Marshall Islands

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.

Guillermo Sanchez v. Höegh LNG Partners LP et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud by Guillermo Sanchez v. Höegh LNG Partners LP, described as a Marshall Islands entity based in Bermuda; Sveinung J. S. Støhle, Håvard Furu, and Steffen Føreid, all of Norway, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Dorset Ltd. v. Trax Ltd.: Stop Notice

Stop Notice by Dorset Limited, of the Marshall Islands, regarding shares in Trax Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, registered to Panagiotis Triantafyllidis, filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. BTIG LLC: Complaint

Complaint alleging "misconduct" involving an unidentified "hedge fund" that is "organized under the laws of Bermuda and headquartered in Toronto, Canada" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. BTIG LLC, described as a broker-dealer based in San Francisco, California, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Merkanti Bank Ltd.: €259K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €259,927 on Merkanti Bank Limited, formerly MFC Merchant Bank Limited, for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that Merkanti Bank Limited was incorporated on June 17th 2003, its directors are Christian Farrugia, a citizen of Malta; Friedrich Hondl, a citizen of Austria; Otto Karasek, a citizen of Austria; Samuel Morrow, a citizen of the United States, and George Portanier, a citizen of Malta, and its shareholders are Merkanti Holding Plc, of Malta, and Scully Royalty Ltd., of the Cayman Islands. Merkanti Holding Plc was incorporated on May 28th, 2015, its directors are Mario P. Galea, a citizen of Malta; Samuel Morrow, Benjamin Muscat, a citizen of Malta; Silke Stenger, a citizen of Germany, and Martin Ware, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and its shareholders are Merchants Employees Incentive Corp., of the Marshall Islands; Scully Royalty Ltd., and MFC 2017 II Ltd., of the Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands General Registry showed that Scully Royalty Ltd.'s directors are Dr. Shuming Zhao, Friedrich Hondl, Indrajit Chatterjee, Jochen Dümler, Michael J. Smith, and Silke S. Stenger. There was no record of any company with the name MFC 2017 II Ltd. when OffshoreAlert searched the Cayman companies register.

Pelagos Shipping Company Ltd. v. PB Finance LLC: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Pelagos Shipping Company Ltd., of Malta v. PB Finance LLC, described as a Marshall Islands company based in Stamford, Connecticut, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

The Deposit Guarantee Fund v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by The Deposit Guarantee Fund, of Ukraine, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG US and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in a "contemplated proceeding ... against PJSC National Credit Bank, Eastmond Sales LLP, Bank Frick & Co. AG, and other unknown fraudsters" in England for suspected fraud involving several jurisdictions, including England, Liechtenstein, Marshall Islands, Seychelles, Switzerland, and Ukraine, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Seadrill Polaris Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition by Seadrill Polaris Ltd., of Bermuda; Seadrill Partners LLC, of England; Seadrill OPCO Sub LLC, of England; Seabras Rig Holdco Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill Operating GP LLC, of England; Seadrill Auriga Hungary Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill Operating LP, of the Marshall Islands; Seadrill Canada Ltd., of Canada; Seadrill Partners B.V., of the Netherlands; Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC, of the Marshall Islands; Seadrill Partners Finco LLC, of England; Seadrill China Operations Ltd., of Luxembourg; Seadrill Partners Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., of Malaysia; Seadrill Deepwater Drillship Ltd., of England; Seadrill Partners Operating LLC, of the Marshall Islands; Seadrill Ghana Operations Ltd., of England; Seadrill Mobile Units (Nigeria) Ltd., of Nigeria; Seadrill T-15 Ltd., of Bermuda; Seadrill Gulf Operations Auriga LLC, of England; Seadrill T-16 Ltd., of Bermuda; Seadrill Gulf Operations Sirius LLC, of England; Seadrill Texas LLC, of England; Seadrill Gulf Operations Vela LLC, of England; Seadrill US Gulf LLC, of England; Seadrill Hungary Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill Vela Hungary Kft., of Hungary; Seadrill International Ltd., of England; Seadrill Vencedor Ltd., of Bermuda, and Seadrill Leo Ltd., of England, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Piraeus Bank SA v. NASDAQ et al: Discovery Application

Application by Piraeus Bank SA, of Greece, to take discovery from The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC and OTC Markets Group for use in "an anticipated foreign judicial proceeding that will be commenced by Piraeus against Newlead Holdings, Ltd. [of Bermuda] before the High Court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, Commercial Court pursuant to a Guarantee and Indemnity agreement", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Seawolf Tankers Inc. et al v. Riverstone Holdings LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Seawolf Tankers Inc. and Heidmar Inc., both of the Marshall Islands, to take discovery from Riverstone Holdings LLC, DnB Bank ASA, Bank of America NA, Bank of China, The Bank of New York Mellon, Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas SA, Citibank NA, Commerzbank AG, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank Trust Company of Americas, Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., HSBC Bank (USA) NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in the Marshall Islands and United Arab Emirates against several parties, including Ridgebury V4 Investments LLC, Ridgebury Mike LLC, and Ridgebury Kilo LLC, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Valaris Plc et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by companies in Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, England, France, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United States, namely Valaris Plc, described as "a leading provider of offshore contract drilling services to the international oil and gas industry"; Alpha Achiever Company, Alpha Admiral Company, Alpha Archer Company, Alpha Offshore Drilling Services Company, Alpha Orca Company, Atlantic Maritime Services LLC, Atwood Australian Waters Drilling Pty Ltd., Atwood Deep Seas Ltd., Atwood Oceanics Australia Pty. Limited, Atwood Oceanics LLC, Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited, Atwood Offshore Drilling Limited, Atwood Offshore Worldwide Limited, ENSCO (Thailand) Limited, ENSCO Asia Pacific Pte. Limited, ENSCO Associates Company, ENSCO Australia Pty. Limited, ENSCO Capital Limited, ENSCO Corporate Resources LLC, ENSCO Development Limited, ENSCO do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda., ENSCO Drilling I Ltd., ENSCO Drilling Mexico LLC, ENSCO Endeavors Limited, ENSCO Global GmbH, ENSCO Global Investments LP, ENSCO Global IV Ltd., ENSCO Global Resources Limited, ENSCO Holding Company, ENSCO Holdings I Ltd., ENSCO Holland BV, ENSCO Incorporated, ENSCO Intercontinental GmbH, ENSCO International Incorporated, ENSCO International Ltd., ENSCO Investments LLC, ENSCO Jersey Finance Limited, ENSCO Limited, ENSCO Management Corp., ENSCO Maritime Limited, ENSCO Mexico Services, S. de RL de CV, ENSCO Ocean 2 Company, ENSCO Oceanics Company LLC, ENSCO Oceanics International Company, ENSCO Offshore Company, ENSCO Offshore International Company, ENSCO Offshore International Holdings Limited, ENSCO Offshore International Inc., ENSCO Offshore U.K. Limited, ENSCO Overseas Limited, ENSCO Transcontinental II LP, ENSCO Transnational I Ltd., ENSCO UK Drilling Limited, ENSCO United Incorporated, ENSCO Universal Limited, ENSCO Vistas Limited, ENSCO Worldwide GmbH, Great White Shark Limited, Green Turtle Limited, Offshore Drilling Services LLC, Pride Foramer SAS, Pride Forasol SAS, Pride Global II Ltd., Pride International LLC, Pride International Management Company LP, Ralph Coffman Limited, Ralph Coffman Luxembourg SA RL, RCI International Inc., RD International Services Pte. Ltd., RDC Arabia Drilling Inc., RDC Holdings Luxembourg SA RL, Rocal Cayman Limited, Rowan Companies Limited, Rowan Companies LLC, Rowan Drilling (Trinidad) Limited, Rowan Drilling (U.K.) Limited, Rowan Drilling, S. de RL de CV; Rowan International Rig Holdings Sarl, Rowan Marine Services LLC, Rowan N-Class (Gibraltar) Limited, Rowan No. 1 Limited, Rowan Norway Limited, Rowan Offshore (Gibraltar) Limited, Rowan Offshore Luxembourg Sarl, Rowan Rex Limited, Rowan Rigs Sarl, Rowan Services LLC, Rowan, S. de RL de CV, and Rowandrill LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Hermitage Offshore Services Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Hermitage Offshore Services Ltd., of Monaco; PSV Adminco 2019 LLC, of New York; CB Holdco Limited, Blue Power Limited, Delta Cistern V Limited, Sierra Cistern V Limited, all of Bermuda; Petro Craft 2017-1 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-2 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-3 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-4 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-5 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-7 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Craft 2017-8 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-01 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-02 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-03 Shipping Company Limited, Petro Combi 6030-04 Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Storm Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Viking Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Protector Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Guardian Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Thunder Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Galaxy Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Horizon Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Power Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Prosper Shipping Company Limited, Hermit Fighter Shipping Company Limited, all of the Marshall Islands; Delta PSV Norway AS, and NAO Norway AS, both of Norway, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Brightwell Portfolio Fund SICAV Plc: License Cancellation

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has cancelled the Collective Investment Scheme Licence of Brightwell Portfolio Fund SICAV Plc, a license that was suspended, on regulatory grounds nearly six years ago, on July 15th, 2014, "following the resignation of key officials and service providers". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that Brightwell Portfolio Fund SICAV Plc has not had any directors or a secretary since they resigned in May, 2014. The company was originally incorporated in the British Virgin Islands on May 18th, 2006 as Brightwell Portfolio Fund Ltd. and continued to Malta on May 10th, 2011, changing its name at the same time. In its most recent annual return, dated May 10th, 2013, the company's shareholders were identified as Paolo Faldini, a citizen of Italy residing in Monaco, and Conseulo Nardon, a citizen of Italy with addresses in the Netherlands and Luxembourg; its directors as Faldini, Nardon, and Stephen Muscat, of Malta, and its Secretary as Valetta Fund Services Limited. Faldini committed suicide on his luxury yacht - apparently bought with investors' funds - in Monte Carlo on December 31st, 2013, shortly after which Nardon, Muscat, and Valetta Fund Services all resigned their positions and the company's auditor, KPMG (Malta), represented by partner Ray Azzopardi, withdrew its audit opinions for 2011 and 2012 due to "fraudulent misrepresentations", evidently by Faldini, regarding the company and its subsidiaries, Beaumont Cash Management Limited, Beaumont Systematic Trading Limited, Beaumont Discretionary Trading Limited, Beaumont Equity Trading Limited, and Beaumont Homeland Security Limited. Brightwell Portfolio Fund's professional services providers included Princes Gate Investment Management Ltd., of the BVI, as Investment Manager; Arcari Fund Solutions BV, of the Netherlands, as Administrator; Credit Suisse, of Switzerland, as Custodian, and Ganado & Associates, Advocates, of Malta, as Legal Adviser. In the BVI, the company's directors were Curado Trust (Tortola) Limited, represented by Yuck Leen Sprock-Chang and Mavis Reed-Castro, and GM General Management Limited, represented by Mario Bottiroli, c/o Trust Company Complex, in the Marshall Islands, with Harneys Corporate Services Ltd., represented by Kimberly Crabbe-Adams, serving as registered agent. Corporate records show that the company authorized the following lawyers to obtain its Collective Investment Scheme license in Malta: James Farrugia, Andre Zerafa, Henry Saydon, and Stephanie Micallef, now known as Stephanie Farrugia, all of Ganado & Associates.

Piraeus Bank v. The Bank of New York Mellon et al: Discovery Application

Application by Piraeus Bank, of Greece, to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank NA, HSBC Bank (USA) NA, and JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in England filed by Piraeus Bank against Grand Anemi Limited, of Malta; Grandunion Inc., of the Marshall Islands, and Michail (Michael) Zolotas, described as a Greek national with a last known address in Monaco, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

YS GM Marfin II LLC et al v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by YS GM Marfin II LLC, YS GM MF VII LLC, YS GM MF VIII LLC, YS GM MF IX LLC, and YS GM MF X LLC to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, Bank of America, Bank of China, The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank, Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank for use in "pending and contemplated proceedings" in England, Malaysia and other countries regarding "a brazen $89.2 million multinational maritime fraud" allegedly by Muhammad Tahir Lakhani, and his two sons, Muhammad Ali Lakhani and Muhammad Hasan Lakhani, who are described as "British and Pakistani dual nationals ordinarily resident in England, Pakistan and//or the United Arab Emirates", and involving several jurisdictions, including Nevis, Marshall Islands, Palau, and Panama, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Malaysia by Datuk Tee Guan Pian, of UHY Advisory, as the Foreign Representative of Lion Diversified Holdings Berhad, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

Rybovich Boat Company LLC v. M/Y Daybreak et al: Complaint

Complaint in Rybovich Boat Company LLC, of Florida v. M/Y Daybreak, registered in the Marshall Islands, and Bigger Boat, LLC, a.k.a. Bigger Boat of Missouri, LLC, of Missouri, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Medisun Precision Medicine, Ltd. et al: Administrative Proceedings

Order Instituting Administrative Proceedings in the matter of Medisun Precision Medicine, Ltd., of the Marshall Islands, whose shares are listed on OTC Link; Next Graphite, Inc., of Nevada, and Omni Shrimp, Inc., of Nevada, before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

CFTC v. Yukom Communications Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint for "an illegal and fraudulent 'binary options' trading scheme" involving companies in Anguilla, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Israel, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Yukom Communications Ltd., of Israel; Linkopia Mauritius Ltd., of Mauritius; Wirestech Limited, d.b.a. BigOption, of the Marshall Islands; WSB Investments Ltd., d.b.a. BinaryBrook, of Anguilla, Gibraltar, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom; Zolarex Ltd., d.b.a. BinaryOnline, of the Marshall Islands; Yakov Cohen, an Israeli residing in Israel and Mauritius; Yossi Herzog, of Israel; Lee Elbaz, of Israel, currently incarcerated in the USA, and Shalom Peretz, of Israel, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Steven Monosson et al v. Teekay Offshore Partners LP et al: Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Steven Monosson and Mark Whiting, both of California v. Teekay Offshore Partners LP, of the Marshall Islands; Teekay Offshore GP LLC, a Marshall Islands entity owned by Brookfield TK TOGP LP, of Bermuda; Brookfield Asset Management Inc., domiciled in Canada, listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Brookfield Business Partners LP, of Bermuda; William Utt, Ian Craig, Kenneth Hvid, Craig Laurie, David Lemmon, Jim Reid, Denis Turcotte, Greg Morrison, William Transier, Walter Weathers, Ingvild Saether, Jane Rune Steinsland, and Cyrus Madon at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mayhem Crude Inc. v. Borrelli Walsh Pte Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Admiralty in Mayhem Crude Inc., of the Marshall Islands v. Borrelli Walsh Pte Ltd., of Singapore; Cosimo Borrelli, described as a citizen of Australia and resident of Hong Kong; Jason Kardachi, described as a citizen of Australia and resident of Singapore, and Standard Chartered Bank, of England, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

SG Family Investments LLC et al v. Argyle Coin LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a diamond-based cryptocurrency fraud involving an Initial Coin Offering by a company in the Marshall Islands in SG Family Investments LLC, Hector Collazo Canedo, Manuel Sanchez Navarro, T. Transporta Inc., all of Florida; Nelson Vasconcelos, Pedro Rafael Trias Betancourt, Diana Mercedes Camaripano Carballo, Carlos Longo Bixio, and Manuel Carvalho, all of Venezuela v. Argyle Coin LLC, Eagle Financial Diamond Group, of Florida; Jose Aman, Xiomara Aman, Harold Seigel, and Jonathan Seigel, all of Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Noster Capital Master Fund et al v. Teekay Offshore Partners LP et al: Class Action Complaint

Complaint in J. Deal Partnership I LP, of California; Noster Capital Master Fund, of the Cayman Islands, and Aquamarine Master Fund LP, of the British Virgin Islands, on behalf of themselves and unitholders of Teekay Offshore Partners LP v. Teekay Offshore Partners LP, based in Bermuda, domiciled in the Marshall Islands; Teekay Offshore GP LLC, a Marshall Islands company owned by a Bermuda limited partnership; William Utt, of Houston, Texas; Ian Craig, of the United Kingdom; Kenneth Hvid, of Vancouver, Canada; Craig Laurie, of New York. NY; David Lemmon, of Las Vegas; Jim Reid, of Toronto, Canada; Denis Turcotte, of Montreal, Canada; Gregory Morrison, of Bermuda; Bill Transier, of Houston, Texas; Brookfield Asset Management Inc., of Toronto, Canada; and Brookfield Business Partners LP, of Bermuda, listed on NYSE and Toronto Stock Exchange, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Milenyum Energy SA et al: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Funds in the names of Milenyum Energy SA, domiciled in Panama, based in Turkey, and Blue Energy Trade Ltd. Company, domiciled in St. Kitts and Nevis, based in Turkey, regarding a suspected scheme to launder via U.S. correspondent banks to evade U.S. sanctions concerning Syria, at the U. S.District Court for the District of Columbia.

Moon Ltd. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Moon Limited, of the Marshall Islands, to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank NA and Citibank NA for use in legal proceedings in Hong Kong against Roderick Thomson, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kingstown Capital Management LP et al v. Radovan Vitek et al: Complaint

Complaint in Kingstown Capital Management LP, Kingstown Partners Master Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Kingstown Partners II LP, Ktown LP, Kingstown Capital Partners LLC, Investhold Ltd., of the Marshall Islands; and Verali Limited, of Cyprus v. Radovan Vitek, of the Czech Republic; CPI Property Group SA, of Luxembourg; J&T Banka AS, Postova Banka AS, Jean-Francois Ott, of France; Jan Gerner, Milada Mala, Lumir Safranek, Pavel Spanko, and Julius Strapek, all of the Czech Republic, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

BSR Fund SA et al v. Patrick Cunningham et al: Complaint

Complaint in BSR Fund SA, of the Marshall Islands; United Capital Trust Inc., of Liberia; Volterra Investment Inc., of the Marshall Islands; B Angel Investment Corp., of the Marshall Islands; Galactica FX Trading Corp., of the Marshall Islands; Victor Restis, of Greece, and Bella Resti, of Greece v. Diwakar Jagannath, Ikon Global Holding Company LLC, Ikon Global Markets Inc., Ftechnics Inc., Ikon Europe Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Ikon Finance Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Ikon Atlantic Ltd., of Bermuda; Ioannis Litinas, of Greece; George Daskaleas, of Greece; Maria Kitromilidou, of Cyprus; and Patrick Cunningham alleging fraud regarding Gstar FX Inc., of Belize, and PK Investments Equity Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

CFTC v. 1Pool Ltd. et al: Consent Order

Consent Order in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. 1Pool Ltd., of the Marshall Islands, and Patrick Brunner, of Austria, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Rudersdal EOOD et al v. Philip Harris et al: Complaint

Complaint in Rudersdal EOOD, of Denmark; All Seas Property 2 EOOD, Asset Management EAD, and Zahari Tomov, all of Bulgaria v. Philip Robert Harris, and Ayr Logistics Inc., both of Texas; Anthony Dennis Harriott, and Grant Capital Investments Ltd., both of New Jersey; First Investment Bank AD, Tseko Todorov Minev, Ivailo Dimitrov Mutafchev, Chavdar Angelov Angelov, Delyan Slavchev Peevski, NSN Investment EOOD, Bulgartabac Holding AD, Bulgarian National Bank, Stanislav Georgiev Lyutov, Elena Zdravkova Kostadinchev, Tabak Market AD, Cibole Services Incorporated Bulgaria EOOD, Asteria BG EOOD, a.k.a. Droslian Bulgaria EOOD; Vili Vist EAD, and Promishleno Stroitelstvo Holding EAD, all of Bulgaria; All Seas Management Ltd., and Blue Finance Limited, both of the Marshall Islands; The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and Eaton Vance Structured Emerging Markets Equity Fund LLC, both of New York; and The Bank for Foreign Trade of the Russian Federation, a.k.a. VTB Bank, at New York Supreme Court, County of New York.

SEC v. Roger Knox et al: TRO Motion

SEC's Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Roger Knox, Wintercap SA, Michael T. Gastauer, WB21 US Inc., Silverton SA Inc., WB21 NA Inc., C Capital Corp., Wintercap SA Inc., and B2 Cap Inc., as defendants, and Raimund Gastauer, Simone Gastauer Foehr, and B21 Ltd., as relief defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

SEC v. Roger Knox et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Roger Knox, Wintercap SA, Michael T. Gastauer, WB21 US Inc., Silverton SA Inc., WB21 NA Inc., C Capital Corp., Wintercap SA Inc., and B2 Cap Inc., as defendants, and Raimund Gastauer, Simone Gastauer Foehr, and B21 Ltd., as relief defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

CFTC v. 1Pool Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. 1Pool Ltd., of the Marshall Islands, and Patrick Brunner, of Austria, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Conyers Directors (Cayman) Ltd., as the Foreign Representative of Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Roger Knox: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint in USA v. Roger Knox, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Tatiana Akhmedova v. Farkhad Akhmedov et al: Summary Judgment Motion

Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment in Lieu of Complaint recognizing judgments for 166 million and $478 million in England in Tatiana Akhmedova, a British citizen residing in England v. Farkhad Akhmedov, "believed to be domiciled in and a resident of Azerbaijan"; Cotor Investment SA, of Panama; Qubo 1 Establishment, Qubo Establishment, Straight Establishment, all of Liechtenstein, and Avenger Assets Corporation, of Panama, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

FTechnics, Inc. v. Victor Restis et al: Complaint

Notice of Removal, plus copy of complaint, in FTechnics, Inc., IKON Global Markets, Inc., IKON Global Holdings Company, LLC, and Engin Yikilmazoglu v. Victor Restis, Victor Restis, Bella Resti, Ioannis Litinas, George Daskaleas, Patrick Cunningham, Diwakar Jagannath, United Capital Trusts, Inc., Volterra Investments, Inc., B. Angel Investment Corp., Galactica FX Trading Corp., and BSR Fund, SA at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jeremy Leach’s Managing Partners sues SWZ Funds in Bermuda

A Cayman Islands company - Managing Partners Investment Management - operated by dubious British fund manager Jeremy Leach is suing a Bermuda firm - SWZ Funds - for allegedly breaching a joint venture agreement in Malta - Smart Capital SCC.

Drill Rigs Holdings Inc.: Petition

Petition In the Matter of Drill Rigs Holdings Inc. (in provisional liquidation) at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Ocean Rig UDW Inc.: Petition

Petition In the Matter of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (in provisional liquidation) at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.