Intertrust

Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Ltd.: CI$4.2M Fine

Public Notice by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has imposed a fine of CI$4.2 million on Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited for breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (2020 Revision). Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Cayman Islands General Registry showed that the directors of Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited were identified as Colin Mackay, Daniel Rewalt, and Elizabeth Harrington.

Beauregarde Holdings LLP et al v. Province of Entre Rios: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract regarding a "failure to make contractually-mandated interest payments on certain debt securities" in Beauregarde Holdings LLP, of England; Beauregarde Holdings II LLP, of England; City National Rochdale Fixed Income Opportunities Fund, of Delaware; Blue Hiawatha, LLC, of Delaware; White Beech SNC, LLC, of Delaware; Ginkgo Tree, LLC, of Delaware; Crown Managed Accounts SPC - Crown/GT Segregated Portfolio, of the Cayman Islands; MA Multi-Sector Opportunistic Fund, LP, of Delaware; San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association, of California; High Yield and Bank Loan Series Trust, of the Cayman Islands; Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, of Louisiana; Guadalupe Fund, LP, of Texas; GT NM, LP, of Delaware; GoldenTree Credit Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Master Fund, Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GN3 SIP Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; GoldenTree Insurance Fund Series Interests of the SALI Multi-Series Fund, L.P., of Delaware, and GoldenTree V1 Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands v. The Province of Entre Rios, described as "a political subdivision of the Republic of Argentina", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SKAT v. Bell Rock Group Financial Services Ltd. et al: Judicial Assistance Order

Order granting a request for international judicial assistance to obtain evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Group Financial Services Limited, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, now known as Harneys Fiduciary (Cayman) Limited; Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, now known as Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited; Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate Limited for legal proceedings in Canada, Dubai, England, Malaysia, and the USA brought by Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, which is Denmark's tax collection agency, issued at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SIC Holdings LLC v. Frank Yao: Discovery Application

Application by SIC Holdings LLC, of Nevada, to take discovery from Frank Yao, described as "Operating Partner" of Bain Capital LP, for use in legal proceedings in New York alleging fraud brought by VXI Lux Holdco Sarl, of Luxembourg, against SIC Holdings LLC, Symbio Investment Corp., of the British Virgin Islands; Flanderit Holding AB, of Sweden; CapMan Equity VII A LP, CapMan Equity VII C LP, CapMan Equity Sweden KB, Maneq 2005 AB, all of Finland; Financial Technology Ventures II (Q) LP, Financial Technology Ventures II LP, both of Delaware; Actua Holdings Inc., formerly known as ICG Holdings Inc., of Delaware; Landtek Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands; Treasure High Holdings, of the British Virgin Islands; Waterton Resources Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; University Ventures Inc., of Taiwan; Randy Lee, of California; Ethos Technologies Holding Ltd., of Delaware; Joning Ta, South China (Jersey) Holdings Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Graham Bolton, of China; Michael Keating, of North Carolina; Jean Cholka, of Maine; James Reesing, of Ohio; Paul Machle, of California; Bo Huang, of China; Gagandeep Singh, John Wagster, of Tennessee; Big Bend XI Investments LP, of Texas; Anthony Massa, Deborah Baldini, of California; Susan Kirchhoff, Jacob Hsu, of California, and Qing Lu, of California, filed at the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara.

SKAT v. John van Merkensteijn et al: Cayman Islands Judicial Assistance

Motion for Issuance of a Request for International Judicial Assistance to Obtain Evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Corporate Services, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate 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.

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.

Joseph Brice v. Regina: Appeal Judgment

Judgment setting aside on a technicality the criminal conviction for theft of trust company operator Joseph Brice, who transferred $950,000 of client funds to his own account for his personal use without the client's permission, in Joseph Brice v. Regina at Anguilla Court of Appeal.

Kevin Alcock et al v. Gable Holdings Inc.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Kevin Robert Alcock, of Surrey, England; Oak Trust (Guernsey) Limited, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, and Baytree Group Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Gable Holdings Inc., the parent company of Liechtenstein-domiciled Gable Insurance AG, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Charitable Donor Advised Fund LP et al v. U.S. Bank NA et al: Complaint

Complaint regarding collateralized loan obligations in The Charitable Donor Advised Fund LP, described as "a charitable partnership whose charitable non-profit beneficiaries include the Dallas Foundation, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, the Santa Barbara Foundation and the North Texas Community Foundation", and CLO HoldCo Ltd., both of the Cayman Islands v. U.S. Bank NA, of Chicago, IL; Moody's Investors Service Inc., of Delaware; ACIS Capital Management LP, of Delaware; Brigade Capital Management LP, of Delaware, and Joshua N. Terry, of Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Access Advantage Master Ltd. v. Alpha Prime Fund Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint regarding $30 million invested in a fraudulent scheme by Bernard Madoff in Access Advantage Master Ltd., domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, based in Corte Madera, California v. Alpha Prime Fund Ltd., of Bermuda, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Cayman Islands

Scandal-plagued Argentarius Group closes in Malta, moves to Cayman

Amid legal and regulatory issues, Argentarius Group - which provides low-cost, regulation-free investment funds to asset managers, particularly fraudsters - has closed down in Malta, having moved its headquarters to the Cayman Islands, where it operates as iMaps Capital.

Scientific Games Corp. et al v. Sylebra HK Company Ltd. et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "inquiries or investigations into Sylebra" by gaming regulators in Canada, Alderney in the Channel Islands, Malta, the United Kingdom, and the United States, in Scientific Games Corporation and Bally Gaming Inc., both of Nevada v. Sylebra HK Company Ltd., of Hong Kong; Sylebra Capital Management Limited, Sylebra Capital Partners Master Fund Limited, Sylebra Capital Partners (Offshore) Limited, and Sylebra Capital Partners (Onshore) Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

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.

Keystone Private Equity Investments Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler, as the Foreign Representative of Keystone Private Equity Investments Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Aragon Trust Company v. Beneficence Corporation et al: Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Aragon Trust Company (as Trustee of a Trust established by Deed of Trust dated 1 May 1996) v. Beneficence Corporation, Nita Ing, Tina Ing Yahng, Robert Ing, Kendra Ing, Tasha Ing, Kacie Elizabeth Yahng, and Christopher David Yahng at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

SPV OSUS Ltd. v. HSBC Holdings Plc et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint in SPV OSUS Ltd. v. HSBC Holdings Plc, HSBC Bank Plc, HSBC Bank USA, NA, HSBC Securities Services (Bermuda) Limited, HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Bermuda) Limited, HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited, HSBC Securities Services (Luxembourg) SA, HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited, HSBC Private Banking Holdings (Suisse) SA, HSBC Private Ban (Suisse) SA, HSBC Fund Services (Luxembourg) SA, Sonja Kohn, Mario Benbassat, Alberto Benbassat, Stephane Benbassat, 20:20 Medici AG, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, BA Worldwide Fund Management Ltd., UniCredit SpA, Herald Asset Management Limited, Eurovaleur, Inc., Pioneer Alternative Investment Management Limited, Alpha Prime Asset Management Ltd., Regulus Asset Management Limited, Carruba Asset Management Limited, Tereo Trust Company Limited, Genevalor Benbassat et Cie, Hermes Asset Management Limited, Thema Asset Management (Bermuda) Ltd., Thema Asset Management Limited, Equus Asset Management Limited, Equus Asset Management Partners, LP, Aurelia Fund Management Limited, Inter Asset Management Inc., T&M Trusteeship & Management Services SA, GTM Management Services Corp. NV, Aurelia Asset Management Partners, Cape Investment Advisors Limited, Erwin Kohn, and HSBC USA Inc. at The Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

ASCP/Lotus China Fund II Investors, LLC et al v. Takayuki Ota et al: Claim Form

Claim Form in ASCP/Lotus China Fund II Investors, LLC and Castle Rock Investment Holdings Limited v. Takayuki Ota, Tamaki Nonaka, Takifumi Sasaki, Tak Ming Raymond Liong, Sigma Gain Co., Ltd., in its capacity as general partner of Macau Property Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 3 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 4 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 5 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 6 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 7 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, and Macau Property 8 Gou Toushijigyokumiai; Macau Property Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 3 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 4 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 5 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 6 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, Macau Property 7 Gou Toushijigyokumiai, and Macau Property 8 Gou Toushijigyokumiai at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Xie Zhikun et al v. XiO GP Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in Xie Zhikun, Fortune Favors Holdings Limited, and Shengshi View International Holding Ltd. v. XiO GP Limited, Joseph Pacini, Athene (Xiang) Li, and Dorsey Ventures Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund LP et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Matthew Wright and Christopher Kennedy, as the Foreign Representatives of Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund LP and Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund (International) Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Transworld Holdings PCC Ltd. v. SecureOne Corporation et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Transworld Holdings PCC Limited v. SecureOne Corporation, Swiss Science Com Co. Ltd., Deep Blue Exploration Co. Ltd., JSM Capital Management Inc., Symphony Bowl Holdings Ltd., HK Electronics Co. Ltd., Wales Welsh Management Co. Ltd., Marlowe Management Co. Ltd., Digital World Resources Inc., Harmony Ridge Holdings Ltd., Geoffrey Cairns, Kenneth Mages, Intertrust Corporate Services Limited, and Mossack Fonseca & Co. (BVI) Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.