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BDO Ltd.: v. Simon Conway et al: Originating Summons

Originating Summons in BDO Limited v. Simon Conway, Yat Kit Jong, and Man Chun So, as the Joint Provisional Liquidators of China Lumena New Materials Corp. (in provisional liquidation), at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Citing ‘immunity’, rain forest organization ITTO refuses to pay Cayman damages award

An intergovernmental organization established by the United Nations to protect rain forests is refusing to satisfy a $97,000 damages award in the Cayman Islands for obstructing the liquidation of swindled Ardent Harmony Fund, in which it is the biggest investor. The Japan-based International Tropical Timber Organization is claiming 'government immunity'.

BDO Cayman Ltd. et al v. The Governor et al: Judicial Review

Application for Leave to Apply for Judicial Review in BDO Cayman Ltd., Deloitte and Touche, Ernst & Young Ltd., KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers v. The Governor in Cabinet and The Attorney General at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Ardent Harmony Fund Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Michael Pearson, as the Foreign Representative of Ardent Harmony Fund Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

UN-sponsored ITTO faces $12M loss in Cayman ‘fraud’

The International Tropical Timber Organization, which was established by the United Nations to protect rain forests, is one of the biggest victims of an apparent fraudulent scheme involving hedge funds in the Cayman Islands, an investment manager in Barbados and factoring firms in New York.

Boston Life and Annuity Company Ltd. et al v. Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Leo Ford and Boston Life and Annuity Company Limited v. KPMG LLP, Belmont Insurance Management Ltd., Kris Beighton, Casey McDonald, Andrea Douglas, Bancroft Property & Casualty, Ltd., a.k.a. Bancroft Life & Casualty Ltd. and Bancroft Life & Casualty ICC, Ltd.; Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Jerome Hesch, Bradley Barros, Philip Sigel, Global Financial Advisors Network, LLC, and Association Benefits Group, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP et al: Motion to Certify Class

Plaintiffs' Opposed Motion to Certify Class in Ralph S. Janvey, in his capacity as Court-appointed receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; the Official Stanford Investors Committee, Pam Reed, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Yolanda Suarez.

Belmont HOA Ltd. v. Great West Property Inc.: Claim Form

Claim Form in Belmont HOA Limited v. Great West Property Inc. and The Estate of Marie Magdalene Benjamin Dupuis by its de facto personal representative Raquelle Dupuis at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Belvedere’s Brighton SPC taken over by Cayman regulator

Belvedere Management Group fund vehicle Brighton SPC, which was exposed as a fraud by OffshoreAlert 11 weeks ago, has been taken over by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority following the completion of a "forensic examination" by the regulator.

Guernsey FSC v. Lancelot Management Ltd. et al: Paul Yabsley Affidavit

Affidavit by Paul Yabsley, Senior Analyst in the Enforcement Division of The Guernsey Financial Services Commission, in The Guernsey Financial Services Commission v. Lancelot Management Limited, The Global Mutual Fund PCC Limited, The Universal Mutual Fund ICC Limited, The Worldwide Mutual Fund PCC Limited, and The Trinity Global Fund at The Royal Court of Guernsey.
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CISE suspends Argentum Capital after OffshoreAlert exposes Ponzi scheme

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange yesterday suspended the listing of London-based Argentum Capital Ltd. - three days after OffshoreAlert exposed the litigation fund as part of a £90 m Ponzi scheme headed by Briton Brendan Terrill, who operates Cayman-domiciled Centaur Litigation and Hong Kong-domiciled Buttonwood Legal Capital.
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Argentum Capital litigation fund financed by £90M Ponzi scheme

London-based litigation fund Argentum Capital, whose shares are listed on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange and whose chairman is retired British judge David Keene, is being financed by what appears to be a £90 m Ponzi scheme headed by Briton Brendan Terrill and involving the BVI, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Jersey, Singapore, Thailand and other jurisdictions, OffshoreAlert can reveal.