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Equity Power Fund: Shareholder Letter (January 17, 2020)

January 17, 2020 - Shareholder Letter by the Board of Directors of LFP I SICAV SIF S.A., of Luxembourg, providing an update into an investigation into Equity Power Fund for suspected fraud.

Gabelli Asset Fund et al v. Resideo Technologies, Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

January 07, 2020 - Class Action Complaint in GAMCO International SICAV, of Luxembourg; The Gabelli Asset Fund, The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust, The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc., The Gabelli Focus Five Fund, The Gabelli Multimedia Trust Inc., The Gabelli Value 25 Fund Inc., and GAMCO Asset Management Inc. v. Resideo Technologies, Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Michael G. Nefkens, and Joseph D. Ragan III at the U. S. District Court of the District of Minnesota.

Morgan Gatsby Ltd.: Fine

January 06, 2020 - Decision Notice by the Dubai Financial Services Authority announcing a fine against Morgan Gatsby Limited regarding the promotion of Essel Africa Natural Resource Fund, of Luxembourg, and other matters. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, according to the website of the Dubai International Financial Centre, Morgan Gatsby Limited went into liquidation on February 5th, 2019, that its directors are Gagan Jawahar Goyal, Shahzaad Siraj Dalal, and Ajay Rajinder Arora, and former directors include Pankaj Prem Gupta, Mazin Mohammad Mohyelddin Alkhatib, Farhan Abdulrahim Mohammed Faraidooni, Ahmad Abdulla Juma Binbyat, and George Zaki George Mushahwar.

LFP I SICAV SIF SA: Lawsuit Announcement

January 02, 2020 - News Release by LFP I SICAV SIF SA announcing that it has "initiated judicial claims in the commercial court in Luxembourg against its former directors, including Luc Leleux (founder), Julien Renaux (founder), Mark Stephens, and Jonathan Burger" regarding a sub-fund operated by Columna Commodities.

RREEF Infrastructure (GP) Ltd. et al v. Spain: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award

December 19, 2019 - Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in the amount of €59.6 million in RREEF Infrastructure (G.P.) Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and RREEF Pan-European Infrastructure Two Lux SARL, of Luxembourg v. Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mauricio Mota v. JPMorgan Chase & Co. et al: Discovery Application

December 13, 2019 - Application by Mauricio Mota to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fabio Pegas, Patricia Pratini De Moraes, and Blessed Holdings Inc. regarding several individuals and entities, including those in the Bahamas, Brazil, Cayman Islands, and Luxembourg, for use in legal proceedings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, against "Joesley and Wesley Mendonça Batista and their companies, including Brazilian meat-processing conglomerate JBS S.A. and J&F Investimentos S.A., to recover billions of dollars of public funds the Batistas admittedly obtained illicitly as part of a massive and widely-reported corruption and bribery scandal", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corp. v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles: Contempt Judgment

October 07, 2019 - Contempt of Court Judgment in BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation v. Camilla de Bourbon des Deux Siciles at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Rishi Gupta v. New Silk Route Advisors LP et al: Complaint

October 07, 2019 - Complaint alleging "Retaliation in Violation of the Dodd-Frank" in Rishi Gupta, of New York, NY, described as "a SEC Whistleblower" v. New Silk Route Advisors LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Partners Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Parag Saxena, of New York, NY; New Silk Route PE Associates LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route PE Asia Fund-A LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Asia Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; New Silk Route Holdings LLC, of Mauritius, as Defendants, and New Silk Route Mauritius Advisors LLC, of Mauritius; Arduino Holdings Limited, of Cyprus; InGain Traders LLC, of Mauritius; South Asia Gastronomy Enterprises LLC, of Mauritius; Orisen MedTech Limited, of Mauritius; A H Holdings (BVI) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and A H Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

ACL1 Investments Ltd. et al v. Venezuela: Complaint

September 27, 2019 - Complaint alleging default on the payment of bonds in ACL1 Investments Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; ACL2 Investments Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Jorvik Multi-Strategy Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands; LDO XVII Inc., of Delaware; Macrosynergy Trading Master Fund Limited, of the Cayman Islands; NN (L), of Luxembourg, for and on behalf of NN (L) Emerging Markets Debt (Hard Currency), NN (L) Emerging Markets Debt Opportunities, and NN (L) Frontier Markets Debt (Hard Currency); York Capital Management, L.P., of Delaware; York Credit Opportunities Fund, L.P., of Delaware; York Credit Opportunities Investments Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands, and York Multi-Strategy Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands v. the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Deutsche Bank Cayman et al v. Accendo Banco SA: Petition

September 18, 2019 - Petition for Injunctive Relief In Aid of Arbitration in Deutsche Mexico Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg; Süddeutsche Vermogensverwaltung GmbH, of Germany,  and Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Cayman Islands Branch, c/o Cainvest Bank and Trust Limited, of the Cayman Islands v. Accendo Banco SA, formerly known as InvestaBank SA, of Mexico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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