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SEC v. George Stubos et al: TRO Motion

Ex Parte Application for a Temporary Asset Freeze Order in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. George Stubos, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Vancouver, as Defendant, and Dori-Ann Stubos, described as the Defendant’s wife, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. George Stubos et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a sophisticated scheme that defrauded numerous retail investors" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. George Stubos, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Vancouver, as Defendant, and Dori-Ann Stubos, described as the Defendant's wife, as Relief Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Company Ltd. v. General Company For Ports of Iraq et al: Petition to Enforce Foreign Arbitral Award ($105M)

Petition to Recognize and Enforce Foreign Arbitral Award totaling $105 million regarding "a Contract for the Construction of the Staging Pier and Eastern Breakwater for Al Faw Grand Port in Iraq" in Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Company Limited, of Cyprus v. General Company For Ports of Iraq, Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Iraq, and The Republic of Iraq, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Modern Land (China) Co. Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Zhang Peng, as the Foreign Representative of Modern Land (China) Co. Ltd., described as "the ultimate holding company of a group of companies comprising the Debtor and its subsidiaries, including Great Trade Technology Ltd., a holding company incorporated with limited liability in the British Virgin Islands, the Modern Land HK Companies, and Jiu Yun Development Co., Limited, a holding company incorporated with limited liability in Hong Kong, that carries out the business of real estate investment and development in the People’s Republic of China", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Germany: Wells Fargo (‘Fred L. Bethel, Jr. account’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo regarding an account in the name of Fred L. Bethel, Jr. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s)" for suspected fraud and money laundering.

Germany: Jorg Peter Molt (‘Bitcoin Pension fraud’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from BitGo.com - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into Jorg Peter Molt for a suspected cryptocurrency investment fraud known as 'Bitcoin Pension'.

BEC Limited v. A2 et al: Judgment

Judgment denying an application to set aside a statutory demand in BEC Limited v. A1 and A2 at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

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.

Tenaris SA: $25M Fine

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a fine of $25 million on Tenaris S.A., described as "a global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipe products and related services, headquartered in Luxembourg", for "violations of the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 by Tenaris, as a result of a bribe scheme involving agents and employees of its Brazilian subsidiary to obtain and retain business from a Brazil state-owned entity Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.".

Peru: José Luis Noriega Ludwick (‘Clan Orellana Money Laundering Investigation’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from United Nations Federal Credit Union - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Peru - for a criminal investigation into Jose Luis Noriega Ludwick, described as "a lawyer of a Peruvian criminal organization, Clan Orellana", and others for suspected "money laundering and crimes against public order and conspiracy", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

CFTC v. Gemini Trust Company LLC: Complaint (‘Gemini Bitcoin Auction’)

Complaint alleging fraud involving "a bitcoin futures contract" in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Gemini Trust Company LLC, described as a New York company "whose business is to operate a digital asset trading platform and to offer custodial and related services", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

LCX AG v. John Does: TRO Motion (‘$8M Crypto Theft’)

Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order regarding the alleged theft of $8 million of virtual assets in LCX AG, described as "a virtual asset service provider in Liechtenstein" v. John Does at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

LCX AG v. John Does: Complaint (‘$8M Crypto Theft’)

Complaint alleging "the unauthorized access to and theft of nearly $8 million worth of various virtual assets" in LCX AG, described as "a virtual asset service provider in Liechtenstein" v. John Does at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Anatolie Stati v. Emmanuel Grinshpun: Discovery Application

Application by Anatolie Stati, described as "a Moldovan businessman, who held interests in substantial oil fields in the Republic of Kazakhstan, which were wrongly expropriated by Kazakhstan resulting in the state's obligation to pay a nearly $500 million international arbitral award", to take discovery from Emmanuel Grinshpun for use in legal proceedings in Moldova against "Vladimir Voronin, Oleg Reidman, Emmanuel Grinshpun, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Karim Massimov, Timur Kulibayev, Kairat Boranbayev, Arvind Tiku, Alexander Mashkevich, Kanatbek Safinov, Arman Rakhimov, Serik Rakhimov, Grigory Andreev, Andrey Kiselyov, Marat Beketayev, Ruslan Ashenov, Orynbasar Kubygul, Almat Madaliyev, and other persons" for alleged "abuse of official authority, blackmail and attempted blackmail", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Banco Santander (Brasil) SA v. Buritirama Mineração SA et al: Brazil Judgment Registration

Registration of a Brazilian Judgment in Banco Santander (Brasil) SA v. Buritirama Mineração SA, João José Oliveira de Araújo, Skypar Empreendimentos e Participações Eireli, Skypar Inernational Inc., Eurotech Yachting Management Ltda, Fazendas Nacionais Participações Ltda, and Buritipar Holding SA at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Colombo Agroindústria SA v. Eloy Rodrigo Colombo: Discovery Application

Application by Colombo Agroindústria SA, described as "a family-owned company whose mission is to provide food, energy, and related products for sustainable development", to take discovery from Eloy Rodrigo Colombo, described as "a minority shareholder of Colombo and a member of the Colombo family", for us in "two foreign criminal and civil proceedings that Colombo intends to file in Brazil" alleging defamation, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Itáu Unibanco SA v. Title Team: Discovery Application

Application by Itáu Unibanco SA to take discovery from Martha L. Mendez, P.A., d.b.a. Title Team, of Coral Gables, Florida, for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil, regarding "various loan agreements, import credit agreements, and derivative contracts with a Brazilian company named MapTrade Indústria e Comércio de Produtos Ltda.", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Gulf Investment Corporation et al v. Port Link GP Ltd.: Amended Complaint

Amended Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging “a corrupt scheme to launder money or conceal corruption and fraud” in Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, and General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority, of Qatar v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Mark Eric Williams, of Georgia, USA; Wellspring Capital Group Inc., of Georgia, USA; KGL Investment Company Asia, of the Cayman Islands; Apache Asia Limited, of Hong Kong; Apache Asia Limited, of Macao; Ronald Henry Ayliffe, of Singapore, and Elite First Investment Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. Hugues Pierre Joublin: Complaint

Complaint alleging "insider trading by Joublin based on confidential information Joublin obtained while employed at AstraZeneca PLC" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Hugues Pierre Joublin, described as a resident of France, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Brite Advisors South Africa (Pty) Ltd.: R10M Fine

Administrative Penalty Order by South Africa's Financial Sector Conduct Authority imposing a fine of R10 million on Brite Advisors South Africa (Pty) Ltd., formerly deVere Investments South Africa (Pty) Limited and deVere SA Acuma (Pty) Ltd., for regulatory breaches.

Nigel Green: Disqualification

Disbarment Order by South Africa's Financial Sector Conduct Authority imposing a five-year disqualification from the financial services industry on Nigel Green, Founder and CEO of deVere Group,.

Nigel Green: R2.5M Fine

Administrative Penalty Order by South Africa's Financial Sector Conduct Authority imposing a fine of R2.5 million on Nigel Green, Founder and CEO of deVere Group, for regulatory breaches involving Brite Advisors South Africa (Pty) Ltd., formerly deVere Investments South Africa (Pty) Limited, including a determination that "he was not fit and proper".

Flower SPV 4 Ltd. v. Fantasia Holdings Group Co. Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Flower SPV 4 Limited v. Fantasia Holdings Group Co. Limited, described as "an investment holding company that has subsidiaries in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, BVI, USA, Singapore, Cayman Islands, Japan, and Macau", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Bureau Veritas Brazil et al v. Gaivota LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Bureau Veritas do Brasil Sociedade Classificadora e Certificadora Ltda, BVQI do Brasil Sociedade Certificadora Ltda, and Kuhlmann Monitoramento Agricola Ltda, all of Brazil, to take discovery from Gaivota, LLC, of Delaware; Alexandre Spitz, and Ram Rajagopal for use in "ongoing judicial proceedings in Brazil and an international tribunal in the International Chamber of Commerce regarding Eduardo Chabassus Kuhlmann Junior and Leila Maria Martins Kuhlmann's various breaches of a Quota Purchase Agreement", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Ryan O’Dell v. Nielsen Holdings Plc et al: Complaint

Complaint in Ryan O'Dell v. Nielsen Holdings Plc, of England; James A. Attwood, Jr., David Kenny, Thomas H. Castro, Guerrino de Luca, Karen M. Hoguet, Janice Marinelli Mazza, Jonathan Miller, Stephanie Plaines, Nancy Tellem, and Lauren Zalaznick at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Daniel Elie Bouaziz: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint "for selling fake art to unsuspecting victims from his various businesses" in USA v. Daniel Elie Bouaziz, described as a citizen of France born in Algeria, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Forensic News LLC et al v. Aviram Azari: Discovery Application

Application by Forensic News LLC, described as a U.S.-based company whose "mission is to deliver original long-form journalism focused on national security, espionage, corporate, and political issues", and Scott Stedman, described as "an investigative journalist", to take discovery from Aviram Azari, described as "an Israeli private intelligence veteran who worked closely with Soriano for years", for use in "a defamation action filed against them in England by British-Israeli 'security consultant' Walter Soriano" regarding "news articles about Soriano and his ties to core figures associated with alleged Russian election interference, including Vladimir Putin confidant Oleg Deripaska and other oligarchs", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Maso Capital Investments Ltd. et al v. Evercore Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Clifford Cheah King Mun, of Singapore, and Maso Capital Investments Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Evercore Inc. for use in "appraisal proceedings pending before the Supreme Court of Bermuda" regarding "the fair value of the shares of Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.