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Seadrill Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

February 10, 2021 - Chapter 11 petitions by companies in Angola, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Hungary, Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States, specifically Seadrill Limited, Seadrill Limited, Asia Offshore Drilling Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 1 Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 2 Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 3 Limited, Eastern Drilling AS, North Atlantic Alpha Ltd., North Atlantic Elara Ltd., North Atlantic Epsilon Ltd., North Atlantic Linus Charterer Ltd., North Atlantic Navigator Ltd., North Atlantic Phoenix Ltd., North Atlantic Venture Ltd., Scorpion Courageous Ltd., Scorpion Deepwater B.V., Scorpion Deepwater Ltd., Scorpion Drilling Ltd., Scorpion Freedom Ltd., Scorpion International Ltd., Scorpion Nederlandse B.V., Scorpion Offshore Inc., Scorpion Resolute Ltd., Scorpion Rigs Ltd., Scorpion Servicos Offshore Ltda, Scorpion USA Expats, Inc., Scorpion Vigilant Ltd., SDS Drilling Ltd., Sea Dragon de Mexico S de R.L. de CV, Seadrill Abu Dhabi Operations Limited, Seadrill Americas, Inc., Seadrill Angola LDA, Seadrill Ariel Ltd., Seadrill Australia Pte Ltd., Seadrill Brunei Ltd., Seadrill Callisto Ltd., Seadrill Carina Ltd., Seadrill Castor Ltd., Seadrill Castor Pte Ltd., Seadrill Common Holdings Ltd., Seadrill Cressida Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Charterer Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Contracting Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Crewing Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Holdings Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Units Pte Ltd., Seadrill Dione Ltd., Seadrill Eclipse Ltd., Seadrill Eminence Ltd., Seadrill Equatorial Guinea Ltd., Seadrill Europe Management AS, Seadrill Far East Limited, Seadrill Freedom Ltd., Seadrill GCC Operations Ltd., Seadrill Gemini Ltd., Seadrill Global Services Ltd., Seadrill Gulf Operations Neptune LLC, Seadrill Holdings Singapore Pte Ltd., Seadrill Hyperion Ltd., Seadrill Indonesia Ltd., Seadrill Insurance Ltd., Seadrill International Resourcing DMCC, Seadrill Investment Holding Company Limited, Seadrill Jack Up Holding Ltd., Seadrill Jack Up I B.V., Seadrill Jack Up II B.V., Seadrill Jack-Ups Contracting Ltd., Seadrill Jupiter Ltd., Seadrill Labuan Ltd., Seadrill Management (S) Pte Ltd., Seadrill Management AME Ltd., Seadrill Management Ltd., Seadrill Mimas Ltd., Seadrill Mira Hungary Kft., Seadrill Mira Ltd., Seadrill Neptune Hungary Kft., Seadrill Newfoundland Operations Ltd., Seadrill Nigeria Operations Limited, Seadrill North Atlantic Holdings Limited, Seadrill North Sea Crewing Ltd., Seadrill Norway Crew AS, Seadrill Norway Operations Ltd., Seadrill Offshore AS, Seadrill Offshore Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Seadrill Offshore Nigeria Limited, Seadrill Operations de Mexico S de R.L. de CV, Seadrill Orion Ltd., Seadrill Pegasus (S) Pte Ltd., Seadrill Prospero Ltd., Seadrill Proteus Ltd., Seadrill Rhea Ltd., Seadrill Rig Holding Company Limited, Seadrill Saturn Ltd., Seadrill Saudi I B.V., Seadrill Saudi II B.V., Seadrill Servicos de Petroleos Ltda., Seadrill Sevan Holdings Limited, Seadrill Telesto Ltd., Seadrill Tellus Ltd., Seadrill Tethys Ltd., Seadrill Titan Ltd., Seadrill Titania Sarl, Seadrill Treasury UK Limited, Seadrill Triton Ltd., Seadrill Tucana Ltd., Seadrill UK Ltd., Seadrill UK Operations Ltd., Seadrill UK Support Services Ltd., Seadrill Umbriel Ltd., Sevan Brasil Ltd., Sevan Developer Ltd., Sevan Driller Ltd., Sevan Drilling Limited, Sevan Drilling North America LLC, Sevan Drilling Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig II AS, Sevan Drilling Rig II Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig IX Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig V Pte Ltd., Sevan Louisiana Hungary Kft., and Sevan Marine Servicos de Perfuracao Ltda at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Polarcus DMCC v. Polarcus Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

February 03, 2021 - Winding Up Petition alleging a debt of $31 million and seeking the appointment of liquidators in the Cayman Islands and England in Polarcus DMCC, of Dubai v. Polarcus Limited, described as being "part of a group of 23 entities incorporated in various jurisdictions, including but not limited to Norway, Cayman Islands, United Arab Emirates, England, Brazil, Egypt, Cyprus, Nigeria, France, Singapore and United States of America", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Nordic Trustee AS v. Greka Exploration and Production Ltd.: Writ of Summons

November 05, 2020 - Writ of Summons in Nordic Trustee AS, formerly known as Nordic Trustee ASA, of Norway v. Greka Exploration and Production Ltd. at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Hermitage Offshore Services Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

August 11, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by Hermitage Offshore Services Ltd., of Monaco; PSV Adminco 2019 LLC, of New York; CB Holdco Limited, Blue Power Limited, Delta Cistern V Limited, Sierra Cistern V Limited, all of Bermuda; Petro Craft 2017-1 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-2 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-3 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-4 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-5 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-7 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-8 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-01 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-02 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-03 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-04 Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Storm Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Viking Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Protector Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Guardian Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Thunder Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Galaxy Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Horizon Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Power Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Prosper Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Fighter Shipping Company Limited, all of the Marshall Islands; Delta PSV Norway AS, and NAO Norway AS, both of Norway, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

SpeedCast Communications, Inc. et al: Chapter 11

April 23, 2020 - Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition by SpeedCast Communications, Inc., of Texas; SpeedCast International Limited, of Australia; SpeedCast UK Holdings Limited, of England; CapRock UK Limited, of Scotland; CapRock Communications Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; CapRock Communications Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Speedcast Cyprus Ltd., of Cyprus; SpeedCast Limited, of Hong Kong; SpeedCast Group Holdings Pty Ltd., of Australia; SpaceLink Systems, LLC, of Texas; SpeedCast Australia Pty Limited, of Australia; Satellite Communications Australia Pty Ltd., of Australia; Oceanic Broadband Solutions Pty Ltd., of Australia; SpeedCast Managed Services Pty Limited, of Australia; Maritime Communication Services, Inc., of Texas; Telaurus Communications LLC, of New Jersey; CCI Services Corp., of Texas; HCT Acquisition, LLC, of New York; Cosmos Holdings Acquisition Corp., of New York; Globecomm Network Services Corporation, of New York; Hermes Datacommunications International Limited, of England; SpeedCast Singapore Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; SpaceLink Systems II, LLC, of Texas; CapRock Comunicacoes do Brasil Ltda., of Brazil; CapRock Participacoes do Brasil Ltda., of Brazil; Speedcast Canada Limited, of Canada; CapRock Communications (Australia) Pty Ltd., of Australia; SpeedCast Norway AS, of Norway; Globecomm Europe BV, of the Netherlands; NewCom International, Inc., of Miami; Evolution Communications Group Limited, of New York; Speedcast Netherlands BV, of the Netherlands; SpeedCast Americas, Inc., of Texas; and SpeedCast France SAS, of France, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

OneWeb Global Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

March 27, 2020 - Chapter 11 Petition by OneWeb Global Limited, of England; 1021823 B.C. Ltd., of Canada; Network Access Associates Limited, of England; OneWeb ApS, of Greenland; OneWeb Chile SpA, of Chile; OneWeb Communications Limited, of England; OneWeb G.K., of Japan; OneWeb Global Limited, of England; OneWeb Holdings LLC, of New York; OneWeb Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; OneWeb Ltd., of Malta; OneWeb Network Access Holdings Limited, of England; OneWeb Norway AS, of Norway; WorldVu Australia Pty Ltd., of Australia; WorldVu Development LLC, of Nevada; WorldVu JV Holdings LLC, of Delaware; WorldVu Mexico, S. DE R. L. DE C.V., of Mexico; WorldVu Satellites Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; WorldVu South Africa (Pty) Ltd., of South Africa, and WorldVu Unipessoal Lda, of Portugal, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Leon Brown v. Opera Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

January 24, 2020 - Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Leon M. Brown v. Opera Limited, a Cayman Islands-domiciled, Norway-based software company whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Frode Jacobsen, of Norway; Yahui Zhou, Hongyi Zhou, and Han Fang, all of China, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District Court of New York.

Nordic Trustee AS v. G3 Exploration Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

November 19, 2019 - Winding Up Petition in Nordic Trustee AS, of Norway v. G3 Exploration Limited, formerly known as Green Dragon Gas Ltd., at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Inversiones Lugon 48 v. Equinor US Operations LLC et al: Discovery Application

November 07, 2019 - Application by Inversiones Lugon 48, of Venezuela, to take discovery from Equinor US Operations LLC, described as Texas-based subsidiary of "a publicly traded Norwegian corporation"; Miguel Strauss, and Carlos Izquierdo for use in legal proceedings in Venezuela, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

G3 Exploration Ltd. v. Nordic Trustee AS et al: Originating Summons

October 14, 2019 - Originating Summons regarding Greka Gas China Ltd. in G3 Exploration Limited v. Nordic Trustee AS, of Norway; Cosimo Borrelli, of Hong Kong, and Mitchell Mansfield, of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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As any fule kno, the biggest enemy of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and other forms of financial crime is transparency, while their best friend is secrecy. That's why the unprecedented mass sealing of cases that's taking place at the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands is repugnant to anyone with a genuine concern for financial crime.