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Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan et al: Claim Form

December 18, 2020 - Claim Form for recognition of a $6.2 billion arbitration award in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Perth, Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Pakistan International Airways Corporation Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan et al: Receivership Order

December 16, 2020 - Order for the Appointment of a Receiver for PIA Investments Limited, Minhal Inc., and PIA Hotels Limited and for a Provisional Charging Order in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airways Corporation Limited, PIA Investments Limited, Minhal Inc., Virgin Islands Registrar of Companies, Citco BVI Limited, and Harneys Corporate Services Limited at the British Virgin Islands.

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan et al: Recognition Order

December 16, 2020 - Order Recognizing Arbitration Award in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airways Corporation Limited, PIA Investments Limited, Minhal Inc., Virgin Islands Registrar of Companies, Citco BVI Limited, and Harneys Corporate Services Limited at the British Virgin Islands.

C2 Limited: Restoration Application

September 15, 2020 - Originating Application in the matter of C2 Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

ABRAAJ liquidators seek discovery from US banks for Cayman proceedings to recover $385M in alleged fraud proceeds

June 12, 2020 - The liquidators of ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. have applied to take discovery from 17 banks and a clearing house in the U.S. for "contemplated litigation" in the Cayman Islands to recover more than $385 million allegedly misappropriated by the Dubai-based ABRAAJ Group's founder, Arif Naqvi.

ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

June 12, 2020 - Application by the Joint Official Liquidators of ABRAAJ Investment Management Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank US, a.k.a. Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, New York Branch; Société Generale North America; BNP Paribas USA Inc.; Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, New York Branch, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "contemplated proceedings" regarding an alleged $385 million fraud by Pakistan citizen Asif Masood Naqvi at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Elko Broadband Ltd. v. HaiderMota BNR et al: Notice of Removal

May 18, 2020 - Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging professional malpractice regarding a proposed transaction involving Warid Telecom International, of the United Arab Emirates, in Elko Broadband Ltd., of Reno, Nevada v. HaiderMota BNR, described as a law firm in Pakistan, and A.F. Ferguson & Company, described as an accounting firm in Pakistan, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

YS GM Marfin II LLC et al v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application

April 03, 2020 - Application by YS GM Marfin II LLC, YS GM MF VII LLC, YS GM MF VIII LLC, YS GM MF IX LLC, and YS GM MF X LLC to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, Bank of America, Bank of China, The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank, Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank for use in "pending and contemplated proceedings" in England, Malaysia and other countries regarding "a brazen $89.2 million multinational maritime fraud" allegedly by Muhammad Tahir Lakhani, and his two sons, Muhammad Ali Lakhani and Muhammad Hasan Lakhani, who are described as "British and Pakistani dual nationals ordinarily resident in England, Pakistan and//or the United Arab Emirates", and involving several jurisdictions, including Nevis, Marshall Islands, Palau, and Panama, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. v. Silverline Holdings Ltd.: Restoration & Winding Up Petition

October 14, 2019 - Petition for restoration and winding-up regarding a claim for $199 million in ABRAAJ Investment Management Limited (in Official Liquidation) v. Silverline Holdings Limited, whose sole shareholder was allegedly Arif Masood Naqvi, a citizen of Pakistan, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Elko Broadband Ltd. v. Dhabi Holdings PJSC et al: Removal Petition

October 04, 2019 - Petition for Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging securities fraud, in Elko Broadband Ltd., of Nevada v. Dhabi Holdings PJSC, of Abu Dhabi, UAE; Warid Telecom International LLC, of Abu Dhabi, UAE; Dominique Russo, "a United States Citizen who is a resident of the UAE", and Wateen Telecom Limited, of Pakistan, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
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