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Thomas Mahon: Chapter 15 Petition

February 04, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Tom Straw, of MoorFields Advisory Ltd., and Stephen R. Penn, of Absolute Recovery Ltd., as the Foreign Representatives of Thomas Michael Mahon, who has been accused of defrauding White Winston Select Asset Funds LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Banco Continental SA: Chapter 15 Petition

January 23, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Honduras by Oscar A. Lagos, of Banco de los Trabajadores, SA, as the Foreign Representative of Banco Continental SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Dundee Pikco Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

January 20, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Michael Thomas, of THM Partners, as the Foreign Representatives of Dundee Pikco Ltd., whose subsidiaries include those in the Cayman Islands and Dubai, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

January 17, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Alexander Lawson and Christopher Kennedy, of Alvarez and Marsal Cayman Islands Ltd., as the Foreign Representatives of IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Derek Scheinman: Chapter 15 Petition

January 06, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Rutman, of Zeifman Partners, Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Derek Scheinman, a citizen of Canada and a suspected fraudster who controlled "a mortgage-backed security investment venture" known as Grossman Silver Horizon LP, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Motorcycle Tires & Accessories LLC et al: Chapter 15 Petition

December 19, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Maxime Codère, of KMPG (Quebec), as the Foreign Representative of Motorcycle Tires & Accessories LLC, Money Holding Company, Inc., Money Financial Services Company, lnc., Money LLC, and Nichols Motorcycle Supply, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Lecta Paper UK Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

December 19, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Andrea Minguzzi, of Barcelona, Spain, as the Foreign Representative of Lecta Paper UK Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

SNEXDXB BV: Chapter 15 Petition

December 17, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Netherlands by P.E.M. Schol, as the Foreign Representative of SNEXDXB BV, formerly known as Starneth BV, against which a Singapore arbitration award of $2.9 million was entered regarding a dispute with Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. over the construction of "the world's largest ferris wheel in Dubai", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Durant International Corp. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

December 11, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Matthew Richardson and Kevin Hellard, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representatives of Durant International Corp., Kildare Finance Ltd., and McDoel Investment Limited, which were "controlled and beneficially owned by Paulo Salim Malif", described as a former mayor os São Paulo, Brazil, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Paul Benjamin: Chapter 15 Petition

December 09, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Mathieu Roy, of Houle Roy SA, as the Foreign Representative of Paul Harris Benjamin, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York.

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