Algeria

Eni SpA: Penalties

Administrative Order imposing disgorgement and interest totaling $24.5 million against Eni SpA, described as "an Italian multinational oil and gas company", before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

VEON Ltd. v. Bank of New York Mellon Corp. et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by VEON Ltd., formerly VimpelCom Ltd., to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, JPMorgan Chase, N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of China, Barclays Bank Plc, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank NA, The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, Commerzbank AG, HSBC Bank USA, NA, Société Générale SA, Standard Chartered Bank USA, UBS AG, Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Beltone Financial USA, LLC, and Auerbach Grayson and Company, LLC for use in proceeding in England, Malta, and the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

VEON Ltd. v. Falcon Edge Global LP et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by VEON Ltd., formerly VimpelCom Ltd., to take discovery from Falcon Edge Global LP, Namesco, Inc., and New Frontier Securities, LLC for proceedings in England, Malta and the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Estonia: Igor Konnikov et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Estonia - to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Eduard Kurbatov, Aare Piire, Dmitri Sepa, Nikolai Prohhorov, Heiti Metsoja, Roman Mikhaylov, Vladimir Mitrofanov, Sergey Bogoslovskiy, Aleksei Kravtsenko and others for alleged import/export fraud regarding military materials.

Saddam’s Laundry: How western money managers ran the offshore network that bankrolled Iraq’s war machine

Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Panama and the Bahamas were key elements in the offshore shell company and money-laundering schemes that bankrolled Saddam Hussein for more than 20 years.And Saddam used the same offshore money launderers as Osama bin Laden. His offshore network hid the money skimmed from government oil sales and collected in kickbacks. It was used to pay for Saddam's secret agents and security forces, reward domestic and foreign friends, and buy arms during international embargos. 

Spain: Jose Maria Clemente Marcet et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Spain into Jose Maria Clemente Marcet, Mustapha Djaoudi, Nayez Bin Fawwaz Al Shaalan, Gabriel Usuga Norena, Oscar Eduardo Campuzano Zapata, Carlos Alfonso Ramon Zapata, Margarita Maria Carmonar, Jaime Alberto Gomez Giraldo for alleged involvement in narcotics trafficking and money laundering.