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Lansdale Capital Ltd. v. Leslie Wulf et al: Motion to Quash Subpoena

Motion to Quash Subpoena asking PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP "to produce the privileged and confidential documents of non-party movant Lansdale Capital Ltd., a BVI company" in Lansdale Capital Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Leslie A. Wulf, Bruce A. Hall, John E. Rea, and James Rea at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Insignia Cards Ltd.: €373K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €373.670 on Insignia Cards Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Insignia Cards Limited was incorporated on November 17th, 2011, its sole director is George Kesidy, a citizen of the United Kingdom, with an address in London, England; previous directors include Joseph Zammit Tabona and Charles Rapa, citizens of Malta who both resigned effective July 31st, 2020, and its shareholders are George Kesidy and Insignia Malta Holding Limited, which was incorporated in Malta on November 17th, 2011, whose directors are George Kesidy and Nada Tucakov, a citizen of Serbia with an address in London, England, and whose shareholders are George Kesidy and Insignia International Limited, which, according to the Cyprus Registrar of Companies, was incorporated in Cyprus on November 11th, 2011 and whose sole director is Irodotos Kasapis. The Malta Business Registry shows that PricewaterhouseCoopers resigned as auditor of Insignia Cards Limited effective October 28th, 2020.

Evenstar Master Fund SPC et al v. Vincent Mo et al: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Evenstar Master Fund SPC, on behalf of Evenstar Master Sub-Fund I Segregated Portfolio, and Evenstar Special Situations Limited v. Vincent Tianquan Mo and Fang Holdings Limited, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "holds itself out as conducting the largest real estate internet listing and search portal in the PRC named Fangtianxia" and whose securities are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Alexander Lower et al v. Shepherd Performance Fund Ltd. et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Alexander Lower, of the British Virgin Islands, and Jess Shakespeare, of the Cayman Islands v. Shepherd Performance Fund Ltd., Stark Master Fund Ltd., Stark Global Opportunities Performance Fund Ltd., Stark Global Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., Shepherd Select Asset Holding Ltd., Stark Select Asset Master Fund Ltd., Stark Asia Master Fund Ltd., Stark Asia Performance Fund Ltd., and Stark Gosford Limited, all in Voluntary Liquidation, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

DAVIDsTEA Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Claudio Filippone, of PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., as the Foreign Representative of DAVIDsTEA (USA) Inc. and DAVIDsTEA Inc., described as "a branded retailer of specialty tea", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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.

Elite Insurance Company Ltd.: Administration

Public Statement by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission announcing that Elite Insurance Company Limited has been found to be "insolvent" and was "placed into Administration on 11 December 2019".

Fairfield Sentry Ltd. et al v. Citco Group Ltd. et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amended Complaint in Fairfield Sentry Limited, Fairfield Sigma Limited, and Fairfield Lambda Limited, all in liquidation, all of the British Virgin Islands v. Citco Global Custody NV, of the Netherlands; Citco Global Custody (NA) NV, of Curaçao; CGC NA, of Curaçao; Citco Banking Corporation NV, of Curaçao; Citco Bank Nederland NV, of the Netherlands; Citco Bank Nederland NV Dublin Branch, of the Netherlands, and Citco Group Limited, of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

US affiliate of Malta bank accused of massive fraud by SEC

New York-based, Cayman Islands-administered investment adviser International Investment Group LLC, which is affiliated with Malta's IIG Bank, with both owned by a bankrupt fund in Curaçao, committed "a string of frauds to cover up tens of millions of dollars in losses", the SEC has alleged.

Frontera Resources Caucasus Corp.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Andrew Morrison and David Griffin, as the Foreign Representatives of Frontera Resources Caucasus Corp. (in Official Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Stronghold Insurance Company Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Dan Yoram Schwarzmann, as the Foreign Representative of Stronghold Insurance Company Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Wembley Ltd. et al v. Webster Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Nicholas Carter, as Receiver for Sutton Ltd. and Wembley Ltd., both of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from Webster Bank NA and Elizabeth Wyckoff, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited, as Trustee of the Southampton Trust, Portsmouth Trust, and Battersea Trust, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Wembley Ltd. et al v. Citi Private Bank: Discovery Application

Application by Nicholas Carter, as Receiver for Sutton Ltd. and Wembley Ltd., to take discovery from Citi Private Bank, of New York, NY, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited, as Trustee of the Southampton Trust, Portsmouth Trust, and Battersea Trust, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

UK businessman with sprawling offshore group wanted for fraud in Bermuda

An Interpol Red Notice has been issued against U.K. national Ramesh Dusoruth, who evidently fled Bermuda after being criminally charged with swindling "several million dollars" from investors in his offshore finance group, which includes firms in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Cyprus, England, Malta, Netherlands, and possibly the BVI.

Innova Global Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Paul Darby, as the Foreign Representative of Innova Global Ltd., Innova Global Operating Ltd., Innova Global Limited Partnership, 1938247 Alberta Ltd., Innova Global Holdings Limited Partnership, Innova Global Inc., Innova Global LLC, and Braden Manufacturing LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

USA v. Bank Julius Baer (Guernsey): Motion to Quash

Motion to Quash Subpoena Issued to accounting firm Goldberg Gluck & Brusilovsky LLP by Lessia Shatalin and Katerina Duncan in USA v. All Assets Held at Bank Julius Baer & Company Ltd., Guernsey Branch, in the name of Pavlo Lazarenko at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Stripes US Holding Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the United Kingdom by Richard Heis, as the Foreign Representative of Stripes US Holding Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

BioAmber Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Mario Bettina, as the Foreign Representative of BioAmber Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Argentarius Group ‘removes’ PwC as auditor

OffshoreAlert has uncovered more red flags concerning the Argentarius Group, which operates investment platforms in Malta, Gibraltar and the Cayman Islands. PwC has become the second auditor to be 'removed' in less than three years, while Argentarius' predecessor firm - Minerva Investments - collapsed amid a fraud investigation by the financial regulator in Liechtenstein.

Furstenberg Finance SAS et al v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Furstenberg Finance SAS and Marc Bataillon to take discovery from Bank of America NA, Bank of China, The Bank of NY Mellon, BNP Paribas SA, Citibank, N.A., Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank (USA), N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank, and UBS AG for use in "reasonably contemplated foreign criminal proceedings in Luxembourg against Jean-Michel Paul, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BDO Ltd.: v. Simon Conway et al: Originating Summons

Originating Summons in BDO Limited v. Simon Conway, Yat Kit Jong, and Man Chun So, as the Joint Provisional Liquidators of China Lumena New Materials Corp. (in provisional liquidation), at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Isle of Man FSA v. Eco Resources Fund PCC Plc et al: Judgment

Judgment in the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority v. Gordon Wilson, as Provisional Liquidator and deemed Official Liquidator of The Eco Resources Fund PCC Plc; John Charles Bourbon, Premier Group distributions Inc., and Craig Mitchell, as Liquidator of The Premier Group Isle of Man Limited at the Isle of Man High Court.

Mongolian Mining Corporation: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Simon Conway, as the Foreign Representative of Mongolian Mining Corporation, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.