Malta police arrested Keith Schembri, who was the chief of staff of former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, early on Tuesday as part of an investigation into money laundering of funds derived from kickbacks on sales of Maltese passports.
"The recognition by my peers of my governance experience is of course gratifying, and I am proud to be able to put that experience to good use on behalf of our clients," said Susie.
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While its jurisdiction is statutory, the Cayman court will nevertheless apply the American Cyanamid principles, save with a higher threshold in assessing the plaintiff's case given the stringent nature of the relief.
In addition to the prison term, Judge Berman ordered von der Goltz to serve three years of supervised release, to pay forfeiture in the amount of $5,373,609 and restitution in the amount of $3,448,848, and to pay a fine in the amount of $30,000.