Discovery

Quadre Investments LP v. TuSimple Holdings Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Quadre Investments LP to take discovery from TuSimple Holdings Inc. 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 Southern District of California.

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.

GoldenTree Asset Management LP v. AI Media Holdings (NMT) LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by GoldenTree Asset Management LP, described as "one of the world’s largest independent asset managers focused on credit, such as bonds and loans, with over $47 billion under management", to take discovery from AI Media Holdings (NMT) LLC and Access Industries Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Norway "filed against AINMT Holdings AB", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Banco Santander (Brasil) SA v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by Banco Santander (Brasil) SA to take discovery from Citibank NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA NA, BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Barclays Bank Plc, Bank of America NA, Wells Fargo Bank NA, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings alleging fraud in São Paulo, Brazil "against Ducoco Produtos Alimenticios S/A, Ducoco Alimentos S/A, Malibu Holding S/A, and Nelson Nogueira Pinheiro", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Oasis Focus Fund LP v. TuSimple Holdings Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Oasis Focus Fund LP to take discovery from TuSimple Holdings Inc. 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 Southern District of California.

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.

BASF T.O.V. v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by BASF T.O.V., of Ukraine, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in legal proceedings in Ukraine alleging fraud "against PE Cherkes Trading House (f/k/a PE “Firma Bershad Agroplius”) (and its affiliates and officers, including Mr. Zulynskyi Stepan Olegovych), Agrarian Alliance LLC, STOV Dibrova I K, and Motoviltex LLC" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Nouvel LLC v. Brad Pitt et al: Discovery Application

Application by Nouvel LLC, a California company that, until last year, was the "holding company" of actress Angelina Jolie, to take discovery from William Bradley Pitt, an actor and Angelina Jolie's former husband; Mondo Bongo LLC, described as a California company that is Brad Pitt's "holding company", and Warren Grant, described as "Mr. Pitt's agent and a purported current director of Chateau Miraval", for use in legal proceedings in France and Luxembourg involving Chateau Miraval, described as "a 700-acre estate in the south of France that produces what Wine Spectator magazine has called 'the best rosé in the world'", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Thanassi Fakatselis v. Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim AŞ et al: Discovery Application

Application by Thanassi Fakatselis to take discovery from Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., Ciner iç ve diş Ticaret A.Ş., We Soda Kimya Yatirimlari A.Ş., We Soda Ltd., Kew Soda Ltd., and Traxys Europe S.A. for use in "a patent infringement proceeding brought by Solvay S.A., Solvay Chemicals International S.A., and Solvay Opérations France S.A.S. in District Court in The Hague of The Netherlands", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

PJSC National Bank Trust v. JPMorgan Chase NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by PJSC National Bank Trust, of Russia, to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase NA, Bank of New York Mellon, and Citibank NA for use in legal proceedings in Cyprus regarding "a multi-billion dollar banking fraud perpetrated by two brothers, Dmitri and Alexei Ananyev", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Saint-Gobain Corporation v. Corning Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Saint-Gobain Corporation to take discovery from Corning Inc. for use in an arbitration in China "between Saint-Gobain's Chinese affiliate, Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., and a Chinese Company, Hebei Guangxing Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Anatoly Motylev v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Kevin Hellard and Jonathan Thielmann, as Joint Trustees in the English bankruptcy proceedings of Anatoly Leonidovich Motylev, who "is responsible for the collapse of several Russian banks and pension funds that he controlled and has been held liable for these institutions’ debts as a result of the fraud he and his associates perpetrated", to take discovery from Bank of America NA, Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., HSBC Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, and Commerzbank AG, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The alleged fraud and money laundering scheme involves entities and accounts in several jurisdictions, including Austria, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, England, Germany, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Panama, Russia, Scotland, Seychelles, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and USA, it was stated in the application.

Credit Suisse Virtuoso SICAV-SIF v. Katerra Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Credit Suisse Virtuoso SICAV-SIF, of Luxembourg, on behalf of the Sub-Fund Credit Suisse (Lux) Supply Chain Finance Fund, to take discovery from Katerra Inc., of the Cayman Islands, "for use in a planned court proceeding in England against, among potentially other parties, SoftBank Group Corp. and certain of its affiliates including SoftBank Vision Fund LP, SoftBank Vision Fund II-2 LP, SVF Abode (Cayman) Limited, SVF II Abode (Cayman) Limited, and SVF Habitat (Cayman) Limited" involving the insolvent Greensill group, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

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.

Credit Suisse Virtuoso SICAV-SIF v. SB Investment Advisers (US), Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Credit Suisse Virtuoso SICAV-SIF, of Luxembourg, on behalf of the sub-fund Credit Suisse (Lux) Supply Chain Finance Fund, to take discovery from SB Investment Advisers (US), Inc. for use in "an anticipated court proceeding in England against, among potentially other parties, SoftBank Group Corp. and certain of its affiliates including SoftBank Vision Fund LP, SoftBank Vision Fund II-2 LP, SVF Abode (Cayman) Limited, SVF II Abode (Cayman) Limited, and SVF Habitat (Cayman) Limited", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Grant Hutchinson v. Peter Adamis: Discovery Application

Application by Ringwood Magistrates' Court in Victoria, Australia, to take discovery from Newfold Digital for use in a lawsuit styled as 'Grant Hutchinson v. Peter Adamis', filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd. v. Joseph Chow: Discovery Application

Application by Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd. to take discovery from Joseph Chow "for use in a foreign proceeding pending in the Cayman Islands arising from a merger transaction through which China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. was taken private in April 2021 by way of a statutory merger", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Mobiloxx Europe GmbH v. General Finance Corporation et al: Discovery Application

Application by Mobiloxx Europe GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from General Finance Group Inc. and "current or former officers and directors of General Finance Group Inc., including Marc Perez and Ron Valenta" for use in legal proceedings in Germany, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

2770095 Ontario Inc. v. Google LLC: Discovery Application

Application by 2770095 Ontario Inc., described as a Toronto, Ontario-based company "created for the purpose of pursuing collection of the liquidated loss of approximately $1,100,000 suffered by Affinitas Medios de Pago SAPI de C.V.", described as "a payment facilitator" domiciled and based in Mexico, to take discovery from Google LLC for use in legal proceedings in Canada alleging fraud in which "Canadian Maxwell Dean Morgan is the principal defendant", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Elumeo SE v. Gem Shopping Network Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Elumeo SE, of Germany, to take discovery from Gem Shopping Network Inc. for use in anticipated legal proceedings in Germany against Don Kogen, described as "a former Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of Elumeo", alleging "the conversion of gems from Elumeo’s subsidiary in Thailand, PWK Jewelry Company Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Libyan Asset Recovery and Management Office v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by the Libyan Asset Recovery and Management Office to take discovery from Bank of America N.A., Citigroup Inc. d.b.a. Citibank; JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., UBS Group A.G., HSBC Bank, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas for use in foreign legal proceedings regarding "tens of billions of dollars stolen by Muammar Muhammed Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi over the course of his 32-year dictatorship", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Yuan Hsu v. Wells Fargo: Discovery Application

Application by Yuan Hsu, of Taiwan, to take discovery from Wells Fargo & Company for use in legal proceedings in Taiwan alleging theft and embezzlement against the applicant's daughter, Ping Hsu, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Manuel Campuzano Treviño v. Laureate Education Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Manuel Campuzano Treviño, described as a citizen and resident of Mexico who is a former "CEO and President (Rector) of the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico, S.C. ("UNITEC"), a Mexican university", to take discovery from Laureate Education Inc., described as "a publicly-traded Delaware corporation" which "owns and manages international universities including in Latin America", for use in "ongoing litigation filed by Mr. Campuzano in Mexico" in which he is "seeking payment of approximately $20 million in damages", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

SPS Corp I v. Cesar Parra et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by SPS Corp I - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditorios não Padronizados to take discovery from Cesar Parra and Piaffe Performance Inc. for use in "three enforcement proceedings" in Brazil against Eduardo Fischer, described as "a well-known figure of the Brazilian advertising industry" who "is now seemingly insolvent but still maintains a wealthy lifestyle" and suspected of defrauding his creditors, and his companies, which were identified as Totalcom Comunicações e Participações Ltda., Green Tree Participações Ltda, D+ Brasil Entretenimento, and Conteúdo e Comunicação Total Ltda., filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

JSC BTA Bank v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application (‘$7.5B Fraud’)

Application by JSC BTA Bank, of Kazakhstan, to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC and "thirteen intermediary banks", namely Bank of America NA, Bank of China, The Bank of New York, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank NA, Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company, HSBC Bank USA NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Société Générale AG, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank NA regarding Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-domiciled Panolos Limited for use in legal proceedings in England "against BTA Bank's former chairman, and primary shareholder, Mukhtar Ablyazov, upon BTA Bank's discovery that Ablyazov had illegally misappropriated as much as $7.5 Billion of BTA Bank’s assets and subsequently laundered the proceeds through multiple financial institutions all over the world", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

AXA Seguros SA de CV v. St. Vincent Medical Center et al: Discovery Application

Application by AXA Seguros SA de CV, described as "a Mexican insurance company and a subsidiary of AXA S.A., the French parent company of one of the largest insurance groups in the world", to take discovery from St. Vincent Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for use in legal proceedings in Mexico involving Irma Gomez Pruneda, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd. v. Duff & Phelps LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd. to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC, now known as Kroll LLC, and Duff & Phelps Securities LLC for use in an "appraisal proceeding" in the Cayman Islands involving China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc., described as "a plasma-based biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Beijing, China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Apple Inc. et al v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Apple Inc., Apple Retail Germany B.V. & Co. KG, and Apple Distribution International Limited to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. "for use in foreign patent infringement proceedings pending against Apple in Germany", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Venequip SA v. Clover Systems LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Venequip SA, of Venezuela, to take discovery from Clover Systems LLC for use in legal proceedings in Switzerland involving "the demise of the decades-long business relationship between Venequip and Caterpillar S.A.R.L., a Swiss entity and the other party to the Swiss Proceeding", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Dina Hlace v. HSBC USA Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Dina Hlace, a resident of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to take discovery from HSBC USA, Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and Citigroup, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Argentina, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency v. Standard Chartered Bank: Discovery Application

Application by the State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency, of Russia, on behalf of International Bank of St. Petersburg, to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank for use in "anticipated proceedings in Russia ... against Sergei Bazhanov (the former Chairman of the Management Board and majority shareholder of IBSP), Alexander Zuev (a former member of IBSP’s Board of Directors and Bazhanov's brother-in-law), and Hervet Investments Limited, a minority shareholder of IBSP" regarding "a series of fraudulent transactions", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Venequip SA v. Ring Power Corporation: Discovery Application

Application by Venequip SA, of Venezuela, to take discovery from Ring Power Corporation for use in legal proceedings in Switzerland involving "the demise of the decades-long business relationship between Venequip and Caterpillar S.A.R.L., a Swiss entity and the other party to the Swiss Proceeding", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. for use in "two patent infringement suits" in China "against (1) Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Co. Ltd. and Suzhou De Cai Telecommunications Co. Ltd., and Oppo and Beijing Ming Xin Electronic Products Co. Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Venequip SA v. Mustang Machinery Company LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Venequip SA, of Venezuela, to take discovery from Mustang Machinery Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in Switzerland "between Venequip and Caterpillar, S.A.R.L.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Venequip SA v. Kelly Tractor Co. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Venequip S.A., of Venezuela, to take discovery from Kelly Tractor Co. and Pantropic Power Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Switzerland involving "the demise of the decades-long business relationship between Venequip and Caterpillar S.A.R.L.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Samuel Tcherassi v. Yolanda Janna: Discovery Application

Application by Samuel Tcherassi to take discovery from Yolanda Janna, of Miami, "for use in a foreign criminal investigation" in Colombia that "stems from a complaint filed by Henry Anaya, the president of a Colombian non-governmental organization, National Network of Citizen Observers" who requested that "the Colombian Prosecutor's Office investigate Tcherassi and Diana Janna (Tcherassi's wife)" for alleged tax offenses, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Estate of Osama Ismail Abudawood v. Gibson Dunn et al: Discovery Application

Application by Michael Pearson, as Administrator of the Estate of the late Sheikh Osama Ismail Abudawood, of Saudi Arabia, to take discovery from Jeffrey M. Trinklein, a lawyer, and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, a law firm, for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

British Virgin Islands AG v. Signature Bank: Discovery Application

Application by the British Virgin Islands Attorney General to take evidence from Signature Bank for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands "against Lester S. Hyman", described as "a now-suspended member of the District of Columbia and Massachusetts Bars" for "for fraud and deceit and breaches of trust and loyalty and of his contractual obligations owed to the BVIG", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

British Virgin Islands AG v. Pauline Jones: Discovery Application

Application by the Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands to take discovery from Pauline E. Jones for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands against Lester S. Hyman, described as "a now-suspended member of the District of Columbia and Massachusetts bars", for "fraud and deceit and breaches of trust and loyalty and of his contractual obligations owed to the BVIG", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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.

Invest Bank PSC v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by Invest Bank PSC, which "provides corporate retail banking services in the UAE", to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; Bank of China, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and Mashreqbank PSC for use in legal proceedings in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, “against Seidco General Contracting Company LLC, Fadi Atef Ajjaoui, and Saif Ali Al Dhabea Al Darmaki" for suspected fraud and misappropriation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH v. Nokia of America Corporation: Discovery Application

Petition by Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Nokia of America Corporation for use in "an action that Thales has brought against Nokia Technologies Oy and a U.S.-based patent pool of which Nokia is a member, Avanci LLC, in Munich Regional Court for violation of European antitrust law", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH v. Ericsson Inc.: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Petition by Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Ericsson Inc. for use in "an action that Thales has brought against U.S-based patent pool Avanci LLC and one of its members, Nokia Technologies Oy, in Munich Regional Court for violation of European antitrust", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

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.

Isabella Hranov v. Deutsche Bank AG et al: Discovery Application

Application by Isabella Hranov, a citizen of Switzerland, to take discovery from Deutsche Bank AG and Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation for legal proceedings in Germany "against Deutsche Bank AG and Simon Biner" alleging securities fraud and breach of fiduciary duty involving "options of OC Oerlikon, a Swiss company whose shares were public but thinly traded", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.