British Virgin Islands

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.

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.

‘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.

Rina Amaya et al v. P Standard General Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Rina Amaya, Esmeralda Bermudez, and Marina Andrade v. P Standard General Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Standard General Master Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands, at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.

405 ACM Ltd. et al v. 51job Inc.: ‘Fair Value’ Petition

Petition to determine the fair value of shares in 51job Inc., described as "a leading provider of integrated human resource services in The People's Republic of China" in 405 ACM Ltd., 405 ACM Global Opportunities Fund, Alpine Partners (BVI) L.P., Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, BMSF Sub LP, Boothbay Absolute Return Strategies LP, Boothbay Diversified Alpha Master Fund LP, Church Murray Fund LLC, Corbin ERISA Opportunity Fund Ltd., FMAP AGL Limited, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, FourWorld Special Opportunities Fund LLC, FourWorld Global Opportunities Fund Ltd., FourWorld Global Strategic Opportunities Fund I LLC, FW Deep Value Opportunities Fund I LLC, Integrated Core Strategies (US) LLC, KL Special Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., Palliser Capital Master Fund Ltd., Pinehurst Partners L.P., Quadre Investments L.P., and QVT Family Office Fund LP at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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.

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.

Kevin Ledgerwood et al v. AMS Trustees Ltd. et al: Judgment (‘Fake Plaintiffs’)

Judgment dismissing a claim over the ownership of shares after evidence emerged indicating that the plaintiffs might not exist and the case had been fabricated by someone whose name might be "Sheldon R. Caughey" who testified virtually wearing "a fake black full-beard" in Kevin Ledgerwood, Cary W. Buller, and John Schultz v. AMS Trustees Ltd., Sandra Berry, and Baja Sun Foundation Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Blue Ocean Structure Investment Company Ltd. v. Simrit Pamar: Discovery Application (Cayman Islands Proceedings)

Application by Blue Ocean Structure Investment Company Ltd. to take discovery from Simrit Pamar, ROCELO LLC, and Cellenkos Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands involving Global Cord Blood Corporation, described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based, New York Stock Exchange-listed company whose "main business is the storage of umbilical cord blood stem cells, principally in the People’s Republic of China", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Planet Bingo LLC v. AdvanTech Co. Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in Planet Bingo LLC v. AdvanTech Co. Ltd., of Taiwan; AdvanTech Automation Corp., of the British Virgin Islands; AdvanTech Corporation, AdvanTech IT Solutions Inc., AdvanTech Group LLCat the Superior Court for the State of California, County of Riverside.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Provisional Relief Order

Order Granting Emergency Motion for Provisional Relief by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a cryptocurrency hedge fund based in Singapore, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Three Arrows Capital

Founders of failed crypto fund Three Arrows Capital ‘not cooperating’ with liquidators

The liquidators of Singapore-based, British Virgin Islands-domiciled cryptocurrency hedge fund Three Arrows Capital have applied to take emergency discovery from the firm's 'uncooperative' Founders - Kyle Davies and Su Zhu - to help secure assets for creditors, with Zhu "rumored to be attempting to sell a property in Singapore with a potential value in the tens of millions of dollars".

BFAM Asian Opportunities Master Fund LP v. China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. et al: Judgment ($114M)

Judgment for $114 million in BFAM Asian Opportunities Master Fund LP, of Hong Kong v. China Huiyuan Juice Group Limited, described as a Cayman Islands company based in China; Huiyuan Beijing Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Huiyuan Shanghai Holdings Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; China Huiyuan Industry Holding Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and China Huiyuan Industry Limited, of Hong Kong, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Emergency Motion for Provisional Relief

Emergency Motion for Provisional Relief by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., a cryptocurrency hedge fund based in Singapore, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Wesley Edwards: Judgment (Block Transfer of Liquidations & Receiverships)

Judgment regarding the Court's authority to make block transfers of insolvency appointments, whether a licence is required "to permit the transfer of receiverships over assets frozen by the sanctions imposed against Russian entities following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine", and whether to seal and anonymize the case "given the sensitive nature of his appointment" in the matter of Wesley Edwards, formerly of Begbies Traynor (BVI) Ltd., now with CVR Global LLP, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

New World Holdings: ‘Court Supervision’ Petition

Petition for Court Supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation in the matter of New World Holdings (in Voluntary Liquidation), described as "a holding company for a range of investment management businesses including lnvictus Hyperion, lnvictus Asset Management Limited, lnvictus Alpha Limited and lnvictus Capital Financial Technologies SPC (and its segregated portfolios), all of which are involved with investing in cryptocurrency assets", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

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.

Three Arrows Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer, as the Foreign Representatives of Three Arrows Capital Ltd., described as "an investment firm incorporated in the BVI with a focus on trading cryptocurrency and other digital assets that was reported to have over $3 billion of assets under management as of April 2022", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Corona Associates Capital Management LLC et al: $80K Fines

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing fines totaling $80,000 on Corona Associates Capital Management LLC, of California; Julian Scurci, of Palo Alto, California, and Giovanni Sergio Scurci, a.k.a. John Scurci, of Riviera Beach, Florida, for alleged "material misrepresentations" involving Antilles Capital Master Fund LP and Antilles Capital Fund (BVI) Ltd., both of the British Virgin Islands, and Dorado Capital Partners LP, of California.

Glen Ho et al v. RZ3262019 Ltd. et al: Receivership Application

Originating Application in Glen Ho and Forrest Kam, both of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, of Hong Kong, as Receivers over all of the issued shares in Happy Magic Enterprises Inc. and Carton International Limited v. RZ3262019 Limited, Happy Magic Enterprises Inc., Carton International Limited, Happy Lion Ventures Ltd., and Chinex Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.
Invictus Capital

$135M offshore crypto fund group Invictus Capital suspends redemptions, attempts to re-organize

Citing exposure to the UST stablecoin and Celsius Network 'bank', crypto fund operator Invictus Capital, which was set up by South Africans and claims to have more than $135 million under management in investment funds in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands, has suspended redemptions and is attempting to re-organize under the oversight of voluntary liquidators appointed for its Cayman parent company.

USA v. Andrew Fahie: Motion to Extend Deadlines

Motion to Extend Deadlines that, inter alia, confirms the defendant was released from custody on June 13th, 2022 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.