Miscellaneous

Olin Holdings Ltd. v. State of Libya: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the the petition to confirm an arbitration award, by the State of Libya in Olin Holdings Limited, of Cyprus v. State of Libya at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kazakhstan et al v. Daniel Chapman et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging the defendants "are conspiring with, and aiding and abetting, a fraudulent scheme led by Moldovan oligarch Anatolie Stati, his son Gabriel Stati, and a murky web of companies that they control, often secretly", in Republic of Kazakhstan and Outrider Management LLC v. Daniel Chapman, Argentem Creek Holdings LLC, Argentem Creek Partners LP, Pathfinder Argentem Creek GP LLC, and ACP I Trading LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Blackbird Capital LLC v. SION Trading FZE et al: Motion to Serve SION Trading FZE by Email

Plaintiff's motion for leave to serve UAE-domiciled accused fraudster SION Trading FZE by email for allegedly "avoiding service" in Blackbird Capital LLC v. Worth Group Capital LLC, of Wyoming; Justin Ely, of Utah; Halls Law Office, of Idaho; Scotia International of Nevada, Inc., of Utah; SION Trading FZE, Max Warren Barber, of Utah; NaPo Limited, described as "a company located and incorporated in Bridgetown, Barbados, and Saint Lucia"; Nikolas Korakianitis, described as a citizen of Canada; GT Foundation, described as "a private interest foundation founded in Panama City, Panama" that "may have an office in London, England and/or New York", and Kumar Singh at the U. S. District Court for the District of Utah.

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.

SEC v. Andrew White: Judgment Motion

SEC's Unopposed Motion for Judgment in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Andrew L. White, of Loveland, Colorado, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Christopher Dantin et al: Judgment Motion

SEC's Unopposed Motion for Judgment in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Christopher D. Dantin and his father, Chris A. Dantin, both of Louisiana, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Arthur Hayes: ‘Surrender & Bail’ Letter

Letter on behalf of Arthur Hayes regarding his surrender and bail in USA v. Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the USA residing in Singapore, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where he was indicted for alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act regarding a "cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform" known as BitMEX.

USA v. Benjamin Delo: ‘Surrender & Bail’ Letter

Letter on behalf of Benjamin Delo regarding his surrender and bail in USA v. Benjamin Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Grenada residing in Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where he was indicted for alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act regarding a "cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform" known as BitMEX.

New York AG v. Bitfinex et al: Settlement Agreement

Settlement Agreement between the New York State Attorney General and seven cryptocurrency firms, namely iFinex Inc., the operator of a cryptocurrency exchange known as Bitfinex; BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether Holdings Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether International Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands, and Tether Limited, of Hong Kong. A copy of the agreement was attached to a letter filed by class action plaintiffs in a separate but related civil action alleging fraud.

Jing Zhang et al v. Xueyuan Han et al: TRO Motion

Proposed Ex Parte Order to Show Cause for Temporary Restraining Order in Jing Zhang, Wei Fan, Minglian Zhang, and Jun Zhou, all of China v. Xueyuan Han, a.k.a. Hank Han, described as a citizen of China with an address in New York; Hanfor Holdings Co., Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; HF Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Hanfor Capital Management Co., Ltd., of China; Nuoyuan Capital Management Company Ltd., of China; George Xu, of New York; Junjun Feng, described as a citizen of China with an address in New York; Wennan Ao, described as a citizen of China with an address in New York; BZ Industrial (China), BZ Industrial (BVI), BZ Industrial (Cayman Islands), Hanfor (Cayman) Limited, of the Cayman Islands; HFRE LLC, of New York; HF Capital Management Cay Inc., of the Cayman Islands; HF Cosmopolitan Beta L.P., of the Cayman Islands, and Hengtai Securities Co., Ltd., described as "a Chinese company publicly traded in Hong Kong", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sebastian Lima et al v. Intermarine Investments LLC et al: Notice of Removal

Defendants' Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint to enforce a $4 million injunction in Argentina, in Sebastian Ricciardi Lima and Martin Richard O'Farrell, citizens of Argentina v. Intermarine Investments LLC and Interterra Investments Group LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Whistleblowers International v. Global Litigation Consulting Services LLC et al: Notice of Removal

Defendants' Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint seeking damages "for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with business relations, breach of contract and declaratory judgment to set aside an unlawful and unethical contract entered into with Defendants to share the proceeds of a law firm with a non-lawyer independent contractor", in The Roberto Gonzalez Law Firm, d.b.a. Whistleblowers International, of the District of Columbia v. Global Litigation Consulting Services LLC, of Puerto Rico, and Christopher Piacentile, described as a resident of Puerto Rico and New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SKAT v. Paul Oakley et al: Amended Defense

Amended Defense involving allegations of tax fraud in Skatteforvaltningnen, a.k.a. SKAT, (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v. Paul Oakley, Owen Mitchell, and Orca Investments Limited at the High Court of Justice, in London, England.

SKAT v. Alba Gonzalez Brown: Amended Defense

Amended Defense in Skatteforvaltningnen, a.k.a. SKAT, (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v. Alba Gonzalez Brown at the High Court of Justice, in London, England.

Northern and Western Insurance Company Ltd. v. BSG Valentine: Amended Defense

Amended Defense involving allegations of fraud in Northern and Western Insurance Company Limited (in Liquidation), of Nevis, represented by its Joint Liquidators, Keiran Hutchison, of the Cayman Islands, and Roy Bailey, of the British Virgin Islands v. BSG Valentine, an accounting firm in London, England, at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

Parler LLC v. Amazon Web Services Inc.: TRO Motion

Plaintiff's Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in Parler LLC, of Nevada v. Amazon Web Services Inc., described as a Delaware corporation based in Seattle, Washington, at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Circumference Holdings Ltd. et al v. Nicholas Martin: Amended Defense

Amended Defense in Circumference Investments (Europe) Limited, of England; Circumference (Luxembourg) Sàrl, of Luxembourg, and Circumference Holdings Ltd., of the Cayman Islands v. Nicholas James Martin, of Luxembourg, at the High Court of Justice, England and Wales.

Patricia Raad et al v. Bank Audi SAL: Removal

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging Bank Audi "refuses to honor its obligation to pay" $17.6 million, in Patricia Raad, Stephanie Raad, and David Raad v. Bank Audi S.A.L., of Beirut, Lebanon, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Solar Eclipse Investment Fund VII LLC et al v. T-Mobile USA Inc. et al: Notice of Removal

Defendant T-Mobile USA Inc.'s Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging fraud involving DC Solar Solutions Inc., in Solar Eclipse Investment Fund VII LLC, Solar Eclipse Investment Fund VIII LLC, Solar Eclipse Investment Fund XIV LLC, Solar Eclipse Investment Fund XXVII LLC, Solar Eclipse Investment Fund XXXII LLC, and Solar Eclipse Investment Fund XXXV LLC v. T-Mobile USA Inc., International Speedway Corporation, and Marshall & Stevens Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

SEC v. Stefan Qin: Asset Freeze Motion

SEC's Ex Parte Emergency Motion for an Asset Freeze in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Stefan Qin, described as a 23-year-old "citizen and resident of Australia and a part-time resident of New York, NY" who is "currently believed to be in Seoul, South Korea"; Virgil Technologies LLC, described as a Cayman Islands company based in New York, NY; Montgomery Technologies LLC, Virgil Quantitative Research, LLC, Virgil Capital LLC, each described as a Delaware company based in New York, NY, and VQR Partners LLC, described as a Cayman Islands company based in New York, NY, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Luckin Coffee Inc.: Consent Motion For $180M Judgment

Consent Motion for Entry of Final Judgment requiring the payment of a civil penalty of $180 million in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Luckin Coffee Inc., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. McKesson Corporation et al: Notice of Removal

Defendant McKesson Corporation's Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint in which ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company "seeks a declaration that it has no obligation to defend or indemnify Defendant McKesson Corporation" in "thousands of lawsuits attempting to hold it responsible for contributing to, and profiting from, the epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse that has plagued the nation" in ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company, of Pennsylvania v. McKesson Corporation, of Delaware, described in the complaint as "one of the largest wholesale pharmaceutical distributors in the world" and "the largest distributor of prescription opioids in the United States"; AIU Insurance Company, of New York; Arch Reinsurance Limited, of Bermuda; Argo Re Limited, of Bermuda; Aspen Insurance UK Limited, of the United Kingdom; Canopius Underwriting Bermuda Limited, of Bermuda; Endurance Specialty Insurance Limited, of Bermuda; Golden State Insurance Co. Ltd., of Bermuda; Great Lakes Insurance Company SE, of Germany; Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company, of New York; Lexington Insurance Company, of Delaware; Liberty Special Markets Agency, of Bermuda; Lloyd's of London Underwriters, of the United Kingdom; Markel American Insurance Company, of Virginia; Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., of New Jersey; National Fire & Marine Insurance Company, of Nebraska; National Union Fire Insurance Company, of New York; North American Capacity Insurance Company, of Missouri; Swiss Re International SE, of Switzerland, and XL Insurance America, Inc., of Connecticut, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Carlos Gonzalez-Suarez: Motion To Compel

Motion to Compel the production of "medical records" for a lawsuit that "Dr. Gonzalez's patient, Carlos Loumiet", described as "a banking attorney who was outside counsel for the now-defunct Hamilton Bank, N.A.", filed against the USA alleging "emotional distress" as a result of "a 2006 enforcement action brought against him by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, charging that he helped conceal the crimes of Hamilton's senior executives who were convicted of orchestrating illegal transactions to hide tens of millions of dollars in losses to the bank", in USA v. Carlos P. Gonzalez-Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

David Molner v. Reed Smith LLP et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal by Reed Smith LLP in David Molner, "former manager" of Aramid Entertainment Fund Limited v. Reed Smith LLP, of New york, NY; James C. McCarroll, of New York, NY; Geoffrey Varga, of New York, NY; James L. Sanders, of Los Angeles, CA; Francisca Mok, of Los Angeles, CA; Kurt Gwynne, of New York, NY; Jordan W. Siev, of New York, NY; David Bree, of the Cayman Islands; Roger Hanson, of the Cayman Islands; Donald M. Seymour, of the Cayman Islands; Jess Shakespeare, of the Cayman Islands; Kinetic Partners, of New York, NY; Duff & Phelps LLC, of New York, NY, and DMS Governance Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Regina v. Dominic Chappell: Sentencing Remarks

Sentencing Remarks regarding tax fraud involving "the acquisition, and subsequent management, of the British Home Stores chain of department stores" in Regina v. Dominic Chappell at Southwark Crown Court, in England.

SEC v. Kik Interactive Inc.: Proposed Final Judgment

Proposed Final Judgment to settle allegations regarding the sale of digital tokens in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Kik Interactive Inc., of Canada, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Madison Asset LLC v. Deutsche Bank AG: Motion to Seal

Motion to File Complaint Under Seal in Martin Trott and Christopher Smith, of RHSW (Cayman) Limited, as Joint Official Liquidators of Madison Asset LLC (in Official Liquidation), described as "a Cayman investment fund that is now in official liquidation proceedings before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" v. Deutsche Bank AG at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Alto Opportunity Master Fund SPC v. Reebonz Holdings Ltd.: Summary Judgment Motion

Motion for Summary Judgment In Lieu of Complaint alleging default on a $3.75 million loan in Alto Opportunity Master Fund, SPC-Segregated Master Portfolio B, of the Cayman Islands v. Reebonz Holdings Limited, described as a Cayman Islands company based in Singapore, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Malcolm Duncan v. Max Barber et al: Receivership Motion Opposition

Max Barber's Opposition to Malcolm Duncan's Motion for an Order "appointing a receiver to sell the set of Nelson Mandela gold hands and accompanying certificates of authentication (the "Mandela Hands"); and (ii) modifying the February 27, 2020 temporary restraining order to permit the receiver to sell the Mandela Hands" in Malcolm Duncan, a citizen of South Africa v. Max Barber, SION Trading FZE, of Ras Al Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, and Barlan Enterprises Ltd., d.b.a. Guernsey's, a firm of auctioneers based in New York, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

USA v. Andrew McAlpine: Bond Hearing Minutes

Clerk's Minutes of Bond Hearing in USA v. Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
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