Application by Alpine Partners (BVI) LP, of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC and Duff & Phelps Securities LLC, both d.b.a. Kroll, for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Cayman Islands" regarding New Frontier Health Corporation, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Complaint alleging trademark infringement in Kroll LLC, formerly Duff & Phelps LLC, and Kroll HoldCo LLC, formerly Kroll LLC v. K2 Integrity Holdings Inc., K2 Intelligence LLC, and Jules Kroll at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint alleging professional negligence, gross negligence, aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, negligent misrepresentation, and breach of contract in Bradley Sharp, as the Permanent Receiver for the Estate of Direct Lending Investments LLC, Direct Lending Income Fund LP, Direct Lending Income Feeder Fund Ltd., DLI Capital Inc., DLI Lending Agent LLC, and DLI Assets Bravo LLC and their Successors, Subsidiaries, and Affiliated Entities, and Bradley Sharp and Christopher Johnson, as Joint Official Liquidators of Direct Lending Income Feeder Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), of the Cayman Islands v. Duff & Phelps LLC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a fine of $1.25 million on Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC for regulatory breaches.
Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing penalties totaling $764,836 on Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC for regulatory breaches.
Second Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
First Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Bel Trade Investment Holdings Ltd. et al v. Bel Trade Properties (China) Ltd. et al: Originating Application
Originating Application in Bel Trade Investment Holdings Limited, SS Management Consultants SA, and CP Sze & Co. v. Bel Trade Properties (China) Limited (in liquidation), Stuart Charles Edward Mackellar, Fok Hei Yu, and Roderick John Sutton at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
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.
Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Hunton & Williams, LLP, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Information casting further doubt about the credibility of Bahamas domiciled Condor Guaranty Inc. was recently filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.Law firm Humphrey Berger & Associates filed a motion to withdraw as counsel
Prominent Cayman Islands based businessman Naul Bodden has agreed to pay US$3.3 million to settle his liabilities to a fund group he controlled whose investors were defrauded out of US$19 million, including two banks licensed in Barbados and two hedge
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has accused a trust company of commingling client and company funds and claims that it is insolvent.Details of the allegations against Whitten Trust Company Limited entered the public domain as a result of
Two civil complaints against global risk consulting firm Kroll by victims of fraudulent investment schemes were dismissed recently.First, an action by Horacio Mendez and Annalisa Mendez, who invested $424,000 with Allen Stanford's group of companies, was dismissed at the U.
Three civil complaints have been filed recently against New York based risk consulting firm Kroll Inc. by clients of its office in Miami, Florida who claim they lost a total of $9.4 million by investing in Ponzi schemes that Kroll's
A class action complaint has been filed at federal court in Miami against Bermuda domiciled insurance group Willis regarding "safety and comfort" letters allegedly provided to certain victims of offshore banker Allen Stanford's alleged $8 billion Ponzi schemeThe action was
First Affidavit of Naul Bodden in the case of the liquidators of Grand Island Master Fund, Grand Island Income Fund, Grand Island Commodity Trading Fund, and Grand Island Commodity Trading Fund II against Caribbean Commodities Ltd., RCTG Investments Ltd., and Robert Christopher Girvan at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Long after the scandalous failures of all of Grenada's more than 40 offshore banks with heavy losses to depositors, one of the jurisdiction's local banks has gone the same route, the principal difference being that, this time, the victims will include locals, not just foreigners. Capital Bank International Ltd., which began operating as a bank in 1988, went into receivership by order of the Grenada High Court on February 15, 2008 following an application from the Minister of Finance, Keith Mitchell, who is also the country's Prime Minister. David Holukoff, the Grenada-based Managing Director of Kroll Associates UK Limited, was appointed Receiver.
Complaint in Condor Insurance Limited (In Official Liquidation) v. Condor Guaranty, Inc., PetroQuest Resources, Inc., Harvey Milam, Byron Tyghe Williams, Ross N. Fuller, T. Alan Owen, Intercontinental Development and Investment Corporation, Gymnogyps Management, Inc., and Finpac Holdings, Inc. at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Nevis by Richard Fogerty and William Tacon, as Foreign Representatives of Condor Insurance Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
An offshore insurer accused of defrauding its clients of at least $11 million has been ordered to stop writing new business by its local regulator.Boston Life and Annuity Company Limited was issued with a cease and desist order by the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission on July 13, 2007.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Richard Fogerty and James Cleaver, as the Foreign Representatives of Bancredit Cayman Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
A United States court has ordered former insiders of British Virgin Islands incorporated Evergreen Security Ltd. to repay $10.4 million that they received in fraudulent transfers from the unregistered offshore mutual fund before it collapsed in 2001. In a judgment
If a Canadian stock broker had provided the same type of allegedly sham services to the collapsed Canada based Portus Group of hedge funds as those provided by the Cayman Islands operation of Bermuda based investment firm Lines Overseas Management
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Richard Fogerty and James Cleaver, as Foreign Representatives of Trade and Commerce Bank, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
A Cayman Islands judge has put back a key ruling in a battle for control of an offshore hedge fund that is part of a failed North American group whose losses are estimated at US$179 million.Justice Henderson, sitting at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, must decide whether to grant a petition to liquidate Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund Limited by five investors who claim to have collectively invested $32 million in the Fund.
INTERNATIONAL New study on money laundering The South America Financial Action Task Force (GAFISUD) released a report in September in which it listed the different money laundering techniques that have been identified by several South American government agencies. The report
Section 304 Petition for Assistance in Insolvency Proceedings in the Cayman Islands by Gordon MacRae and James Cleaver, as the Foreign Representatives of Bayou Offshore Master Fund Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut.
One of the architects of Antigua's new anti-money laundering laws has written to the US Treasury protesting its recent issuance of an Advisory warning that all transactions with Antiguan financial institutions should be treated as suspicious. US-based attorney Carlos E. Loumiet conceded that there were "a few shortcomings" in Antigua's new legislation but he claimed the US had ignored the "numerous positive changes in bank supervision in Antigua and Barbuda over the past two years designed to clean up the offshore banking sector in that country".
A report that we have been told was paid for by powerful banker Allen Stanford and presented to the Antiguan government in January of this year as part of the review of Antigua's offshore financial services sector contained a recommendation that would have severely hindered efforts to combat rampant white-collar crime.
Judgment in favor of Grant & Weber, as assignee/agent of Kroll Management Services, Inc. and Wilshire Westwood Associates, LP, against Roland Bleyer at the Superior Court, Los Angeles County, California.