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ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd. v. Matthew Olivo et al: Discovery Application

August 06, 2019 - Application by ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited, of England, described as "the victim of a large fraud arising out of its purported purchase of nickel for trading purposes", to take discovery from Matthew Ryan Olivo and Ian McGuinn for legal proceedings in England against Come Harvest Holdings Limited, of Hong Kong; Mega Wealth International Trading Limited, of Hong Kong; Steven Kai Shing Kao, of California; Genesis Resources Inc., of California; Genesis Properties Holding LLC, of California; Genesis KingHwa LLC, of California; Transcendent Global Finance, Inc., of California; Transcendent (SG) Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Sampo International Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Straits (Singapore) Pte Ltd., of Singapore, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Beacon Sales Acquisition Inc. v. Sam Youn: Discovery Application

July 25, 2019 - Application by Beacon Sales Acquisition Inc. to take discovery from Sam Youn for use in legal proceedings in South Korea captioned S-Energy America, Inc. v. Allied Building Products, Inc., filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Energy Innovation Group, Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

July 02, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in South Korea by Min Hee Jeong, as the Foreign Representative of Energy Innovation Group, Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co., Ltd. v. Liberty Maritime Corp.: Discovery Application

June 25, 2019 - Application by Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co., Ltd., of South Korea, to take discovery from Liberty Maritime Corporation for use in legal proceedings in Egypt involving Damietta International Port Company S.A.E., of Egypt, and Kuwait Gulf Link Ports International, a.k.a. KGL International For Ports, Warehousing and Transport K.S.C.C., of Kuwait, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Amun Strategic Inc. v. Cayman Islands Registrar of Companies: Restoration Application

June 19, 2019 - Originating Application in Amun Strategic Inc. v. The Registrar of Companies at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

South Korea: Yaw Opokuware

June 19, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Navy Federal Credit Union - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from South Korea - for a criminal investigation into an unknown person for suspect fraud involving Yaw Opokuware.

South Korea: Luis Aquino

June 19, 2019 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from South Korea - for a criminal investigation into an unknown person for suspected fraud involving Luis Aquino.

Helix Investment Management LP v. Oliphant Financial Group et al: Summary Judgment Motion

April 22, 2019 - Plaintiff's Motion for Final Summary Judgment against Oliphant Financial Group LLC and Oliphant Financial Corporation in Helix Investment Management LP v. Privilege Direct Corp., Oliphant Financial Group LLC, Oliphant Financial Corporation, and Robert A. Morris at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Sang Cheol Woo v. Charles Spackman: Foreign Judgment Enforcement

April 18, 2019 - Claim Form in Sang Cheol Woo, of South Korea v. Charles C. Spackman, a.k.a. Yoo Shin Choi, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Jayhawk Private Equity Fund II LP v. Jay Star Holdings Ltd. et al: Petition

February 22, 2019 - Petition in Jayhawk Private Equity Fund II LP v. Jay Star Holdings Limited, Yang Jai Sung, of Hong Kong; Smart Top Investments Limited, of Hong Kong; and Kang Gyoungchol, of South Korea, at Bermuda Supreme Court.

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