Walkers

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Walkers et al: Amended Writ of Summons

Amended Writ of Summons alleging negligence and breach of duty in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution for Social Security, both of Kuwait, derivatively on behalf of The Port Fund LP v. Walkers, a Cayman Islands law firm, and Walkers (Dubai), a law firm in the United Arab Emirates, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Wireline Development Fund Ltd.: ‘Court Supervision’ Petition

Petition for Court Supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation by Graham F. Robinson, as Voluntary Liquidator of Wireline Development Fund Ltd. (in Voluntary Liquidation), which "entered voluntary liquidation after an Administrative Order by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission imposed a fine of US$650,000" on its parent, digital assets firm Wireline Inc., "for an unregistered securities offering and alleged fraud involving the Company", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Walkers et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons alleging negligence in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution For Social Security v. Walkers, a law firm in the Cayman Islands, and Walkers, a law firm in Dubai, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Sheng Lu v. BVCF Management Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Sheng Lu, described as "a former employee of BVCF Management Ltd." v. BVCF Management Ltd., described as being "in the business of managing investments in growth stage companies in the life sciences industry and healthcare services in the People's Republic of China ", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Port Link GP Ltd. et al: Amended Writ of Summons

Amended Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim for damages "well in excess of USD 100 million" alleging "deliberate, serial and systematic unlawful conduct" that a loss of "well in excess of USD 100 million" in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution for Social Security, both of Kuwait v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Mark Eric Williams, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Georgia; Wellspring Capital Group Inc., of Georgia, USA, and KGL Investment Company Asia, of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Walkers law firm overturns Brazilian bankers’ Cayman judgment

Walkers law firm in the Cayman Islands has successfully appealed a summary judgment that was entered against it in favor of former clients - two Brazilian bankers and related companies - who are seeking damages of up to $400 million for alleged breaches of trust, loyalty, and confidence.

Polarcus DMCC v. Polarcus Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition alleging a debt of $31 million and seeking the appointment of liquidators in the Cayman Islands and England in Polarcus DMCC, of Dubai v. Polarcus Limited, described as being "part of a group of 23 entities incorporated in various jurisdictions, including but not limited to Norway, Cayman Islands, United Arab Emirates, England, Brazil, Egypt, Cyprus, Nigeria, France, Singapore and United States of America", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Walkers v. Arnage Holdings Ltd. et al: Appeal Judgment

Judgment allowing Cayman Islands law firm Walkers' appeal against summary judgment that was previously obtained by two Brazilian bankers and related companies in Walkers v. Arnage Holdings Limited, Brooklands Holdings Limited, East Farthing Holdings Limited, Katia Rabello, and Fernando Toledo at the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands.

Neoma Manager (Mauritius) Ltd. v. Neoma Global Growth Markets Fund (B) LP et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in Neoma Manager (Mauritius) Limited, as the Manager of Neoma Private Equity Fund IV LP v. Neoma Global Growth Markets Fund (B) LP, Bicorp S.A.L., of Lebanon; Crown Global Secondaries III Plc, of Ireland; Falcon Flight LLC, of New York, NY; Raghida Ghandour, of Dubai, and The Public Institution for Social Security, of Kuwait, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Beauregarde Holdings LLP et al v. Province of Entre Rios: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract regarding a "failure to make contractually-mandated interest payments on certain debt securities" in Beauregarde Holdings LLP, of England; Beauregarde Holdings II LLP, of England; City National Rochdale Fixed Income Opportunities Fund, of Delaware; Blue Hiawatha, LLC, of Delaware; White Beech SNC, LLC, of Delaware; Ginkgo Tree, LLC, of Delaware; Crown Managed Accounts SPC - Crown/GT Segregated Portfolio, of the Cayman Islands; MA Multi-Sector Opportunistic Fund, LP, of Delaware; San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association, of California; High Yield and Bank Loan Series Trust, of the Cayman Islands; Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, of Louisiana; Guadalupe Fund, LP, of Texas; GT NM, LP, of Delaware; GoldenTree Credit Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Master Fund, Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GN3 SIP Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; GoldenTree Insurance Fund Series Interests of the SALI Multi-Series Fund, L.P., of Delaware, and GoldenTree V1 Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands v. The Province of Entre Rios, described as "a political subdivision of the Republic of Argentina", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Huifu Limited: Petition

Petition seeking the Court's sanction for a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Huifu Limited, described as a Cayman Islands company based in China and Hong Kong that is "a leading independent third party payment service provider in the PRC", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SKAT v. Bell Rock Group Financial Services Ltd. et al: Judicial Assistance Order

Order granting a request for international judicial assistance to obtain evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Group Financial Services Limited, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, now known as Harneys Fiduciary (Cayman) Limited; Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, now known as Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited; Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate Limited for legal proceedings in Canada, Dubai, England, Malaysia, and the USA brought by Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, which is Denmark's tax collection agency, issued at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Port Link GP Ltd: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging "deliberate, serial and systematic unlawful conduct" that a loss of "well in excess of USD 100 million" in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution for Social Security, both of Kuwait v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Global Indemnity Ltd.: Petition

Petition regarding a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Global Indemnity Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SKAT v. John van Merkensteijn et al: Cayman Islands Judicial Assistance

Motion for Issuance of a Request for International Judicial Assistance to Obtain Evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Corporate Services, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate Limited regarding an allegedly fraudulent 12.7 billion Danish Kroner tax refund fraud scheme whose "principal organizer" was identified as Dubai-based British national Sanjay Shah in Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, Denmark's tax collection agency v. John van Merkensteijn, Richard Markowitz, Bernina Pension Plan Trust, RJM Capital Pension Plan Trust, 2321 Capital Pension Plan, Bowline Management Pension Plan, California Catalog Company Pension Plan, Clove Pension Plan, Davin Investments Pension Plan, Delvian LLC Pension Plan, DFL Investments Pension Plan, Laegeler Asset Management Pension Plan, Lion Advisory Inc. Pension Plan, Mill River Capital Management Pension Plan, Next Level Pension Plan, Rajan Investments LLC Pension Plan, Spirit on the Water Pension Plan, and Traden Investments Pension Plan at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gulf Investment Corp. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, described as "a supranational financial institution owned equally by the six Gulf Cooperation Council states: The Kingdom of Bahrain; The State of Kuwait; The Sultanate of Oman; The State of Qatar; The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and The United Arab Emirates", to take discovery from Bank of America, NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, NA, Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company USA, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; National Australia Bank Limited, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in "contemplated litigation in the Cayman Islands" regarding "hundreds of millions of dollars that have gone missing", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Al Masah Capital Ltd.: $3M Fine

Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of $3 million against Al Masah Capital Limited, of the Cayman Islands, for regulatory breaches.

USA v. Third Point Offshore Fund Ltd. et al: Complaint (2019)

Complaint in USA, acting at the request of the Federal Trade Commission v. Third Point Offshore Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, where its registered agent is Walkers Corporate Limited; Third Point Ultra Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, where its registered agent is Maples Corporate Services (BVI) Ltd.; Third Point Partners Qualified L.P., of Delaware, and Third Point LLC, domiciled in Delaware, based in New York, NY, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Etienne Blake: News Release Re. Walkers Judgment

News Release by Cayman Islands law firm Etienne Blake regarding summary judgment at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands for their clients, Katia Rabello, Fernando Toledo, Arnage Holdings Ltd., Brooklands Holdings Ltd., and East Farthing Holdings Limited against Walkers law firm.

Arnage Holdings Ltd. et al v. Walkers: Judgment

Judgment in Arnage Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Brooklands Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; East Farthing Holdings Limited, of the Cayman Islands, Katia Rabello, of Brazil, and Fernando Toledo, of Brazil v. Walkers, a Cayman Islands law firm, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Central Laborers’ Pension Fund v. Athene Asset Management LLC et al: ‘Outrage’ at Bermuda Court Injunction

Letter from the Plaintiff notifying a New York court that Bermuda-domiciled insurance holding company Athene Holding Ltd., whose shares are listed on NYSE, "ran to a court in Bermuda" to obtain "what it represents to be an ex parte injunction purporting both to bar Plaintiff from prosecuting the New York Action and to require Plaintiff to take affirmative steps to stay this action" in Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Athene Asset Management LLC and Apollo Global Management LLC, both of Delaware, as Defendants, and Athene Holding Ltd., as Nominal Defendant, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York. This document includes a copy of the "interim injunction" entered by Bermuda's Chief Justice, Narinder Hargun, sitting at Bermuda Supreme Court, on July 5th, 2019 following an application on Athene Holding Ltd.'s behalf by Walkers Bermuda law firm.

Fulcrum Diversified Income Note Fund: Court Supervision Petition

Petition for Court Supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation in Christopher Kennedy, of the Cayman Islands, and Neil Hayward, of Dubai, v. Fulcrum Diversified Income Note Fund (in Voluntary Liquidation) at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Keystone Private Equity Investments Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler, as the Foreign Representative of Keystone Private Equity Investments Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Garrett Kelleher seeks to sue Deloitte & law firms over litigation funding liabilities

Irish litigation funder Garrett Kelleher intends to sue Deloitte Ireland, four of its principals, and Deloitte Malta over "advice" concerning his $2.85 million investment in a Cayman Islands claim that led to an arrest warrant and estimated $12 million liability against him in the U.S. He is also exploring suing law firms in the U.S., U.K., and Cayman, including Walkers.

Abi Jaoudi and Azar Trading Corp. v. CIGNA Worldwide Insurance Co.: Garrett Kelleher’s Motion to Sue Deloitte Ireland et al

Motion by Garrett Kelleher to join and initiate a third party action against Deloitte Ireland, Deloitte Malta, Ronan McGivern, Kevin O'Heir, John Comerford, and Padraig Cronin, reopen the record to offer evidence regarding his contempt of court, and to conduct an evidentiary hearing to assess his damages and allocate the relative culpability of all contemnors in The Abi Jaoudi and Azar Trading Corp. v. Cigna Worldwide Insurance Co. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

KeyBank NA v. Hibernia NGS Ltd.: Stop Notice

Stop Notice by KeyBank National Association regarding shares in Hibernia International Assets Inc. owned by Hibernia NGS Limited, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.