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Guardian Coin Inc.: Directors

Director Details for Guardian Coin Inc., obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on August 10th, 2022.

Golden Sphinx Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition (Jersey)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Jersey, in the Channel Islands, by Andrew Wood, as the Foreign Representative of Golden Sphinx Limited, described as a "passive investment-holding" vehicle whose ultimate beneficiaries are Alexander Sabadash, "formerly an elected Senator in Russia", his wife, Larisa Sabadash, and their two adult children and whose "principal assets" are a $45 million residence in Beverly Hills, California, and "certain debts from various parties", including Garry Itkin, described as a former director of the debtor who "engaged in fraudulent and unauthorized self-dealing actions", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl, of Luxembourg, to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup, d.b.a. Citibank; The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Bank of America N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, UniCredit Bank AG, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of China, BNP Paribas USA, Commerzbank AG, Mashreq Bank PSC, and Habib American Bank for use in legal proceedings in Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, Saints Kitts and Nevis, and United Arab Emirates, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Farhad Azima v. Global Impact Services et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from Global Impact Services, Eitan Arusy, and Truist Financial Corporation for use in legal proceedings in England and Wales styled as "Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan" in which Azima "seeks to hold a group of overseas defendants responsible for the unlawful hacking of Petitioner’s electronic data", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Airbus A319-100 Aircraft: Seizure Warrant Application (‘Russian oligarch Andrei Skoch’)

Application for Seizure Warrant in USA v. Airbus A319-100 Aircraft, which was "purchased ... through a series of shell companies and trusts" in Aruba, Belize, Cyprus, and Jersey, in the Channel Islands involving accounts in England, Isle of Man, Switzerland, and USA and in which "an interest" is allegedly held by Andrei Skoch, described as "a member of Russia's State Duma" since 1999 and "a Deputy of the Duma", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Orbis Global Equity LE Fund et al v. Alta Mesa Resources Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud 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 Global Equity L.P., of Delaware; Orbis Global Equity Fund Limited, of Bermuda; Orbis Institutional Funds Limited, of Bermuda; Allan Gray Australia Balanced Fund, of Australia; Orbis OEIC, of England and Wales, and Orbis Institutional U.S. Equity L.P., of Delaware v. Alta Mesa Resources, Inc., James T. Hackett, Thomas J. Walker, William Gutermuth, Jeffrey H. Tepper, Diana J. Walters, Stephen Coats, Harlan H. Chappelle, Michael E. Ellis, Ronald Smith, David M. Leuschen, Pierre F. Lapeyre, Jr., William W. McMullen, Don Dimitrievich, Donald Sinclair, Riverstone Holdings LLC, Bayou City Energy Management, LLC, HPS Investment Partners, LLC, and ARM Energy Holdings LLC at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Andrew Calo v. Coinbase Inc.: Complaint

Complaint for $10,000 regarding a crypto dispute in Andrew Calo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in San Diego, California v. Coinbase Inc., of San Francisco, California, at the Superior Court for the State of California, County of San Francisco.

New Pax Maritime Ltd. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank: Discovery Application (United Kingdom Proceedings)

Application by New Pax Maritime Ltd., described as a Marshall Islands company based in Hamburg, Germany, to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings to enforce an arbitration award of $563,596 against Erna Denizcilik Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti., a.k.a. Erna Shipping & Trading Ltd. Co., of Turkey, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Phoenix Trading FZCO et al v. Dennis Corporation et al: Notice of Removal (‘Crypto Mining Dispute’)

Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint, in Phoenix Trading FZCO, of the United Arab Emirates; Block One Technology Inc., of Canada; Phoenix World Electronics Trading, LLC, of the United Arab Emirates; Phoenix Technology Consultants, Phoenix World Electronics, LLC, Absolute Power Solutions, Inc., and Block Zero HS, Inc. v. Dennis Corporation, Sabre56 Corporation, of Canada; Sabre56 FZCO, of the United Arab Emirates; Crypto Can Man Ltd., of Canada; Multi Service Company, Johnny Eason, individually and as an agent of CCM; Tyler MacPhearson, described as a citizen of Canada, and Phil Harvey, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

G.I. Globalinvestment Ltd. et al v. VP Fund Solutions (Luxembourg) SA et al: Judgment (Jurisdiction Challenge)

Judgment dismissing a jurisdiction challenge by VP Fund Solutions' entities in Luxembourg and Liechtenstein in a case in which "some wealthy Italian investors seek to recover losses which they suffered when investments they had made into a fund, which I shall call the Skew Base Fund, plummeted in value at the outset of the COVID pandemic" in G.I. Globalinvestment Ltd., Matteo Cordero di Montezemolo, and Luca Cordero di Montezemolo v. VP Fund Solutions (Luxembourg) SA and VP Fund Solutions (Liechtenstein) AG, as Defendants/Applicants, and XY ERS UK Limited, Skew Base Investments SCA RAIF, Skew Base Sàrl, Twinkle Capital SA, Daniele Migani, Federico Faleschini, Leader Logic Holding AG, and Leader Logic AG, as Defendants, at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

USA v. Esteban Merlo et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Ecuador Bribery Scheme’)

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and conspiracy to commit money laundering involving an alleged scheme to bribe officials in Ecuador and involving entities, accounts, and individuals in or from Ecuador, Italy, Panama, Spain, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and USA in USA v. Esteban Eduardo Merlo Hidalgo, described as a citizen of Ecuador and USA; Cristian Patricio Pintado Garcia, described as a citizen of Ecuador and Italy, and Luis Lenin Maldonado Matute, described as a citizen of Ecuador and Costa Rica, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

51job Inc.: ‘Fair Value’ Petition

Petition to determine the fair value of shares held by "dissenting shareholders" in the Cayman Islands, England, and the USA, in the matter of 51job Inc., described as "a leading provider of integrated human resource services in the People's Republic of China", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Banoka Sàrl et al v. Alvarez & Marsal Inc. et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Banoka Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Renato Picciotto, Jacques Champy, and Jean Bissonnet to take discovery from Alvarez & Marsal Inc., Alvarez & Marsal Transaction Advisory Group, LLC, Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC, Elliott Management Corporation, Elliott Investment Management L.P., Elliott Associates, L.P., and Elliott International L.P. for use in "a contemplated foreign proceeding against non-party Westmont International Development, Inc. to be commenced in the English High Court of Justice" alleging "a multi-million dollar fraud that Westmont perpetrated against Petitioners in connection with Westmont's failed acquisition of Petitioners' shares in Clichy Victor Hugo, a French limited liability company that operated a Holiday Inn branded hotel in Paris, France", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Celsius Network LLC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Celsius Network LLC, Celsius Network Inc., Celsius Network Limited, Celsius KeyFi LLC, Celsius Mining LLC, Celsius Networks Lending LLC, Celsius Lending LLC, and Celsius US Holding LLC, collectively "one of the largest and most sophisticated cryptocurrency based finance platforms in the world and provide financial services to institutional, corporate, and retail clients across more than 100 countries", at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

GIC Funding II LLC v. Lai Leong: Foreign Judgment Enforcement ($16.7M)

Writ of Summons to enforce a judgment from the High Court of England and Wales in GIC Funding II LLC, described as a Delaware-domiciled company based in Danbury, Connecticut, USA v. Lai Leong, described as "a high net-worth individual, whose last known and usual address" is in Hong Kong, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

KeyFi Inc. v. Celsius Network Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "a Ponzi Scheme" involving cryptocurrency in KeyFi Inc., of Delaware v. Celsius Network Limited, of England, and Celsius KeyFi LLC, of Delaware, which collectively "operate a "crypto-lending platform" that receives crypto-asset deposits from consumers seeking to earn interest on their crypto holdings", at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Voyager Digital Holdings Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Voyager Digital Holdings Inc., of New York; Voyager Digital LLC, of New Jersey, and Voyager Digital Ltd., of Canada, which are part of a group comprising entities in Canada, Cayman Islands, Denmark, Estonia, France, United Kingdom, and USA that operates "a cryptocurrency brokerage" that is "facing a short-term 'run on the bank' due to the downturn in the cryptocurrency industry generally and the default of a significant loan made to a third party", which was identified as British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Singapore-based "cryptocurrency hedge fund" Three Arrows Capital Ltd., filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

CMC Spreadbet Plc v. Robert Tchenguiz: Judgment (£1.3M)

Judgment that the defendant owes the claimant £1.31 million regarding "losses under a spread betting account" in CMC Spreadbet Plc, a British spread betting firm v. Robert Tchenguiz at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

BitMEX v. Nexo Capital Inc. et al: Judgment (‘880 Bitcoin Dispute’)

Judgment regarding ownership of "approximately 880 bitcoin, equivalent to approximately £30 million at current prices" in HDR Global Trading Limited, d.b.a. BitMEX, of the Seychelles, operator of "a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange and trading platform" v. Nexo Capital Inc., of the Cayman Islands, and Georgi Shulev, of Bulgaria, described as "co-founder of the Nexo group", and at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

IQ EQ (Jersey) Ltd.: £803K Fine

Public Statement by the Jersey Financial Services Commission that it has imposed a fine of £803,661 on IQ EQ (Jersey) Limited, formerly known as First Names (Jersey) Limited, for regulatory breaches.

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.

Zafar Khan: £154K Fine

Decision Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has imposed a fine of £154,400 on Zafar Khan for regulatory breaches involving Carillion Plc, described as "a leading international construction, project finance and support services business operating in the UK, Canada and Middle East" before it went into liquidation in 2018.

Richard Howson: £397K Fine

Decision Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority that it has imposed a fine of £397,800 on Richard John Howson for regulatory breaches involving Carillion Plc, described as "a leading international construction, project finance and support services business operating in the UK, Canada and Middle East" before it went into liquidation in 2018.

Richard Adam: £318K Fine

Decision Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority imposing a fine of £318,000 on Richard Adam for regulatory breaches involving Carillion Plc, described as "a leading international construction, project finance and support services business operating in the UK, Canada and Middle East" before it went into liquidation in 2018.

Carillion Plc: Public Censure

Decision Notice by the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority imposing a "Public Censure" on Carillion Plc, described as "a leading international construction, project finance and support services business operating in the UK, Canada and Middle East" before it went into liquidation in 2018, for regulatory breaches involving market manipulation, the dissemination of misleading information, and "acting with integrity".

Daniel Veniez et al v. Graeme de Renzy et al: Consent Order ($16M)

Consent Order for $15.9 million involving the first five defendants in Daniel Veniez and Veniez Holdings Ltd., both of Canada v. Graeme de Renzy, described as a citizen of Ireland with an address in London, England; U.K. Capital Reserve Limited, of England; de Renzy Limited, of Ireland; Shopderenzy Limited, of Ireland; and Derenzy LLC, of Texas, USA; Euro-IB Limited, of England, and Alexander von Ungern-Sternberg, described as an "investment banker", at the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada.

Pacific Diversified Investments LLC et al v. The Ramson Group LLC et al: Complaint (‘$12M Ramson Mumba Fraud’)

Complaint alleging fraud by Ramson Mumba, described as "a failed prosperity-gospel preacher turned real-estate promoter" who is a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Houston, Texas, and "his colleagues, Donnet Swaby and Jerome Pemberton" in Pacific Diversified Investments LLC, Texas Sugar North LLC, Texas Dove Cove LLC, Cedar Ridge LLC, and Texas Brick Maze LLC v. The Ramson Group LLC and The Ramson Group Ltd., of the United Kingdom, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo.

Revlon Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition involving entities in several jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, Canada, England, and USA by Revlon, Inc., Revlon Consumer Products Corporation, Almay, Inc., Art & Science, Ltd., Bari Cosmetics, Ltd., Beautyge Brands USA, Inc., Beautyge U.S.A., Inc., Charles Revson Inc., Creative Nail Design, Inc., Cutex, Inc., DF Enterprises, Inc., Elizabeth Arden (Financing), Inc., Elizabeth Arden Investments, LLC, Elizabeth Arden NM, LLC, Elizabeth Arden Travel Retail, Inc., Elizabeth Arden USC, LLC, Elizabeth Arden, Inc., FD Management, Inc., North America Revsale Inc., OPP Products, Inc., RDEN Management, Inc., Realistic Roux Professional Products Inc., Revlon Development Corp., Revlon Government Sales, Inc., Revlon International Corporation, Revlon Professional Holding Company LLC, Riros Corporation, Riros Group Inc., Roux Laboratories, Inc., Roux Properties Jacksonville, LLC, SinfulColors Inc., RML, LLC, PPI Two Corporation, Revlon (Puerto Rico) Inc., Elizabeth Arden (UK) Ltd., Elizabeth Arden (Canada) Limited, Revlon Canada Inc., Beautyge I, Beautyge II, LLC, BrandCo Almay 2020 LLC, BrandCo Charlie 2020 LLC, BrandCo CND 2020 LLC, BrandCo Curve 2020 LLC, BrandCo Elizabeth Arden 2020 LLC, BrandCo Giorgio Beverly Hills 2020 LLC, BrandCo Halston 2020 LLC, BrandCo Jean Nate 2020 LLC, BrandCo Mitchum 2020 LLC, BrandCo Multicultural Group 2020 LLC, BrandCo PS 2020 LLC, and BrandCo White Shoulders 2020 LLC at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Casey Alexander: Criminal Complaint (‘$13M UK-Based Investment Fraud’)

Criminal Complaint regarding "a scheme to obtain by fraud and interstate wires investments, primarily from elderly victims across the United States of America, more than $13 million through a purported wine or whiskey investment fraud scheme, which originated in the United Kingdom" in USA v. Casey Alexander, a citizen of the United Kingdom, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Waiver of Extradition

Waiver of Extradition and Other Processes in USA v. Andrew Fahie, a former Premier of the British Virgin Islands, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

AEye Inc. v. All Blue Falcons FZE: Complaint ($5M)

Complaint alleging breach of contract in AEye Inc., formerly CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III v. All Blue Falcons FZE, described as a United Arab Emirates-domiciled company based in London, England, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York,

Arron Banks v. Carole Cadwalladr: Judgment (‘TED Talk Libel Dismissal’)

Judgment dismissing a libel complaint regarding a TED Talk in Canada in Arron Banks, described as "an important public figure in the political domain, having been one of the leaders of, and by far the largest donor to, the successful campaign for the United Kingdom to vote in favour of leaving the European Union in the referendum held on 23 June 2016" v. Carole Cadwalladr at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

Kijani Resources Ltd. et al: Investor Notice (‘Simon Hooper Approach’)

'Investor Notice' by PwC, as liquidators of Kijani Resources Limited and Ratio Limited, both of Gibraltar, warning them about a solicitation from Simon Hooper, a British convicted fraudster whom the liquidators described as "a former director of both companies", regarding the Kijani Commodity Funds.