to Enforce IRS Summonses (‘Investigation into Nevis-Licensed Captive Insurance Arrangements’)

Petition to Enforce IRS Summonses regarding the tax liability of ABS Healthcare Services LLC and Health Option One LLC, both of Deerfield Beach, Florida, collectively doing business as Insurance Care Direct and described as the operators of Nevis-domiciled captive insurers ICD Captive Re Ltd. and HOO Captive Re Ltd., in USA v. Edward Carriero, Seth Cohen, and Bradley Cohen at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Providers Re SPC: Directors

Director Details for Providers Re SPC, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on May 6th, 2022.

Providers Re SPC: CI$16.9K Fine

Public Notice by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has imposed a fine of CI$16,950 on Providers Re SPC for "Failure of a Class B Insurer that is established as a segregated portfolio company under Part XIV of the Companies Act (as revised) to maintain the prescribed margin of solvency in respect of each segregated portfolio".

SEC v. Fernando Passos: Complaint

Complaint "against Passos, a former senior executive at Brazilian reinsurance company IRB Brasil Resseguros S.A., for planting a false story with the media and disseminating false documents claiming that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. had recently made a substantial investment in IRB" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Fernando Passos, described as a resident of São Paulo, Brazil, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Northwest Boring Company Inc. v. Lloyd’s Syndicates et al: Complaint

Complaint in Northwest Boring Company Inc. v. Lloyd's of London Syndicates 1919, 2232, 5000, and 9531, Axis Specialty Europe Plc, Assicurazioni Generali SPA Great Lakes, Helvetia Swiss Insurance Company in Liechtenstein Ltd., Thompson Pipe Group, and TPG Pressure Inc. at the Superior Court of Washington, for King County.

Bidzina Ivanishvili et al v. Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Ltd.: Judgment

Judgment in Bidzina Ivanishvili, described as "a successful businessman and former Prime Minister of Georgia"; Ekaterine Khvedelidze, Tsotne Ivanishvili, Gvantsa Ivanishvili, Bera Ivanishvili, Meadowstreet Assets Limited, and Sandcay Investments Limited v. Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Limited at Bermuda Supreme Court.

SiriusPoint Ltd. v. Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) DAC et al: Writ of Summons

Generally Indorsed Writ of Summons in SiriusPoint Limited, of Bermuda v. Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) DAC, of Ireland; SI Insurance (Europe) SA, of Luxembourg; Endurance Worldwide Insurance Limited, of England; All Members of Lloyd's Syndicate No. 9375, All Members of Lloyd's Syndicate No. 457, Great Lakes Insurance SE, of Germany; All Members of Lloyd's Syndicate No. Act 19 9554, All Members of Liberty Syndicate No. 4472, All Members of Syndicates Comprising Consortium No. 9562 at Lloyd's, known as Barbican Financial & Professional Lines; All Members of Pembroke Syndicate No. 4000, XL Specialty Insurance Company, of Canada, All Members of Lloyd's Syndicate No. HDU 382, Starr Underwriting Agents Limited, of England; All Members of Lloyd's Syndicate No. Act 9418, and Canopius Managing Agents Limited, of England, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Atlas Financial Holdings Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Scott D. Wollney, as the Foreign Representative of Atlas Financial Holdings Inc., described as "a financial service holding company for a number of direct and indirect subsidiaries that operate in the commercial automobile insurance sector in the United States, with a highly specialized market orientation and focus on insurance for the “light” commercial automobile sector, including taxi cabs, limousine/livery, business auto, and historically non-emergency paratransit, as a technology and analytics-driven managing general agency", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

The J. Paul Getty Trust v. Allianz SE et al: Complaint

Complaint "to recover the tens of millions of dollars in losses Getty suffered as a result of Allianz’s mismanagement of the Structured Alpha investment strategy" in The J. Paul Getty Trust, of California, described as "a private, nonprofit cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy" v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC, of Delaware, and Allianz SE, of Germany, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mark Cooke: Disqualification

Press Release by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has disqualified Nicholas Mark Cooke, a citizen of the United Kingdom, after concluding he was "not a fit and proper person to perform any functions in relation to regulated activity under the Insurance Act".

Signify Insurance Ltd.: License Revocation

Press Release by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has "cancelled the insurance registration of Signify Insurance Ltd., a Class 1 insurer, for breaches of the Insurance Act 1978".

SEY Re Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority that it has revoked the insurance license of SEY Re Limited.

AIG Europe SA v. Gerard McCaughey et al: Complaint

Complaint in AIG Europe SA, as subrogee of Irish Banking Resolution Corporation Ltd. (in Special Liquidation), of Luxembourg, formerly known as Anglo Irish Banking Corporation Limited v. Gerard McCaughey and Sophie McCaughey, both residents of Los Angeles County, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Ally Financial Inc. v. Markel Bermuda Ltd. et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint in which "Ally seeks coverage under excess bankers professional liability insurance policies issued by Defendants for a settlement under which Ally agreed to pay $87,500,000 and forgive $700 million in loan debt", by U.S. Specialty Insurance Company in Ally Financial Inc. v. U.S. Specialty Insurance Company, Illinois National Insurance Company, and Markel Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. v. 683 Capital Partners LP et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving "a $725 million term loan facility" by entities in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Ireland, and USA in Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. v. 683 Capital Partners LP, Candlewood Investment Group LP, Candlewood Financial Opportunities Fund LLC, Candlewood Financial Opportunities Master Fund LP, Candlewood Special Situations Master Fund Ltd., CWD OC 522 Master Fund Ltd., Flagler Master Fund SPC Ltd., Corbin Capital Partners LP, Corbin Opportunity Fund LP, Fifth Street Station LLC, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, Highbridge International LLC, Highbridge Tactical Credit & Convertibles Master Fund LP, Lincoln Square Funding ULC, Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC, Tennenbaum Heartland Co-Invest LP, Tennenbaum Senior Loan Fund II LP, Tennenbaum Senior Loan Fund V LLC, Tennenbaum Special Situations Fund IX LLC, Tennenbaum Special Situations Fund IX-C LP, Tennenbaum Special Situations Fund IX-O LP, Apollo Global Management Inc., Apollo Global Management Inc., Apollo Capital Management LP, Apollo A-N Credit Fund (Delaware) LP, Apollo Credit Strategies Master Fund Ltd., Baldr Mason Fund Inc., BlackRock Financial Management Inc., Cadbury Hedge Fund Alternatives, K Special Opportunity Fund LP, Sainsbury's Credit Opportunities Fund Ltd., Investment Partners IV (A) LLC, BMO Funds, Inc. - BMO Alternative Strategies Fund, Cavello Bay Reinsurance Limited, Cerberus Capital Management LP, Cerberus Institutional Partners VI LP, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Treasury Department, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Treasury Department - Tuition Account Program, Cyrus Capital Partners LP, Crescent 1 LP, Canary SC Master Fund LP, CRS Master Fund LP, Cyrus Capital Fund Partners, Cyrus Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., Cyrus Opportunities Master Fund II, Cyrus Select Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., Elliott Investment Management LP, Elliott Associates LP, Elliott Capital Advisors LP, Manchester Securities Corp., Empyrean Capital Partners LP, Empyrean Investments LLC, Fort George Investments, LLC, Greenlight Capital LP, Greenlight Capital (Gold) LP, Greenlight Capital Qualified LP, Greenlight Capital Offshore Master (Gold) Ltd., Greenlight Capital Offshore Partners, Greenlight Reinsurance Ltd., JMB Capital Partners Master Fund LP, Kaiser Permanente Group Trust, KTRS Credit Fund LP, Luxor Capital Group, Luxor Capital LLC, Mangrove Partners, The Mangrove Partners Master Fund Ltd., Marathon Asset Management LP, Marathon Court Square LP, Marathon Credit Dislocation Fund LP, Marathon Special Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., Marathon Liquid Credit Long Short Fund, Marblegate Asset Management LLC, Marblegate Special Opportunities Master Fund LP, P Marblegate Ltd., Neuberger Berman Investment Funds Plc, Neuberger Berman Advisers Management Trust - Absolute Return Multi-Manager Portfolio; Neuberger Berman Alternative Funds - Neuberger Berman Absolute Return Multi-Manager Fund; Penteli Master Fund Ltd., Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange, PURE Insurance Company, Sound Point Capital Management LP, Sound Point Beacon Master Fund LP, Sound Point Credit Opportunities Master Fund LP, Sound Point Montauk Fund LP, Sound Point Senior Floating Rate Master Fund LP, Sound Point Floating Rate Fund, A series of Taylor Insurance Series LP; and Relative Value–Long/Short Debt, A Series of Underlying Funds Trust at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Atlas Financial Holdings Inc.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Atlas Financial Holdings Inc., described as "a holding company in the commercial automobile insurance sector in the United States, with a niche market orientation and focus on insurance for the "light" commercial automobile sector including taxi cabs, non-emergency paratransit, limousine/livery and business auto", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

HWH Realty Holdings LLC v. Anthony Belisle: Complaint

Complaint "to recover damages from Belisle for its losses of nearly $20 million arising out of its June 2017 investment in the Limited Diversified Arbitrage Fund, a fund managed by Markel CATCo Investment Management Limited, which employed Belisle as its Chief Executive Officer" alleging fraud involving a Bermuda entity in HWH Realty Holdings LLC v. Anthony Belisle at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

AXA Seguros SA de CV v. St. Vincent Medical Center et al: Discovery Application

Application by AXA Seguros SA de CV, described as "a Mexican insurance company and a subsidiary of AXA S.A., the French parent company of one of the largest insurance groups in the world", to take discovery from St. Vincent Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for use in legal proceedings in Mexico involving Irma Gomez Pruneda, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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Bermuda ship insurer SIGCo seeks $5.6M from Cayman oil tanker owner struck off 10 years ago

Bermuda-domiciled Shipowners Insurance and Guaranty Company Ltd., from which the U.S. Department of Justice has demanded $4.4 million in damages for the grounding of an oil tanker, is seeking to recover the amount, plus $1.2 million in fees and expenses, from a shipping firm - Margara Shipping Ltd. - that was struck off the Cayman Islands Companies Register nearly 10 years ago.

Margara Shipping Ltd.: Directors

Director Details for Margara shipping Ltd., obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on November 8th, 2021.

S3 Assurance Company: Directors

Director Details for S3 Assurance Company, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on November 5th, 2021.

Alpha Re Ltd.: Directors

Director Details for Alpha Re Limited, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on October 22nd, 2021.

Alpha Re Ltd.: License Revocation

Public Notice by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has revoked the insurer's license of Alpha Re Limited for regulatory breaches.

The Brink’s Company v. Chubb European Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint for damages of $23 million regarding coverage under the "Chubb Elite Fraudprotector policy" following an alleged fraud by one of the plaintiff's employees in The Brink's Company, of Virginia, described as "the world's largest cash management company" v. Chubb European Group Ltd. and Lloyd's Underwriters, both of England, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Estate of Martin Zawatsky v. Corry Capital Advisors LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint for "recovery of insurance proceeds due to lack of insurable interest" in Estate of Martin A. Zawatsky, by its Executor, Marc Zawatsky v. Corry Capital Advisors LLC, of Delaware; CCA Life Settlements Sàrl, of Luxembourg, and CCA Life Settlements Fund FCP-SIF, of Luxembourg, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Simon Appell, of England, and John McKenna, of Bermuda, as the Foreign Representatives of Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd., CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd., Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd., and Markel CATCo Re Ltd., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Germany v. Rolf Jerke et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Life Partners Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into Rolf Jerke and Dr. Uwe Schilling for suspected embezzlement involving viaticals settlements.

VL Assurance (Bermuda) Ltd. et al v. Jason Sugarman et al: Writ of Summons

Generally Indorsed Writ of Summons alleging fraud in VL Assurance (Bermuda) Ltd. (in Liquidation) and Valor Management Ltd. (in Liquidation) v. Jason Sugarman, of Los Angeles, CA; Devon Archer, of New York, NY, and Hugh Dunkerley, of Huntington Beach, CA, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Endurance Services Ltd. et al v. Westfield Insurance Company et al: Complaint

Complaint that "arises from Westfield’s mass hiring (colloquially known as a "lift-out") of a group of employees from Sompo International to join Westfield’s new specialty insurance arm, Westfield Specialty, in direct competition with their former employer" in Endurance Services Limited, of Delaware, and Sompo International Holdings Ltd., of Bermuda v. Westfield Insurance Company and Westfield Specialty Inc., both of Ohio, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Oak Trust (Guernsey) Ltd. v. William Dewsall: Re-Amended Complaint

Re-Amended Complaint alleging fraud involving Gable Holdings Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Gable Insurance AG, of Liechtenstein, in Kevin Alcock, Corita Metelerkamp, both of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey; Baytree Group Holdings Limited, Morvale Company Limited, Aggaris Investments Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Christopher Lawrance, Roy Campbell, both of South Africa, and CriSeren Investments Limited, of Wales v. William Dewsall, of London, England, at the High Court for England and Wales.

PVP Aston LLC et al v. Financial Structures Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "the totality of the FSL RVI regime of "insurance" was not insurance at all, but rather a sophisticated financial scam to benefit FSL and a horrendous detriment to the Insureds and their principals" in PVP Aston LLC, f.k.a. RA2 Aston LP; RX Fredericksburg Investors LLC, RA2 Muskegon LLC, and ACA FSL Holdingco LLC, all of Delaware v. Financial Structures Limited, of Bermuda; Aston RA-357 LLC, Fredericksburg RA-100 LLC, and Muskegon RA-357 LLC, all of Delaware, at the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, New Castle County.

Best Meridian Insurance Company et al v. Lake Cecile Resort Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Best Meridian Insurance Company and Best Meridian International Insurance Company SPC, of the Cayman Islands v. Lake Cecile Resort Inc., CCH FL 2 LLC, Citrus Capital Holdings LLC, Florida Department of Revenue, Keys Funding LLC – 1019, Keys Tax Funding LLC – 19, Kissimmee Utility Authority, Osceola County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida; Bruce Vickers, Osceola County Tax Collector, Premier Elevator Company Inc., Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., TLGFY, LLC, J.T. Shaw, Inc., and Tohopekaliga Water Authority at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

AmTrust North America Inc. v. Signify Insurance Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract in AmTrust North America Inc., on behalf of Technology Insurance Company Inc. and Security National Insurance Company v. Employers HR LLC, described as a Florida company based in New York, and Signify Insurance Ltd., of Bermuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.