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Applications by Foreign Litigants for Discovery in the USA for use in Foreign Civil Legal Proceedings.

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CommScope Holding Company Inc. et al v. Siemens Canada Ltd.: Discovery Application

January 15, 2021 - Application by CommScope Holding Company, Inc., CommScope Inc., ARRIS US Holdings Inc., Ruckus Wireless Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Aruba Networks LLC, and NETGEAR Inc. to take discovery from Siemens Canada Limited for use in proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission involving Q3 Networking LLC, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Daniel Snyder v. Verizon Communications Inc.: Discovery Application

January 15, 2021 - Application by Daniel Snyder, described as "a businessman and philanthropist best known for his majority ownership of the Washington Football Team", to take discovery from Verizon Communications Inc. regarding "customer" John A. Moag, Jr., described as "the principal of Moag & Co. LLC, a boutique sports investment banking firm that was engaged by the minority owners of the Washington Football Team", for use in legal proceedings in India in which Snyder has alleged defamation for "a series of false and defamatory “news” articles ... accusing Petitioner of sexual misconduct, such as involvement in sex trafficking, and a purported affiliation with sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd. v. Wells Fargo Bank NA: Discovery Application

January 07, 2021 - Application by Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd., of England, to take discovery from Wells Fargo Bank N.A. for use in legal proceedings in England and Wales against Badrinarayanan Kothandaraman, a.k.a. Badri Kasturi, described as a citizen of India, and Satyan Katsuri, described as "an Australian citizen and an Overseas Citizen of India", for "fraud and liability under personal guarantees" totaling $6 million involving EnviroMax Pellets Inc., of Delaware, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Food Delivery Holding 12 Sarl v. DeWitty and Associates CHTD: Discovery Application

January 06, 2021 - Application by Food Delivery Holding 12 Sarl, of Luxembourg, to take discovery from DeWitty and Associates CHTD "for use in an international arbitration brought by Mr. Ebrahim Al-Jassim against FDH (and two other respondents) pursuant to the arbitration rules of the Dubai International Finance Centre-London Court of International Arbitration", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. v. M/V Seroja Lima: Amended Discovery Application

January 04, 2021 - Amended Ex Parte Emergency Application by Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. to take discovery from the Master of the M/V Seroja Lima, described as being flagged in Panama and owned by "Leo Ocean/Tokei Kaiun which were and are business entities organized and existing under the laws of Panama and Japan respectively", for use in "foreign and international legal proceedings soon to be commenced against and also by Zim", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Evenstar Master Fund SPC et al v. Jing Cao Mo: Discovery Application

December 24, 2020 - Application by Evenstar Master Fund SPC and Evenstar Special Situations Limited, both of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Jing Cao Mo for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands alleging "self-dealing" by her husband, Vincent Mo, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Stanford International Bank v. Richard Closs et al: Discovery Application

December 23, 2020 - Application by Hugh Dickson and Mark McDonald, as Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda, to take discovery from Richard Closs and John Ward, described as former and current, respectively, employees of Pershing LLC, both residing in New Jersey, for use in legal proceedings in Canada "against TD Bank for negligence, breach of contract, and knowing assistance" regarding a "Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Robert Allen Stanford and his affiliates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Frederick Warren v. Seadrill Americas Inc.: Discovery Application

December 22, 2020 - Application by Frederick Warren to take discovery from Seadrill Americas Inc. for use in an arbitration that Frederick Warren and "26 other U.S. shareholders of Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V., a Mexican oil-service company, initiated in June 2018 under the North American Free Trade Agreement against the United Mexican States for destroying the value of their investment in Oro Negro in violation of its NAFTA obligation", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Stanford International Bank v. Michael Raffa: Discovery Application

December 22, 2020 - Application by Hugh Dickson and Mark McDonald, as Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda, to take discovery from Michael Rafa, described as a former employee of Toronto-Dominion Bank, residing in Massachusetts, for use in legal proceedings in Canada "against TD Bank for negligence, breach of contract, and knowing assistance" regarding a "Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Robert Allen Stanford and his affiliates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Stanford International Bank v. Joel Landis: Discovery Application

December 22, 2020 - Application by Hugh Dickson and Mark McDonald, as Joint Liquidators of Stanford International Bank Limited, of Antigua and Barbuda, to take discovery from Joel Landis, a former employee of JPMorgan Chase, residing in Houston, Texas, for use in legal proceedings in Canada "against TD Bank for negligence, breach of contract, and knowing assistance" regarding a "Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Robert Allen Stanford and his affiliates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

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