United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida

Moby SpA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding by Achille Onorato, as the Foreign Representative of Moby SpA, of Italy, which together with other Moby Group companies are "successful Italian ferry and cruise operators maintaining routes in both the Mediterranean and Baltic Seas", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Luis Berkman: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to commit money laundering regarding a bribery scheme involving Bolivia in USA v. Luis Berkman at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Leonardo Rozenblum et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Uruguay by Daniel Germán and Gabriel Ferreira, as the Foreign Representatives of Leonardo Rozenblum Trosman and Fabian Elias Rozenblum Gorel, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Motociclo SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Uruguay by Asociacion Uruguaya de Peritos, a.k.a. AUPE, as the Foreign Representative of Motociclo SA, which "imports and manufactures bicycles, motorcycles, and spare parts" and was allegedly rendered insolvent by the "reckless administration" and "improper diversion of assets" by its shareholders, Leonardo Rozenblum and Fabian Rozenblum, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Holdwave Trading Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Man Proceeding in England by Nicholas Wood, Colin Diss, and Michael Leeds, as the Foreign Representatives of Holdwave Trading Limited, which allegedly "took part in laundering the proceeds of a significant, complex, and multinational fraud believed to have been committed against SCB [Standard Chartered Bank] (and other banks) originating with one of its customers, Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery Limited" and, inter alia, involved activity in England, India, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA,, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Oceanroad Global Services Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Man Proceeding in England by Nicholas Wood, Colin Diss, and Michael Leeds, as the Foreign Representatives of Oceanroad Global Services Limited, which allegedly "took part in laundering the proceeds of a significant, complex, and multinational fraud believed to have been committed against SCB [Standard Chartered Bank] (and other banks) originating with one of its customers, Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery Limited" and, inter alia, involved activity in England, India, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Exential Investments Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler and David Standish, as the Foreign Representatives of Exential Investments Inc., which is part of the Dubai-based Exential Group that allegedly perpetrated a fraud in which "investors lost investments in the range of at least $250 - $500 million", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

FCI Markets Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Paul Pretlove, of Kalo (BVI) Limited, as the Foreign Representatives of FCI Markets Inc., described as part of "a group of Dubai-based forex trading companies ... known as Exential Group" that was found by a Dubai court to be "a Ponzi scheme disguised as a forex trading program" that defrauded investors out of more than $200 million, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Unisource Holding Inc.: Chapter 7 Petition

Chapter 7 Petition by Unisource Holding Inc. (in Official Liquidation), a.k.a. Unisource Group, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Performance Insurance Company SPC: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Kenneth Krys and Neil Dempsey, of KRyS Global, as the Foreign Representatives of Performance Insurance Company SPC, described as a Special Portfolio Company that "operates in the captive insurance industry through 12 segregated portfolios" which were identified as Bottini Insurance LP, Gen 1 Insurance Company LP, Goldenstar Holdings Company SP, Greystone Insurance SP, Hudson York Insurance Company, Omega Insurance Company LP, Performance 5 SP, Prewett Insurance Company LP, Smart Insure LP, SSS Insurance LP, Sustainable Insurance Company SP, and Triangle RGK SP, and which has been accused of participating in a scheme involving "counterfeit insurance policies", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

TCA Global Credit Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Eleanor Fisher and Tammy Fu, as the Foreign Representatives of TCA Global Credit Fund Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

PJSC Bank Finance and Credit: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Ukraine by Svitlana Vasylivna Groshova, as the Foreign Representative of PJSC Bank Finance and Credit, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd.: Amended Chapter 15 Petition

Amended Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Jeffrey Stower and Jason Robinson, of KPMG, as the Foreign Representatives of Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd. (in Provisional Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Jeffrey Stower and Jason Robinson, as the Foreign Representatives of Premier Assurance Group SPC Ltd. (in Controllership), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. Editor's Note: The "Foreign Main Proceeding" in this matter, which includes allegations of fraud, was filed under seal at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands on September 17th, 2020 and remains sealed as of today, with the entry in the Court's public register reading "Confidential Matter". It is often only when Cayman insolvency practitioners seek recognition in the United States that the mere existence of cases becomes publicly-known.

Magazine Incorporações SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Laurence Bica Medeiros, of Medeiros & Medeiros Administração Judicial, as the Foreign Representative of Magazine Incorporações S.A., Aldeia Shop Investimentos e Participações Societárias Ltda, Allmalls Participações LTDA., Atlas Investiments LTDA, Bertol Aerotáxi Ltda, Bottosso Serviços Administrativos LTDA. - ME, BR.Agroadm Participações Ltda., Brasilwoods Participações LTDA., Brpark Estacionamentos LTDA, Cápsula Eventos LTDA, Centermall Participações LTDA., City Hotéis Administração S.A., Cne Adm Participações Societárias LTDA., Cne Centro Oeste Participações Societárias LTDA, Cne Credit Participações Societárias LTDA., Cne Editora e Gráfica LTDA., Cne Franquias LTDA., Cne Nordeste Participações Societárias LTDA., Cne Norte Participações Societárias LTDA., Cne Participações Societárias LTDA., Cne Properties Empresariais Imobiliárias LTDA., Cne Sudeste Participações Societárias LTDA., Cne Sul Participações Societárias LTDA, Cnetech Participações Societárias LTDA, Condomínio Shopping Gravataí Ltda, Diamond Participações Societárias LTDA, Diamondmall Participações LTDA., E-global Marketplace Participações e Administração de Shopping Center, Egm I Participações LTDA, Egm III Participações LTDA., Egm IV Participações LTDA., Egm V Participações LTDA, Egm VI Participações LTDA, Egm VII Participações LTDA, Fazenda 4R Participações Ltda., Fazenda Graciosa Participações LTDA., Fazenda Jk Participações LTDA, Fazenda Ribeirão Preto Participações LTDA., Fazenda São Carlos Participações S.A, Fullagro Participações LTDA., Ggp Adm Participações Societárias LTDA, Ggp Bh Participações Societárias Ltda, Ggp Bsb Participações Societárias LTDA, Ggp Cj Participações Societárias LTDA., Ggp Cwb Participações Societária LTDA., Ggp Fln Participações Societárias LTDA., Ggp Mia Participações Societárias LTDA., Ggp Ny Participações Societárias LTDA., Ggp Paris Participações Societárias LTDA., Ggp Ssa Participações Societárias LTDA, Globalfinance Participações LTDA, Globalmalls Participações e Administração de Shopping Center S.A., Gmalls Editora e Distribuidora LTDA., Gmcard Participações Ltda., Gmtv Participações LTDA, Go Mall Assessoria Para Shopping Centers LTDA., Gravataí Shop Investimentos e Participações Societárias Ltda, Groenlândia Properties Empreendimentos e Participações S.A., Guepardo Global Properties Participações LTDA., Guepardo Tecnologia e Participações S.A, Haus Mídia e Merchandising LTDA, Imperiale Participações Ltda., Irrbrasil LTDA, Jvl Equity Participações Societárias LTDA, Jvl Participações LTDA., Latan Participações Societárias LTDA., Lorival Rodrigues 5813226010419, M. Invest Planejamento e Administração de Shopping Center S.A., M. Africa Participações Ltda, M. América Participações Ltda, M. Asia Participações Ltda, M Blue Participações Ltda, M. Continental Participações SPE Ltda, M Europa Participações Ltda, M. Fit Participações Ltda., M. Fortaleza Participações Ltda., M Gold Center Participações Ltda, M Infinity Participações Ltda, M. Plaza Participações SPE LTDA., M. Rental Participações Ltda, M. Royal Participações SPE LTDA., Magazine Sul Representações Ltda ME, Mineração Rio Azul LTDA -ME, Mineral Agro Participações S/A, MPAR Participações S. A, Multi Mix Comunicação Corporativa LTDA - EPP, Multihotéis Planejamento e Administração de Hotéis S.A, Nacional Agro Participações Ltda., Olive Fomento Cultural LTDA, Oneagro Participações LTDA., Onemall Participações LTDA., Península Participações Societárias LTDA., Phoenix Floresta Participações LTDA., Sma Participações LTDA., Sul Forte Soluções Imobiliárias Ltda - Me, Topcom Comunicação LTDA., Topmall Participações LTDA., Trademalls Participações LTDA., Twb Participações S.A., União Participações Ltda., Vila Rica Agro Participações Ltda., and Wish Gestão de Talentos LTDA., regarding an alleged scheme "to defraud and conceal assets from creditors" involving Lorival Rodrigues, Tania Rodrigues, Cyro Santiago Rodrigues, Camila Santiago Rodrigues, and Norma Botosson, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Trium Bank & Trust Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Antigua & Barbuda by Robert Wilkinson, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representative of Trium Bank & Trust Limited, which had operations in Antigua and Venezuela, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Adria MM Productions Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Croatia by Jelena Kordic, as the Foreign Representative of Adria MM Productions Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Aircraft Solutions Lux V-B SARL: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Luxembourg by Max Mailliet, of E2M SARL, as the Foreign Representative of Aircraft Solutions Lux V-B SARL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anguilla-domiciled Aircraft Solutions II-B (Offshore) LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SG Strategic Income Ltd. v. Inmobiliaria del Norte INORSA LLC: Complaint

Complaint for $4.9 million regarding "unpaid promissory note" in SG Strategic Income Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Inmobiliaria del Norte INORSA LLC, of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, as part of the Chapter 15 bankruptcy petition by North Pointe Holdings (BVI) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, et al.

Drew Dillworth v. Hemphill Financial Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint in Drew M. Dillworth, as Receiver of Bal Harbour Quarzo LLC v. Hemphill Financial Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Banco Continental SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Honduras by Oscar A. Lagos, of Banco de los Trabajadores, SA, as the Foreign Representative of Banco Continental SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Derek Scheinman: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Rutman, of Zeifman Partners, Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Derek Scheinman, a citizen of Canada and a suspected fraudster who controlled "a mortgage-backed security investment venture" known as Grossman Silver Horizon LP, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Durant International Corp. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Matthew Richardson and Kevin Hellard, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representatives of Durant International Corp., Kildare Finance Ltd., and McDoel Investment Limited, which were "controlled and beneficially owned by Paulo Salim Malif", described as a former mayor os São Paulo, Brazil, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Leo Rautins: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Daniel Wooton, of Grant Thornton, as the Foreign Representative of Leo R. Rautins, described as "a natural born Canadian citizen, a former professional basketball player, and former head coach of the Canadian men's national basketball team" and "a television broadcaster for Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment and The Sports Network", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Changtel Solutions UK Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Nicholas Edward Reed and Julie Anne Palmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Changtel Solutions UK Limited and Ji-Chuen Jason Tsai, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Brasagro Fertilizantes Minerais Ltda. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Reinaldo Camargo Do Nascimento, as the Foreign Representative of Brasagro Fertilizantes Minerais Ltda. and Petrocal Indústria e Comércio de Cal SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Minuano Comunicações e Produções Editorias Ltda. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in São Paulo, Brazil, by Joice Ruiz Bernier, of AJ Consultoria Empresarial Ltda., as the Foreign Representative of Minuano Comunicações e Produções Editorias Ltda., Diário de São Paulo Comunicações Ltda., Editora Fontana Ltda., and Cereja Serviços de Mídia Digital Ltda., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

São Fernando Açúcar e Álcool Ltda et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Vinicius Alexander Oliva Sales Coutinho, as the Foreign Representative of São Fernando Açúcar e Álcool Ltda., São Fernando Energia I Ltda., São Fernando Energia II Ltda., São Marcos Energia e Participações Ltda., and São Pio Empreendimentos e Participações Ltda., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Schahin Holdings SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

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

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.

Providence Financial Investments Inc. et al v. Grant Thornton et al: Motion to Approve Settlement

Motion by Chapter 7 Trustee Maria Yip to approve settlement agreement and release, for entry of a bar order, and to approve payment of a contingency fee in Providence Financial Investments Inc. and Providence Fixed Income Fund LLC v. Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP, of New York; Grant Thornton LLP, of Illinois; and Greene Espel PLLP, of Minnesota, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 11 GmbH et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Rolf Pohlmann, as the Foreign Representative of NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 11 GmbH, NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 16 GmbH, and NCI New Capital Invest Oil & Gas 19 GmbH, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Bernard Poulin: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Raymond Chabot Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Bernard Poulin, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Atlantic International Bank Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Belize by Julian Murillo, as the Foreign Representative of Atlantic International Bank Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Silisten Trading Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Mark McDonald and Nicholas Wood, as the Foreign Representatives of Silisten Trading Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Smar Equipamentos Industrias Ltda. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Alexandre Borges Leite, as the Foreign Representative of Smar Equipamentos Industrias Ltda., Smar Comercial Ltda., and Valblock Indústria e Comércio Ltda., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Viação Itapemirim SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

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.

HiTs Africa Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Claire Loebell and Keiran Hutchison, as the Foreign Representatives of HiTs Africa Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Biscayne Capital Holdings Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

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.

Recaudo Bogota SAS: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Colombia by Per Gabell, as the Foreign Representative of Recaudo Bogota SAS, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SAM Industrias SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Carlos Magno, as the Foreign Representative of SAM Industrias SA, Boulder Participações Ltda., and Daniel Benasayag Birmann, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Privilege Wealth Management Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Gibraltar by David Ingram, as Foreign Representative of Privilege Wealth Management Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Privilege Wealth One LP: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Gibraltar by David Ingram, as the Foreign Representative of Privilege Wealth One Limited Partnership, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.