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UK – HMRC Wins Two Tax Avoidance Cases Over Use of Offshore Trusts David Marchant 0 3461 Saturday, September 14, 2019 
Bermuda court orders halt to US lawsuit against Apollo David Marchant 0 4999 Monday, July 15, 2019 
Firm linked to 'Paradise Papers' leak put up for sale by its private equity owners for £700m David Marchant 0 4201 Sunday, July 7, 2019 
Sun, Sand, and the $1.5 Trillion Dark Offshore Economy David Marchant 0 4586 Friday, July 5, 2019 
Lloyds freezes 8,000 offshore Jersey accounts in dirty money push David Marchant 0 4470 Monday, June 24, 2019 
Islands’ public registers move ‘not nearly enough’ David Marchant 0 4323 Monday, June 24, 2019 
Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017 David Marchant 0 3959 Monday, June 10, 2019 
Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats David Marchant 0 3208 Friday, June 7, 2019 
Closed for Business: Shutting Down the US as an Offshore Tax Haven David Marchant 0 3368 Thursday, May 16, 2019 
German authorities raid 14 banks in offshore tax fraud probe David Marchant 0 3140 Thursday, May 16, 2019 
BVI claim info on Kochhars destroyed in calamity David Marchant 0 2671 Sunday, May 12, 2019 
Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit $1.2 billion in first quarter - report David Marchant 0 2827 Wednesday, May 1, 2019 
Maybe Discovery Requests Don’t Need To Be THIS Specific David Marchant 0 2978 Saturday, April 20, 2019 
Drug trafficking and fraud are primary sources of illicit funds in St Kitts-Nevis: US report David Marchant 0 3453 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Nearly 900 Canadians found in Panama Papers, but no charges have yet been laid David Marchant 0 3193 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 
Tax evasion in Europe exclusive series: Buccaneering Britain and its Treasure Islands David Marchant 0 3811 Tuesday, April 2, 2019 
Atlantic International Bank (Belize) Folds after 18 Years in Offshore Banking Sector David Marchant 0 3225 Friday, March 29, 2019 
Democrats introduce bill to curb tax havens David Marchant 0 3567 Thursday, March 14, 2019 
FBI adds an anti-bribery squad focusing on South America David Marchant 0 3333 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
Vast Offshore Network Moved Billions With Help From Major Russian Bank David Marchant 0 3258 Wednesday, March 6, 2019 
Primeo v HSBC: Cayman Court dismisses US$2bn claim by Madoff feeder fund David Marchant 0 3472 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Judge rules Blockvest ICO token is a security, reversing previous order David Marchant 0 3150 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Revealed: How a UK company is using a Caribbean tax haven to cash in on scrapping toxic ships in one of the world’s poorest countries David Marchant 0 2979 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
UBS Ordered to Pay Record $5.1 Billion in French Tax Fraud Trial David Marchant 0 2970 Thursday, February 21, 2019 
Cayman court upholds order freezing accounts tied to fraud scheme David Marchant 0 3210 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
Lawyer Indicted After Reporting Russian Clients’ ‘Greatest Fraud’ to MI5 David Marchant 0 3026 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
Grand Court: Cayman fund directors did not scheme to violate sanctions David Marchant 0 2967 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 
Deceptive Global Corruption Reports and the Great Political Charade David Marchant 0 2780 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 
Dutch add Guernsey, Belize and Isle of Man to tax evasion blacklist David Marchant 0 3893 Thursday, January 3, 2019 
More than two years later, no Canadian Panama Papers charges have been filed David Marchant 0 4027 Thursday, December 13, 2018 
How the IRS Was Gutted David Marchant 0 3447 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 
The trail of the Panama Papers: from Guatemala to South Florida David Marchant 0 3591 Monday, December 10, 2018 
Government proposes substance tests for offshore businesses David Marchant 0 3513 Monday, December 10, 2018 
New laws to shake up Cayman's offshore sector David Marchant 0 3437 Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Heston Blumenthal, the tax havens and the ripped-off workers David Marchant 0 3521 Sunday, December 9, 2018 
Draft law requires offshore companies to have local offices and staff David Marchant 0 3335 Saturday, December 8, 2018 
Jersey-based ex-Lumiere CEO Christopher Byrne sentenced to 7 years in jail David Marchant 0 3522 Thursday, December 6, 2018 
German Police Search Deutsche Bank Offices in Tax Haven Case David Marchant 0 3181 Friday, November 30, 2018 
The $200 Trillion Gold Rush That Has Reshaped Private Banking David Marchant 0 3382 Saturday, November 24, 2018 
Corporate America Flees Caribbean Tax Havens David Marchant 0 3425 Saturday, November 17, 2018 
First ‘Panama Papers’ Trailer Exposes Offshore Cash Scandal David Marchant 0 3343 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 
United Kingdom to update ‘offshore compliance strategy’ David Marchant 0 3276 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 
'Staggering’ case of banker tax fraud has Danes pointing fingers David Marchant 0 3681 Monday, November 5, 2018 
HMRC to be preferred creditor for insolvencies in Budget tax crackdown David Marchant 0 3210 Sunday, November 4, 2018 
U.K. Government Renews Its Crackdown on Offshore Tax Evasion David Marchant 0 3409 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 
UBS Tax Whistle-Blower Sues for $4 Million, But May Get $4,000 David Marchant 0 3399 Friday, October 26, 2018 
African Governments Are Paying for the World Bank’s Mauritius Miracle David Marchant 0 3546 Friday, October 19, 2018 
What are 'golden passport' schemes and how do they enable tax dodging? David Marchant 0 3391 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 
Trump’s Tax Law Failed to Kill Off Corporate America's Prized Dodge David Marchant 0 3350 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 
Offshore wealth: loopholes found in EU anti-tax evasion rules David Marchant 0 3383 Monday, October 15, 2018 
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Creditors apply to wind up Cayman's Obelisk Capital Management
Alleging "serious wrongdoing", two creditors claiming to be owed $448,333 under a loan bearing interest at 10% per month have applied to wind up Cayman Islands-based Obelisk Capital Management Ltd., which manages factoring and gold funds for Obelisk Global, whose directors include Jazeb Jones, who was previously dismissed as MD of a Cayman bank over his relationship with a client accused of committing a £50 million fraud.
Cayman Court Secrecy: A Huge Red Flag for Foreign Investors & Clients
David Marchant
As any fule kno, the biggest enemy of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and other forms of financial crime is transparency, while their best friend is secrecy. That's why the unprecedented mass sealing of cases that's taking place at the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands is repugnant to anyone with a genuine concern for financial crime.