John Ayres

P.B. Group Ltd. v. Micah Holdings Ltd.: Liquidation Application

Originating Application in P.B. Group Limited, formerly known as HangKan Group Limited and Feishang Non-Metal Materials Technology Limited, a Cayman Islands company based in China v. Micah Holdings Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

JTrust Asia Pte. Ltd. v. Mitsuji Konoshita et al: Judgment

Judgment regarding an application to discharge a freezing order and receivership order in a matter that also involves proceedings in Singapore and Thailand in JTrust Asia Pte. Ltd. v. Mitsuji Konoshita and A.P.F. Group Co. Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Citco Group agrees to pay $26M to settle Buddy Fletcher ‘fraud’ litigation

Hedge fund administrator Citco Group and related parties have agreed to pay $26.25 million to settle litigation brought on behalf of investors in funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands and BVI that Citco sold to fraudster Buddy Fletcher's Fletcher International Group, which then allegedly looted them.

Richcourt Funds et al v. Citco Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Corinne Ball, as Chapter 11 Trustee of Soundview Elite Ltd., Soundview Premium, Ltd., Soundview Star Ltd., Elite Designated Premium Designated and Star Designated, and John Ayres and Matthew Wright, as Joint Liquidators of America Alternative Investments Inc., Optima Absolute Return Fund Ltd., Richcourt Allweather B Inc., Richcourt Allweather Fund Inc., Richcourt Composite Inc. and Richcourt Euro Strategies Inc. v. Citco Group Limited, Ermanno Unternaehrer, Soundview Capital Management Ltd., Richcourt Capital Management Ltd., Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited, Citco Fund Services (Europe) B.V., Citco Global Custody (NA) N.V., Citco Banking Corporation N.V., Citco Trading Inc., Richcourt Holding Inc., CFS Company Ltd., CFS Corporation Ltd., Christopher G. Smeets, Robert A. Voges, Alphonse Fletcher, Jr., Fletcher Asset Management, Inc., Fletcher International, Inc., George Ladner, Enrico Laddaga, Gabriele Magris, Yves Bloch, Denis Kiely, Stewart Turner, Gerti Muho, and Floyd Saunders at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

America Alternative Investments Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by John Ayres and Matthew Wright, as the Foreign Representatives of America Alternative Investments Inc., Optima Absolute Return Fund Ltd., Richcourt Allweather B Inc., Richcourt Allweather Fund Inc., Richcourt Composite Inc., and Richcourt Euro Strategies Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lawndale Group SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by John Ayres, as the Foreign Representative of Lawndale Group SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

America Alternative Investments Inc. et al: Liquidation Application

Application to liquidate America Alternative Investments Inc., Optima Absolute Return Fund Ltd., Richcourt Allweather B Inc., Richcourt Allweather Fund Inc., Richcourt Composite Inc., and Richcourt Euro Strategies Inc. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.