Discovery

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.

Terra Invest LLC v. Vladislav Doronin: Discovery Application

Application by Terra Invest LLC to take discovery from Vladislav Doronin "for use in foreign civil and criminal proceedings pending and under investigation in Russia" involving "a fraudulent scheme that forced Terra Invest out of a lucrative residential real estate project located in Moscow", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

VUZ-Bank JSC v. Ashley Bahceci: Discovery Application

Application by VUZ-Bank JSC, described as "a commercial bank in Russia and 100% subsidiary of Ural Bank for Reconstruction and Development CB PJSC, to take discovery from Ashley Anderson Bahceci for use in "reasonably contemplated criminal proceedings in Dubai, United Arab Emirates" regarding "a fraud perpetrated on VUZ Bank by a number of parties, including, but not limited to, Rus-AgroExport LLC, Hakan Holdings Limited, and Hakan Agro DMCC", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

VUZ-Bank JSC v. Agropex International Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by VUZ-Bank JSC, of Russia, to take discovery from Agropex International Inc. and Hakan Holdings Limited for use in "reasonably contemplated criminal proceedings in Dubai, United Arab Emirates" regarding "a fraud perpetrated on VUZ Bank by a number of parties, including, but not limited to, Rus-AgroExport LLC, Hakan Holdings Limited, and Hakan Agro DMCC", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.

Monica Niedbalski v. HSBC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Monika Niedbalski, a citizen of Canada, to take discovery from HSBC Bank USA N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Bank of America N.A., City National Bank, Barclays Bank Plc, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., UBS AG, Standard Chartered Bank, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "a filed Canadian Civil Proceeding against Walton International Group Inc. et al", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dillian Whyte v. World Boxing Council Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Dillian Whyte, described as "a highly ranked professional boxer, and the World Boxing Council, Inc.'s Interim Champion in the heavyweight division" v. World Boxing Council Inc. "for use in an arbitration proceeding currently pending before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland concerning a contract between Mr. Whyte and the WBC that the WBC has breached as well as in potential future proceedings between the parties which are pending at a preliminary stage but may end with a CAS arbitration", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Fundo de Liquidação Financeira v. Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Fundo de Liquidação Financeira - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizado, described as an investment fund managed by Jive Asset Gestão de Recursos Ltda., to take discovery from Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. for use in a "summary collection proceeding" in São Paulo, Brazil against K.G. Serviços e Participações Eireli, Alvaro Maluf, and Paulo Maluf, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Fundo de Liquidação Financeira v. Bradesco Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Fundo de Liquidação Financeira - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizado, described as "an investment fund managed by Jive Asset Gestão de Recursos Ltda", to take discovery from Bradesco Bank, Spiegel & Utrera PA, and George Zaczac, Jr. for use in a "summary collection proceeding" in Brazil "against 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 Florida.

Fundo de Liquidação Financeira v. Safra National Bank of New York et al: Discovery Application

Application by Fundo de Liquidação Financeira - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizado, described as "an investment fund managed by Jive Asset Gestão de Recursos Ltda.", to take discovery from Safra National Bank of New York, Santander Bank S.A., Bank of America S.A., Deutsche Bank A.G., and BNP Paribas USA for use in a "summary collection proceeding" in Brazil "against K.G. Serviços e Participações Eireli, Alvaro Maluf a.k.a. Maluf Jabur Alvaro, and Paulo Maluf a.k.a. Maluf Jabur Paulo", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

China Medical Technologies Inc. et al v. KPMG: Discovery Application

Application by China Medical Technologies Inc. (in Liquidation), described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled "holding company of a group of companies incorporated in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the British Virgin Islands and Singapore", and CMED Technologies Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from KPMG LLP for use in legal prceddings in Hong Kong, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gard Marine & Energy Ltd. v. Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry: Discovery Application

Application by Gard Marine & Energy Limited, of Norway, to take discovery from Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry, a.k.a. LISCR LLC, "for use in ongoing Norwegian court proceedings brought by Champion Shipping AS against Gard to recover damages arising from an engine breakdown aboard M/T CHAMPION EXPRESS on or about August 14, 2018", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Kingstown Partners Master Ltd. v. Blackstone Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Kingstown Partners Master Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Blackstone Inc., MVB Management, LLC, CC Capital Partners, LLC, and CC Capital Management LLC for use in "an appraisal proceeding in the Cayman Islands" regarding FGL Holdings, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.