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    GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA et al: Chapter 11 Petition (Brazilian Airline)

    Chapter 11 Petition by GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA, GOL Linhas Aéreas S.A., GTX S.A., GAC, Inc., Gol Finance (Luxembourg), Gol Finance (Cayman), Smiles Fidelidade S.A., Smiles Viagens e Turismo S.A., Smiles Fidelidade Argentina S.A., Capitânia Air Fundo de Investimento Multimercado Crédito Privado Investimento no Exterior, Sorriso Fundo de Investimento em Cotas de Fundos de Investimento Multimercado Crédito Privado Investimento no Exterior, and Gol Equity Finance, collectively described as "one of Brazil’s largest domestic airlines by market share, one of the leading low-cost carriers in South America, and one of the largest low-cost carriers globally", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Brazil: eBay (‘Fossil Smuggling’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from eBay - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for smuggling, extraction of Brazilian fossils without authorization, exploitation of raw materials, and extraction of mineral resources without authorization".

    Swedish national Jon Malmsäter’s SCF Brazil Cayman fund goes into liquidation

    Another Cayman Islands mutual fund - SCF Brazil, Cayman Feeder SPC - associated with the Miami-based, Brazil-focused Prudent Group has collapsed, this one operated by Swedish national Jon Malmsäter, who has a history of dubious investment schemes, indebtedness, tax problems, and even domestic violence.

    Ibiuna Crédito Gestão de Recursos Ltda. et al v. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Ibiuna Crédito Gestão de Recursos Ltda., Travessia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros S.A., and Travessia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros XXXII S.A. to take discovery from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Santander Bank, N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for use in "foreign civil and criminal proceedings pending in Brazil concerning the business operations of Starbucks and Subway in that country, held through the SouthRock Group, a group of U.S. and Brazilian companies controlled and owned by Kenneth Steven Pope", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Gam Empreendimentos e Participações Ltda. et al: Chapter 15 Petition (Brazil)

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Eliza Fazan, of Expertisemais Perícias e Administração Judicial, as the Foreign Representative of Gam Empreendimentos e Participações Ltda. and Florida Paulista Açúcar e Etanol S.A., filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Cayman funds headed by U.S.-based Dennis Klemming go into liquidation

    Two Cayman Islands investment funds operated by Miami Beach-based Swedish citizen Dennis Klemming - Cayman Investment Funds Master SPC and Cayman Investment Funds SPC - have gone into liquidation after being unable to satisfy investors' redemption requests totaling nearly $50 million.

    Mercon Coffee Corporation et al: Chapter 11 Petition

    Chapter 11 Petition by Mercon Coffee Corporation, of Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Cisa Export S.A., of the British Virgin Islands; Mercon B.V., of the Netherlands; Mercon Brasil Comercio de Cafe Ltda., of Brazil; Agro International Holding B.V., of Curaçao; Mercapital de Nicaragua, S.A., of Nicaragua; Distribuidora de Granos de Nicaragua, Sociedad Anonima, of Nicaragua; Comercial Internacional de Granos de Honduras, S.A., of Honduras; Mercon Guatemala, S.A., of Guatemala; Mercafe Vietnam Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Comercial Internacional Exportadora, S.A., of Nicaragua, all part of the "Mercon Coffee Group", which was described as "a global, green coffee supplier with the purpose of building a better coffee world", at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Safety Shot Inc. v. Capybara Research et al: Complaint (‘Short-Seller Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging securities fraud in Safety Shot Inc. v. Capybara Research, described as "a short selling research firm with an unknown principal place of business"; Igor Appelboom, described as a resident of Brazil, and Accretive Capital LLC, d.b.a. Benzinga, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Brazil: Artemis Art Gallery (‘Fossil Smuggling’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Artemis Art Gallery - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for smuggling, extraction of Brazilian fossils, exploration of raw materials without authorization, and mining mineral resources without authorization".

    BWA Brasil Tecnologia Digital Ltda.: Chapter 15 Petition (Brazil)

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Oreste Nestor de Souza Laspro, of Laspro Consultores Ltda., as the Foreign Representative of BWA Brasil Tecnologia Digital Ltda., filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Edwin Garrison et al v. Wasserman Media Group LLC et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$1B FTX Crypto Fraud’)

    Class Action Complaint “for a sum exceeding one billion dollars” for allegedly promoting unregistered securities issued by the FTX crypto group in Edwin Garrison, Brandon Orr, Leandro Cabo, Ryan Henderson, Michael Livieratos, Alexander Chernyavsky, Gregg Podalsky, Vijeth Shetty, Chukwudozie Ezeokoli, Michael Norris, Shengyun Huang, Vitor Vozza, Kyle Rupprecht, Warren Winter, and Sunil Kavuri v. Wasserman Media Group LLC and Dentsu McGarry Bowen LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Edwin Garrison et al v. Major League Baseball et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$1B FTX Crypto Fraud’)

    Class Action Complaint “for a sum exceeding one billion dollars” for allegedly promoting unregistered securities issued by the FTX crypto group in Edwin Garrison, Brandon Orr, Leandro Cabo, Ryan Henderson, Michael Livieratos, Alexander Chernyavsky, Gregg Podalsky, Vijeth Shetty, Chukwudozie Ezeokoli, Michael Norris, Shengyun Huang, Vitor Vozza, Kyle Rupprecht, Warren Winter, and Sunil Kavuri v. Major League Baseball, Major League Baseball Enterprises Inc., Major League Baseball Properties Inc., Major League Baseball Promotion Corporation, and MLB Players Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Edwin Garrison et al v. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team: Class Action Complaint (‘$1B FTX Crypto Fraud’)

    Class Action Complaint "for a sum exceeding one billion dollars" for allegedly promoting unregistered securities issued by the FTX crypto group in Edwin Garrison, Brandon Orr, Leandro Cabo, Ryan Henderson, Michael Livieratos, Alexander Chernyavsky, Gregg Podalsky, Vijeth Shetty, Chukwudozie Ezeokoli, Michael Norris, Shengyun Huang, Victor Vozza, Kyle Rupprecht, Warren Winter, and Sunil Kavuri v. Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Limited, d.b.a. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Hugo Soares v. BitPay Inc.: Complaint (‘Crypto Theft’)

    Complaint alleging negligence regarding the loss of 336.2008 Bitcoin to a hacker in Hugo Soares, of São Paulo, Brazil v. BitPay Inc., described as "a payment processor that specializes in enabling individuals and businesses to accept payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies", at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

    Adele Zarzur v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Adele Zarzur to take discovery from Bank of America N/A, Banco do Brasil Americas, Banco do Brasil S.A., Banco do Brasil Securities LLC, Safra National Bank, Citigroup Inc., Wells Fargo Bank N/A, JP Morgan Private Bank, UBS Financial Services Inc., and American Express Bank International for use in legal proceedings in Brazil regarding allegations that the "administrators of her father’s estate, including the WZ Group, have concealed and siphoned over $40 million worth of assets out of the estate", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Orbis Global Equity LE Fund et al v. Vale S.A. et al: Amended Complaint (‘Securities Fraud’)

    Amended Complaint “to recover significant investment losses suffered as a result of securities fraud perpetrated by Defendants” in Orbis Global Equity LE Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Equity Fund, of Australia; Orbis Global Balanced Fund, of Australia; Orbis SICAV, of Luxembourg; Orbis Institutional Funds Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis Global Equity Fund Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis Institutional Global Equity LP, of Delaware, and Orbis OEIC, of England and Wales v. Vale SA, described as “an international mining company based in Brazil”; Murilo Ferreira, Fabio Schvartsman, Luciano Siani Pires, Gerd Peter Poppinga, and Luiz Eduardo Froes do Amaral Osorio at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

    Ernesto Andrade Group v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Ernesto Andrade Group 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, Bank of America, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in legal proceedings in Brazil to recover $7,680,184 from Nelson Nogueira Pinheiro that he allegedly "embezzled ... in his role as the former manager of FPB Bank", which is based in Panama, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Travessia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros VIII SA v. Vermeil, LLC et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Travessia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros VIII S.A. to take discovery from Vermeil, LLC and Turnberry Village South Tower Condominium Association, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Brazil involving Homerplast Indústria e Comércio de Plásticos Ltda., Jaime Schreier, his wife Miriam Nigri Schreier, and their son Claudio Schreier, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Rafaella Gouveia v. 2601 Collins Ave Corp. et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Rafaella Gouveia, as Executor of the Estate of Danielly Gouveia, to take discovery from 2601 Collins Ave Corp., Black Badge, Corp., Axxion Group 21, LLC, and Choi & Menezes LLP "for use in a pending proceeding before the Brazil Succession Court, which is conducting an inventory and appraisal of the assets belonging to the Estate of Carlos Alberto de Olivera Andrade, with the goal of achieving proper distribution of the inheritance assets pursuant to Brazilian succession law", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Banco Votorantim SA v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Banco Votorantim S.A. to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank, N.A., Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Bank of Nova Scotia, Barclays Bank PLC, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. "for use in an ongoing civil proceeding that Applicant filed against the judgment debtors Credz S.A. Instituição de Pagamento, JJLF Empreendimentos Imobiliarios e Participacoes Ltda., JJLF Participações Financeiras Ltda., Elenir Elias Zogbi, Fabio Joao Zogbi, Lais Helena Zogbi Porto, Joao Antonio Zogbi Filho in Brazil to enforce the BRL 81 million (approximately USD 16 million) money judgment that Applicant owns against the Foreign Judgment Debtors", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Sindicato das Empresas de Transport de Passageiros do Estado de São Paulo v. SoftBank Latin America Fund: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Sindicato das Empresas de Transport de Passageiros do Estado de São Paulo to take discovery from SoftBank Latin America Fund "in connection with SoftBank LA’s provision of financing to Buser Brasil Tecnologia Ltda., a Brazilian company, for use in prospective litigation in Brazil", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Brazil: Marcilio de Vasconcelos Miranda et al (‘Tax Fraud’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Brazil - for a criminal investigation into Marcilio de Vasconcelos Miranda, described as a resident of Seymour, Connecticut, USA, and others for "tax related offenses".

    City of Ouro Preto v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Lender Liability for Brazil Environmental Damages’)

    Complaint for "for lender liability against the Defendants arising from loans and financing which directly promoted, and continues to promote, significant environmental degradation in and around the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais" in City of Ouro Preto, in Minas Gerais, Brazil v. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Barclays Capital Inc., Citibank Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., JPMorgan, and JPMorgan Securities LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    AgileThought Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

    Chapter 11 Petition in the matter of AgileThought, Inc., AgileThought, S.A.P.I. de C.V., AN Global LLC, 4th Source Holding Corp., 4th Source Mexico, LLC, 4th Source, LLC, AgileThought Argentina, S.A., AgileThought Brasil-Consultoria Em Tecnologia LTDA, AgileThought Brasil Servicos de Consultoria Em Software, AgileThought Costa Rica, S.A., AgileThought Digital Solutions, S.A.P.I. de C.V., AgileThought México, S.A. de C.V., AgileThought, LLC, AgileThought Servicios Administrativos, S.A. de C.V., AgileThought Servicios Mexico, S.A. de C.V., AGS Alpama Global Services México, S.A. de C.V., AGS Alpama Global Services USA, LLC, AN Data Intelligence SA de CV, AN Extend, S.A. de C.V., AN Evolution S. de R.L. de C.V., AN USA, AN UX, S.A. de C.V., Anzen Soluciones, S.A. de C.V., Cuarto Origen, S. de R.L. de C.V., Entrepids México, S.A. de C.V., Entrepids Technology Inc., Facultas Analytics, S.A.P.I. de C.V., Faktos Inc, S.A.P.I. de C.V., IT Global Holding LLC, QMX Investment Holdings USA, Inc., and Tarnow Investment, S.L. at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

    USA v. Melik Najm: Criminal Indictment (‘Money Laundering’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging international money laundering and the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business in USA v. Melik Najm, described as a resident of Brazil, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Municipality of Mariana et al v. Margaret Beck: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Municipality of Mariana, in Minas Gerais, Brazil, and "approximately 730,000 individuals, businesses, members of the indigenous and Quilombola communities, municipalities, faith-based organizations and utility companies that have suffered losses and damage because of the collapse of the Fundao Dam in Brazil" to take discovery from Margaret Beck for use in legal proceedings in England "against BHP Group Plc and BHP Group Limited", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

    Alexander Chernyavsky et al v. Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘FTX Crypto Fraud’)

    Class Action Complaint in Alexander Chernyavsky, of Florida; Ryan Henderson, of California; Vitor Vozza, a citizen and resident of Brazil; Kyle Rupprecht, a citizen and resident of Canada; Warren Winter, a citizen and resident of Germany; Sunil Kavuri, a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom v. Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, of Singapore; Temasek International (USA) LLC, SoftBank Group Corp., SB Group US, Inc., Softbank Investment Advisers (UK) Limited, Softbank Global Advisers Limited, Sino Global Capital Limited, and Sino Global Capital Holdings, LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    USA v. Corporación Financiera Colombiana SA: Criminal Information (‘$23M Bribes’)

    Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in USA v. Corporación Financiera Colombiana SA, described as "a Colombian financial services institution ... that was majority owned and controlled by Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A.", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

    RH2 Participações Societárias Ltda. v. Koliver & Co. LLC et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by RH2 Participações Societárias Ltda., of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to take discovery from Koliver & Co. LLC and Edward Koliver for use in legal proceedings in Brazil brought against the applicant by "Koliver & Co. LLC and its Brazilian subsidiary, Koliver Consultoria e Participações Ltda.", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

    Banco Sistema SA v. Julio Bogoricin Real Estate Corp. et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Banco Sistema S.A. to take discovery from Julio Bogoricin Real Estate Corp., 58 West 87th Street Corp., 23 West 69th Street Corp., and The GRTB LLC for use in legal proceedings in Brazil alleging Julio Bogoricin, his wife, Rita Tora Bogoricin, and their son, Claudio Bogoricin, "set up a web of corporate entities specifically designed to fraudulently avoid their creditors", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.