Ecuador

Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador v. WorleyParsons International Inc.: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador - EP PetroEcuador to take discovery from WorleyParsons International Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador "related to a complex, cross-border illegal bribery and corruption scheme perpetrated against Petroecuador" using "a complex web of offshore shell entities" and accounts, including those in the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Panama, and Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Maria Rigail Pons v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

Application by Maria Fernanda Rigail Pons to take discovery from UBS Financial Services Inc., UBS AG, CA Indosuez Wealth, Amke Registered Agents LLC, and Philippe Larmier regarding individuals and legal entities in several jurisdictions, including the British Virgin Islands, Isle of Man, Nevis, and the United States, for use in legal proceedings in Ecuador against Carlos Alberto Avellán Areta, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Memorandum Opinion

Memorandum Opinion regarding an application by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press for the unsealing of judicial records "related to what the Committee believes is a criminal prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Oceanair Linhas Aereas S/A: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Frederico Pedreira, as the Foreign Representative of Oceanair Linhas Aereas S/A, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Biscayne Capital Holdings Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Main Proceedings in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands by Hadley Chilton, Michael Pearson, and Stephen Briscoe, as Foreign Representatives of North Pointe Holdings (BVI) Ltd., Biscayne Capital (BVI) Ltd., Vanguardia Holdings Ltd., Spyglass Investment Management Ltd., Vanguardia Group Inc., Sports Aficionados Ltd., SG Strategic Income Ltd., GMS Global Market Step Up Note Ltd., Diversified Real Estate Development Ltd., Preferred Income Collateralized Interest Ltd., Sentinel Investment Fund SPC, and Biscayne Capital Holdings Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP et al: Second Amended Complaint

Second Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA, and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Unsealing Application

Application by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press for the unsealing of court records concerning "the United States government's sealed criminal prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Allen Stanford Receiver v. Greenberg Traurig LLP et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amended Complaint in Ralph S. Janvey, as court-appointed receiver for the Stanford receivership estate; Sandra Dorrell, Samuel Troice, and Michoacan Trust, individually and on behalf of a class of all others similarly situated, v. Greenberg Traurig LLP, Greenberg Traurig PA,  and Yolanda Suarez at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Madison Asset LLC: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Martin Trott and Christopher Smith, as the Foreign Representatives of Madison Asset LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Rigoberto Vasquez et al v. HSBC Bank et al: Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Rigoberto Vasquez and Eva Garcia, on behalf of investors in WCM777, v. Hong Kong and Shanghai Corporation Ltd., and HSBC USA, NA, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Girobank NV v. IIG Capital LLC et al: Petition

Petition to permit discovery prior to arbitration in Girobank NV, of the Netherlands Antilles v. IIG Capital LLC, of New York, and IIG Trade Opportunities Fund NV, of the Netherlands Antilles, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Ecuador v. Stratus Consulting, Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by the Republic of Ecuador to Issue Subpoenas on Stratus Consutling, Inc. and related individuals, Douglas Beltman, Ann S. Maest, David J. Chapman, Jennifer M.H. Peers, and David M. Mills, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Llewellyn Connolly et al v. Cem Kinay et al: Complaint

Complaint filed by Llewellyn Connolly, Dodgar Partners Ltd., Edward Razek, Ocean Villa 4 (D.C.) Ltd., Thomas Walker III, Beach Villa V. D.C. Ltd., Andrey Ivanov-Galitsyn, Villa 7 Dellis Cay Ltd., Estefano Isaias, Salinas on the Beach Ltd., Stephane Pictet, Sandrine Pictet, Thomas Singh, Upwey Ltd., Michael Topr, Ocean Villa 2 (D.C.) Ltd., Mikal Watts, Tammy Watts, and 313TW Caribbean Investment Ltd. against defendants Cem Kinay, Oguz Serim, O Property Collection USA, Inc., O Property Collection GmbH, ), O Property Collection TCI Ltd., Turks Development L.P., Turks General Partners Ltd., Turks (B.V.I.) Holdings Ltd., Turks Ltd., Dellis Construction Ltd., William Tacon as Receiver of Turks Development L.P. and Turks Ltd., Stephen Katz as Provisional Liquidator of Dellis Construction Ltd., Marjorie Kinay, Cenk Kinay, The SUU Hotels, Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group International Ltd., Mandarin Oriental Management (BVI) Ltd., Mer Insaat, Halis Sumer and Avatar Real Estate Services, LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  

Latin America Round-Up: January 4, 2011

BRAZIL Football and fraud Brazil has committed to billions of dollars worth of infrastructure investments in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. The opportunities for foreign suppliers, contractors and investors are considerable. So, too, are

Ecuador: Diego Cisneros Tamayo

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into Diego Cisneros Tamayo for alleged fraud.

Latin America Round-Up: March 23, 2010

CENTRAL AMERICA Fight against Trafficking Creates Crime Niches in Central AmericaIncreased efforts against drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico are driving drug mafias into Central America, where drug related corruption, money laundering and violence are growing. President Alfaro Colom of

Ecuador: Canaciet

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into Jorge Ignacio Moran Rosero for suspected fraud and embezzlement while serving as Financial Administrative Manager of Canaciet.

Ecuador: Galo Alfonso Troya Villacorta

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into Galo Alfonso Troya Villacorta for allegedly defrauding Banco Internacional.

Ecuador seeks account records from US Century Bank for fraud inquiry

Ecuador has requested account records from U. S. Century Bank for a criminal investigation into alleged fraud.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from

Latin America Round-Up: August 31, 2009

ARGENTINA President defends her assets President Cristina Fernández rejected accusations of illicit enrichment after the publication of her and her husband's assets revealed an increase of almost 160 percent in the last year. In their asset statement Fernández and

Ecuador: Jose Diego Garcia Caicedo

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into Jose Diego Garcia Caicedo for alleged fraud to the detriment of Banco Comercial de Manabi.

Ecuador: Denise Du Val

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into Denise Du Val, Alfredo Moran Cordova, Dolores Salazar de Moran, Washington Balduino Caicedo Quinonez and Humanigroup Foundation for suspected fraud.  

Ecuador: Fabian Bolivar Munoz Velazquez

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into the murder of 34-year-old Fabian Bolivar Munoz Velazquez just a few days after purportedly took out a life insurance policy in which an apparent stranger, Lissette Karol Berru Zarate, was named as beneficiary.

Latin America Round-Up: December 8, 2008

COLOMBIA Convictions for FARC supporters Monzer Al Kassar, alias El Taous, and his associate, Luis Felipe Moreno Godoy, were convicted following a three week trial in a Manhattan federal court. The defendants were found guilty of conspiracy to murder US

Ecuador: Jose Columbo Cachago

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into Jose Luis Columbo Cachago for alleged tax and customs fraud.

Latin America Round-Up: April 1, 2008

Latin America Round-Up: BOLIVIA: Phony Phone Cards Come to Bolivia; CENTRAL AMERICA: Gangs and Corruption; COLOMBIA & VENEZUELA: Colombia Threatens to Denounce Venezuela; THE CARIBBEAN: Crime Wave; PANAMA: Drug Bust; PERU & VENEZUELA: Funds for Covert Meddling?; REGIONAL: 11 out of 20 countries cited for involement in narcotics trafficking.

Ecuador seeks records from UBS for investigation into alleged narcotics-trafficking

Article based on an application to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into alleged narcoticcs trafficking - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Ecuador - that was filed at federal court in the USA on June 29, 2007. Businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include United Bank of Switzerland and Savoy Brands International.

Ecuador: United Bank of Switzerland

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into suspected narcotics trafficking involving Savoy Brands International.
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