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Participações Morro Vermelho SA et al v. Banco do Brasil et al: Discovery Application

September 18, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Participações Morro Vermelho SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, and PMV International Inc., a British Virgin Islands company based in São Paulo, Brazil, to take discovery from Santander Private Banking International and Banco do Brasil Miami for use in legal proceedings in Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, and Portugal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Estate of José Thomé v. Lloyds Bank: Discovery

September 16, 2019 - Application from the 8th Civil and Business Court of the State Capital Superior Court in Pará, Brazil to take discovery from Lloyds Bank for use in legal proceedings involving the Estate of José Thomé, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Participações Morro Vermelho SA et al v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

September 13, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Participações Morro Vermelho SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, and PMV International Inc., a British Virgin Islands company based in São Paulo, Brazil, to take discovery from Citibank, NA and Morgan Stanley for use in legal proceedings in Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, and Portugal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Axion Energy Argentina v. AFIP-DGI: Discovery Application

September 11, 2019 - Application on behalf of the Argentine Special Tax Court, Buenos Aires, Argentina to take discovery from Glencore Ltd. for use in proceedings involving Axion Energy Argentina v. AFIP-DGI, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v. Complete Genomics, Inc. et al: Discovery Application

September 06, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Illumina Cambridge Ltd., "a United Kingdom subsidiary of Illumina Inc., which is a California based, NASDAQ listed company", to take discovery from Complete Genomics, Inc., BGI Americas Corp., and MGI Americas Inc. . which are "owned by or affiliated with the BGI Group, a competitor of Illumina Cambridge based in the People's Republic of China", for use in patent infringement proceedings in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, and Turkey, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Storag Etzel GmbH v. Baker Hughes: Discovery Application

August 29, 2019 - Application by Storag Etzel GmbH to take discovery from Baker Hughes, a GE Company, for use in an arbitration proceeding in Germany involving Baker Hughes (Deutschland) GmbH, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Fund for Protection of Investor Rights in Foreign States v. AlixPartners LLP et al: Discovery Application

August 29, 2019 - Application by the Fund for Protection of Investor Rights in Foreign States, of Russia, as "assignee of claims brought by Mr. Vladimir Antonov", to take discovery from AlixPartners LLP and its CEO, Simon Freakley, "in connection with Mr. Freakley’s appointment as temporary receiver and investigation of Bankas Snoras AG", of Lithuania, for use in "a pending arbitration pursuant to the Lithuania-Russia Bilateral Investment Treaty of 2004", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Golden Root Investments Pte. Ltd. v. Trek Bicycle Corporation: Discovery Application

August 28, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Golden Root Investments Pte. Ltd., of Singapore v. Trek Bicycle Corporation, a.k.a. TrekUSA, for use in legal proceedings in Singapore, filed at the U. S. District Curt for the Central District of California.

Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador v. WorleyParsons International Inc.: Discovery Application

August 26, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador - EP PetroEcuador to take discovery from WorleyParsons International Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador "related to a complex, cross-border illegal bribery and corruption scheme perpetrated against Petroecuador" using "a complex web of offshore shell entities" and accounts, including those in the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Panama, and Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

M. Goldschmidt Holding A/S et al v. Mads Buhl: Discovery Application

August 20, 2019 - Ex Parte Application by the USA, on behalf of Copenhagen City Court, in Denmark, to take discovery from Google LLC for use in legal proceedings in M. Goldschmidt Holding A/S et al v. Mads Buhl in Denmark, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
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