United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Kian Sadaat Yazdi v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (UAE Proceedings)

Application by Kian Sadaat Yazdi, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Dubai, described as "a shareholder and the Chief Executive Officer of Hassan’s Optician Co., one of the largest optical chains in Kuwait", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of America, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Bank of Baroda, BNP Paribas, Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Habib American Bank, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreqbank PSC, Standard Chartered Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for legal proceedings in the United Arab Emirates involving suspected fraud and forgery, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Allianz Risk Transfer (Bermuda) Ltd. v. High Lonesome Wind Power LLC: Notice of Removal (‘$203M Proxy Revenue Swap Claim’)

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint in which the plaintiff is seeking "at least" $203 million regarding "a 'proxy revenue swap' transaction", in Allianz Risk Transfer (Bermuda) Ltd., of Bermuda v. High Lonesome Wind Power LLC, described as "the owner and operator of a wind farm project in West Texas", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Keith Johnson v. Elon Musk et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Dogecoin fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging the defendants are "engaged in a Crypto Pyramid Scheme (aka Ponzi scheme) by way of Dogecoin cryptocurrency" in Keith Johnson v. Elon Musk, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., d.b.a. SpaceX, and Tesla Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Clifford Cheah King Mun et al v. JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Discovery Application

Application by Clifford Cheah King Mun, of Singapore, and Maso Capital Investments Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase & Co. for use in "appraisal proceedings pending before the Supreme Court of Bermuda", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

AEye Inc. v. All Blue Falcons FZE: Complaint ($5M)

Complaint alleging breach of contract in AEye Inc., formerly CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III v. All Blue Falcons FZE, described as a United Arab Emirates-domiciled company based in London, England, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York,

Samuel Malamud Eidelman v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Samuel Malamud Eidelman to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., Bank Leumi USA, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, Credit Lyonnais, New York Branch; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Scotia Bank, New York Agency; IDB Bank, New York Branch; Coutts Bank Switzerland Ltd., New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank USA, Santander Bank, N.A., and Scotia Capital, Inc. for use in "contemplated" legal proceedings in Peru "against his brother, Jacobo Malamud, and Jacobo’s daughters, Yoselyn Malamud, Yudith Malamud and Caroline Malamud due to the commitment of crimes such as money laundering and tax evasion", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Fundo de Liquidação Financeira v. American Express Bank et al: Discovery Application (‘BRL85M Claim)

Ex Parte Application by Fundo de Liquidação Financeira - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizado to take discovery from American Express Bank, Citibank N.A., Standard Chartered Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, Novo Banco S.A., Wells Fargo Bank N.A., and JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil "against, inter alia, K.G. Serviços e Participações Eireli, Alvaro Maluf a/k/a Maluf Jabur Alvaro, and Paulo Maluf a/ka Maluf Jabur Paulo", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Johnson Family Trust et al v. Saba Capital Management LP et al: TRO Motion

Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Charles B. Johnson, as Trustee of the Johnson Family Trust and Templeton Global Income Fund v. Saba Capital Management LP, Saba Capital Management GP LLC, Saba Capital Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Boaz R. Weinstein, Karen Caldwell, Ketu Desal, Mark Hammitt, and Anatoly Nakum, as Defendants, and First Coast Results Inc., as Nominal Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Johnson Family Trust et al v. Saba Capital Management LP et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging violation of the Securities Exchange Act in Charles B. Johnson, as Trustee of the Johnson Family Trust and Templeton Global Income Fund v. Saba Capital Management LP, Saba Capital Management GP LLC, Saba Capital Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Boaz R. Weinstein, Karen Caldwell, Ketu Desal, Mark Hammitt, and Anatoly Nakum, as Defendants, and First Coast Results Inc., as Nominal Defendant, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. ‘Roman Abramovich airplanes’: Seizure Application ($410M)

Seizure Application for two airplanes worth $410 million allegedly beneficially owned by Roman Abramovich, a citizen of Russia, "through a series of shell companies" in the British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, and Jersey, in the Channel Islands, in USA v. Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Aircraft and Gulfstream G650ER Aircraft at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

IRA Financial Trust v. Gemini Trust Company LLC: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud, negligence, and defamation in IRA Financial Trust, described as "a leading provider of self-directed retirement accounts" v. Gemini Trust Company LLC, described as "a prominent crypto-asset exchange owned by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss that claims to have more than $30 billion of assets under management", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SEC v. Frank Glassner: Complaint

Complaint alleging insider trading "in the securities of biopharmaceutical company Kadmon Holdings, Inc. in advance of Kadmon's September 8, 2021 announcement that it had agreed to be acquired by the global biopharmaceutical company Sanofi S.A.", of France, in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Frank B. Glassner, described as "an executive compensation consultant", of Novato, California, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Glencore International AG: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to "obtain and retain business in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Brazil, Venezuela, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo" in USA v. Glencore International AG, described as "a multinational commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Webuild SpA et al v. WSP USA: Discovery Application

Application by Webuild SpA, of Italy, and Sacyr SA, of Spain, described as "global construction firms specialized in building large works and complex infrastructure projects", to take discovery from WSP USA for use in "two investment arbitrations relating to major investments by Webuild and Sacyr in an international infrastructure project to build the Third Set of Locks Project for the Panama Canal", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Gregoire Tournant: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud involving Allianz Global Investors in USA v. Gregoire Tournant at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Gregoire Tournant et al: Complaint (‘Multibillion Dollar Investment Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "a multibillion-dollar fraud" while the defendants "were employed by Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC" and involving "AGI US’s Structured Alpha funds" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gregoire Tournant, Trevor Taylor, and Stephen Bond-Nelson at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dagan Investments LLC v. First High-School Education Group Co. Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Dagan Investments LLC v. First High-School Education Group Co. Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands company that "operates private high schools in Western China and provides for-profit tutoring services"; Shaowei Zhang, Lidong Zhu, Guangzhou Zhao, Yuanlin Hu, Longwater Topco B.V., EQT Mid Market Asia III Limited Partnership, EQT Mid Market Asia III GP B.V., EQT Fund Management S.À.R.L., Colleen A. De Vries, Cogency Global Inc., The Benchmark Company LLC, Valuable Capital Group Limited, TFI Securities and Futures Limited, AMTD Global Markets Limited, Maxim Group LLC, Boustead Securities LLC, FUTU Inc., US Tiger Securities Inc., and Fosun Hani Securities Limited at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Susan Devine v. Spears & Imes LLP: Judicial Assistance (Liechtenstein)

Ex Parte Request for Judicial Assistance by Susan Elaine Devine, described as "a citizen of the United States and Brazil and a resident of Florida" and a former wife of Florian Homm, a German citizen who was indicted in California in 2013 for alleged investment fraud and is currently a fugitive, to obtain evidence from law firm Spears & Imes LLP for use "in connection with criminal proceedings that have been launched against Ms. Devine in Liechtenstein relating to alleged money laundering" involving "nine hedge funds that were incorporated in the Cayman Islands", namely Absolute Activist Value Master Fund Limited, Absolute East West Fund Limited, Absolute East West Master Fund Limited, Absolute European Catalyst Fund Limited, Absolute Germany Fund Limited, Absolute India Fund Limited, Absolute Octane Fund Limited, Absolute Octane Master Fund Limited, and Absolute Return Europe Fund Limited, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Associação dos Profissionais dos Correios v. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation: Discovery Application

Application by Associação dos Profissionais dos Correios, described as "a Brazilian non-profit association that defends and represents the interests of present and former/retired postal worker employees of Correios, a state-owned public postal company", to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil "against Instituto de Seguridade Social dos Correios e Telégrafos, Empresa Brasileira de Correio e Telégrafos, KPMG Auditores Independentes, and BNY Mellon Serviços Financeiros Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobilários S.A." alleging "misconduct, malfeasance, breaches of fiduciary duties, and corruption", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Canoo Inc. v. DD Global Holdings Ltd.: Complaint ($61M)

Complaint "to recover so-called 'short-swing profits'" of $61 million in Canoo Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled, California-based "startup American manufacturer of consumer and commercial electric vehicles founded in 2017" v. DD Global Holdings Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based "owner of more than 10% of Canoo’s outstanding common shares", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

CFTC v. Samuel Reed: $10M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $10 million on Samuel Reed regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

CFTC v. Benjamin Delo: $10M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $10 million on Benjamin Delo regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

CFTC v. Arthur Hayes: $10M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $10 million on Arthur Hayes regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Arthur Hayes: Hayes’ Sentencing Submission

Arthur Hayes' Sentencing Submission in USA v. Arthur Hayes, who pleaded guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act on February 24th, 2022 regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform, of which he was co-founder and CEO, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Order Granting Bond

Order Granting Bond to Andrew Fahie (Stayed until May 5th, 2022 pending an appeal by the USA) in USA v. Andrew Fahie, Premier of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

City of Riviera Beach General Employees’ Retirement System v. Vertiv Holdings Co. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in City of Riviera Beach General Employees' Retirement System v. Vertiv Holdings Co., Rob Johnson, David Fallon, Jason Forcier, Gary Niederpruem, David Cote, Joseph van Dokkum, Roger Fradin, Jacob Kotzubei, Matthew Louie, Edward L. Monser, Steven S. Reinemund, Robin L. Washington, JPMorgan Securities LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., VPE Holdings LLC, Vertiv JV Holdings LLC, PE Vertiv Holdings LLC, Platinum Equity LLC, Platinum Equity Investment Holdings LLC, Platinum Equity Investment Holdings Manager LLC, Platinum Equity Investco LP, Platinum Equity Investment Holdings IC (Cayman) LLC, Platinum Investco (Cayman) LLC, Platinum Equity Investment Holdings III LLC, Platinum Equity Investment Holdings Manager III LLC, and Tom Gores at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sergio Gersztein v. HSBC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Sergio Gersztein to take discovery from HSBC Republic, a division of HSBC Bank USA; Swiss Bank Corporation - New York Branch, UBS AG - New York Branch, Safra National Bank of New York, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in Argentina involving an Estate's assets.

Philip Thomas v. Riskified Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Philip G. Thomas v. Riskified Ltd., Edescribed as an Israeli, publicly-listed eCommerce risk management platform that uses machine learning to identify fraud"; Eido Gal, Assaf Feldman, Aglika Dotcheva, Erez Shachar, Eyal Kishon, Aaron Mankovski, Tanzeen Syed, Jennifer Ceran, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Piper Sandler & Co., Truist Securities Inc., William Blair & Company LLC, Loop Capital Markets LLC, Samuel A. Ramirez & Company Inc., Siebert Williams Shank & Co. LLC and Stern Brothers & Co. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

GMJ Asset Management Company Inc. v. KBC Bank NV et al: Discovery Application

Application by GMJ Asset Management Company Inc. to take discovery from KBC Bank NV, New York Branch; KBC Financial Products USA Inc., KBC Securities USA LLC, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for use in legal proceedings "against KBC Bank in relation to violation of banking laws and fraudulent concealment, and potentially conversion", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

FTE Networks Inc. v. Cerberus Finance Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "fraud and conspiracy by three lender companies, controlled and manipulated by the Principals and Investors, to carry out a long-running scheme to collect upon unlawful debts and otherwise fraudulently obtain thousands of dollars in funds from FTE in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act" in FTE Networks Inc. v. Cerberus Finance Group Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Alberto Dayan, Sinan Teczan, described as a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom; LG Capital Funding LLC, Joseph Lerman, Daniel Gellman, Quarum Holdings LLC, Dennis Ringer, and Robert Hughes at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Yibin Tan et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering involving "transferring tremendous amounts of money, primarily to the People's Republic of China" in USA v. Yibin Tan and Jin Lian Chen at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SPS I Fundo de Investimento de Ações v. JPMorgan Chase Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by SPS I Fundo de Investimento de Ações, of São Paulo, Brazil, described as "a minority shareholder of one of the largest Brazilian public companies, JBS S.A., which was used by its controlling shareholders for the purpose of conducting an illicit bribery scheme, defrauding JBS and its minority shareholders", to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. and Barclays USA, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Brazil, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Si Fan v. Grab Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Si Fan v. Grab Holdings Limited, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based company that "offers a superapp that operates primarily across the deliveries, mobility, and digital financial services sectors in Southeast Asia"; Anthony Tan, and Peter Oey at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

UMB Bank NA v. Intralot Capital Luxembourg SA et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract "regarding €500,000,000 5.250% Senior Notes due 2024" in UMB Bank N.A., of Kansas City, Missouri v. Intralot Capital Luxembourg S.A., of Luxembourg; Intralot S.A., of Greece; Intralot Global Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands; Intralot, Inc., of Georgia, USA; Intralot US Securities B.V., of the Netherlands; Intralot U.S. Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands, and The Law Debenture Trust Corporation PLC, of England and Wales, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

David Elliot v. Noble Corporation et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities violations in David Elliot v. Noble Corporation, described as a Cayman Islands company based in Sugar Land, Texas; Charles M. Sledge, Paul Aronzon, Patrick J. Bartels Jr., Robert W. Eifler, Alan J. Hirshberg, Ann D. Pickard, and Melanie M. Trent at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Moshe Strugano et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging insider trading in the shares of U.S. Geothermal, Inc. prior to a public announcement regarding its acquisition by Ormat Technologies, Inc., described as a "Switzerland-based financial institution", in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Moshe Strugano and Rinat Gazit, both described as citizens and residents of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.