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Mihails Ulmans v. David Merkel et al: Judicial Assistance (Latvia, ‘Mārtiņš Bunkus Murder’)

Application by Mihails Ulmans for judicial assistance "to facilitate the issuance of subpoenas and the gathering of testimony and documentary evidence from David Merkel and Summit International Advisors, LLC" for use in criminal proceedings in Latvia, where Ulmans is in custody in connection with the murder of insolvency administrator and lawyer Mārtiņš Bunkus, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Dailane Investments Ltd. et al v. HIG Capital LLC et al: Discovery Application (‘Luxembourg Proceedings’)

Application by Dailane Investments Limited, of Cyprus, and Michael Maillis to take discovery from H.I.G. Capital LLC, Sami Mnaymneh, and Anthony Tamer for use in legal proceedings in Luxembourg "against H.I.G. Luxembourg Holdings 47 S.à r.l., a Luxembourg entity owned and controlled by respondent H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C., a global private equity firm headquartered in Miami, Florida" regarding "the sale of companies within the Maillis Group, a leading packaging conglomerate", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Equipav S.A. v. Silmar Roberto Bertin: Petition to Enforce Foreign Arbitration Award ($40M)

Petition to Recognize and Enforce Foreign Arbitration Award totaling $40.7 million in Equipav S.A. Pavimentação, Engenharia e Comercio Ltda., of São Paulo, Brazil v. Silmar Roberto Bertin, described as "a citizen of Brazil, a business mogul, and is among the richest individuals in Brazil" who "has engaged in a decades-long scheme to evade contractual, judicial, and tax liabilities" that involved using "complex schemes to remove his assets from Brazil and conceal them in US bank accounts, shell corporations and pretextual foreign investments", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

China Medical Technologies Inc. et al v. KPMG: Discovery Application

Application by China Medical Technologies Inc. (in Liquidation), described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled "holding company of a group of companies incorporated in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the British Virgin Islands and Singapore", and CMED Technologies Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from KPMG LLP for use in legal prceddings in Hong Kong, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Makhpal Karibzhanova v. Mubadala Fund et al: Discovery Application

Application by Makhpal Karibzhanova, described as "a citizen of Kazakhstan and is the former wife of a wealthy and politically-connected Kazakh businessman, Aidan Karibzhanov" whose "wealth is held in offshore structures and through nominee ownership around the world, making it necessary to gather evidence from a number of countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore, as well as Kazakhstan and a number of offshore jurisdictions", including the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, and Singapore, to take discovery from Mubadala Fund, Extell Developrnent, Edward Mermelstein, One and Only Realty, Eduard Ogai, Credit Suisse, American Express and others for use in legal proceedings in Kazakhstan, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Makhpal Karibzhanova v. Aidan Karibzhanov: Discovery Application

Application by Makhpal Karibzhanova, who "is a citizen of Kazakhstan and is the former wife of a wealthy and politically-connected Kazakh businessman, Aidan Karibzhanov", for an order of judicial assistance "to obtain testimony and documentary evidence to assist in discovery for use in prospective Kazakhstan civil proceedings" involving her former husband, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Fabio Isaack v. BGC Partners, Inc.: Judicial Assistance

Application by Fabio Roberto Baumfeld Isaack to take discovery from BGC Partners, Inc. for use in civil, criminal, and labor proceedings in Brazil, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.