Legal

Medlands (PTC) Ltd. et al v. Bermuda Police Commissioner: Judgment

Judgment regarding "a US Department of Justice Mutual Legal Assistance Request" that led to evidence being "seized from the residence and storage unit of Evatt Tamine, a barrister" in Medlands (PTC) Limited, as Trustee of the A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust; Spanish Steps Holdings Limited, and Point Investments Limited v. The Commissioner of the Bermuda Police Service, as Defendants, and Evatt Tamine, apparently a citizen of Australia, and St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Limited, as Interested Parties, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

St. John’s Trust Company (PVT) Ltd. v. James Watlington et al: Judgment

Judgment in St. John's Trust Company (PVT) Limited, whose "sole shareholder is another private trust company, domiciled in Nevis, called Cabarita" v. James Watlington, Glenn Ferguson, Cabarita (PTC) Limited, in its personal capacity and as Trustee of The Waterford Charitable Trust, and The Attorney General at Bermuda Supreme Court. Editor's Note: In the judgment, it is stated that Evatt Tamine, an Australian barrister, was being sued for allegedly "stealing trust assets of the value of more than $20 million" and that he was a "co-operating witness" in a "tax and money laundering investigation" by the U. S. Department of Justice and IRS into "more than USD 2 billion of unreported gains" involving the Bermuda-domiciled A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust.

Kazakhstan v. King & Spalding LLP: Discovery Application

Application by the Republic of Kazakhstan to take discovery from King & Spalding LLP for use in criminal proceedings in Kazakhstan regarding suspected fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering involving Anatolie Stati and Gabriel Stati and "their group of affiliated companies which they have owned or controlled", including Ascom Group SA, of Moldova; Terra Raf Trans Traiding Ltd., of Gibraltar, and Hayden Intervest Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jones Law Firm PC v. Ian Peck et al: Complaint

Complaint in Jones Law Firm PC, of New York v. Ian Peck, of New York; Patriot Credit Company LLC, BlueFin Capital Partners LLC, Modern Art Services LLC, and Bluefin Servicing Ltd. at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Campbells v. Global-IP Cayman: Winding-Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Campbells, a Cayman Islands law firm v. Global-IP Cayman, which is allegedly owned by STM Atlantic NV, of the Netherlands; Steadyspace Limited, of the British Virgin Islands and the Netherlands, and Umar Javed, of Anaheim, California, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Sky Stream Corp. v. Arkadiy Kats et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud, theft, conversion, and breach of fiduciary duty, in Sky Stream Corp., of the British Virgin Islands v. Arkadiy Kats, residing in Miami-Dade County, Florida;Alexander Pleshakov, described as "residing in Russia, somewhere in Europe or Azerbaijan"; Sergey Tkachenko, described as "residing in Russia and Switzerland"; The Behar Law Firm PA, Samuel M. Sheldon, and Howard R. Behar, all of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Tanzania Tanzil v. Lindsay Grant et al: Ruling

Ruling regarding misappropriation, breach of trust, and breach of fiduciary duty in Tanzania Tobing Tanzil, an applicant under a "Citizenship by Investment Programme" v. Lindsay F.P. Grant and Jonel F. H. Powell, partners in the law firm of Grant, Powell & Co., at the High Court of Justice for Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig: Order Approving Attorneys’ Fees

Order Approving Plaintiffs' Attorneys' Fees of $15.9 million under a 25% contingency fee arrangement in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: Second Amended Complaint

Second Amended Complaint alleging defamation and trademark infringement regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Steven Slom v. Kenneth Rijock: Rijock Counsel’s Motion to Withdraw

Motion by the Law Offices of Dominquez & Associates PA to withdraw as counsel for Kenneth Rijock "regarding the payment of legal services" in Steven Slom, of Israel v. Kenneth Rijock at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Shigekazu Torikai v. Google LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Shigekazu Torikai, a lawyer in Japan, to take discovery from Google LLC for use in contemplated legal proceedings in Japan "for trespass, privacy invasion, unlawful business interference under Japanese civil law, related torts, and to prevent harm to Mr. Torikai, his staff or clients", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Lilly Perry v. Dieter Neupert et al: Transcript of Motion To Dismiss Hearing

Transcript of Hearing on Motion To Dismiss by Côte d'Azur Estate Corporation and BGO Foundation regarding allegations that a Swiss attorney misappropriated an asset in France worth €25 million after a client died in Lilly Lea Perry, 72, the widow of Israel Igo Perry v. Dieter Walter Neupert, described as "Senior Partner" of Neupert Vuille Partners law firm, in Zurich, Switzerland; Côte d'Azur Estate Corporation, of Delaware, and BGO Foundation, of Liechtenstein, at the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.

Lilly Perry v. Dieter Neupert et al: Letter Suggesting Crimes

Letter from Delaware judge suggesting crimes may have been committed regarding allegations that a Swiss attorney misappropriated an asset in France worth €25 million after a client died in Lilly Lea Perry, 72, the widow of Israel Igo Perry v. Dieter Walter Neupert, described as "Senior Partner" of Neupert Vuille Partners law firm, in Zurich, Switzerland; Côte d'Azur Estate Corporation, of Delaware, and BGO Foundation, of Liechtenstein, at the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.

Bermuda Bar Council v. Norman MacDonald: Judgment

Judgment regarding professional disciplinary proceedings in Bermuda Bar Council, as Complainant, and Bar Professional Conduct Committee, as Prosecutor v. Norman MacDonald, a lawyer, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

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".

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.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Pryor Cashman Opposition to Alternative Service

Non-Party Pryor Cashman LLP's Motion Opposing Defendant Alderson's Motion to Authorize Alternative Service of Subpoenas regarding Nigel Green, described as a resident of Dubai; Beverley Yeomans, described as a resident of Malta, and deVere Group Ltd., described as domiciled in Dubai, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bruce Swan v. DV Bermuda Ltd.: Writ of Summons

Specially Endorsed Writ of Summons, including an allegation that "client monies were used to pay for the salaries of employees within DV Bermuda Ltd.", in Bruce Dijon Colin Swan, a lawyer v. DV Bermuda Limited, a law firm, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Lance Ranger v. Charles Pycraft: Claim Form

Claim Form and Particulars of Claim in Lance Dorian Ranger, of Switzerland, described as "a qualified and practising solicitor in England & Wales and the owner and Managing Director of Attendus Trust Company AG" and "founder in 2007 of the Ranger Foundation Trust, a registered Mauritian charity" v. Charles Pycraft, of London, England, at the County Court at Clerkenwell and Shoreditch, England.

Kobre & Kim LLP v. CFTC: Complaint

Complaint for "unlawfully withholding documents" regarding the "secret settlement" in the "landmark" market manipulation case of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Kraft Foods Group Inc. and Mondelēz Global LLC in Kobre & Kim LLP v. U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Edwin Duijneveld v. USA: Petition to Quash IRS Summons

Petition to Quash Summons directed to Bank of America on the grounds that it "will violate the attorney-client privilege under the law of Aruba" in Edwin Duijneveld, a "former attorney" in Aruba v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Jirehouse Management Nevis Ltd.: Public Warning

Public Warning by Nevis Financial Services Regulatory Commission regarding Jirehouse Management Nevis Limited, a corporate services provider managed by Collin Walwyn and part of a group operated by British tax lawyer Stephen David Jones, who was jailed for contempt of court in Britain on August 16th, 2019.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP: Motion to Approve Settlement

Motion to Approve Settlement regarding allegations of involvement in a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford and his now defunct, Antigua & Barbuda-domiciled Stanford International Bank in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: First Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint alleging defamation and trademark infringement regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Steven Slom v. Kenneth Rijock: Partial Summary Judgment Order

Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment for defamation regarding "false and defamatory statements" about participation in serious financial crime in Steven Slom, an Israeli attorney v. Kenneth Rijock, a self-described "financial crime consultant", at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: Complaint

Complaint alleging defamation and trademark infringement regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: TRO Application

Application for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

‘Domestic assault allegations against me are false,’ states Cayman attorney David Marshall

Response from Cayman Islands-based, British attorney David Marshall to questions from OffshoreAlert regarding his arrest in Miami Beach, Florida and a criminal charge for domestic assault. Attached to the response is a "Press Release", purportedly from his wife, Jennifer Marshall, claiming, among other things, that "The allegations made by the City of Miami Beach Police Department against David are false" and that "My injuries were not the result of any battery or violent acts that David committed against me."