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PB Investment Holdings Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, both of Deloitte (Bermuda), as the Foreign Representatives of PB Investment Holdings Ltd., whose owner Greg Lindberg was convicted of "conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds" last year in the United States, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mason Privatbank Liechtenstein AG: Temporary Administration

News Release by Liechtenstein's Financial Market Authority announcing the appointment of a "temporary administrator" for Mason Privatbank Liechtenstein AG. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that Mason Privatbank Liechtenstein AG was incorporated in Liechtenstein on December 21st, 1998, was formerly known as Raiffeisen Bank Liechtenstein AG, and is part of the Hong Kong-based Mason Group, whose website at www.masonhk.com identifies its "Executive Directors" as Han Ruixia and Zhang ZhenYi, its "Non-Executive Directors" as Carol Mei Mei Hui, and its "Independent Non-Executive Directors" as Tian Ren Can, Wang Cong, Wu Xu'an, and Ng Yu Yuet.

Spinneys Holdings Ltd.: ‘Court Supervision’ Petition

Petition for Court Supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation in the matter of Spinneys Holdings Limited (in Voluntary Liquidation), "was to act as an investment vehicle for the ABRAAJ private equity group in respect of its investment in an Egyptian supermarket chain, Spinneys Egypt", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, both of Deloitte (Bermuda), as the Foreign Representatives of PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd., Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) Ltd., and Omnia Ltd., whose owner Greg Lindberg was convicted of "conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds" earlier this year in the United States, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, of Deloitte Ltd., in Bermuda, as the Foreign representatives of Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd., an insurer that was petitioned into provisional liquidation at Bermuda Supreme Court by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd. as Thomas Sash, c/o Windsor-Thomas Group Inc., of Plant City, Florida; Thomas Williams, of Palm Harbour, Florida, and Nicholas Williams, c/o Clifford Chance LLP, of New York, NY.

Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd. et al: Enforcement Actions

Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority regarding Enforcement Actions against Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd., Excelsior Insurance Ltd., Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) Ltd., PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd., and Omnia Ltd.

Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) Ltd.: ‘Winding Up’ Notice

Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it petitioned Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) Ltd. into provisional liquidation. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) Ltd. as Scott Alan Boug, of Bermuda, and Christopher Erich Herwig, of Raleigh North Carolina, USA;

PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd.: ‘Winding Up’ Notice

Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has petitioned PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd. into provisional liquidation. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of PB Life and Annuity Co. Ltd. are Scott Alan Boug, of Bermuda, and Christopher Erich Herwig, of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Omnia Ltd.: ‘Winding Up’ Notice

Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has petitioned Omnia Ltd. into provisional liquidation. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of Omnia Ltd. are Scott Alan Boug, of Bermuda, and Christopher Erich Herwig, of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Spencer Capital Holdings Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, as the Foreign Representatives of Spencer Capital Holdings Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Spencer Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Rachelle Frisby and John Johnston, as the Foreign Representatives of Spencer Capital Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC: ‘New Business’ Ban

Press Release by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority announcing that it has ordered International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC, which is an insurance intermediary, to "immediately cease conducting new business" on the grounds of "fitness and propriety". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Qatar Financial Centre Companies Registration Office showed that International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC was incorporated on July 28th, 2009, its directors are Rudolfs Veiss, Nigel Thomas, and Howard Perera, its "significant shareholders" are Amberberg Ltd., Louise Joan Kidd, and Thomas Fewtrell, its Secretary is Marc Reaidi, and its "Approved Auditor" is Deloitte and Touche.

Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd.: ‘Winding Up’ Notice

Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has "successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Bermuda to wind up Capital Management of Bermuda, Ltd." for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of Capital Management of Bermuda Ltd. as Thomas Sash, c/o Windsor-Thomas Group Inc., of Plant City, Florida; Thomas Williams, of Palm Harbour, Florida, and Nicholas Williams, c/o Clifford Chance LLP, of New York, NY.

Excelsior Insurance Ltd.: ‘Winding Up’ Notice

Notice by the Bermuda Monetary Authority that it has "successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Bermuda to wind up Excelsior Insurance Ltd." for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that the Directors Register on the Government of Bermuda's website identified the directors of Excelsior Insurance Ltd. are Ronald Sherman, of New Jersey, USA; Jason Poliner, of Connecticut, USA; Richard Daley, of Bermuda; Neill Horner, of Bermuda, and Bradley Meindersma, of Bermuda.

VB Investco Pty Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Australia by Vaughan Strawbridge, Richard Hughes, John Greig and Salvatore Algeri, as the Foreign Representatives of VB Investco Pty Ltd. and VAH Newco No. 2 Pty Ltd., which are both owned by Virgin Australia Airline Holdings Pty Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by the Joint Official Liquidators of ABRAAJ Investment Management Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank US, a.k.a. Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, New York Branch; Société Generale North America; BNP Paribas USA Inc.; Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, New York Branch, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "contemplated proceedings" regarding an alleged $385 million fraud by Pakistan citizen Asif Masood Naqvi at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SKAT v. John van Merkensteijn et al: BVI Judicial Assistance

Motion for Issuance of a Request for International Judicial Assistance to Obtain Evidence in the British Virgin Islands from Harneys Corporate Services Limited, Intershore Consult (BVI) Ltd., Intertrust Corporate Services (BVI) Limited, MMG Trust (BVI) Corp., Mossack Fonseca & Co. (BVI) Limited, by its liquidator, Deloitte Ltd. (BVI); Overseas Management Company Trust (BVI) Ltd., Sentinel International Management SA, and Vistra (BVI) Limited regarding an allegedly fraudulent 12.7 billion Danish Kroner tax refund fraud scheme whose "principal organizer" was identified as Dubai-based British national Sanjay Shah in Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, Denmark's tax collection agency v. John van Merkensteijn, Richard Markowitz, Bernina Pension Plan Trust, RJM Capital Pension Plan Trust, 2321 Capital Pension Plan, Bowline Management Pension Plan, California Catalog Company Pension Plan, Clove Pension Plan, Davin Investments Pension Plan, Delvian LLC Pension Plan, DFL Investments Pension Plan, Laegeler Asset Management Pension Plan, Lion Advisory Inc. Pension Plan, Mill River Capital Management Pension Plan, Next Level Pension Plan, Rajan Investments LLC Pension Plan, Spirit on the Water Pension Plan, and Traden Investments Pension Plan at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

ENRC v. Deloitte LLP: Discovery Application

Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited, of England, to take discovery from Deloitte LLP for use in legal proceedings at the High Court of Justice of England and Wales against its former attorneys, Dechert LLP and David Neil Gerrard, for alleged misconduct, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Abraaj Capital Ltd.: Winding Up Order

Winding-Up Order regarding Abraaj Capital Limited (in Provisional Liquidation) at the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts.

Abraaj Investment Management Ltd.: Fine

Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority regarding a fine imposed on Abraaj Investment Management Limited (in Provisional Liquidation), of the Cayman Islands.

Abraaj Capital Ltd.: Fine

Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority regarding a fine imposed on Abraaj Capital Limited (in Provisional Liquidation), of Dubai.

International Financial Services (S) Pte. Ltd.: License Revocation

Enforcement Action by the Singapore Monetary Authority revoking the Financial Adviser's License of International Financial Services (S) Pte. Ltd., whose shareholders include Mark Richards, John Anthony Parry, Thomas Paul Fewtrell, and Christopher Ivinson, all of England, and Karen Tan Yin Lian, of Singapore.

Arcadia Group (USA) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the United Kingdom by Daniel Butters and Ian Wormleighton as the Foreign Representatives of Arcadia Group (USA) Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Beechwood Re: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Stuart Sybersma, as the Foreign Representative of Beechwood Re, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ascot Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

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