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Non-UCITS Fund Aktia Trade Finance v. IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

August 22, 2019 - Winding Up Petition in Non-UCITS Fund Aktia Trade Finance, of Finland v. IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Limited, of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Schahin Holdings SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

July 26, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Osana Mendonça, as the Foreign Representative of Schahin Holdings SA, Base Engenharia e Serviços de Petróleo e Gás SA, a.k.a. Schahin Engenharia SA; Schahin Empreendimentos Imobiliarios Ltda, Schahin Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros SA, Schahin Desenvolimento Imobiliários SA, Companhia Schahin de Ativos, MTS Participações SA, Satasch Participações Ltda, and Deep Black Drilling LLP, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. It is alleged in the petition that the Schahin Group was involved in a bribery scheme involving companies in several jurisdictions, including Austria, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Panama, Uruguay, and the USA.

Knijnik Participações SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

July 24, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Frederico Antonio Oliveria de Rezende, as the Foreign Representative of Knijnik Participações S.A., Knijnik Engenharia Ltda., Knijnik São Paulo Engenharia Integrada Ltda., Proplan Serviços e Projetos Ltda., and Gabinete Projetos de Engenharia e Arquitetura Ltda., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mundo Media Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

June 18, 2019 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of Mundo Media Ltd., 2538853 Ontario Ltd., M Zone Marketing Inc., and AppThis Holdings, Inc., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Proema Automotiva SA et al v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

May 17, 2019 - Application by Fernando Celso de Aquinho Chad, as Judicial Administrator in Bankruptcy of Proema Automotiva SA, Bowden Industrial Ltda., and Interamna Patricipações SA, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank Plc, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., UBS AG;Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank, Commerzbank AG, Bank of China USA – New York Branch, Safra National Bank of New York, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in bankruptcy proceedings in Brazil, where the debtors' beneficial owner, Paolo Paparoni, is suspected of fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Hudson Solar Cayman LP v. Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. et al: Summary Judgment Motion

February 08, 2019 - Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment in Lieu of Complaint in Hudson Solar Cayman LP, of the Cayman Islands v. Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Sky Solar Power Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; and Sky International Enterprise Group Limited, of Hong Kong, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Viação Itapemirim SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

November 29, 2018 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Elias Mubarak Junior, as the Foreign Representative of Viação Itapemirim SA, Transportadora Itapemirim S/A, ITA-Itapemirim Transportes S/A, Imobiliária Bianca Ltda, Cola Comercial e Distribuidora Ltda, Viação Caiçara Ltda, and Flecha S/A - Turismo, Comércio e Industria, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Biscayne Capital Holdings Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

November 27, 2018 - Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Main Proceedings in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands by Hadley Chilton, Michael Pearson, and Stephen Briscoe, as Foreign Representatives of North Pointe Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Biscayne Capital (BVI) Ltd., Vanguardia Holdings Ltd., Spyglass Investment Management Ltd., Vanguardia Group Inc., Sports Aficionados Ltd., SG Strategic Income Ltd., GMS Global Market Step Up Note Ltd., Diversified Real Estate Development Ltd., Preferred Income Collateralized Interest Ltd., Sentinel Investment Fund SPC, and Biscayne Capital Holdings Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Ana Clara Belatti Cello Zambrano et al v. Luis Ignacio Belatti Sampognaro: Fixed Date Claim Form

July 27, 2018 - Fixed Date Claim Form in Ana Clara Belatti Cello Zambrano and Agustina Belatti Sampognaro v. Luis Ignacio Belatti Sampognaro at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

USA v. Francisco Convit Guruceaga et al: Criminal Complaint

July 24, 2018 - Criminal complaint in USA v. Francisco Convit Guruceaga, Jose Vincente Amparan Croquer, Carmelo Urdaneta Aqui, Abraham Edgardo Ortega, Gustavo Adolfo Hernandez Frieri, Hugo Andre Ramalho Gois, Matthias Krull, and Marcelo Federico Gutierrez Acosta y Lara at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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