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Bagir Group Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

April 26, 2021 - Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Ilan Shavit-Stricks, as the Foreign Representative of Bagir Group Limited, described as am Israeli apparent company that "had interests in five companies in foreign countries - Egypt, Ethiopia, the United States, England and the British Virgin Islands as well as a representative regional office in Vietnam" and whose shares are listed "on the Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Beazley Underwriting Ltd. v. Fitness International LLC: Complaint

April 06, 2021 - Complaint "for a determination concerning whether Fitness International is entitled to business income coverage and/or coverage for property damage for its claimed COVID-19 losses and/or the extent to which payment may be owed" in Beazley Underwriting Ltd., of England v. Fitness International LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Remcoda LLC v. Ridge Hill Trading (Pty) Ltd. et al: Complaint

February 03, 2021 - Complaint alleging a $4.6 million fraud involving Personal Protection Equipment to protect against COVID-19 in Remcoda LLC v. Ridge Hill Trading (Pty) Ltd., of Melbourne, Australia; Ataraxia Capital Partners Pty Ltd., of Sri Lanka; De Raj Group AG, of Germany; Petrichor Capital SDN BHD, of Malaysia; Petrichor Capital Trading Limited, of the United Kingdom; Vaidyanathan Mulandram Nateshan, described as a resident of India; Gayathri Vaidyanathan, described as a resident of India; Menusha Gunawardhana, described as a resident of Sri Lanka, and Vincent Fletcher, described as a resident of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Yatsen Group of Companies Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

January 25, 2021 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Alan Hutchens, of Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Yatsen Group of Companies Inc., HEAP Japanese Food Inc., KB Wisconsin Food Inc., MT Security Square Food Inc., SAR Buckland Food Inc., SAR Coastland Food Inc., SAR Dulles Expo Center Inc., SAR Coventry Food Inc., SAR Dulles Expo Center Inc., SAR First Colony Food Inc., SAR Glenbrook Food Inc., SAR Greenbrier Food Inc., SAR Laurel Food Inc., SAR Lloyd Food Inc., SAR Oglethorpe Food Inc., SAR Orange Park Food Inc., SAR Oviedo Food Inc., SAR Park Place Food Inc., SAR Plymouth Food Inc., SAR Ramsey Food Inc., SAR Real Estate Inc., SAR Santa Rosa Food Inc., SAR Security Square Food Inc., SAR St. Charles Food Inc., SAR Stafford Food Inc., SAR Superstition Springs Food Inc., SAR Tanforan Food Inc., SAR Valley Plaza Food Inc., SAR Westgate Massachusetts Food Inc., SAR Willowbrook Food Inc., SJ Arsenal Inc., SJ Boynton Inc., SJ Fox Run Inc., SJ Lenox Food Inc., SJ Macon Food Inc., SJ Rosspark Food Inc., SJ Savannah Food Inc., SJ South Hills Food Inc., and SJ Yorktown Food Inc., described as being part of a group that operates "Japanese quick service" restaurants, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Despina Kosta v. Tony Robbins et al: Complaint

December 23, 2020 - Complaint alleging that motivational speaker Tony Robbins "falsely claimed" that he "saved an employee's life" while she "lay comatose ventilated in a hospital" after she "became ill with Covid-19" in Despina Kosta v. Robbins Research International, Anthony J. 'Tony' Robbins, and Bonnie P. 'Sage' Robbins at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Swissport Fuelling Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition (November 2020)

November 17, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Chris Mallon, as the Foreign Representative of Swissport Fuelling Ltd., described as "the world’s leading independent provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Selecta Finance UK Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

October 08, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Andreas Schneiter, as the Foreign Representative of Selecta Finance UK Limited, of England, and Selecta Group B.V., of the Netherlands, described as being part of a group that "is the leading route-based, unattended, self-service coffee and convenience food provider in Europe by revenue", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

New Look Financing Plc: Chapter 15 Petition

September 28, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Richard Collyer, as the Foreign Representative of New Look Financing Plc, of Weymouth, Dorset, England, which is owned by New Look Bonds Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and is part of a group that "operates a British fashion retail business", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Financial Conduct Authority v. Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd. et al: COVID-19 Business Interruption Test Case Judgment

September 15, 2020 - Approved Judgment regarding "a test case to determine issues of principle in relation to policy coverage under various specimen wordings underwritten by the defendants in respect of claims by policyholders to be indemnified for business interruption losses arising in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the advice of and restrictions imposed by the UK Government in consequence" in The Financial Conduct Authority, in the United Kingdom v. Arch Insurance (UK) Limited, Argenta Syndicate Management Limited, Ecclesiastical Insurance Office Plc, Hiscox Insurance Company Limited, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited, QBE Limited, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc, Zurich Insurance Plc, Hospitality Insurance Group Action, and Hiscox Action Group at the High Court of Justice, in London.

Codere Finance 2 (UK) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

September 14, 2020 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Manuel Martinez-Fidalgo, as the Foreign Representative of Codere Finance 2 (UK) Limited, described as being part of a group that "is a leading international gaming operator" and whose parent's shares "are listed on the Madrid stock exchange", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
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