Discovery

Benchmark Interest (Asia) Ltd. v. Philip Groves: Discovery Application

Application by Benchmark Interest (Asia) Limited, described as a subsidiary of British Virgin Islands-domiciled Absolute Success Holdings Limited and "a significant investor in certain funds within the Pacific Harbor group", to take discovery from Philip G. Groves, described as the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the DAC Group, for use in "a court proceeding that will be commenced shortly in Barbados" involving "loss as a result of the wrongful conduct of DAC China SOS (Barbados) SRL", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

betapharm Arzneimittel GmbH v. Amgen Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by betapharm Arzneimittel GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Amgen Inc., of Delaware, "for use in German patent infringement actions and opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Paid Search Engine Tools LLC v. Eric Schmidt: Discovery Application

Application by Paid Search Engine Tools LLC to take discovery from Eric Schmidt for use in legal proceedings in Canada involving Google Canada Corporation, Google LLC, and Alphabet Inc., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Helios Ventures FZE v. VistaJet US Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Helios Ventures FZE, of Ajman, in the United Arab Emirates, to take discovery from VistaJet US Inc., Rhône Capital LLC, and Rhône Group LLC for use in "contemplated civil proceedings in the United Kingdom and Malta", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Patokh Chodiev v. Refinitiv US LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Patokh Chodiev, described as a "successful international businessperson and philanthropist" and director of "Eurasian Resources Group" with a residence in London who is "originally from Uzbekistan" but also a citizen of Russia and Belgium, to take discovery from Refinitiv US LLC and Thomson Reuters Holdings Inc. for use in "contemplated English court proceedings" against Refinitiv Limited "arising from its publication in its commercial product, the World-Check Risk Intelligence Service database, of a poorly supported and damaging report on Mr. Chodiev that has harmed and continues to harm him", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Douglas Bassett: Discovery Application

Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Douglas M. Bassett, of Umatilla, Florida, USA, for use in legal proceedings against Equity Capital UK Limited in England regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al v. Ericsson AB et al: Discovery Application

Application by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., of South Korea, and Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC, of Austin, Texas, USA, to take discovery from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, of Taiwan, for use in a patent dispute before the United States International Trade Commission involving Ericsson AB, of Sweden; Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, of Sweden, and Ericsson Inc., of Plano, Texas, USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Hapag-Lloyd AG v. M/V ONE APUS: Discovery Application (April 30, 2021)

Ex Parte Application by Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft, of Germany, to take discovery from the Master of M/V ONE APUS, a "Japanese-flagged containership" that "was en route from Yantian, China to Long Beach, California when something went wrong and the ship lost at least 843 containers overboard", for use in legal proceedings in Germany, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Daniel Snyder v. Bruce Allen: Discovery Application

Application by Daniel Snyder, described as "a businessman and philanthropist best known for his ownership of the Washington Football Team", to take discovery from Bruce Allen, described as "the former President and General Manager of the Washington Football Team, previously known as the Washington Redskins", for use in legal proceedings in India alleging defamation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Woori Bank et al v. Teamblind Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Woori Bank and Kwang Seok Kwon, both of South Korea, to take discovery from Teamblind, Inc. "for use in civil and criminal proceedings pending in the Republic of Korea", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Nagravision SA v. Amazon Technologies Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Nagravision SA, of Switzerland, to take discovery from Amazon Technologies Inc. for use in legal proceedings in France regarding "an unauthorized Internet rebroadcasting service that provides television programming of Nagravision's customer in France", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Diligence Global Business Intelligence v. Michael Holtzman: Discovery Application

Application by Diligence Global Business Intelligence SA, described as "a Swiss company located in Geneva that specializes in intelligence services and private investigations", to take discovery from Michael Holtzman, described as "the President/Managing Partner of SECNewGate, a public relations firm based in Washington, and the President of Bellwether Strategies, a public relations firm based in New York", 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", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Nagravision SA v. 101Domain Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Nagravision SA, of Switzerland, described as being "part of the Kudelski Group, a world leader in digital security and convergent media solutions for the delivery of digital and interactive content", to take discovery from 101Domain Inc. and Digital Privacy Corporation Inc. for use in legal proceedings in France involving allegations of "piracy", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Oak Trust et al v. Jack Pieron: 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 Jack Pieron, described as "the former Chief Technology Officer at Equity US", residing in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

VR Global Partners LP v. Stuart Newberger: Discovery Application

Application by VR Global Partners LP, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Stuart Newberger, described as "a partner in the law firm of Crowell & Moring", for legal proceedings in the Isle of Man involving Broadsheet LLC (in Liquidation) and claims against the Government of Pakistan, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC v. Does: Motion for Discovery from Google LLC

Credit Suisse's Ex Parte Motion for Emergency Order to take discovery from Google LLC "in its effort to thwart the on-going multi-national disclosure of proprietary and highly confidential former employee data" in Credit Suisse Securities USA LLC v. Does at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Oak Trust et al v. Douglas Bassett: 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 Douglas M. Bassett, for use in legal proceedings in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Winston Wen-Young Wong v. Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.: Discovery Application

Application by Winston Wen-Young Wong, of Taiwan, as administrator of the Estate of Yung-Ching Wang, to take discovery from Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A. for use in legal proceedings in Bermuda involving "billions of dollars in assets" and styled as "Wen-Young Wong v. Grand View Private Trust Company Limited, et al", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Oak Trust et al v. Hayden Wertz: 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 Hayden Wertz, of Austin, Texas, for use in legal proceedings in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Ikana Holdings S. de R.L. et al v. Darby Overseas Investments td.: Discovery Application

Application by Ikana Holdings S. de R.L., of Panama, and Consorcio Energetico Punta Cana-Macao S.A., of the Dominican Republic, to take discovery from Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd., of Delaware, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands against Putney Capital Management Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Basic Energy (BVI) Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Snapper Investments Inc., of the Bahamas, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Dante Locatelli v. Caetano Rosa Holding Corp. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Dante Locatelli, a citizen of Brazil, to take discovery from Caetano Rosa Holding Corp., of the Marshall Islands; BHW Alpha LLC, BHW Omega LLC, and Pryor Locatelli Consulting Services LLC, all of Florida, for use in legal proceedings in Brazil and the Marshall Islands involving allegations that "his sister, Cristiane Locatelli, committed various financial improprieties in a covert scheme to take over certain family assets/businesses", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Roee Rachagmim v. Tsurel Yazamut Ltd.: Discovery Application

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the District Court in Jerusalem, Israel - for use in legal proceedings in Israel styled as "Roee Rachagmim v. Tsurel Yazamut Ltd." that involve allegations of investment fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

HMM Co. Ltd. v. Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by HMM Co. Ltd., of South Korea, to take discovery from Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Chidori Ship Holding LLC, Jessica Ship Holding SA, of Panama, and NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd., of Singapore, for use in legal proceedings in South Korea and a London Maritime Arbitrators Association tribunal in England involving "the collapse and subsequent loss overboard of approximately 1,816 on-deck containers aboard the container ship M/V ONE APUS", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Hapag-Lloyd AG v. M/V ONE APUS: Discovery Application (March 26, 2021)

Ex Parte Application by Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft, of Germany, to take discovery from the Master, Chief Officer, Officer of the Watch, Chief Engineer, and Second Engineer of M/V ONE APUS, a "Japanese-flagged containership" that "was en route from Yantian, China to Long Beach, California when something went wrong and the ship lost at least 843 containers overboard", for use in legal proceedings in Germany, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Aimbridge Hospitality LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, of Australia, to take discovery from Aimbridge Hospitality LLC, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, and White & Case LLP for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands that "arise from an arbitral award worth more than $6 billion made on July 12, 2019 under the auspices of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes in TCC's favor against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alesayi Beverage Company Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Alesayi Beverage Company Ltd., described as "a Saudi Arabian beverage company" that "was defrauded by an entity or individual posing as one of its vendors, the Link-19 Company", to take discovery from Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase Bank for use in "a contemplated foreign proceeding", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Polygon Global Partners LLP v. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts et al: Discovery Application

Application by Polygon Global Partners LLP to take discovery from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP law firm, Jason Carss, described as KKR's "Managing Director of Legal", and Terence Gallagher, described as KKR's "Managing Director on the Finance team", for use in legal proceedings in Spain "brought to challenge administrative decisions of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, hereafter "CNMV"), by which the CNMV authorized Lorca Telecom BidCo, S.A.U. to take over and delist Spanish telecommunications company, MasMovil Ibercom, S.A.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Polygon Global Partners LLP v. Providence Equity Partners LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Polygon Global Partners LLP to take discovery from Providence Equity Partners LLC "for use in two proceedings before the Audiencia Nacional ("Spanish National High Court") in Madrid, where Polygon is contesting decisions taken by the CNMV, Spain's principal securities regulator, in a challenged takeover bid", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

Nicolas Plowiecki v. Piper Sandler & Co.: Discovery Application

Application by Nicolas Plowiecki to take discovery from investment bank Piper Sandler & Co. for use in legal proceedings in France alleging "a majority shareholder's attempt to covertly sell a company in complete disregard of Petitioner's rights under a shareholders' agreement" involving Balt, Inc., which "specializes in neuroendovascular medical devices", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.

Yiming Feng et al v. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Yiming Feng and Sicheng Yin, both citizens and residents of China, to take discovery from Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC "for use in pending civil litigation in China against the co-founder, Mr. Guangyuan Cai" regarding "an investment dispute in Energy Monster - one of China's largest powerbank rental companies - in which a co-founder reneged on his promise to transfer a 3% equity stake to Petitioners, who conceived and built up the company", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Brick Kane: Discovery Application

Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Brick Kane, of Alhambra, California, for use in legal proceedings in England against Equiti Capital UK Limited alleging that "Equiti received funds with actual or constructive knowledge of a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Ecoprivate Business Ltd. et al v. KSL Capital Partners: Discovery Application

Application by Ecoprivate Business Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Jean Sebastian Ferrer Funke, a citizen and resident of Switzerland, to take discovery from KSL Capital Partners for use in "(1) a contemplated criminal proceeding in Switzerland, which Applicants anticipate will be brought against Mr. Sonashah Shivdasani; and (2) an arbitration proceeding commenced by Ecoprivate against Bluebay Resorts (BVI) Limited" alleging fraud and "criminal mismanagement" involving "a complex web of associated individuals and corporate entities in offshore jurisdictions such as Thailand and the British Virgin Islands", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Pension Foundation of Presbyterian Church of Korea v. Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Pension Foundation of Presbyterian Church of Korea to take discovery from Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in South Korea for alleged "breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentations" against Shinhan Investment Corporation, which was described as "the securities brokerage and asset management arm of Shinhan Financial Group, which is the oldest financial services institution in Korea with over $260 billion in assets under management", involving an investment of $22 million, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Michael Stewart: Discovery Application

Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Michael Stewart for use in legal proceedings against Equity Capital UK Limited in England regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Sukhbaatar Batbold v. K2 Intelligence: Discovery Application

Application by Sukhbaatar Batbold, described as "a former Prime Minister of Mongolia (from 2009-2012) and a current member of the Mongolian Great Khural (Parliament", to take discovery from K2 Intelligence, a.k.a. K2 Integrity, described as a "New York-based investigative firm", for use in "proceedings in Mongolia, the United Kingdom, the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Republic of Singapore, and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China" involving "allegations that Mr. Batbold engaged in official corruption and expropriated Mongolian government property through a network of his proxies", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Equiti US LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Equiti US LLC, of North Palm Beach, Florida; Gary Dennison, of Jupiter, Florida; James Mason, of Jupiter, Florida, and Kimberly M. Kirkland, of West Palm Beach, Florida, for use in legal proceedings against Equiti Capital UK Limited in England and Wales regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Dismatrix SPC et al v. Gaurav Patel: Discovery Application

Application by Dismatrix SPC, Asyndeton, and Polysyndeton, all of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Gaurav Patel, of Parsippany, New Jersey, for use in legal proceedings against Equity Capital UK Limited in England and Wales regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme operated by Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad v. Duncan Jepson: Discovery Application

Application by Sime Darby Plantation Berhad, described as "a publicly traded Malaysian company and the world's largest manufacturer of sustainable palm oil", to take discovery from Duncan Jepson "in connection with an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Malaysian Securities Commission", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Thomas Read Mattson v. George Brian Boedecker, Jr. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Thomas Read Mattson, of Boulder, Clorado v. George Brian Boedecker, Jr. and Joel A. Davis, also of Boulder, Colorado, "for use in civil and criminal proceedings in Mexico against Miguel Angel Plascencia Rojas, a Mexican national who resides in Mexico, and possibly others who reside in Mexico" for suspected fraud involving footwear company Crocodile, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. L & L Horizon LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from L & L Horizon LLC for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Bernardo Rosental v. UBS Financial Services Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Bernardo Jose Rosental Grinberg, a citizen of Mexico, to take discovery from UBS Financial Services Inc., Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, d.b.a. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Milade Kaik for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas involving his "estranged wife", Judy Masri Diwan; his daughter, Ariéla Raquel Rosental Masri; the Estate of Jonathan Rosental Masri (deceased), Arimouse Corp., and Judapest Corp., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. The Crawford Group Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from The Crawford Group Inc. for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving eHi Car Services Limited, described as "a leading car rental and car services company in China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. Duff & Phelps LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving eHi Car Services Limited, described as "a leading car rental and car services company in China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ikana Holdings S. de R.L. et al v. Cobaltum Partners, LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Ikana Holdings S. de R.L., of Panama, and Consorcio Energetico Punta Cana-Macao, S.A., of the Dominican Republic, to take discovery from Cobaltum Partners, LLC for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Majed Amir Al-Attabi v. JPMorgan Chase Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Majed Amir Al-Attabi to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Citibank N.A., and Standard Chartered Bank for use in legal proceedings in Lebanon "against Bank Audi S.A.L.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Oak Trust et al v. Patrick Parham: 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 Patrick Parham, of Garland, Texas, for use in an "anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd. and several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.