Netherlands

Netherlands: Hostwinds LLC (‘Drugs Trafficking’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Hostwinds LLC regarding the accounts chat.dutchorange.org, host.dutchorange.org, and dev.dutchorange.org - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "FB for drug trafficking offenses".

SSD Investments Ltd. et al v. Wilmington Savings Fund Society FSB et al: Complaint

Complaint by entities in Canada, Cayman Islands, Denmark, England, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, and USA alleging they were victims of a "Sham Transaction" in SSD Investments Ltd. et al v. Wilmington Savings Fund Society FSB et al at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Tether & Bitfinex Litigation: Decision Transcript (‘Removal of Roche Freedman Law Firm’)

Transcript of Decision in which U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla granted crypto lawyer Kyle Roche's motion to withdraw and removed Roche Freedman law firm as interim class counsel in litigation styled as ‘In Re. 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.

Caterpillar Crédito v. Mastercard Inc. et al: Discovery Application (Curaçao Proceedings)

Application by Caterpillar Crédito, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, Sociedad Financiera de Objeto Múltiple, Entidad Regulada, of Mexico, to take discovery from Mastercard Inc. and Visa Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Curaçao "brought by Mrs. Carolina Elizabeth Várady de Bellosta ... to annul two personal guarantees given by Mrs. Bellosta's husband, Carlos Marcelino Jose Bellosta Pallares to Caterpillar Crédito", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

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.

USA v. Lukoil-Owned Boeing 737-7EM Aircraft: Seizure Warrant Application (‘Russia Sanctions Regime’)

Seizure Warrant Application in USA v. Boeing 737-7EM Aircraft "owned and controlled" via entities in Austria, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, and the Netherlands" by PJSC Lukoil, described as "a Russian multinational energy company headquartered in Moscow, Russia that has been subject to sectoral sanctions imposed by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control since September 2014", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Life Insurance Fund Elite LLC v. Hamburg Commercial Bank AG et al: Complaint

Complaint "about a German bank’s wrongful actions in connection with assets belonging to the Plaintiff, which were pledged as collateral to the bank" in Life Insurance Fund Elite LLC, described as a Delaware-domiciled "private equity fund that invested in a portfolio of life insurance policies" v. Hamburg Commercial Bank AG, of Germany; Cerberus European Capital Advisors LLP, of England, and Promontoria Holding 260 BV, of the Netherlands, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lumileds Holding BV et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Lumileds Holding B.V., Aegletes B.V., Aurora Borealis B.V., Bright Bidco B.V., Lumileds International B.V., Lumileds LLC, Lumileds Netherlands B.V., Lumileds Subholding B.V., Lumileds USA (Holding) Corp., and Luminescence Coöperatief U.A., part of a Netherlands-based group that manufactures "innovative lighting solutions", at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Energía Costa Azul S. de R.L. de C.V. v. Shell Energy North America et al: Discovery Application (Mexico & Netherlands Proceedings)

Application by Energía Costa Azul, S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico, to take discovery from Shell Energy North America (US) L.P., Shell NA LNG LLC, Shell USA, Inc., Shell Trading (US) Company, and Gazprom Marketing & Trading U.S.A. Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Mexico and the Netherlands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Novum Bank Ltd.: €89K Fine

Public Notice by Malta's Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €89,516 on Novum Bank Limited for regulatory breaches.

FAB CBO 2003-I BV: €15K Fine

Public Notice by the Luxembourg CSSF that it has imposed a fine of €15,000 on FAB CBO 2003-I B.V., of the Netherlands, for failure to file its 2021 annual report "within the required time limit".

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.

Blue Skye Financial Partners Sàrl v. RedBird Capital Partners et al: Discovery Application (‘Fraudulent €1.2B Sale of AC Milan’)

Application by Blue Skye Financial Partners Sàrl, of Luxembourg, described as "an indirect minority shareholder" of "Italian professional soccer club" AC Milan, to take discovery from RedBird Capital Partners and Elliott Management Corporation for use in legal proceedings in Luxembourg to, inter alia, "annul the improper sale of the club" due to "fraud", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Netherlands: MetaMask (‘Crypto Theft’)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from cryptocurrency wallet operator MetaMask - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for theft and unauthorized access to a computer".

Pareteum Corporation et al: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Pareteum Corporation, of Delaware; Pareteum North America Corp., of Delaware; Devicescape Holdings Inc., of Delaware; iPass Inc., of Delaware; iPass IP LLC, of Delaware; Pareteum Europe BV, of the Netherlands; Artillium Group Ltd., of England; Pareteum Asia Pte. Ltd., of Singapore, and Pareteum NV, of the Netherlands, collectively part of a group that "is a publicly held, leading edge, global provider of mobile networking software solutions and services for communications service providers and enterprise retail customers" with "operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region", at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dagan Investments LLC v. First High-School Education Group Co. Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Dagan Investments LLC v. First High-School Education Group Co. Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands company that "operates private high schools in Western China and provides for-profit tutoring services"; Shaowei Zhang, Lidong Zhu, Guangzhou Zhao, Yuanlin Hu, Longwater Topco B.V., EQT Mid Market Asia III Limited Partnership, EQT Mid Market Asia III GP B.V., EQT Fund Management S.À.R.L., Colleen A. De Vries, Cogency Global Inc., The Benchmark Company LLC, Valuable Capital Group Limited, TFI Securities and Futures Limited, AMTD Global Markets Limited, Maxim Group LLC, Boustead Securities LLC, FUTU Inc., US Tiger Securities Inc., and Fosun Hani Securities Limited at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

UMB Bank NA v. Intralot Capital Luxembourg SA et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract "regarding €500,000,000 5.250% Senior Notes due 2024" in UMB Bank N.A., of Kansas City, Missouri v. Intralot Capital Luxembourg S.A., of Luxembourg; Intralot S.A., of Greece; Intralot Global Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands; Intralot, Inc., of Georgia, USA; Intralot US Securities B.V., of the Netherlands; Intralot U.S. Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands, and The Law Debenture Trust Corporation PLC, of England and Wales, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Maniraj Gnanaraj v. Lilium NV et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Maniraj Ashirwad Gnanaraj v. Lilium NV, formerly Qell Acquisition Corp., described as a Netherlands-domiciled company based in Germany; Barry Engle, Daniel Wiegand, and Geoffrey Richardson at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

SEC v. Francis Biller et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "the Defendants schemed to operate a call center in Medellin, Colombia through which they used high pressure sales tactics fraudulently to sell the stocks of numerous small United States-based public companies to United States investors" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Francis Biller, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Colombia; Raymond Dove, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Japan; Chester Alvarez, described as a citizen of the USA residing in Colombia and Oakland Park, Florida, USA; Troy Gran-Brooks, described as a citizen of Canada residing in Colombia or Canada, and Justin Plaizier, described as a citizen of the Netherlands residing in Colombia or Canada, as Defendants, and Lia Patricia Sepulveda Salazar, Edward Lopez Giraldo, Edward Clarke, and Shredderz International Corp., of Saint Kitts and Nevis, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Netherlands: Ali Çakici et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Apple Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "Ali Çakici and others for false documents and fraud offenses".

Sint Maarten: O’Neal Arrindell et al (2022)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from three witnesses - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Sint Maarten - for a criminal investigation into O'Neal Arrindell and Mark Mingo for suspected fraud involving the Port of Sint Maarten.

Thanassi Fakatselis v. Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim AŞ et al: Discovery Application

Application by Thanassi Fakatselis to take discovery from Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., Ciner iç ve diş Ticaret A.Ş., We Soda Kimya Yatirimlari A.Ş., We Soda Ltd., Kew Soda Ltd., and Traxys Europe S.A. for use in "a patent infringement proceeding brought by Solvay S.A., Solvay Chemicals International S.A., and Solvay Opérations France S.A.S. in District Court in The Hague of The Netherlands", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd. et al v. Chaffetz Lindsey LLP et al: $23M Complaint

Complaint "to obtain the proceeds from a settlement following arbitration" in IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation) and IIG Structured Trade Finance Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), both of the Cayman Islands v. Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, a law firm in New York; IIG TOF B.V., of the Netherlands; Trade Finance Trust, of Delaware; IIG Bank (Malta) Ltd., of Malta, and TriLinc Global Impact Fund - Trade Finance Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Solon Director (Malta) Ltd.: €2.5K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €2,500 on Solon Director (Malta) Limited for a regulatory breach.

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.

NBG Bank Malta Ltd.: €134.5K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €134,500 on NBG Bank Malta Limited for regulatory breaches.

Netherlands: Sprint Corporation (E. Eekhof)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Sprint Corporation - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "E. Eekhof and others for unauthorized weapons and forgery offenses".

Netherlands: Oath Holdings Inc. (E. Eekhof)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Oath Holdings Inc. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "E. Eekhof and others for unauthorized weapons and forgery offenses".

Netherlands: WhatsApp LLC (E. Eekhof)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from WhatsApp LLC - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "E. Eekhof and others for unauthorized weapons and forgery offenses".

Tether & Bitfinex Crypto Asset Litigation: Opinion & Order on Motions to Dismiss

Opinion and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendants' motions to dismiss a class action complaint known as "Tether and Bitfinex Crypto Asset Litigation" in which "a group of individual investors who purchased cryptocommodities - a class of crypto-assets that includes bitcoin - detailed a wide-ranging conspiracy to artificially inflate the price of those cryptocommodities" by entities in or from the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Panama, and USA in Pinchas Goldshtein et al v. iFinex Inc., BFXNA Inc., BFXWW Inc., Tether Holdings Limited, Tether Operations Limited, Tether Limited, Tether International Limited, DigFinex Inc., Giancarlo Devasini, Ludovicus Jan van der Velde, Philip Potter, Reginald Fowler, Crypto Capital Corp., Bittrex, Inc., and Poloniex, LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Netherlands: Adam Attahir

Application by the USA to collect evidence from the "Paxful cryptocurrency exchange" - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the Netherlands - for a criminal investigation into "Dutch citizen Adam Attahir for fraud and possession of a technical tool designed for committing a crime".

Boart Longyear Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Australia by Nora Pincus, as the Foreign Representative of Boart Longyear Limited, Boart Longyear Australia Pty Limited, Boart Longyear Management Pty Limited, Boart Longyear Investments Pty Limited, and Votraint No. 1609 Pty Limited, collectively described as "the world's leading provider of drilling services, orebody-data-collection technology, and innovative, safe, and productivity-driven drilling equipment", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Subhash Patel v. Koninklijke NA et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Subhash Patel v. Koninklijke N.A., of the Netherlands, described as the operator of "a health technology company in North America, Greater China, and internationally"; Frans van Houten, and Abhijit Bhattacharya at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Vickers Holding & Finance Inc. v. Chora Young LLP et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging legal malpractice in Vickers Holding & Finance Inc., a British Virgin Islands firm whose principal "is Elena Volkova, who is a citizen of the Netherlands" v. Chora Young LLP, a law firm in California, and Paul P. Young, an attorney, at the Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of Los Angeles.

Northlight European Fundamental Credit Fund et al v. Intralot Capital Luxembourg SA et al: Complaint

Complaint in Northlight European Fundamental Credit Fund, HCN LP, and Bardin Hill Event-Driven Master Fund LP, all of the Cayman Islands v. Intralot Capital Luxembourg SA, of Luxembourg; Intralot SA, of Greece; Intralot Global Holdings BV, of the Netherlands; Intralot Inc., of Georgia, USA, and Intralot US Securities BV, of the Netherlands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

San Miguel Holdings Corp. et al v. Padma Fund LP: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in San Miguel Holdings Corp., of the Philippines, and Atlantic Aurum Investments BV, of the Netherlands v. Padma Fund LP, described as "a private equity fund which invests in infrastructure projects and companies in Indonesia and in the Philippines", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Bavaguthu Shetty et al v. Bank of Baroda et al: Complaint

Complaint for more than $7 billion "brought by two victims of Defendants' massive financial fraud surrounding NMC Health Plc and its related entities" that was "exposed when an investigative market research firm, Muddy Waters Research LLC, released a report questioning the integrity of NMC's audited financials" in Dr. Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty and Neopharma LLC v. Bank of Baroda, of New York; Credit Europe Bank NV, of the Netherlands; Ernst & Young Global Limited, of England; Ernst & Young EMEIA Limited, of England; Prasanth Manghat, Promoth Manghat, Suresh Kumar Vadakke Kootala, and Suresh Kumar Nandiraju, all of India, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Makhpal Karibzhanova v. Mubadala Fund et al: Discovery Application

Application by Makhpal Karibzhanova, described as "a citizen of Kazakhstan and is the former wife of a wealthy and politically-connected Kazakh businessman, Aidan Karibzhanov" whose "wealth is held in offshore structures and through nominee ownership around the world, making it necessary to gather evidence from a number of countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore, as well as Kazakhstan and a number of offshore jurisdictions", including the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, and Singapore, to take discovery from Mubadala Fund, Extell Developrnent, Edward Mermelstein, One and Only Realty, Eduard Ogai, Credit Suisse, American Express and others for use in legal proceedings in Kazakhstan, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

YAPI Kredi Bank Malta Ltd.: €5K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €5,000 on YAPI Kredi Bank Malta Limited for failure "to submit the Auditors' Management Letter within the regulatory deadline". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that YAPI Kredi Bank Malta Limited was incorporated in Malta on March 13th, 2014, its directors are Özlem Mertoglu, a citizen and resident of the Netherlands, and Aldo Minuti, of Malta, its former directors include Erhan Adali, a citizen and resident of Turkey, who resigned effective June 1st, 2021, and its shareholders are Koç Finansal Hizmetler A.Ş., of Turkey, and YAPI Kredi Holding B.V., a Dutch company whose directors, according to the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, are Semih Ulugöl and Gökhan Erün.

NBG Bank Malta Ltd.: €3.75K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of ‹3,750 on NBG Bank Malta Limited for failure "to submit the Auditors' Management Letter within the regulatory deadline". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that NBG Bank Malta Limited was incorporated in Malta on April 12th, 2005, its directors are Georgios Agioutantis, a citizen of Greece residing in Malta; Anastasios Lizos, a citizen and resident of Greece; Dorothy Kim Vella, a citizen and resident of Malta; and Thomas Zampopoulos, a citizen and resident of Greece, and its shareholders are National Bank of Greece S.A. and NBG (Malta) Holdings Ltd., a Maltese company whose directors are Georgios Agioutantis, Anastasios Lizos, and George Grigoropoulos, a citizen and resident of Greece, and whose shareholders are National Bank of Greece S.A. and NBG International Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands.

Symtomax, Lda: Shareholders

List of shareholders of Symtomax, Lda. as of May 31st, 2021, obtained from the companies register in Portugal.

Kumtor Gold Company CJSC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Kumtor Gold Company CJSC and Kumtor Operating Company CSJC, both of the Kyrgyz Republic and owned by Centerra Gold Inc., of Toronto, Canada, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Creditors include companies in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, England, Finland, Gibraltar, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Netherlands, Russia, Scotland, and Switzerland.