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Nygard 'playing cat and mouse' with court, says lawyer

AN outspoken attorney yesterday railed against Canadian fashion-mogul Peter Nygard’s notable absence for a Supreme Court hearing, accusing the Lyford Cay resident of “playing cat and mouse” with the court and treating the institution as his own perso

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Activists triumph in Nygard dredging case

A SUPREME Court judge has ordered the Department of Physical Planning be restrained from issuing any further dredging permits to billionaire Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard pending the resolution of three other judicial reviews against the controversial development of his Lyford Cay home.

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Nygard gave Gibson $94,000: $5,000 a month paid to minister’s US bank account

PETER Nygard sent thousands of dollars per month to a Bank of America account belonging to Labour and National Insurance Minister Shane Gibson between August 2011 and January 2013, documents obtained by The Tribune show. The payments totalled $94,131.10.

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Nygard recusal bid won’t be heard until formal application

A NEW recusal bid by Canadian fashion-mogul Peter Nygard will not be heard or considered until a formal application is lodged, a judge presiding over judicial reviews concerning the alleged illegal expansion of his western New Providence property said yesterday.

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Injunction stays in place despite Nygard motion

A JUDGE has ruled that she will not hear any application to set aside an injunction barring work being done at Nygard Cay until the conclusion of committal proceedings concerning Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard.

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Nygard sues investigator hired by Save The Bays

BILLIONAIRE Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has launched civil action in a Florida court against the investigator hired by Save The Bays (STB) to uncover the alleged murder-for-hire plot that rocked the country last year.

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Judge to rule in January on papers in Nygard case

A JUDGE said yesterday that she will rule in January 2017 on the admissibility of correspondence and/or other documents concerning Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard that were prepared before December 2014 when alleged dredging activities were occurring on or around Nygard Cay.

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Nygard ‘threatened to fire dredging workers’

CANADIAN fashion mogul Peter Nygard reportedly threatened to fire workers who were allegedly dredging sand for his property because they were inefficient, a Supreme Court judge heard yesterday.

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Court told 'no dredging activity at Nygard Cay without Peter Nygard's permission'

DREDGING activity would not have occurred on or around Nygard Cay without permission of the property owner, Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a Supreme Court judge heard on Friday.

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Nygard quits his plan to subpoena PM

CANADIAN fashion designer Peter Nygard has abandoned his bid to subpoena Prime Minister Perry Christie to give evidence in committal proceedings against him in the Supreme Court.

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Nygard bid to subpoena PM to be heard next month

AN application to subpoena Prime Minister Perry Christie to give evidence in committal proceedings against Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard in Supreme Court will now be heard next month.

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Nygard to challenge ruling tomorrow

PETER Nygard’s applications for leave to appeal and stay a visit to his Lyford Cay property will now be heard on Friday in the Supreme Court.

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Nygard 'murder-for hire' lawsuit in court next week

THE contentious murder-for-hire lawsuit against Lyford Cay fashion designer Peter Nygard and lawyer Keod Smith is expected to start in the Supreme Court next week.

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‘Why the focus on activists instead of Nygard issues?’

SAVE The Bays (STB) Legal Director Fred Smith, QC, yesterday sad he is “totally amazed” at the extent to which the government has been able to deflect from the real issues at the heart of the ongoing Peter Nygard controversy.

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Nygard sues The Tribune, FNM members and more

LYFORD Cay resident Peter Nygard has sued The Tribune, Save the Bays, as well as Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis and the party’s former Chairman Michael Pintard, and others, for “libel” as well as “abuse” of the Supreme Court and Parliament.

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Nygard files Bacon claims in Supreme Court

PETER Nygard filed an affidavit and supporting statements in the Supreme Court yesterday alleging to show evidence that billionaire Louis Bacon and former Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Michael Pintard committed criminal activities while participating in a plan to implicate him in a murder plot.

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Nygard hits back with his own allegations

THE convicted criminals who first alleged they were hired by Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard to murder opponents have changed their story, according to affidavits released by Mr Nygard yesterday.

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Nygard to challenge judge over alleged bias in case

AN application to commit Lyford Cay fashion designer Peter Nygard to prison has been suspended indefinitely pending the outcome of a recusal hearing against a Supreme Court judge due to her alleged bias, The Tribune can confirm.

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Nygard too ill to attend court hearing

A SCHEDULED court hearing involving Lyford Cay billionaire Peter Nygard was adjourned yesterday after counsel revealed that the Canadian fashion designer was too ill to attend yesterday’s proceedings.

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Peter Nygard served with legal notice for breach of dredging injunction

PETER Nygard has arrived back in the Bahamas to be served with a notice of motion to commit for allegedly breaching the terms of an injunction barring him from engaging in development activities at his Lyford Cay home.

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Lawsuit filed against Peter Nygard for $50m

HEDGE fund billionaire Louis Bacon is suing fashion mogul Peter Nygard for $50m, alleging that Mr Nygard has waged an “obsessive and malicious” smear campaign against him in this country since 2010.

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Motion filed to hold Nygard in contempt of court

THE Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay has filed a motion in the Supreme Court asking that millionaire Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard be placed in contempt of court for allegedly breaching a court injunction to halt dredging of the seabed at the southeastern side of Nygard Cay.

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Nygard denies paying men to disrupt rally

LAWYERS acting for Peter Nygard, the millionaire fashion designer, have denied allegations that he asked a group of men to disrupt a Freedom of Information rally ten days ago in downtown Nassau, after which two environmental advocates asked for police protection.

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Customs seizure 'cleared up' by Nygard

A ‘WHISTLEBLOWER’ has alleged that Peter Nygard, the Canadian fashion mogul, intervened to secure the release of his camera equipment, which had been seized by Bahamas Customs, even though he had neither paid due taxes nor possessed a valid work permit.

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Secret Nygard tapes could be revealed by court proceedings

HEDGE Fund manager Louis Bacon filed papers in a Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday, requesting access to video footage he alleges will prove his neighbour, Lyford Cay billionaire and fashion designer Peter Nygard, ran a “smear campaign” against him in the Bahamas.

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New questions raised over Nygard consultation

ENVIRONMENTAL group Save the Bays yesterday questioned why a notice was published in a local daily last week indicating a new 21-day consultation process over land applications by billionaire fashion mogul Peter Nygard despite a Supreme Court order barring the Christie administration from engaging in such a process.

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'Christie and Nygard link not good for the Bahamas'

FREE National Movement Chairman Darron Cash has charged that the relationship between Prime Minister Perry Christie and Lyford Cay billionaire Peter Nygard “cannot be good for the Bahamas” and suggested that the Progressive Liberal Party government “bows” to rich foreign investors at the expense of the country.

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Injunction imposed against government over Nygard Cay

IN a move being hailed as a victory for greater transparency in government processes, Supreme Court justices granted injunction requests against the government yesterday that prevents the Christie administration from making decisions on billionaire fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s applications for building permits and Crown land.

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Senior PLP tells Nygard 'behave as a guest'

FORMER PLP Cabinet Minister George Smith joined the debate over billionaire fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s applications for crown land yesterday, charging that Mr Nygard should “behave appropriately as someone who is a guest in another man’s country.”

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Nygard says lawsuits are simply stalling tactics

BILLIONAIRE fashion designer Peter Nygard has responded to the lawsuits against his proposed expansion plans at Simms Point/Nygard Cay by claiming they are “legal stalling tactics” and present no new environmental assessments.

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Flawed process for Nygard plans

IN the face of mounting legal pressure and international attention, the government has been forced to extend its public consultation process on Peter Nygard’s proposed expansion plans at Simms Point/Nygard Cay for a further 21 days.

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Nygard Cay plan draws international media's gaze

INTERNATIONAL interest in the future of Clifton Bay is rising as Save the Bays intends to file legal action against the government today, seeking judicial review of its public consultation process over Peter Nygard’s proposed expansion plans for Simms Point/Nygard Cay.

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Nygard prosecution urged 14 years ago

Government officials recommended that fashion mogul Peter Nygard be prosecuted for Town Planning Act breaches 14 years ago, newly-released documents have revealed.

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