Application for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Singapore by William Honoris, as the Foreign Representative of JGC Ventures Pte. Ltd. and Modernland Overseas Pte. Ltd., both of Singapore and part of "one of Indonesia’s largest and most prominent property developers, with various high-profile projects", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Lake Holding & Finance S.A., described as a British Virgin Islands company beneficially owned by Vladimir Vasilyevich Melnichenko, of Russia, to take discovery from UBS AG, Societe Generale/SG Private Bank, Banque Lombard Odier & Cie AG, a.k.a. Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie; CIM Banque SA, Kookmin Bank (Korea), Credit Suisse, PJSC Sberbank, Bank of America N.A., Citibank, N.A., Merrill Lynch Capital Corporation, Union Bancaire Privee CBI-TDB, Geneva, and BSI SA, Lugano for use in legal proceedings in Cyprus, France, Monaco, Russia, and Switzerland regarding alleged fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Opus Trustees Limited, of Guernsey, in its capacity as trustee of The Manet Trust and Renoir Investments Limited, of Guernsey, to take discovery from Bank of China, The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas, Citibank NA, CommerzbankAG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered Bank, and UBS AG for contemplated legal proceedings in Guernsey regarding a fraud believed to involve Société Bancaire et Fiduciarie Privée, Credit Foncier Comoros, Credit Foncier International s.r.o., Federico Cappuzzo, Daria Chekhova, Laura Meier, Credit Foncier Dubai UAE, and Kataryna Ryzovska, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Complaint in Alceu Antimo Vezozzo Filho, Alceu Antimo Vezozzo, Market Street Corp., Townhouse Ventures Corp., and Grand Bay Assets Inc. v. Raquel Moura Borges, Rita de Cassia Ramoni Tanajura Leao, Global Access Investment Advisor, LLC, Global Access Investment Advisor Brasil S/S Limitada, and Global Access Partners Investimentos Limitada at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.
BVI Court of Appeal rules against attempt by liquidators of Madoff feeder fund to claw back $1 b in redemptions from investors
More than 900 investors who redeemed $1.4 billion from an insolvent British Virgin Islands-domiciled fund that fed money into Bernard Madoff's fraud are a step closer to not having to pay back the money following a judgment at the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal.
Judgment regarding an attempt by the liquidators of Fairfield Sentry Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, to clawback redemptions from hedge fund investors In the Matter of the liquidation of Fairfield Sentry Limited and In the Matter of Quilvest Finance Limited, Caja de Ahorros y Monte de Piedad de Madrid, Deutsche Bank (Suisse) SA, SNS Global Custody BV, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., Lloyds TSB Bank, Martello Nominees Limited, ABN AMRO Fund Services (Isle of Man) Nominees Limited, Wise Global Fund Limited, Lombard, Odier, Darier, Hentsch & Cie, Mirabaud & Cie, SG Private Banking (Suisse) SA, EFG Bank SA, EFG Bank European Financial Group SA, Pictet & Cie, Credit Suisse London Nominees Limited, Buckmore Nominees Limited, UBS AG, UBS (Cayman) Limited, UBS (Luxembourg) SA, Alfredo Migani, Banco General SA, Banca Privada, Arbitral Finance Inc. and others.
Bermuda police have recommended that 55 year old Canadian money manager Dr. Hans Black be criminally prosecuted for allegedly defrauding a client of $6 million.Black, whose Montreal based Interinvest group reportedly manages over $2 billion from offices in Canada, Bermuda,
Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged embezzlement - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance by Switzerland - that was granted by federal court in the USA on June 18, 2004. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Michel Gauthey, Gauthey & Fils, Mathias Burlet, US Technology Science-Real Estate Corp., Christoph Gisler, Robert Bozzetti, Immofin Foundation, Lloyds Bank, IBC Novotec Ltd., Lombard Odier & Co., Si Temple de Carouge SA, Anne Rossier, Jean-Claude Rossier, Si Tourmaline B SA, and Si Verjus Levant.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation by Switzerland into Michel Gauthey for alleged dishonest management, breach of trust and forgery.
A business group headed by Russia's richest man, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was arrested in October for allegedly defrauding the state of $1 billion, stashed money in offshore centers, including Switzerland, Luxembourg, the British Virgin Islands, the Seychelles, Panama and the Bahamas, according to Yelena Collongues-Popova, who worked for one of Khodorkovsky's associates. Lucy Komisar, a New York investigative reporter who is writing a book about the offshore banking and corporate secrecy system, interviewed Collongues-Popova. This is her story.