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Seadrill Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

February 10, 2021 - Chapter 11 petitions by companies in Angola, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Hungary, Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States, specifically Seadrill Limited, Seadrill Limited, Asia Offshore Drilling Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 1 Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 2 Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 3 Limited, Eastern Drilling AS, North Atlantic Alpha Ltd., North Atlantic Elara Ltd., North Atlantic Epsilon Ltd., North Atlantic Linus Charterer Ltd., North Atlantic Navigator Ltd., North Atlantic Phoenix Ltd., North Atlantic Venture Ltd., Scorpion Courageous Ltd., Scorpion Deepwater B.V., Scorpion Deepwater Ltd., Scorpion Drilling Ltd., Scorpion Freedom Ltd., Scorpion International Ltd., Scorpion Nederlandse B.V., Scorpion Offshore Inc., Scorpion Resolute Ltd., Scorpion Rigs Ltd., Scorpion Servicos Offshore Ltda, Scorpion USA Expats, Inc., Scorpion Vigilant Ltd., SDS Drilling Ltd., Sea Dragon de Mexico S de R.L. de CV, Seadrill Abu Dhabi Operations Limited, Seadrill Americas, Inc., Seadrill Angola LDA, Seadrill Ariel Ltd., Seadrill Australia Pte Ltd., Seadrill Brunei Ltd., Seadrill Callisto Ltd., Seadrill Carina Ltd., Seadrill Castor Ltd., Seadrill Castor Pte Ltd., Seadrill Common Holdings Ltd., Seadrill Cressida Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Charterer Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Contracting Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Crewing Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Holdings Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Units Pte Ltd., Seadrill Dione Ltd., Seadrill Eclipse Ltd., Seadrill Eminence Ltd., Seadrill Equatorial Guinea Ltd., Seadrill Europe Management AS, Seadrill Far East Limited, Seadrill Freedom Ltd., Seadrill GCC Operations Ltd., Seadrill Gemini Ltd., Seadrill Global Services Ltd., Seadrill Gulf Operations Neptune LLC, Seadrill Holdings Singapore Pte Ltd., Seadrill Hyperion Ltd., Seadrill Indonesia Ltd., Seadrill Insurance Ltd., Seadrill International Resourcing DMCC, Seadrill Investment Holding Company Limited, Seadrill Jack Up Holding Ltd., Seadrill Jack Up I B.V., Seadrill Jack Up II B.V., Seadrill Jack-Ups Contracting Ltd., Seadrill Jupiter Ltd., Seadrill Labuan Ltd., Seadrill Management (S) Pte Ltd., Seadrill Management AME Ltd., Seadrill Management Ltd., Seadrill Mimas Ltd., Seadrill Mira Hungary Kft., Seadrill Mira Ltd., Seadrill Neptune Hungary Kft., Seadrill Newfoundland Operations Ltd., Seadrill Nigeria Operations Limited, Seadrill North Atlantic Holdings Limited, Seadrill North Sea Crewing Ltd., Seadrill Norway Crew AS, Seadrill Norway Operations Ltd., Seadrill Offshore AS, Seadrill Offshore Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Seadrill Offshore Nigeria Limited, Seadrill Operations de Mexico S de R.L. de CV, Seadrill Orion Ltd., Seadrill Pegasus (S) Pte Ltd., Seadrill Prospero Ltd., Seadrill Proteus Ltd., Seadrill Rhea Ltd., Seadrill Rig Holding Company Limited, Seadrill Saturn Ltd., Seadrill Saudi I B.V., Seadrill Saudi II B.V., Seadrill Servicos de Petroleos Ltda., Seadrill Sevan Holdings Limited, Seadrill Telesto Ltd., Seadrill Tellus Ltd., Seadrill Tethys Ltd., Seadrill Titan Ltd., Seadrill Titania Sarl, Seadrill Treasury UK Limited, Seadrill Triton Ltd., Seadrill Tucana Ltd., Seadrill UK Ltd., Seadrill UK Operations Ltd., Seadrill UK Support Services Ltd., Seadrill Umbriel Ltd., Sevan Brasil Ltd., Sevan Developer Ltd., Sevan Driller Ltd., Sevan Drilling Limited, Sevan Drilling North America LLC, Sevan Drilling Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig II AS, Sevan Drilling Rig II Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig IX Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig V Pte Ltd., Sevan Louisiana Hungary Kft., and Sevan Marine Servicos de Perfuracao Ltda at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Masahiko Nishiyama: Chapter 15 Petition

January 22, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Japan by Hiroshi Morimoto, of Kitahama Partners, as the Foreign Representative of Masahiko Nishiyama, a bankrupt who was found guilty of "fraudulently concealing his assets", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Eagle Hospitality Trust, Singapore et al: Chapter 11 Petition

January 18, 2021 - Chapter 11 Petition by ASAP Cayman Atlanta Hotel LLC, of the Cayman Islands; ASAP Cayman Denver Tech LLC, of the Cayman Islands; ASAP Cayman Salt Lake City Hotel LLC, of the Cayman Islands; ASAP Salt Lake City Hotel, LLC, of Singapore; Atlanta Hotel Holdings, LLC, of Singapore; CI Hospitality Investment, LLC, of the Cayman Islands; Eagle Hospitality Trust S1 Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Eagle Hospitality Trust S2 Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; EHT Cayman Corp Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; EHT US1, Inc., of Delaware; 5151 Wiley Post Way, Salt Lake City, LLC, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Sky Harbor Atlanta Northeast, LLC, of Atlanta, Georgia; Sky Harbor Denver Holdco, LLC, of Singapore; Sky Harbor Denver Tech Center, LLC, of Greenwood Village, Colorado; UCCONT1, LLC, of Orlando, Florida; UCF 1, LLC, of Anaheim, California; UCHIDH, LLC, of Denver, Colorado; UCRDH, LLC, of Denver, Colorado; Urban Commons 4th Street A, LLC, of San Jose, California; Urban Commons Anaheim HI, LLC, of Anaheim, California; Urban Commons Bayshore A, LLC, of San Mateo, California; Urban Commons Cordova A, LLC, of Pasadena, California; Urban Commons Danbury A, LLC, of Danbury, Connecticut; Urban Commons Highway 111 A, LLC, of Palm Desert, California; Urban Commons Queensway, LLC, of Long Beach, California; Urban Commons Riverside Blvd., A, LLC, of Sacramento, California, and USHIL Holdco Member, LLC, of Singapore, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Aura Financial Corporation: Amended Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

January 11, 2021 - Amended Chapter 7 Petition in the matter of Aura Financial Corporation, a.k.a. FDBA Insikt Inc., of Delaware, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

International Wealth Tax Advisors LLC: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition

January 11, 2021 - Chapter 11 Petition in the matter of International Wealth Tax Advisors LLC, whose shareholders are Jack Brister and Alicea Castellanos, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Rasel Ltd. et al v. Michael Gauss: Bankruptcy Petition

December 22, 2020 - Involuntary Chapter 7 Petition by alleged creditors with claims totaling $9.4 million in Rasel Ltd., of Beverly Hills, CA; Consul Group RE 2021, S.R.L., of Costa Rica; NEEW TNG, formerly known as RSW Investment Group, Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; SWIG America Consulting LLC, of Lanham, MD; Arteam Consult, Ltd., of Lanham, MD; Genius of Wealth, LLC, of London, England, and SWIG International Ltd., of London, England v. Michael I. Gauss, a.k.a. Mikhail Gauss, a.k.a. Michael I. Syroejine, a.k.a. Mikhail Gass, a.k.a. Michael Ivan Syroejine, a.k.a. Mikhail Syrojeschin, a.k.a. Mikhail Syroetine, a.k.a. Michael Fuss, a.k.a. Michael Guss, a.k.a. Mikhail Syroejin, a.k.a. Michael Syrojeschin, of Santa Barbara, CA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Petition for the Central District of California.

Charles Thomas Cho: Chapter 15 Petition

December 08, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Nackan, of A. Farber & Partners Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Charles Thomas Cho, described as "a Canadian resident with frequent interaction with companies in the United States", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.

Seadrill Polaris Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

December 01, 2020 - Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition by Seadrill Polaris Ltd., of Bermuda; Seadrill Partners LLC, of England; Seadrill OPCO Sub LLC, of England; Seabras Rig Holdco Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill Operating GP LLC, of England; Seadrill Auriga Hungary Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill Operating LP, of the Marshall Islands; Seadrill Canada Ltd., of Canada; Seadrill Partners B.V., of the Netherlands; Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC, of the Marshall Islands; Seadrill Partners Finco LLC, of England; Seadrill China Operations Ltd., of Luxembourg; Seadrill Partners Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., of Malaysia; Seadrill Deepwater Drillship Ltd., of England; Seadrill Partners Operating LLC, of the Marshall Islands; Seadrill Ghana Operations Ltd., of England; Seadrill Mobile Units (Nigeria) Ltd., of Nigeria; Seadrill T-15 Ltd., of Bermuda; Seadrill Gulf Operations Auriga LLC, of England; Seadrill T-16 Ltd., of Bermuda; Seadrill Gulf Operations Sirius LLC, of England; Seadrill Texas LLC, of England; Seadrill Gulf Operations Vela LLC, of England; Seadrill US Gulf LLC, of England; Seadrill Hungary Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill Vela Hungary Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill International Ltd., of England; Seadrill Vencedor Ltd., of Bermuda, and Seadrill Leo Ltd., of England, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Miami Metals I Inc. v. Minera Don Nicolas S.A.: Complaint

October 19, 2020 - Complaint for $8 million in Donna H. Lieberman, as the litigation trustee of the Miami Metals Litigation Trust v. Minera Don Nicolas S.A., of Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sorenson Media Inc. v. IPONWeb: Complaint

October 16, 2020 - Complaint for $277,943 in Gil A. Miller, as Liquidating Trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Sorenson Media Inc. v. IPONWeb, of Switzerland, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah,

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