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Big Time Holdings Inc.: Securities Registration Revocation

October 19, 2020 - Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission revoking the registration of securities issued by Big Time Holdings, Inc., described as a "forfeited Delaware corporation located in Douglas, Isle of Man". Editor's Note: In a filing with the SEC on October 29th, 2018, Big Time Holdings Inc. identified its CEO and sole director as David Smeed, its former directors and officers as Thomas DeNunzio, Brian Kistler, and Mandla Gwadiso, and its principal shareholders as Ascot Group Plc, of the Isle of Man, and Palewater Global Management, Inc., of New York, NY. Records filed with the Isle of Man's Companies Registry show that the directors of Ascot Group Plc are David Gordon Smeed, of Dublin, Ireland, and Lee John Bernard Murphy, of the Isle of Man.

Mallinckrodt Plc et al: Chapter 11 Petition

October 12, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by Mallinckrodt Plc,Acthar IP Unlimited Company, IMC Exploration Company, INO Therapeutics LLC, Infacare Pharmaceutical Corporation, Ludlow LLC, MAK LLC, MCCH LLC, MEH, Inc., MHP Finance LLC, MKG Medical UK Ltd, MNK 2011 LLC, MUSHI UK Holdings Limited, Mallinckrodt APAP LLC, Mallinckrodt ARD Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt ARD Holdings Inc., Mallinckrodt ARD Holdings Limited, Mallinckrodt ARD IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt ARD LLC, Mallinckrodt Brand Pharmaceuticals LLC, Mallinckrodt Buckingham Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt CB LLC, Mallinckrodt Canada ULC, Mallinckrodt Critical Care Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt Enterprises Holdings, Inc., Mallinckrodt Enterprises LLC, Mallinckrodt Enterprises UK Limited, Mallinckrodt Equinox Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt Group S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt Holdings GmbH, Mallinckrodt Hospital Products IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt Hospital Products Inc., Mallinckrodt IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt International Finance SA, Mallinckrodt International Holdings S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt LLC, Mallinckrodt Lux IP S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt Manufacturing LLC, Mallinckrodt Pharma IP Trading Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mallinckrodt Quincy S.a r.l., Mallinckrodt UK Finance LLP, Mallinckrodt UK Ltd, Mallinckrodt US Holdings LLC, Mallinckrodt US Pool LLC, Mallinckrodt Veterinary, Inc., Mallinckrodt Windor S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt Windsor Ireland Finance Unlimited Company, Ocera Therapeutics, Inc., Petten Holdings Inc., ST Operations LLC, ST Shared Services LLC, ST US Holdings LLC, ST US Pool LLC, SpecGx Holdings LLC, SpecGx LLC, Stratatech Corporation, Sucampo Holdings Inc., Sucampo Pharma Americas LLC, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Therakos, Inc., Vtesse LLC, and WebsterGx Holdco LLC at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Public Private Real Estate Fund SICAV Plc: License Revocation

October 06, 2020 - Public Announcement by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has cancelled the Collective Investment Scheme License of Public Private Real Estate Fund SICAV Plc for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Public Private Real Estate Fund SICAV Plc was incorporated on June 1st, 2007, its directors are Paolo Bruckner, a citizen of Switzerland; Jonathan de Giovanni, a citizen of Malta, and Charles Ingham, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and its shareholders are Novium AG, of Switzerland and Paolo Bruckner, while previous directors include Anthony O'Driscoll, a citizen of Ireland who resigned effective December 14th, 2016, and Mark Meyer, a resident of Switzerland who resigned effective October 30th, 2015. The Swiss Commercial Register showed that the sole director of Novium AG (in Liquidation) is Paolo Brückner, whose nationality is listed as Italian, while previous directors include Marc Stefan Dätwyler, Raul Cortes Moreno, Michael Cohen, of Switzerland; Markus Meyer, Michele Mugnai, and Werner Mathys.

HealthCor Offshore Master Fund LP v. Mallinckrodt Plc et al: Complaint

October 05, 2020 - Complaint alleging fraud in HealthCor Offshore Master Fund LP, a Cayman Islands entity based in New York; HealthCor Sanatate Offshore Master Fund LP, a Cayman Islands entity based in New York; Blackstone Alternative Multi-Strategy Fund, of Massachusetts, and Blackstone Alternative Investment Fund Plc, of Ireland v. Mallinckrodt Plc, described as an Irish company based in England; Mark Trudeau, and Matthew K. Harbaugh at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Highland Crusader Offshore Partners LP et al v. Celtic Pharma Phinco BV et al: Amended Judgment

September 29, 2020 - Amended Judgment for $1 billion against Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Management LP, of Bermuda; Targeted Delivery Technologies Holdings Ltd., of Malta; Targeted Delivery Technologies Ltd., of Malta; Celtic Pharma Management Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Venture Ltd., of Bermuda, and John Mayo, of England in Highland Crusader Offshore Partners LP, of Bermuda; Highland Credit Opportunities CDO Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Highland Credit Strategies Master Fund LP, of Bermuda; Highland Restoration Capital Partners Master LP, of Delaware, and NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund, of Delaware v. Celtic Pharma Phinco BV, of the Netherlands; Targeted Delivery Technologies Holdings Ltd., of Malta; Targeted Delivery Technologies Ltd., of Malta; Xenova Group Ltd., of England; TDT 044 Ltd., of Bermuda; TDT 054 Ltd., of Bermuda; TDT 077 Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharmaceutical Holdings LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Services Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda; Auven Therapeutics Management LLLP, of the U.S. Virgin Islands, f.k.a. Celtic Therapeutics Management LLLP, as successor-in-interest to Celtic Pharma Management LP; Celtic Pharma Management LP, of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma Management Company Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Ltd., of Bermuda; Celtic Pharma FIX Venture Ltd., of Bermuda; Stephen Evans-Freke, of Ireland and the United Kingdom, and John Mayo, of England, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Christine Grablis et al v. OneCoin Ltd. et al: Second Amended Class Action Complaint

September 25, 2020 - Second Amended Class Action Complaint alleging the defendants perpetrated "a massive fraud perpetrated on millions of individual investors throughout the world causing injuries in excess of $4 billion through a densely-packed multi-level marketing system" in Donald Berdeaux and Christine Grablis v. OneCoin Ltd., of Dubai; Ruja Ignatova, of Bulgaria; Sebastian Greenwood, "currently being held in federal custody in New York pending trial"; Mark Scott, "believed to have been domiciled in Coral Gables, Florida" who allegedly laundered fraud proceeds through accounts "in the Cayman Islands and the Republic of Ireland, among other locations"; David Pike, "believed to be domiciled in Coral Gables, Florida"; Nicole J. Huesmann, "believed to be domiciled in Coral Gables, Florida"; Gilbert Armenta, "believed to be domiciled in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida", and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, of New York, at U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

KBC Bank Ireland Plc: €18M Fine

September 24, 2020 - Public Announcement by the Central Bank of Ireland that it has "reprimanded and fine KBC Bank Ireland Plc €18,314,000" for regulatory breaches.

Garrett Motion Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

September 20, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by Garrett Motion Inc., of Switzerland, which "designs, manufactures and sells highly engineered turbocharger, electric-boosting and connected vehicle technologies for original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket"; BRH LLC, of Switzerland; Calvari Limited, of Ireland; Friction Materials LLC, of Michigan; Garrett ASASCO Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Borrowing LLC, of Michigan; Garrett Holding Company Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett LX I Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett LX II Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett LX III Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett Motion Australia Pty Limited, of Australia; Garrett Motion Automotive Research Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico; Garrett Motion Holdings Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Motion Holdings II Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Motion International Services S.R.L., of Romania; Garrett Motion Ireland A Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland B Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland C Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Italia S.r.l., of Italy; Garrett Motion Japan Inc., of Japan; Garrett Motion LLC, of Michigan; Garrett Motion México, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, of Mexico; Garrett Motion Romania S.R.L., of Romania; Garrett Motion Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett Motion Slovakia s.r.o., of Slovakia; Garrett Motion Switzerland Holdings Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett Motion UK A Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK B Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK C Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK D Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK Limited, of England; Garrett Transportation I Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Transportation Systems Ltd., of England; Garrett Transportation Systems UK II Ltd., of England; Garrett TS Ltd., of England, and Garrett Turbo Ltd., of England, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

Kevin Lunney: Settlement Agreement

September 03, 2020 - Public Statement by the Central Bank of Ireland regarding "a settlement agreement under its Administrative Sanctions Procedure with Mr Kevin Lunney, a former director of Quinn Insurance Limited (Under Administration)".

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