Orders

4 New Square Ltd. et al v. Person or Persons Unknown: Injunction Order

Injunction Order regarding "a cyber-attack on the Applicants on or about 12 June 2021 and/or who has threatened to disclose the information thereby obtained" in 4 New Square Limited, a law firm based in London, and The Members of 4 New Square v. Person or Persons Unknown at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

CFTC v. BitMEX et al: $100M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $100 million against the operators 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, and HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Federal Express et al: Order

Order granting a petition for Leave to Serve 'John Doe' Summonses as part of an IRS investigation into U.S. taxpayers who are suspected of tax evasion using the services of Panama Offshore Legal Services in USA v. Federal Express Corporation, a.k.a. FedEx Express; Fed Ex Ground Package System, Inc., a.k.a. FedEx Ground; DHL Express (USA), Inc., United Parcel Service, Inc., the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Citibank, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and Bank of America, N.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Blackbird Capital LLC v. SION Trading FZE et al: Order Allowing Email Service

Memorandum Decision and Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Serve SION Trading FZE by Email due to its owner, Max Warren Barber, "avoiding service" in Blackbird Capital LLC v. Worth Group Capital LLC, of Wyoming; Justin Ely, of Utah; Halls Law Office, of Idaho; Scotia International of Nevada, Inc., of Utah; SION Trading FZE, of Ral Al Khaimah, of the United Arab Emirates; Max Warren Barber, of Utah; NaPo Limited, described as "a company located and incorporated in Bridgetown, Barbados, and Saint Lucia"; Nikolas Korakianitis, described as a citizen of Canada; GT Foundation, described as "a private interest foundation founded in Panama City, Panama" that "may have an office in London, England and/or New York", and Kumar Singh at the U. S. District Court for the District of Utah.

CFTC v. Jiongsheng Zhao: Consent Order

Consent Order for Permanent Injunction and Other Equitable Relief in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Jiongsheng Zhao, a resident of New South Wales, Australia, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Diligence Global Business Intelligence v. Michael Holtzman: Order Denying Discovery Application

Opinion and Order denying an application by Diligence Global Business Intelligence SA to take discovery from Michael Holtzman, described as "a New York resident and public relations professional", for use in legal proceedings in England and Switzerland involving DGBI's investigation into "allegations of corruption and money laundering in connection with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar" on the grounds that the discovery application "was brought in bad faith or unreasonably seeks irrelevant materials", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Colleges of Applied Arts & Technology Pension Plan et al v. Grupo Televisa S.A.B. et al: Order Dismissing Robbins Geller

Opinion and Order dismissing Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd law firm from a class action lawsuit on the grounds of "fraud" and being "misleading" in Colleges of Applied Arts & Technology Pension Plan et al v. Grupo Televisa S.A.B., of Mexico; Emilio Fernando Azcárraga Jean, and Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mossack Fonseca & Co. et al v. Netflix Inc.: Order Striking Complaint

Order Granting Defendant's Special Motion to Strike Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint alleging defamation and trademark infringement regarding the movie 'The Laundromat' about the 'Panama Papers' investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Mossack Fonseca & Co. SA, Bufete MF & Co., Jürgen Mossack, and Ramón Fonseca, all of Panama v. Netflix Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan et al: Receivership Order

Order for the Appointment of a Receiver for PIA Investments Limited, Minhal Inc., and PIA Hotels Limited and for a Provisional Charging Order in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airways Corporation Limited, PIA Investments Limited, Minhal Inc., Virgin Islands Registrar of Companies, Citco BVI Limited, and Harneys Corporate Services Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan et al: Recognition Order

Order Recognizing Arbitration Award in Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airways Corporation Limited, PIA Investments Limited, Minhal Inc., Virgin Islands Registrar of Companies, Citco BVI Limited, and Harneys Corporate Services Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

SKAT v. Bell Rock Group Financial Services Ltd. et al: Judicial Assistance Order

Order granting a request for international judicial assistance to obtain evidence in the Cayman Islands from Bell Rock Group Financial Services Limited, Campbell Corporate Services Limited, CO Services Cayman Limited, DMS Corporate Services Ltd., Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited, Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd., Harneys Services (Cayman) Limited, now known as Harneys Fiduciary (Cayman) Limited; Intertrust Corporate Services (C.I.) Limited, now known as Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited; Ocorian (Cayman) Limited, Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, Trident Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, Vistra (Cayman) Limited, and Walkers Corporate Limited for legal proceedings in Canada, Dubai, England, Malaysia, and the USA brought by Skatteforvaltningen, a.k.a. SKAT, which is Denmark's tax collection agency, issued at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. Yang Ban: Forfeiture Consent Order

Consent Order of Forfeiture in the amount of $561,428 regarding an alleged conspiracy to launder the proceeds of bank fraud involving North Korea and Singapore-domiciled SINSM Pte. Ltd. in USA v. Yang Ban, described as a British Virgin Islands company that "sold and traded commodities to customers in North Korea", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

LyonRoss Partners Master Fund LP et al v. Prophecy Trading Advisors International Ltd. et al: Sealing Order

Civil Cover Sheet, Order Sealing Complaint, and Order Staying Action Pending Arbitration in LyonRoss Partners Master Fund LP, of New York; Sussex Directories SEZC, of the Cayman Islands; Timberdale Limited, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands; Vladimir Kuznetsov, of Switzerland, and The Piers Playfair Retirement Plan & Trust, of New York v. Prophecy Trading Advisors International Ltd., Prophecy Trading Advisors Master Fund LP, Prophecy Asset Management LP, Prophecy Trading Advisors GP LLC, Jeffrey Spotts, John Hughes, all of New York; John Caruso, of Johns Island, South Carolina, and Brian Khan, of Orlando, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

ASIC v. James Mawhinney et al: Liquidation & Injunction Orders

Orders for the appointment of provisional liquidators and asset preservation regarding a suspected Ponzi scheme in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v. M101 Nominees Pty Ltd., James Peter Mawhinney, who, inter alia, "is associated with a British Virgin Island Company, 101 Investments Ltd.", and Sunseeker Holdings Pty Ltd. at the Federal Court of Australia.

New York Attorney General v. iFinex Inc. et al: Decision & Order on Motion

Decision and Order on Motion for Injunction/Restraining Order in New York Attorney General v. iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex; BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., and Tether Holdings Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Tether Operations Limited, Tether Limited, and Tether International Limited, all of Hong Kong, regarding a criminal investigation involving cryptocurrencies, filed at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Griffin Asset Management LLC et al v. Chadwick Meyer et al: Order Denying TRO Motion

Order Denying Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Griffin Asset Management LLC, of Delaware, and HASelect-FTM Medical Receivables Litigation Finance Fund SP, a segregated portfolio of HedgeACT International SPC Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Chadwick Meyer, of South Carolina; Tecumseh-Infinity Medical Receivables Fund, LP, of Delaware; FTM Limited, of Vanuatu, and Alternative Investment Specialists Limited, of Vanuatu, at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

SEC v. TCA Fund Management Group Corp. et al: Injunction

Judgment for Permanent Injunction and Other Relief in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. TCA Fund Management Group Corp., of Florida, and TCA Global Credit Fund GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, as Defendants, and TCA Global Credit Fund LP, TCA Global Credit Fund Ltd., and TCA Global Credit Master Fund LP, all of the Cayman Islands, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

HM Life Insurance Company et al v. Blue Elite Fund Ltd. et al: Personal Jurisdiction Order

Order regarding personal jurisdiction in a complaint alleging a "coordinated and elaborate scheme to defraud them through a complex series of reinsurance transactions, trust agreements, and investment vehicles" in HM Life Insurance Company and HM Life Insurance Company of New York v. Blue Elite Fund Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Blue II Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Donald Solow, of New Jersey; Edward Brendan Lynch, of the Bahamas, and Gregory Tolaram, of Bermuda, at the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.

SEC v. ICObox et al: Default Judgment Order

Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Default Judgment regarding an unregistered offering of cryptocurrencies in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. ICObox, of the Cayman Islands, and Nikolay Evdokimov at the U. S. District Court for the Central District Court of California.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig: Order Approving Attorneys’ Fees

Order Approving Plaintiffs' Attorneys' Fees of $15.9 million under a 25% contingency fee arrangement in Ralph Janvey, as Receiver for the Stanford Receivership Estate; The Official Stanford Investors Committee, Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig P.A. at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Robert Seiden v. Link Motion Inc.: Order

Order Recognizing U.S. Order Appointing Temporary Receiver in Robert Seiden, of the United States, as Temporary Receiver of Link Motion Inc. v. Link Motion Inc., a Cayman Islands firm based in China, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Malta Police v. Yorgen Fenech: New Freezing Order

New Freezing Order in Malta Police v. Yorgen Fenech, a Maltese businessman who is being investigated for suspected involvement in the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, at Malta Magistrates Court.

Abraaj Capital Ltd.: Winding Up Order

Winding-Up Order regarding Abraaj Capital Limited (in Provisional Liquidation) at the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts.

Steven Slom v. Kenneth Rijock: Partial Summary Judgment Order

Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment for defamation regarding "false and defamatory statements" about participation in serious financial crime in Steven Slom, an Israeli attorney v. Kenneth Rijock, a self-described "financial crime consultant", at the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd.: Judgment on Summary Judgment Application

Judgment dismissing defendant's applications for summary judgment and strike out of Amended Particulars of Claim regarding a fraud committed by Cayman Islands-domiciled Axiom Legal Financing Fund in JP SPC 1 and JP SPC 4, both of the Cayman Islands, on behalf of Axiom Legal Financing Fund v. Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited at the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man.