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Sina Corporation: ‘Fair Value’ Petition

Petition to determine "the fair value of the Dissenters' Shares" in the matter of Sina Corporation, described as "an online media business in the People's Republic of China", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. Duff & Phelps LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving eHi Car Services Limited, described as "a leading car rental and car services company in China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. L & L Horizon LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from L & L Horizon LLC for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. The Crawford Group Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from The Crawford Group Inc. for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving eHi Car Services Limited, described as "a leading car rental and car services company in China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP et al v. Transocean Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a fraudulent and coercive exchange offer and consent solicitation" in Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP, Whitebox Multi-Strategy Partners LP, Pandora Select Partners LP, all of the Cayman Islands, and Whitebox GT Fund LP, of Delaware v. Transocean Ltd., of Switzerland, and Transocean Inc., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP et al v. Transocean Ltd. et al: TRO Motion

Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction in Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP, Whitebox Multi-Strategy Partners LP, Pandora Select Partners LP, all of the Cayman Islands, and Whitebox GT Fund LP, of Delaware v. Transocean Ltd., of Switzerland, and Transocean Inc., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pioneer Recovery Fund LP et al v. Amanda Wilson et al: Discovery Application

Application by Pioneer Recovery Fund LP and Champlain Investment Holdings Ltd., both of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Amanda Wilson, Pedro Santiago, Astrid Pillay, and Charles Holzer regarding "a series of purported frauds perpetrated by the late Mr. Lance Valdez and subsequent directors and officers of the Fund [Pioneer Recovery Fund], who used the Fund as the instrument of a fraud perpetrated against the Fund's founder, Vermeer Investments Limited" for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas against Subacu Investment Partners LP, of the Bahamas; Beecham Ltd., of the Bahamas; Crescent Advisers Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Pioneer Investment Management Ltd., of the Bahamas; Universal Corporate Limited, of Ireland; Jason Sweeney, Dasha Valdez, nee Dasha Pastoukhova, a resident of the Bahamas; London Capital Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; PCH Ltd., of the Bahamas; Subacu Holdings Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Guam Investment Services, of the British Virgin Islands; 10 East 63rd Street Inc., of New York, and Amanda Wilson, of New York, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mourant Ozannes v. Steve Nicandros et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons for $766,186 in allegedly unpaid professional services in Mourant Ozannes, a Cayman Islands law firm v. Steve Nicandros, of Houston, Texas, and Zaza Mamulaishvili, of Tbilisi, Georgia, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Cayman court secrecy on the rise: 55% of recent financial cases are sealed

The court that hears international business disputes in the Cayman Islands is sealing records of liquidation petitions and other cases at unprecedented levels, meaning that foreign investors, creditors, and clients of Cayman-domiciled hedge funds and other companies are not alerted to insolvencies and other problems, OffshoreAlert can reveal. Secrecy has escalated to the point where more than half of all cases filed in recent months are sealed.

Zhaopin Limited: Petition

Petition In the Matter of Zhaopin Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Towergate Finance Plc: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Scott Egan, as the Foreign Representative of Towergate Finance Plc, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Herbert S. Feinberg IRA et al v. Wimbledon Financing Fund Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Herbert S. Feinberg IRA, DVFG Benefits, Inc. Pension Plan, Claire Annechini IRA, Lester Clippinger IRA, Seravalli Financial Group Inc. PSP, The Belk Foundation, The Benedict Foundation for Independent Schools, Lilly Thoma IRA and Warren A. Hunter IRA v. Wimbledon Financing Fund Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman’s balance sheet shows insolvency of $340 m, court told

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman development appears to be insolvent by at least US$340 million, developer Michael Ryan and one of his many firms took out more than US$44 million from 2005 to 2012 in circumstances that are under investigation, and the "best hope" for unsecured creditors is a dividend of 2.5 cents on the dollar, according to information in a court ruling issued yesterday.