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SEC v. ICObox et al: SEC's Motion for Default Judgment

January 09, 2020 - SEC's Motion for Default Judgment regarding an unregistered offering of cryptocurrencies in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. ICObox, which "is no longer registered as a corporation with the Cayman Islands and its registered agent for service of process has resigned with no replacement", and Nikolay Evdokimov at the U. S. District Court for the Central District Court of California.

Joseph Greco v. Scotia International of Nevada Inc. et al: Motion to Compel Discovery

January 08, 2020 - Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Discovery regarding a complaint alleging fraud in Joseph Greco, as the substituted party for The Evolant Blind Trust v. Scotia International of Nevada Inc., of Utah; Max Warren Barber, of Utah; SubGallagher Investment Trust, of Wyoming; Patricia Moore, of Wyoming, individually and as Trustee of SubGallagher Investment Trust, and Michael A. Casey, of Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Willis Electric Co., Ltd. v. Polygroup Ltd. et al: The Michaels Companies' Motion to Quash Subpoenas

January 03, 2020 - Motion by Non-Party The Michaels Companies, Inc. to Quash Subpoenas and for Protection in Willis Electric Co., Ltd., of Taiwan v. Polygroup Ltd., of Macau; Polygroup Macau Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Polytree (HK) Co., Ltd., of Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

YA II PN Ltd. v. Taronis Technologies Inc. et al: TRO Motion

December 23, 2019 - Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction in YA II PN Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Taronis Technologies Inc. and Taronis Fuels Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Muddy Waters Capital LLC v. Bank of America Corp. et al: Motion to Compel Discovery

December 10, 2019 - Motion to Compel Discovery from non-parties Bank of America Corporation and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corporation in an attempt to identify alleged insider traders in "corporate bonds issued by French retail conglomerate Casino Guichard-Perrachon, S.A." for use in Muddy Waters Capital LLC v. John Does at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Peter Nygard et al v. Louis Bacon: Defendant's Opposition to Leave to File Amended Complaint

December 09, 2019 - Defendant's Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint in Peter J. Nygard, a Finnish-Canadian fashion entrepreneur; Nygard International Partnership, and Nygard, Inc. v. Louis M. Bacon, an American hedge fund manager, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In his Motion, Bacon alleged that "two Bahamian resident witnesses" had given statements that they were hired to kill him and others.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Pryor Cashman Opposition to Alternative Service

November 12, 2019 - Non-Party Pryor Cashman LLP's Motion Opposing Defendant Alderson's Motion to Authorize Alternative Service of Subpoenas regarding Nigel Green, described as a resident of Dubai; Beverley Yeomans, described as a resident of Malta, and deVere Group Ltd., described as domiciled in Dubai, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Motion to Serve Nigel Green et al

October 28, 2019 - Motion by Defendant Benjamin Alderson for an Order Authorizing Alternative Service of Subpoenas on non-parties Nigel Green, deVere Group Ltd., and Beverley Yeomans in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP: Motion to Approve Settlement

October 17, 2019 - Motion to Approve Settlement regarding allegations of involvement in a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford and his now defunct, Antigua & Barbuda-domiciled Stanford International Bank in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

SEC v. Shuang Chen et al: TRO Motion

October 15, 2019 - Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding allegations of fraud by citizens of China that "generated millions" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Shuang Chen, Lirong Gao, Jing Guan, Tonghui Jia, Xuejie Jia, Vicky Liu, Shun Sui, Lujun Sun, Huailong Wang, Jiadong Wang, Jiafeng Wang, Jiali Wang, Xiaosong Wang, Linlin Wu, Lin Xing, Yong Yang, Jiancheng Zhao, and Forrest (HK) Co., Limited, of Hong Kong, as Defendants, and Weiguo Guan, Jingquan Liu, Rishan Liu, Luping Wang, Weigang Yang, and Jingru Zhai, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

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