ABN Amro

Ashish Bhandari: $165K Fine

Amended Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority imposing a fine of $165,000 and financial services industry restrictions on Ashish Bhandari for regulatory breaches involving "an offshore entity in the British Virgin Islands" while he was employed by ABN AMRO Bank NV

HEMA UK I Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Joost Johannes Hendrikus De Beijer, as the Foreign Representative of HEMA UK I Limited, described as being part of a group that "is one of the largest and oldest retailers in the Netherlands", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Netherlands: Joseph Valentino

Complaint for the extradition of Joseph Valentino from the USA to the Netherlands to face allegations of fraud.

Architel Systems Corporation: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Architel Systems Corporation, Nortel Communications Inc., and Northern Telecom Canada Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Portugal: World Bureau for Intellectual Property Corporation

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into WBIP - World Bureau for Intellectual Property Corporation, IBIP - International Bureau for Intellectual Property Inc., ODM, Srl, WIPT, Sro, European Central Register of Brands and Patents SpRI, CRPT Central Register for Patents and Trademarks, and OHMI Office for International Registration Community Trade Marks and Designs Limited for suspected fraud.
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EXPOSED: Belvedere Management’s massive criminal enterprise

Offshore fund group Belvedere Management, which claims to have $16 billion of assets under administration, management and advisory, appears to be one of the biggest criminal financial enterprises in history, headed by David Cosgrove, Cobus Kellermann and Kenneth Maillard, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

JSC BTA Bank: Chapter 15 Petition (Second)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Kazakhstan by Askhat Niyazbekovich Beisenbayev, as the Foreign Representative of JSC BTA Bank, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Fairfield Sentry Limited (in liquidation): BVI Clawback Appeal Judgment

Judgment regarding an attempt by the liquidators of Fairfield Sentry Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, to clawback redemptions from hedge fund investors In the Matter of the liquidation of Fairfield Sentry Limited and In the Matter of Quilvest Finance Limited, Caja de Ahorros y Monte de Piedad de Madrid, Deutsche Bank (Suisse) SA, SNS Global Custody BV, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., Lloyds TSB Bank, Martello Nominees Limited, ABN AMRO Fund Services (Isle of Man) Nominees Limited, Wise Global Fund Limited, Lombard, Odier, Darier, Hentsch & Cie, Mirabaud & Cie, SG Private Banking (Suisse) SA, EFG Bank SA, EFG Bank European Financial Group SA, Pictet & Cie, Credit Suisse London Nominees Limited, Buckmore Nominees Limited, UBS AG, UBS (Cayman) Limited, UBS (Luxembourg) SA, Alfredo Migani, Banco General SA, Banca Privada, Arbitral Finance Inc. and others.

InterAcciones Banking Corporation Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Antigua & Barbuda by Charles Walwyn and Robert Wilkinson, as the Foreign Representatives of InterAcciones Banking Corporation Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Otkritie International Investment Management Ltd. et al v. JPMorgan Chase et al: Discovery Application

Second Application by Otkritie International Investment Management Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Otkritie Securities Limited, of England and Wales; and Otkritie Financial Corporation JSC, of Russia, to issue subpoenas to Bank of New York Mellon, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank for the production of documents for use in a civil complaint filed by Otkritie International Investment Management Limited against Georgy Urumov and Denning Capital Limited at the High Court in the United Kingdom.

Netherlands: Musibau Adeola Olayemi

Complaint for the extradition of Nigerian national Musibau Adeola Olayemi, a.k.a. George Olayemi, from the USA to the Netherlands to face allegations of fraud and money laundering.

American Pegasus SPC: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Stuart Sybersma and Michael Pearson, as the Foreign Representatives of American Pegasus SPC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

JSC BTA Bank: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Kazakhstan by Anvar Galimullaevich Saidenov, as the Foreign Representative of JSC BTA Bank, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

ABN Amro Bank NV et al v. HSH Cayman I GP Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in the case of ABN Amro Bank NV, Commerzbank AG, Filiale Luxembourg, Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, Calyon, Landsbanki Islands HF, and The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v. HSH Cayman I GP Ltd., HSH Cayman II Ltd., HSH Cayman V GP Ltd., HSH Coinvest (Cayman) GP Ltd., and JCF HSH (DE) GP LP at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

United Kingdom: Roger Bryer et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud, theft and money laundering involving Roger Bryer, Yulia Bryer, Herbert Austin, Susan Austin and others.

Norway requests evidence from Bank of America for investigation into alleged investment fraud

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged investment fraud - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Norway - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 13, 2008. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Odd-Magne Kristiansen, Rune Bjornstad, Espen Linnerud, Lightway International Inc., Bank of America, Christian Frydenlund, Josip Dropulijc, Yassir Nawas, HSBC Bank, ABN AMRO and Banco Central Del Ecuador.

Costa Rica: Miguel Angel Rodriguez Echeverria et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Costa Rica into the country's former President, Miguel Angel Rodriguez Echeverria, former head of state electrical company, Jose Antonio Lobo Solera, Alfonso Guardia Mora, Guido Sibaja, Edgar Valverde Acosta, Adrian Quiros Carmona, Jose Joaquin Fernandez, Eliseo Vargas Garcia, Rodrigo Mendez Soto, Leonel Barrios and Hernan Bravo Trejos for suspected corruption and illicit enrichment.

Norway: Odd Magne Kristiansen et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Norway into Odd Magne Kristiansen, Rune Bjornstad, Espen Linnerud and Torgeir Stensrud for alleged investment fraud.

Brazil seeks ABN AMRO records for ‘Marbella Travel Agency Case’

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged tax evasion and money laundering - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - that was filed at federal court in the USA on December 28, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Marbella Travel Agency, Itapema Ltd., Stefano Bonetti, Alexander Bonetti, Thomas Bonetti, Marco Antonio Beirao, Oscar Bazan, Valdivino Jose dos Reis, Siderquimica Industria e Comercio de Produtos Quimicos SA, Rochesa SA Tintas e Vernizes, Luis Ramon Valensuela Kleiber, Antonio Carlos Tarnovski, Magali Jussara Vosgerau Bonetti, ABN AMRO Bank, and Delta Bank.

Brazil requests US bank records for ‘Operation Alchemist’

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into money laundering - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - that was filed at federal court int he USA on December 21, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Operacao Alquimista, Operation Alchemist, Jose Sukadolnik Filho, Renato Marson, Janete Mazarim Goncalves, Cecilio Edson Fernandes Junior, Bernardo Granatowicz, Luiz Carlos Peixoto Pessanha, Lemuel Santos de Santana, Marcos Estevao Nassif, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Naftegaz Invest AG, Citibank NA, Unicorp Bank & Trust Ltd., Jose Mahsur Farhat, Citibank FSB, Golden Eagle Investments, Wachovia Bank NA, Seven Keys Import & Export Corp., and ABN AMRO Bank.

Latin America Round-Up: January 4, 2008

ARGENTINA & VENEZUELA: Laundering and Politics; CARIBBEAN: The heat from the USA PATRIOT Act; COSTA RICA: Investigating Banco Popular; Costa Rica, Head of GAFIC; Remittances on the rise; GUATEMALA: Lottery under scrutiny; MEXICO: Chairing the OAS Anti-Laundering Group; and PERU: Fujimori sentenced.

Brazil: Marbella Travel Agency

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Brazil into Luis Ramon Valensuela Kleiber, Antonio Carlos Tarnovski, Magali Jussara Vosgerau Bonetti, Itapema Ltd., Stefano Bonetti, Alexander Bonetti, Thomas Bonetti, Marco Antonio Beirao, Oscar Bazano and Valdivino Jose Dos Reis for suspected involvement in money laundering.

Brazil: Operacao Alquimista

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Jose Sukadolnik Filho, Renato Marson, Janete Mazarim Goncalves, Cecilio Edson Fernandes Junior, Bernardo Granatowicz, Luiz Carlos Peixoto Pessanha, Lemuel Santos de Santana, and Marcos Estevao Nassif for suspected involvement in a money laundering.

SunTrust Bank records sought for Brazilian tax evasion investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged tax evasion - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - that was filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on March 13, 2007. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Andre Luis Di Rissio Barbosa, 14 BIS Ooperation, Viracopos International Airport, SunTrust Bank, Pacific National Bank, Phanor Andres Escobar Bernal, ABN Amro Real Bank SA, and Santander Banespa Bank SA.

Brazil: Andre Luis Martins Di Rissio Barbosa

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Brazil into suspected money laundering by Andre Luis Martins Di Rissio Barbosa.

Poland: Emil Giziewicz

Complaint for the Extradition of Emil Giziewicz from the USA to Poland to face allegations of securities fraud involving Kopex Plc.

Insider Talking: September 4, 2005

For several weeks now, Cayman's two main newspapers, the Caymanian Compass and Cayman Net News, have been attacking each other in news articles and editorials. The animosity between the rivals has now spilled out into the legal system. At the

United Kingdom: Collins Oladipupo Awosika

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into Collins Oladipupo Awosika.

Spain: Domingo Tarruella Dalmau (New Jersey)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into Domingo Tarruella Dalmau for alleged money laundering.

Insider Talking: September 30, 2004

Three bankers who allegedly swindled their former employer, NatWest, in a deal involving Enron and a Cayman Islands registered company appeared in court in England on September 28, 2004 as they seek to avoid extradition to the United States. Gary

Spain seeks evidence in Florida for money laundering investigation

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged money laundering - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 30, 2004. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Domingo Tarruella Dalmau, Roberto de Luca, Carlos Augusto Quintero Patino, Robert P. Gleusner, Brian Lennon, Ronald Reed, Manuel Lao Hernandez, Alicia Esther Franch, International Gaming Manufacturing, a.k.a. Leisure & Gaming Corporation; Forum Technology Ltd., Winner Group SA, J.L.M. Trading Corp., Hoboken Floramerica, Pacific Seafood Inc., Lakeview Flowers Inc., Surhtos Inc., Floramerica Inc., Big Plantain American Inc., L&G Corporation, Blazing Ltda, Enkor Business Corporation, Beauport Commercial, Atronic, Unidelca SA, Super Siete, Tuworld Inversora SA, Edsaco Ltd., Nova Atlantis SA, Consultoria International, Merrydown Ltd., Meadowside Management Ltd., Luis Flores, Barclays Bank, NationsBank International, Lloyds TSB Bank, ABN AMRO and Banco Ganadero.

Lancer Receiver sues financial institutions for over $17 m

The Receiver of the Lancer Offshore group has filed a lawsuit against 26 financial institutions and other firms in an attempt to recover more than $17 million of allegedly fraudulent transfers.Defendants include companies from Bahrain, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Luxembourg, Monaco, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Spain: Domingo Tarruella Dalmau (Florida)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into Domingo Tarruella Dalmau and others for alleged money laundering.
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