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US judge approves ‘seemingly illusory’ settlement between SEC and Caledonian Group

A U. S. regulator's much-criticized securities fraud complaint against Cayman Islands-based Caledonian Bank and Caledonian Securities is near a conclusion after a federal judge in New York yesterday approved a "seemingly illusory" settlement between the parties and rejected an attempt to block it by the group's "putative owner".

Caledonian Bank liquidators paint bleak picture for creditors

Cayman Islands-based Caledonian Bank has millions of dollars of related-party transactions that typically "can be difficult to recover full value" and is exposed to "a single large loan" of $93.7 million, representing more than half of all loans receivable. The grim news for creditors came in the first report of liquidators Keiran Hutchison and Claire Loebell.