United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Contrarian Capital Management LLC et al v. Venezuela: Judgment Registration ($44M)

Judgment Registration in Contrarian Capital Management LLC, of Delaware; Contrarian Capital Fund I, LP, of Delaware; Contrarian Dome du Gouter Master Fund, LP, of Canada; Contrarian Capital Senior Secured, LP, of Delaware; Contrarian EM II, LP, of Connecticut; Contrarian Emerging Markets, LP, of Connecticut; Boston Patriot Summer St LLC, of Massachusetts; Polonius Holdings, LLC, of Delaware, and E1 SP, a Segregated Account of EMAP SPC, of the Cayman Islands v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Credendo – Short-Term Non-EU Risks v. DealDefenders LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Credendo - Short-Term Non-EU Risks, described as "a quasi-governmental insurance company headquartered in Belgium that provides credit insurance to companies in Italy through its branch office in Milan", to take discovery from DealDefenders LLC for use in "contemplated criminal proceedings" and "anticipated civil proceedings" in Italy involving a "suspected fraudulent insurance claim submissions" by "Milan-based Golem.com Srl, which provides products and services to the telecom industry", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

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.

Alpine Partners (BVI) LP v. Duff & Phelps LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Alpine Partners (BVI) LP, of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC and Duff & Phelps Securities LLC, both d.b.a. Kroll, for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Cayman Islands" regarding New Frontier Health Corporation, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Globalization Partners Mexico SA de CV v. GoGlobal USA Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Globalization Partners Mexico SA de CV, described as being "part of a family of companies that provide technology-based human resources solutions that enable clients to seamlessly engage talent in various jurisdictions across the world without needing to set up a local entity", to take discovery from GoGlobal USA Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Mexico "against its former employee Francisco Mendez after learning that Mendez took away with him Globalization Partners' trade secrets and confidential information and brought it with him to a direct competitor, GoGlobal", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Purple Innovation LLC v. Photon Interactive UK Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract in Purple Innovation LLC, of Delaware, described as "an innovative and successful comfort technology company" v. Photon Interactive UK Limited, of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Celadon Holdings LLC v. Jaguar Transportation Inc.: Complaint

Complaint in Celadon Holdings LLC, "whose sole member is Celadon Partners Group LLC, whose sole member is Luminus Energy Partners Master Fund, Ltd., which is a corporation organized under the laws of Bermuda with its principal place of business in New York and Texas" v. Jaguar Transportation Inc., of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Tammy Raul v. Joseph Turgeon et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging breaches of fiduciary duties, unjust enrichment, abuse of control, and gross mismanagement in Tammy Raul, derivatively on behalf of Nominal Defendant Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc., described as a United Kingdom-domiciled, Ireland-based "biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes oncology and hematology drug products" v. Joseph W. Turgeon, Kurt A. Gustafson, Francois Lebel, William L. Ashton, Nora E. Brennan, Seth H.Z. Fischer, Juhyun Lim, Thomas J. Riga, Jeffrey Vacirca, Dolatrai M. Vyas, and Bernice R. Welles, as Defendants, and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc., as Nominal Defendant, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

USA v. Ronald Thomas: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging tax fraud in USA v. Ronald L. Thomas, described as "a United States citizen who lived in Wellington, Florida, and intermittently Dubai, United Arab Emirates" and was "an independent contractor for a United States Department of Defense contractor as a Country Manager in Kabul, Afghanistan", "a Project Director in Oman for the Middle East", and a "paid consultant to a Mexican oil and gas joint venture", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Quadre Investments LP v. Morgan Stanley: Discovery Application

Application by Quadre Investments LP to take discovery from Morgan Stanley and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving SINA Corporation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Oasis Focus Fund LP v. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Oasis Focus Fund LP, of Delaware, to take discovery from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving Sina Corporation, described as "a technology company incorporated in the Cayman Islands with its headquarters in Beijing, China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Ally Financial Inc. v. Markel Bermuda Ltd. et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint in which "Ally seeks coverage under excess bankers professional liability insurance policies issued by Defendants for a settlement under which Ally agreed to pay $87,500,000 and forgive $700 million in loan debt", by U.S. Specialty Insurance Company in Ally Financial Inc. v. U.S. Specialty Insurance Company, Illinois National Insurance Company, and Markel Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Antilles Family Office LLC v. Inception Mining Inc.: Complaint ($5.3M)

Complaint in Antilles Family Office LLC, of the U.S. Virgin Islands v. Inception Mining Inc., described as "a mining company engaged in the production, acquisition, exploration, and development of precious minerals, primarily for gold, from owned mining properties", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

SPS Corp I v. General Motors et al: Discovery Application

Application by SPS Corp I - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizados, described as "a Brazilian entity that purchased the IPI tax indemnification rights of 35 car dealerships in Brazil", to take discovery from General Motors Co., Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Ernst & Young LLP for use in "pending and contemplated Brazilian legal proceedings against GM’s wholly owned subsidiary, General Motors do Brasil LTDA., for monies that GM Brazil owes the Applicant in connection with a three-decade-long tax dispute between GM Brazil and the Brazilian federal government for tax credits paid by several GM car dealerships in Brazil", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Italy: Paxful Inc.

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Paxful Inc., described as a cruptocurrency exchange - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy - for a criminal investigation into unknown persons for "illegally offering the sale of vials of counterfeit Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine".

ASHINC Corp. v. Yucaipa American Alliance Fund I LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint seeking damages "in excess of $300 million" against entities in Guernsey, Luxembourg, Qatar, and the USA in Catherine E. Youngman, Litigation Trustee for ASHINC Corporation et al, as successor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of ASHINC Corporation and its Affiliated Debtors v. Yucaipa American Alliance Fund I LLC, Yucaipa American Management LLC, American Airlines Master Fixed Benefit Pension Plan Trust, American Private Equity Partners II LP, Automotive Machinists Pension Trust, Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles, California Public Employees’ Retirement System, Carpenters Pension Trust Fund for Northern California, Coller Partners 702 LP Inc., Clouse S.A., Consolidated Retirement Fund, Lam Private Equity LLC, ILGWU Death Benefit Fund 4, International SIF SICAV SA, Locals 302 & 612 of The International Union of Operating Engineers - Employers Construction Industry Retirement Trust, Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System, National Retirement Fund, New Mexico State Investment Council, New Mexico State Investment Council Land Grant Permanent Fund, New Mexico State Investment Council Severance Tax Permanent Fund, New York City Employees’ Retirement System, New York City Fire Department Pension Fund, New York City Police Pension Fund, Northeast Carpenters Pension Fund, Pacific Coast Roofers Pension Plan, Sanba II Investment Company, State Street Bank and Trust Company (as Trustee on behalf of American Airlines Master Fixed Benefit Pension Plan Trust), Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore Inc. - International Longshoremen’s Association (AFL-CIO) Pension Fund, Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Pension Plan for Employees, and Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Itaú Unibanco v. TOG Brazil Holdings Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Itaú Unibanco SA to take discovery from TOG Brazil Holdings, Inc., Ten Oaks Management, LLC, Ten Oaks Friar Common Investors, LLC, and Ten Oaks Friar Series B Investors, LLC for use in bankruptcy proceedings in Brazil involving Brazil Holdings Ltda, Rakuten Brasil Internet Service Ltda, Rakuten Brasil Financial Services Ltda, and Rakuten Brasil Logistics Ltda., filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH v. InterDigital Technology Coporation et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH to take discovery from InterDigital Technology Corporation, IPR Licensing, Inc., InterDigital Communications, Inc., InterDigital Holdings, Inc., and InterDigital, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Germany against Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, and Avanci LLC, of the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Miami International Holdings Inc. et al v. Nasdaq Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "that Nasdaq acted unlawfully to maintain and/or to obtain monopolies in the relevant markets and submarkets by engaging in acts of patent misuse, sham litigation, and other predatory conduct" in Miami International Holdings Inc., which, inter alia, owns the Bermuda Stock Exchange; Miami International Securities Exchange LLC, MIAX Pearl LLC, and Miami International Technologies LLC v. Nasdaq Inc., Nasdaq ISE LLC, and FTEN Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Alpha Latam Management LLC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Alpha Latam Management LLC, of Delaware; Acsa Atento SAS, of Colombia; Alpha Capital SAS, of Colombia; AlphaCredit Latam SAS, of Colombia; AlphaCredit Sudamérica, S de RL, of Panama; AlphaDebit, SA de CV, of Mexico; and Vive Créditos Kusida SAS, of Colombia, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Whitewater Capital Ltd. v. Google LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Whitewater Capital Limited, described as a United Kingdom-domiciled company that "holds the assets of the online comparison shopping business known as Ciao", to take discovery from Google LLC and Alphabet, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom regarding "anti-competitive conduct and breaches of competition law by Google", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

LeGuide.com SAS v. Google LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by LeGuide.com SAS, described as a French wholly-owned subsidiary of British firm Whitewater Capital Limited, to take discovery from Google LLC and Alphabet Inc. for use in legal proceedings "against Google LLC, Alphabet, Inc., Google Ireland Ltd. and Google France before the Paris Commercial Court filed on February 10, 2017 regarding the defendants' anti-competitive practices in the online comparison shopping market", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Definition Services Inc. v. GVA Capital Ltd.: Notice of Removal

Defendant's Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging a "brazen attempt by an investment manager, GVA Capital, to steal the substantial gains of its investor" amounting to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in Definition Services Inc., of the British Virgin Islands v. GVA Capital Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands company based in San Francisco, California, USA, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Stands4 LLC et al v. Dan.com: Complaint

Complaint alleging the defendants induced the plaintiffs "to transfer substantial funds to DAN.com for a domain name [calculator.com] that Defendants did not own and could not sell" in Stands4 LLC, of Delaware, and Stands4 Ltd., of Israel v. Undeveloped BV, d.b.a. Dan.com, of the Netherlands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Ikana Holdings S. de R.L. et al v. Darby Overseas Investments td.: Discovery Application

Application by Ikana Holdings S. de R.L., of Panama, and Consorcio Energetico Punta Cana-Macao S.A., of the Dominican Republic, to take discovery from Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd., of Delaware, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands against Putney Capital Management Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Basic Energy (BVI) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Snapper Investments Inc., of the Bahamas, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Timothy O’Hern et al v. Vida Longevity Fund LP et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Timothy O'Hern, Semyon Rodkin, and Dominic Cardinale v. Vida Longevity Fund LP, described as a Delaware-domiciled "open-ended investment fund specializing in the life settlement industry"; Vida Management I LLC, of Delaware; Vida Capital Management LLC, of Delaware; Vida Capital Inc., described as a Delaware corporation partly owned by British Virgin Islands-domiciled JTC Longevity Investments Ltd.; Vida Capital LLC, of Delaware, and Jeffrey R. Serra at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. L & L Horizon LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from L & L Horizon LLC for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

SEC v. Paragon Coin Inc.: Application to Enforce Settlement

Application for a judgment enforcing compliance with an SEC Order regarding the alleged sale of digital tokens without being registered as securities in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Paragon Coin Inc., of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Michelle Sovereign v. Urovant Sciences Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Michelle Sovereign v. Urovant Sciences Ltd., of Bermuda; James A. Robinson, Myrtle S. Potter, James Hindman, Sef P. Kurstjens, Pierre Legault, and Shigeyuki Nishinaka at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Eni SpA v. Poplar Falls, LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Eni S.p.A., of Italy, to take discovery from Poplar Falls, LLC, Drumcliffe Partners I LLC, Drumcliffe Partners II LLC, Drumcliffe Partners III LLC, Drumcliffe Partners III SMA I, LLC, Drumcliffe Partners IV LLC, and Drumcliffe Partners IV SMA1, LLC "for use in civil and criminal actions brought by the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Milan Public Prosecutor, respectively, against Eni in Milan, Italy and an international arbitration claim brought by certain Eni subsidiaries against the FRN" regarding "the 2011 purchase by Eni and Royal Dutch Shell PLC of a Nigerian oil prospecting license known as OPL 245", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

USA v. Malcolm Harrison: Complaint

Complaint "to collect outstanding civil penalties" for the defendant's "non-willful failure to report his interest in foreign bank accounts" at Butterfield Bank, in Bermuda, and Lloyd's Bank, in the United Kingdom, in USA v. Malcolm Harrison, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Bermuda, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Adam Franchi v. Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act in Adam Franchi v. Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc., of Massachusetts, described as "a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of a novel class of therapeutics using its proprietary small molecule nucleotide platform" whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; David Arkowitz, Todd Brady, Timothy Clackson, Martin Driscoll, Kurt M. Eichler, Pamela Klein, Scott Smith, and F-star Therpaeutics Limited, of England, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

FS Algarrobo Ltd. et al v. Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint in FS Algarrobo Limited, FS Andes Limited, FS Andino Limited, FS Africa Limited, and FS Austral Limited, all of Liberia v. Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd., of Cyprus, as Defendant, and Bacardi Corporation, E D and F Man Liquid Products LLC, ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, Freepoint Commodities LLC, Inchcape Shipping Services, Inc., Linblad Expeditions, LLC, Marathon Petroleum Supply LLC, Navig8 Product Tankers LLC, Novum Energy Trading Inc., NYK Line (North America) Inc., Shell Trading Services Company, Wilhelmsen Ship Management (USA) Inc., Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Inc., Trafigura Trading LLC, UPT United Product Tankers (Americas) LLC, and Valero Marketing and Supply Company, as Garnishees, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Ewe Gasspeicher GmbH v. Halliburton Company: Discovery Application

Application by Ewe Gasspeicher GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Halliburton Company for use in legal proceedings in Germany against Halliburton Company Germany GmbH regarding the alleged "manufacture and delivery to Ewe of defective components used in underground gas storage facilities", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Cocam International Enterprises Ltd. v. Christopher Svensrud et al: Complaint

Complaint in Cocam International Enterprises Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, whose members are Min William Zhang and Meidi May Chen, both citizens of China, directly and derivatively on behalf of nominal defendant Advanced Outdoor Innovations LLC v. Christopher Svensrud, Jason Drew, and Mogotani Fast Corporation, of Minnesota, as Defendants, and Advanced Outdoor Innovations LLC, as Nominal Defendant, at the U. S. District Curt for the District of Delaware.

John Post v. TerraForm Power Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities violations in John Post v. Terraform Power Inc., described as a Delaware company based in New York; Brian Lawson, Carolyn J. Burke, Christian S. Fong, Harry Goldgut, Richard Legault, Mark McFarland, Sachin Shah, Brookfield Renewable Partners LP, of Bermuda; Brookfield Renewable Corporation, of British Columbia, Canada; 2252876 Alberta ULC, of Alberta, Canada, and TerraForm Power NY Holdings Inc., of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

John Thompson v. QIAGEN NV et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities violations in John Thompson v. QIAGEN NV, of the Netherlands, whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Håkan Björklund, Stéphane Bancel, Metin Colpan, Ross L. Levine, Elaine Mardis, Lawrence A. Rosen, Elizabeth E. Tallett, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., of Delaware, and Quebec BV, of the Netherlands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.