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Mind Capital et al: Cease and Desist Order

July 16, 2020 - Emergency Cease and Desist Order by the Texas State Securities Board against Mind Capital, a.k.a. Mind Capital OÜ, a.k.a. Mind Capital Tech SL; Gonzalo Garcia Pelayo, Oscar Garcia Pelayo, Rubén Arcas, Manuel Arniz, Cristina Kelly Lopez, Alejandro Mejía, all of Spain and Estonia, and Craig Knitzel, of Texas, regarding a suspected investment fraud involving a "crypto-fiat arbitrage trading program".

Cube Infrastructure Fund SICAV et al v. The Kingdom of Spain: Complaint

June 23, 2020 - Complaint to recognize and enforce an arbitral award of €33.7 million in losses, plus costs of €1.5 million and $262,500, in Cube Infrastructure Fund SICAV, of Luxembourg; Cube Infrastructure Managers SA, of Luxembourg; Cube Energy SCA, now Cube Energy Sarl, of Luxembourg; Demeter Partners SA, of France, and Demeter 2 FPCI, of France v. The Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Pauline Stonehill v. FBI: Complaint

June 01, 2020 - Complaint under the Freedom of Information Act regarding "the Government's role in the investigation and wiretapping" of Harry S. Stonehill, deceased, "the subsequent illegal raids on his businesses in the Philippines in 1962 and the use of Stonehill's lawyer as a government informant" in Pauline Dale Stonehill, of Malaga, Spain, widow of Harry Stonehill v. Federal Bureau of Investigation at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Atvos Agroindustrial Investimentos SA v. BBVA et al: Discovery Application

May 20, 2020 - Application by Atvos Agroindustrial Investimentos SA, described as "an indirect subsidiary of the Odebrecht Group", to take discovery from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Intesa Sanpaolo SpA, New York Branch; Lone Star Global Acquisitions Ltd., Lone Star Global Acquisitions LLC, Lone Star North America Acquisitions LP, Lone Star Global Acquisitions (NY) LLC, Lone Star North America Acquisitions LLC, LSF10 Brazil U.S. Holdings LLC, MUFG Bank Ltd., Natixis S.A., New York Branch, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil, regarding "an illegal hostile takeover attempt in Brazil of Applicant's subsidiary Atvos Agroindustrial S.A. – Em Recuperação Judicial", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Antigua Ambassador Dario Item given bank license despite corporate ban

April 20, 2020 - Antigua and Barbuda's banking regulator appears to have fast-tracked a licensing application by one of the country's diplomats - London-based Swiss lawyer Dario Item - after his bank in Labuan ran into regulatory problems and he received a corporate ban, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

Spain: SunTrust Bank

April 13, 2020 - Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from SunTrust Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Spain - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud".

Unión Fenosa Gas SA v. The Depository Trust Company: Discovery Application

April 08, 2020 - Application by Unión Fenosa Gas SA, of Spain, to take discovery from The Depository Trust Company, of New York, for use in legal proceedings in England "through which UFG seeks to enforce" a $2 billion arbitral award against Egypt regarding its sovereign bonds, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Unión Fegosa Gas SA v. The Bank of New York Mellon: Discovery Application

March 26, 2020 - Application by Unión Fegosa Gas SA, of Spain, to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon, a Delaware company based in New York, for use in legal proceedings in England to enforce a $2 billion arbitral award against Egypt, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

InfraRed Environmental Infrastructure GP Ltd. et al v. Spain: Complaint

March 25, 2020 - Complaint to register an arbitral award in InfraRed Environmental Infrastructure GP Limited, European Investments (Morón) 1 Limited, European Investments (Morón) 2 Limited, European Investments (Olivenza) 1 Limited, and European Investments (Olivenza) 2 Limited, all of England v. Kingdom of Spain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Jack Warner et al: Third Superseding Indictment

March 18, 2020 - Third Superseding Indictment adding four new defendants, including former executives of 21st Century Fox, Inc., of the United States, and Imagina Media Audiovisual SL, of Spain, alleging racketeering, money laundering, wire fraud, tax fraud, and unlawful procurement of naturalization regarding alleged bribery and corruption involving FIFA and other soccer organizations in USA v. Hugo Jinkis, a citizen of Argentina; Mariano Jinkis, a citizen of Argentina; Full Play Group SA, of Uruguay; Hernan Lopez, a citizen of the U.S. and Argentina; Carlos Martinez, a citizen of the U.S. and Mexico; Gerard Romy, a citizen of Spain; Ariel Alvarado, a citizen of Panama; Manuel Burga, a citizen of Peru; Luis Chiriboga, a citizen of Ecuador; Marco Polo Del Nero, a citizen of Brazil; Eduardo Deluca, a citizen of Argentina; Eugenio Figueredo, a citizen of the U.S. and Uruguay; José Luís Meiszner, a citizen of Argentina; Romer Osuna, a citizen of Bolivia; Ricardo Teixeira, a citizen of Brazil; Reynaldo Vasquez, a citizen of El Salvador, and Jack Warner, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago,  at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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