Discovery

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.

Alpine Partners (BVI) LP v. Vivo Capital LLC et al: Discovery Application

Alpine Partners (BVI) LP, of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from Vivo Capital LLC, Vivo Capital Fund IX (Cayman) LLC, and Vivo Capital Fund IX (Cayman) L.P. for use in "an appraisal proceeding in the Cayman Islands" involving New Frontier Health Corporation, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Yuan Hsu v. Wells Fargo Bank: Discovery Application

Application by Yuan Hsu, a resident of Taiwan, to take discovery from Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in criminal proceedings in Taiwan alleging "embezzlement and theft" by Ping Hsu, described as "the Petitioner's daughter", regarding the Estate of the Petitioner's husband, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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.

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.

Palantir Technologies Inc. v. Williams & Connolly LLP et al: Discovery Application (‘Attempted Litigation Fraud’)

Application by Palantir Technologies Inc. to take discovery from Williams & Connolly LLP, a law firm, and laywers Barry S. Simon, and Stephen L. Wohlgemuth for use in "two German proceedings: (i) a patent entitlement litigation before the Regional Court of Munich, Federal Republic of Germany between Palantir and Williams & Connolly's client, Marc L. Abramowitz, and (ii) a criminal investigation by a German public prosecutor of Abramowitz, Simon, and Wohlgemuth" for suspected "attempted litigation fraud", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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.

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.

USA v. Merrill Lynch: Judicial Assistance

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Merrill Lynch - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the 6th Probate and Family Court of the Regional Forum II of Santo Amaro in São Paulo, Brazil - for legal proceedings styled as 'Leticia Lagoa Ribeiro v. Alexandre Fernandes Martins' involving "claims of misappropriated assets", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

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.

Envestio SI OÜ v. Payward Inc.: Judicial Assistance

Ex Parte application on behalf of the Harju County Court of Tallinn, Estonia to take discovery from Payward Inc., described as "a virtual currency wallet service provider", for use in bankruptcy proceedings against Envestio SI OÜ and involving suspected fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

CFE International LLC v. Antaeus Group LLC: Discovery Application

Application by CFE International LLC to take discovery from Antaeus Group LLC, described as a Texas firm whose principals are Matthew Calhoun and Mark Bayse, for use in a criminal proceeding in Mexico against former "public servants" Javier Gutierrez Becceril and Guillermo Turrent Schnaas for alleged corruption regarding natural gas contracts worth "hundreds of millions of dollars", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

JSC Ingtorgstroy v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by JSC Ingtorgstroy, of Russia, 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, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America NA, Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings "against former CEOs and beneficial owners of OJSC "GK Amazarkan", including Pavel Entin and Bogdan Solodukha before the commercial court of Moscow city and the commercial court of Kaluga Region, Russia", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Zouzar Bouka et al v. Symbion Power Services U.S. Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Zouzar Bouka, described as a citizen of France and an "entrepreneur and investor"; Vision Indian Ocean SA, of Madagascar, and ViMa Real Estate Sarl, of Madagascar, to take discovery from Symbion Power Services U.S. Inc., Symbion Power LLC, Symbion Power Holdings LLC, Symbion Power Africa LLC, Symbion Energy Holdings Ltd., and Paul Hinks for use a "contemplated proceeding in France" and a "criminal proceeding in Madagascar" regarding "Respondents' participation in a multi-million-dollar theft from the Mandroseza Power Plant, a project designed to bring reliable electricity to Madagascar, and their subsequent sale of interests in the Plant contrary to their contractual obligations and Malagasy law", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Oak Trust et al v. Jichen Wu: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Jichen Wu for use in legal proceedings in England regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" allegedly involving Equiti Capital, Mediatrix Capital, and Blue Isle Markets, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Farhad Azima v. JPMorgan Chase: Discovery Application (‘Azima v. RAKIA et al’)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase & Co. “for use in connection with a case pending in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales styled Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan”, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Farhad Azima v. Citibank: Discovery Application (‘Azima v. RAKIA et al’)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from Citibank NA "for use in connection with a case pending in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales styled Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Farhad Azima v. Insight Analysis and Research LLC et al: Discovery Application (‘Azima v. RAKIA et al’)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from Insight Analysis and Research LLC and SDC-Gadot LLC "for use in connection with a case pending in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (the “UK Court”) styled Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Farhad Azima v. Bank of America: Discovery Application (‘Azima v. RAKIA et al’)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from Bank of America NA for use in legal proceedings "currently pending in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales styled Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

FourWorld Event Opportunities LP et al v. Bain & Company Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by FourWorld Event Opportunities LP and Genesis Emerging Markets Investment Company to take discovery from Bain & Company Inc. and Bain & Company China Inc. for use in an "appraisal proceeding" in the Cayman Islands regarding "the fair value of their former shareholdings in 58.com", described as "China’s largest online classifieds business", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Restore Advisory Intermediações Ltda. v. Admel Properties Inc.: Discovery Application (‘R$41M Debt’)

Application by Restore Advisory Intermediações Ltda. to take discovery from Admel Properties Inc., described as "a vehicle used by Mello outside of Brazil to conceal available funds that should have been directed to satisfy the Brazilian judgement against him", for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil "to enforce a debt against the assets of Trendbank S.A. Banco de Fomento and its guarantor, Adolpho Mello", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Tsukasa Akimoto v. Apple Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Tsukasa Akimoto, described as "a member of the House of Representatives of Japan" who was "recently convicted of bribery charges, and is now appealing said conviction", to take discovery from Apple Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Japan, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Third Eye Capital Corp. v. Gregory McGrath: Discovery Application (Parakou Tankers Inc.)

Application by Third Eye Capital Corporation to take discovery from Gregory McGrath for use in "judicial enforcement proceedings" in Hong Kong, the Marshall Islands, and Singapore regarding an arbitral award "in the amount of $10,652,065" against Parakou Tankers Inc., described as "an industrial shipping company engaged in the seaborne transportation of liquid petroleum products that, until recently, owned a fleet of medium range vessels", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Nebahat Evyap İşbilen v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application (‘£40M Fraud’)

Application by Nebahat Evyap İşbilen, described as a 76-year-old "Turkish national resident in the United Kingdom", to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup Inc. d.b.a. Citibank; Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., Goldman Sachs and Co., Bank of America N.A., Deutsche Bank A.G., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, and M&T Bank Corporation for use in legal proceedings in England against entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, England, Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and United Arab Emirates regarding "a multinational fraud committed against her by Mr. Selman Turk", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BAPA Holdings Corp. v. Broadspan Capital LLC: Discovery Application

Application by BAPA Holdings Corp. to take discovery from Broadspan Capital LLC for use in legal proceedings in Guatemala "against Banco Agromercantil de Guatemala" for "breach of contract and for damages in excess of US$7 million pertaining to the development of “The Cove at Pristine Bay” in Roatan, Honduras", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation et al v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation PJSC, described as "one of Russia’s largest full-service commercial banks" that went into administration in 2017 and received "a USD $8 billion bail-out using public funds", and National Bank Trust PJSC, described as being "owned by the Otkritie Group", to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas for use in legal proceedings in England regarding "a complex fraudulent scheme" involving "prominent Russian businessman named Boris Mints, his family, and his affiliated entities", including British Virgin Islands-domiciled Coniston Management Limited, that allegedly caused a loss of $500 million, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alan Gaffney et al v. QVC Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Alan Gaffney, Nicole Gaffney, and Derek Gaffney to take discovery from QVC Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Ireland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Carolina Lane v. Morgan Stanley et al: Discovery Application

Application by Carolina Andraus Lane to take discovery from Morgan Stanley, RBC Bank, Citigroup, Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Safra Bank of New York, and law firm Fox Horan & Camerini LLP for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil, "her former husband and business partner Gilberto Miranda Batista", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Hey Inc. v. Twitter Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Hey Inc., described as "a growing start-up company established in 2012, planning, developing and operating internet business", to take discovery from Twitter Inc. for Hey Inc. for "an anticipated lawsuit in Japan" for alleged defamation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Blackrock Medical Partners Ltd. v. James Sheehan, Sr. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Myles Kirby, as Liquidator of Blackrock Medical Partners Limited, of Ireland, to take discovery from Dr. James Sheehan, Sr., Norah Sheehan, Frances Crowley, First American Bank, and JPMorgan Chase Bank for use in legal proceedings in Irelands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

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.