British Virgin Islands

Axtra LLC et al v. AXIA Issuer Inc. et al: Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss (Crypto Dispute)

Defendants' Motion to Dismiss regarding a dispute involving digital assets in Axtra LLC, of Wyoming, and The AXIA-Axtra Trust, described as “a unit trust formed under the laws of the Cayman Islands” v. AXIA Issuer Inc., described as "a for-profit corporation incorporated in the British Virgin Islands" whose "sole director ... is a corporation domiciled in Nevis", and AXIA Foundation Inc., described as “a non-profit corporation incorporated in the Commonwealth of Dominica” whose directors reside in Canada and Dominica, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming.

Sprume.IO Ltd. v. Digital Assets Group: Complaint (‘Crypto Banking Contract Dispute’)

Complaint alleging breach of contract in Sprume.IO Ltd., described as a British Virgin Islands-domiciled "software development company that offers various blockchain-based services" v. Atlantic International Capital LLC, d.b.a. Digital Assets Group, described as a Florida-domiciled company "that marketed itself to Sprume as an experienced global team of financial experts" that "represented that it had a special relationship with key people at" Deltec Bank and Trust and Delchain Limited, both of the Bahamas, "that would enable it to onboard Spume to these platforms in a much shorter period of time than if Spume sought to obtain Deltec and Delchain services by itself", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Super Effect Investments Ltd. v. Haili Wu et al: Complaint ($1.7M)

Complaint for $1.7 million alleging breach of contract in Super Effect Investments Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Haili Wu, a.k.a. Haili Marshall; Derek Marshall, and California Wine Exchange at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Spring Mountain Vineyard Inc. et al v. MGG California LLC et al: Complaint (‘$185M Loan Enforcement’)

Complaint alleging "an overzealous lender's improper efforts to enforce draconian provisions of a loan document that violate (and are unenforceable under) established New York law" in Spring Mountain Vineyard Inc. and Jacob E. Safra, a.k.a. Jaqui Safra, of Switzerland v. MGG California LLC, MGG (BVI) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; MGG Canada Fund LP, of Canada; MGG Insurance Fund Series Interests of the Sali Multi-Series Fund LP, MGG Onshore Funding II LLC, MGG SF Drawdown Master Fund (Cayman) LP, of the Cayman Islands; MGG SF Drawdown Unlevered Fund II LP, MGG SF Drawdown Unlevered Fund LP, MGG SF Drawdown Unlevered Master Fund II (Cayman) LP, of the Cayman Islands; MGG SF Evergreen Fund LP, MGG SF Evergreen Master Fund (Cayman) LP, of the Cayman Islands; MGG SF Evergreen Unlevered Fund LP, MGG SF Evergreen Unlevered Master Fund II (Cayman) LP, of the Cayman Islands; MGG Specialty Finance Fund II LP, and MGG Specialty Finance Fund LP at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Hexin Global Ltd. et al v. Singularity Future Technology Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘6M Fraud’)

Complaint "to recover damages caused by Defendants' common law fraud and statutory violations of the federal securities laws as well as breaches of contract" in Hexin Global Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Viner Total Investments Fund, described as a Cayman Islands entity based in Hong Kong v. Singularity Future Technology Ltd., formerly Sino-Global Shipping America Ltd.; Yang 'Leo' Jie, described as an alleged "fugitive wanted by Chinese law enforcement officials for perpetrating a $300 million Ponzi scheme"; Jing 'Angela' Shan, Tuo 'Tina' Pan, and Lei Cao at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Aaron Leibowitz et al v. Tether et al: Disclosure Order

Order that the Bitfinex/Tether defendants produce financial records that "relate to the backing of USDT" in Aaron Leibowitz et al et al v. BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Bittrex, Inc., Crypto Capital Corp., Giancarlo Devasini, DigFinex Inc., Reginald Fowler, Global Trade Solutions AG, Poloniex, LLC, Philip G. Potter, Tether Holdings Limited, Tether International Limited, Tether Limited, Tether Operations Limited, iFinex Inc., and Ludovicus Jan van der Velde at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

U.S. Bank NA v. Christopher Whittle et al: Complaint (‘$6.8M Foreclosure – 100 Briar Patch Rd., East Hampton, NY’)

Complaint "to foreclose on a mortgage encumbering the property commonly known as 100 BRIAR PATCH ROAD, EAST HAMPTON, NEW YORK 11937" in U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Structured Adjustable Rate Mortgage Loan Trust, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-8 v. H. Christopher Whittle, 100 Briar Patch LLC, Golden Eagle International Trading Limited, of Hong Kong; Pure East Global Investments Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Richard B. Montanye, as Successor Trustee of The Pira Trust by appointment dated December 15, 2007; Avenues Global Holdings LLC, of New York, and New York State Department of Taxation and Finance at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Lifestyle International Holdings Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's Sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement between the Petitioner, British Virgin Islands-domiciled Emerald Energy Holdings Limited "and the Scheme Shareholders" in the matter of Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, whose "principal activities ... are those relating to the operation of department stores, in particular the SOGO department store in Hong Kong, property development and investment in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Active Equity Holdings Ltd. et al v. Bermuda Registrar of Companies: Judgment

Judgment denying an application for a judicial review of a decision to cancel the registration of Richina Pacific Limited Partnership in Active Equity Holdings Limited, of New Zealand; Sir Paul Collins, Ides Limited, Cohiba Traders Limited, and Paul Collins Family Trust v. The Registrar of Companies at Bermuda Supreme Court.

BFAM Asian Opportunities Master Fund LP v. Hong Seng Ltd. et al: Complaint ($63M)

Complaint for $63 million alleging breach of contract in BFAM Asian Opportunities Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands v. Hong Seng Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Hong Yang Group Company Limited, of Hong Kong, and Redsun Properties Group (Holdings) Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, at the Supreme Court of New York, County of New York.

Brazen Sky Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition (‘$8.5B 1MDB Fraud’)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Main Proceedings in the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands by Angela Barkhouse, Helen Janes, and Carl Jackson, as the Foreign Representatives of Brazen Sky Limited, Aabar Investments PJS Limited, Tanore Finance Corporation, Blackstone Asia Real Estate Partners Limited, Vasco Investment Services SA, Selune Limited, Pacific Rim Global Growth Limited, and Affinity Equity International Partners Limited, and Angela Barkhouse and George Kimberley Leck, as the Foreign Representatives of Bridge Global Absolute Return Fund SPC, which were all "part of the fraud perpetrated against 1 Malaysia Development Berhad, a sovereign wealth fund owned by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance, in which numerous entities and individuals formed a network to divert and distribute funds to the fraudsters who orchestrated the fraud and to individuals and/or entities connected to them", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

China VAST Industrial Urban Development Company Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of China VAST Industrial Urban Development Company Limited, based in Hong Kong, described as being "principally engaged in the business of (a) planning, development and operation of large-scale industrial towns, (b) property development, and (c) property leasing" in China, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Adeel Ashraf v. MINISO Group Holding Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Adeel Ashraf v. MINISO Group Holding Limited, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "purports to be a fast-growing global value retailer which serves consumers primarily through its large network of MINISO stores"; Guofe Ye, Saiyin Zhang, Minxin Li, Donald J. Puglisi, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, BofA Securities Inc., and Puglisi & Associates at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Sun Yongjian v. BSREP IV China Blossom DD Ltd. et al: Claim Form

Claim Form in Sun Yongjian, of China v. BSREP IV China Blossom DD Limited, of Bermuda; Cosimo Borrelli, of Hong Kong; Tai Shaw Hoong, of Hong Kong, and Kent McParland, of the British Virgin Islands, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Quijano & Associates (BVI) Ltd.: $30K Fine

Public Notice by the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of $30,000 on Quijano & Associates (BVI) Limited for regulatory breaches.

E-House (China) Enterprise Holdings Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of E-House (China) Enterprise Holdings Limited, described as "the ultimate holding company of a group of more than 300 companies that primarily carries on the business of real estate agency services, real estate data and consulting services and real estate brokerage network services in the People's Republic of China", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Tether and Bitfinex Crypto Asset Litigation: Letter Motion (‘Discovery Disputes’)

Letter Motion by plaintiffs regarding a discovery dispute in a case styled as ‘Tether and Bitfinex Crypto Asset Litigation’ in David Leibowitz et al v. iFinex Inc., a.k.a. Bitfinex; DigFinex Inc., BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether International Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether Holdings Limited, all of the British Virgin Islands; Tether Limited, of Hong Kong; Ludovicus Jan van der Velde, a citizen of the Netherlands, and Giancarlo Devasini, a citizen of Italy, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Anatolie Stati v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC: Discovery Application (Moldova Proceedings)

Application by Anatolie Stati, described as "a Moldovan businessman who held interests in substantial oil fields in the Republic of Kazakhstan, which were wrongly expropriated by Kazakhstan resulting in the state’s obligation to pay a nearly $500 million international arbitral award issued by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in Moldova alleging "abuse of official authority, blackmail and attempted blackmail" against Vladimir Voronin, Oleg Reidman, Emmanuel Grinshpun, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Karim Massimov, Timur Kulibayev, Kairat Boranbayev, Arvind Tiku, Alexander Mashkevich, Kanatbek Safinov, Arman Rakhimov, Serik Rakhimov, Grigory Andreev, Andrey Kiselyov, Marat Beketayev, Ruslan Ashenov, Orynbasar Kubygul, Almat Madaliyev, and others, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Recognition Order

Order Granting Chapter 15 Recognition in the matter of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based crypto hedge fund, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Hearing Presentation

Chapter 15 Hearing Presentation by Russell Crumples and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based crypto hedge fund, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Changpeng Zhao v. Bloomberg LP et al: Discovery Application (Hong Kong Defamation Lawsuit)

Application by Changpeng Zhao to take discovery from Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Inc. for use in a defamation complaint in Hong Kong against Modern Media Company Limited, of Hong Kong, regarding an article that allegedly "contained false, malicious and defamatory statements about Zhao and his company, Binance Holdings Limited", a cryptocurrency exchange operator that is domiciled in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Strong Fort Global Ltd. et al v. Solar Achiever Ltd. et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Strong Fort Global Limited, by Lau Wing Yi and James Drury, as Joint Receivers of the shares of Solar Achiever Limited, and Solar Achiever Limited, by Lau Wing Yi and James Drury, as Joint Receivers of the shares of Concept Pioneer Limited v. Solar Achiever Limited, Concept Pioneer Limited, and Harkom Corporate Services Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Shoreline Venture Partners III LP et al v. DBM Cloud Systems Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Shoreline Venture Partners III LP, SVP III LP Co-Investment Fund LP, Albany Trading Corporation, of the Bahamas; Synapse Venture Capital Inc., of the British Virgin Islands; Sugarille Investment Fund Ltd., of the Bahamas; William Jude McGrath, Graham Seaton, and Gerard Byrne v. DBM Cloud Systems Inc., Nasuni Corporation, and Dixon Doll, Jr. at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo.

Alan Sacks v. ISKIA International Ltd. et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Alan Sacks, of Israel, as Executor of the Estate of Frank Green v. ISKIA International Limited, Lauren Petsheck, Janis Admoni, Howard Brown, Mark Green, Jonathan Green, Linda Lazarus, Jane Jaffe, Vanessa Gold, and Melanie Angel at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

‘Ex Parte A Professionally Embarrassed Law Firm’: Judgment (BVI)

Judgment regarding an application from an anonymous "BVI law firm" that "sought to come off the record as acting for its client on the basis that the firm was professionally embarrassed" in a case styled only as "Ex Parte A Professionally Embarrassed Law Firm" at the British Virgin Islands High Court.