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

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Grand Capital Asset Management Ltd. v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

May 22, 2020 - Application by Grand Capital Asset Management Ltd., of Bulgaria, to take discovery from Citibank N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG US, and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in a "contemplated proceeding against Gulf Technical Commercial Printing Press LLC before the Sharjah Court of First Instance, major circuit, in the United Arab Emirates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Derek Oatway et al v. Aegis Defense Services LLC et al: Discovery Application

May 22, 2020 - Petition by Derek James Oatway, Innovative Support Services Limited, James Ouya Omwando, Patrick Gerard Grant, and Derek James Oatway and Erin Verneris, as Trustees for Parmesan Trust, to take discovery from Aegis-KK Security Burundi and Aegis Defense Services LLC, d.b.a. GardaWorld Federal Services," for use in "an ongoing proceeding before the London Court of International Arbitration", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Benjamin Steinmetz v. Vale SA et al: Discovery Application

May 21, 2020 - Application by Benjamin Steinmetz, of Israel, described as an "adviser" to BSG Resources Limited, "a Guernsey-based international mining and natural resources company", to take discovery from Vale SA, described as a Brazil company that is "one of the largest mining companies in the world"; Vale Americas Inc., Rio Tinto Plc, and Rio Tinto Limited for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom involving Vale S.A., of Brazil; Vale Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands, and Vale International S.A., of Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Atvos Agroindustrial Investimentos SA v. BBVA et al: Discovery Application

May 20, 2020 - Application by Atvos Agroindustrial Investimentos SA, described as "an indirect subsidiary of the Odebrecht Group", to take discovery from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Intesa Sanpaolo SpA, New York Branch; Lone Star Global Acquisitions Ltd., Lone Star Global Acquisitions LLC, Lone Star North America Acquisitions LP, Lone Star Global Acquisitions (NY) LLC, Lone Star North America Acquisitions LLC, LSF10 Brazil U.S. Holdings LLC, MUFG Bank Ltd., Natixis S.A., New York Branch, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil, regarding "an illegal hostile takeover attempt in Brazil of Applicant's subsidiary Atvos Agroindustrial S.A. – Em Recuperação Judicial", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Caja Paraguaya de Jubilaciones y Pensiones del Personal de Itaipu Binacional v. Stephanie Segarra: Discovery Application

May 18, 2020 - Application by Caja Paraguaya de Jubilaciones y Pensiones del Personal de Itaipu Binacional, of Paraguay, to take discovery from Stephanie Segarra for use in legal proceedings in Ontario, Canada, regarding an alleged "fraudulent scheme perpetrated by Antonio Duscio", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

ViaSat Inc. et al v. Hughes Network Systems LLC: Discovery Application

May 15, 2020 - Application by ViaSat Inc., described as "a satellite operator based in Carlsbad, California, with offices in Switzerland and elsewhere", and ViaSat Broadband Holdings BV, of the Netherlands, to take discovery from Hughes Network Systems LLC "for use in pending civil proceedings in the Switzerland and in arbitral proceedings seated in London, England" regarding a dispute with "their joint venture partner, Eutelsat SA [of France], and their joint venture vehicle, Euro Broadband Infrastructure Sàrl [of Switzerland]", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Piraeus Bank v. The Bank of New York Mellon et al: Discovery Application

May 13, 2020 - Application by Piraeus Bank, of Greece, to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank NA, HSBC Bank (USA) NA, and JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in England filed by Piraeus Bank against Grand Anemi Limited, of Malta; Grandunion Inc., of the Marshall Islands, and Michail (Michael) Zolotas, described as a Greek national with a last known address in Monaco, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SPS Corp I - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizados v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

May 07, 2020 - Application by SPS Corp I - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizados, described as "a Brazilian special purpose fund owned by passive investors and exclusively managed by the company SPS Capital Gestão de Recursos Ltda.", to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Société Générale, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank, Bank of America, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, The Claridge’s Company LLC, Manhattan Skyline Management Corp., Gabrielle Miranda Fischer, LIM College, Katherine Holman, Humphrey Willard, Andrew M. Klinger, Langen & Langen, P.A., Katz & Matz, P.C., and Tellulah LLC for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil involving Eduardo Fischer, described as "a well-known figure of the Brazilian advertising industry" who is suspected of "concealing his assets to defraud his creditors" using entities in Angola, Argentina, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Delaware, Florida, and Portugal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG et al v. Broadcom Inc. et al: Discovery Application

May 04, 2020 - Ex Parte Application by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and BMW Bank GmbH to take discovery from Broadcom Inc., Broadcom Corp., and Broadcom Technologies Inc. "for use in three separate German proceedings", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Gambia v. Twitter Inc.: Discovery Application

May 04, 2020 - Application by The Republic of Gambia to take discovery from Twitter Inc. "for use in connection with an action brought by the Republic of The Gambia against the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands" regarding "the genocidal intent of Myanmar's officials and representatives, and the abuse of media platforms by Myanmar state actors to further their acts of genocide against the Rohingya", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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