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Michael Ben-Ari: Chapter 15 Petition

August 03, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Lior Dagan, as the Foreign Representative of Michael David Greenfield, a.k.a. Michael Ben-Ari, whose Israeli investment company, EGFE Israel Ltd., "is suspected of being one of the largest known Ponzi schemes in Israel", in which losses to "victims" are estimated to be "between NIS 300 to 600 million" (approx. US$93 million and $186 million at current exchange rates), filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alpha Latam Management LLC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

August 02, 2021 - Chapter 11 Petition by Alpha Latam Management LLC, of Delaware; Acsa Atento SAS, of Colombia; Alpha Capital SAS, of Colombia; AlphaCredit Latam SAS, of Colombia; AlphaCredit Sudamérica, S de RL, of Panama; AlphaDebit, SA de CV, of Mexico; and Vive Créditos Kusida SAS, of Colombia, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Banco BVA S/A: Chapter 15 Petition

July 29, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Eduardo Barbosa de Seixas, of Alvarez & Marsal Administração Judicial Ltda, as the Foreign Representative of Banco BVA S/A, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Brittany Stout v. Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. et al: Complaint

July 27, 2021 - Complaint in Brittany Stout v. Harvest Health & Recreation Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, described as "one of the largest multi-state, vertically integrated operators in the United States cannabis industry that operates from 'seed to sale'"; Mark N. Barnard, Steven M. White, Elroy P. Sailor, Ana Dutra, Eula L. Adams, and Michael Scott Atkison at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gilbane Federal v. United Infrastructure Projects FZCO: Chapter 7 Petition

July 27, 2021 - Involuntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition regarding an alleged debt of $8.8 million in Gilbane Federal, formerly ITSI Gilbane Company v. United Infrastructure Projects FZCO, of Dubai, UAE, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

Kumtor Gold Company CJSC et al v. Kyrgyz Republic: Complaint

July 14, 2021 - Complaint in Kumtor Gold Company CJSC and Kumtor Operating Company CJSC, both of the Kyrgyz Republic v. Kyrgyz Republic at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Universal Life Insurance Company v. Global Growth Holdings Inc. et al: Complaint

July 06, 2021 - Complaint that "arises out of a massive fraudulent scheme devised by Defendant Greg E. Lindberg and co-conspirators" and allegedly involved companies in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Malta, and the USA in Universal Life Insurance Company v. Global Growth Holdings Inc., Eli Global LLC, Greg E. Lindberg, UBS Financial Services Inc., Treatment Resources of Margate Inc., Alpine Capital LLC, Itech Funding LLC, Standard Financial Limited, of Malta; Academy Financial Assets LLC, Atlas Financial Investments LLC, Capital Asset Management I LLC, Global Insurance Capital LLC, Standard Advisory Services Ltd., of Malta; Triton Financial Limited, of Ireland; Hutchison Law Group PLLC, Satori Waters LLC, CSI Interco LLC, Forsyth LLC, Kite Asset Management Inc., Carnation Three LLC, Flowery Branch LLC, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding LLC, Verdesian Life Sciences LLC, Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, Credit Suisse AG Cayman Islands Branch, AGH Parent LLC, Daisy Seven LLC, Dahlia Ten LLC, Tybee Island Asset Management Inc., Augusta Asset Management Inc., Pershing LLC, Macon LLC, Parallel Capital Assets LLC, Capital Asset Management II LLC, Standard Investment Capital Ltd., of Malta; New England Capital LLC, Global Bankers Insurance Group LLC, RevolverCap Partners Fund LP, Capital Assets Management III LLC, BLH Capital LLC, Netherlands Insurance Holdings Inc., Iron City Asset Management Inc., Hampton Asset Management Inc., Jackson Asset Management Inc., Chris Herwig, Bryn Mawr Trust Company, Begonia Eight LLC, CBI Group LLC, CBIG Capital LLC, and CBIG Holdings Inc. at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners II LP et al: Chapter 11 Petition

July 06, 2021 - Chapter 11 Petition that "would appropriately place before this Court any dispute over the enforceability against U.S. assets of a Cayman judgment upholding a Brazilian arbitration award that U.S. courts have already determined is unenforceable in the United States" by MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners (Cayman) II L.P., of the Cayman Islands; MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners II L.P., MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners (SUB) II L.P., MatlinPatterson Global Partners II LLC, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC, MatlinPatterson PE Holdings LLC, and Volo Logistics LLC, all of Delaware, which are part of a group that specializes in "distressed investing", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Heng Cheong Pacific Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

July 06, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Cosimo Borrelli and Meade Malone, as the Foreign Representatives of Heng Cheong Pacific Limited, World-Wide Investment Services Limited, and New Century Properties Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah.

Vitaly Smagin: Chapter 15 Petition

June 30, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Russia by Evgeniy Nikolaevich Ratnikov, as the Foreign Representative of Vitaly Ivanovich Smagin, described as a Russian debtor who, inter alia, "recently took actions in the country of Liechtenstein aimed at concealing his assets", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

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