Egypt

Bagir Group Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Ilan Shavit-Stricks, as the Foreign Representative of Bagir Group Limited, described as am Israeli apparent company that "had interests in five companies in foreign countries - Egypt, Ethiopia, the United States, England and the British Virgin Islands as well as a representative regional office in Vietnam" and whose shares are listed "on the Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Port Link GP Ltd. et al: Amended Writ of Summons

Amended Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim for damages "well in excess of USD 100 million" alleging "deliberate, serial and systematic unlawful conduct" that a loss of "well in excess of USD 100 million" in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution for Social Security, both of Kuwait v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Mark Eric Williams, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Georgia; Wellspring Capital Group Inc., of Georgia, USA, and KGL Investment Company Asia, of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Mustafa Abdel Wadood: Industry Ban

Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing an industry ban on Mustafa Abdel Wadood, described as a citizen of Egypt, for "the misappropriation of fund assets from one private equity fund client of the Abraaj Group and an offering fraud against investors in another Abraaj fund".

Spinneys Holdings Ltd.: ‘Court Supervision’ Petition

Petition for Court Supervision of a Voluntary Liquidation in the matter of Spinneys Holdings Limited (in Voluntary Liquidation), "was to act as an investment vehicle for the ABRAAJ private equity group in respect of its investment in an Egyptian supermarket chain, Spinneys Egypt", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Unión Fenosa Gas S.A. v. Egypt et al: Complaint

Complaint "to invalidate, at least as to UFG, Egypt's fraudulent agreement purporting to transfer funds into a trust, with BNY Mellon serving as the purported trustee, for the sole purpose of shielding those funds from attachment by UFG, which holds a judgment against Egypt for over US$ 2 billion" in Unión Fenosa Gas S.A., of Spain v. Arab Republic of Egypt, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kuwait Ports Authority et al v. Port Link GP Ltd: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging "deliberate, serial and systematic unlawful conduct" that a loss of "well in excess of USD 100 million" in Kuwait Ports Authority and The Public Institution for Social Security, both of Kuwait v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Unión Fenosa Gas SA v. The Depository Trust Company: Discovery Application

Application by Unión Fenosa Gas SA, of Spain, to take discovery from The Depository Trust Company, of New York, for use in legal proceedings in England "through which UFG seeks to enforce" a $2 billion arbitral award against Egypt regarding its sovereign bonds, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Unión Fegosa Gas SA v. The Bank of New York Mellon: Discovery Application

Application by Unión Fegosa Gas SA, of Spain, to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon, a Delaware company based in New York, for use in legal proceedings in England to enforce a $2 billion arbitral award against Egypt, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Kuwait Ports Authority v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Kuwait Ports Authority to take discovery from Citibank and E-Trade Financial Corporation for use in "impending litigation" in the Cayman Islands regarding "fraud and other wrongdoing related to KPA's investments in and business dealings with: (1) KGL Investment Company KSCC; and (2) the private equity fund, The Port Fund L.P." estimated at "hundreds of millions of dollars", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson: Complaint

Complaint arising from "violations of the anti-bribery, recordkeeping, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, of Sweden, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co., Ltd. v. Liberty Maritime Corp.: Discovery Application

Application by Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co., Ltd., of South Korea, to take discovery from Liberty Maritime Corporation for use in legal proceedings in Egypt involving Damietta International Port Company S.A.E., of Egypt, and Kuwait Gulf Link Ports International, a.k.a. KGL International For Ports, Warehousing and Transport K.S.C.C., of Kuwait, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Raymond Mazzei v. Sika Stables LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint in Raymond Mazzei v. Sika Stables LLC, of Florida; Adel Sika, a.k.a. Adel Lozasika, of Egypt, individually and as principal of Sika Stables LLC; Società Agricola I.A.T.C. Srl, of Italy; Paolo Capecci, of Italy, individually and as a principal of Capecci Arabian Training Center and Società Africola I.A.T.C. Srl; Giampaolo 'Woody' Gubbiotti, of Italy, individually and as a principal and manager of Società Agricola I.A.T.C. Sarl; and Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, of the United Arab Emirates, regarding ownership of a horse called Fanaticaa at the U. S. District for the Central District of California.

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.

USA v. Jose Hawilla et al: Criminal Information

Criminal Information in USA v. Jose Hawilla, Traffic Sports USA, Inc., and Traffic Sports International, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Belgium: Charles Van Renynghe de Voxvrie

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Belgium into Charles Van Renynghe de Voxvrie for alleged fraud, forgery and money laundering.

UK seeks evidence in US for prosecution of Egyptian suspected of plotting murder

Article based on an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation into an Egyptian doctor accused of plotting to assassinate three people - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the United Kingdom - that was filed at federal court in the USA on March 3, 2005. Individuals and businesses mentioned in the request for assistance include Mamdouh Hamza, Mamdouh Mostafa Abdel Fattah Hamza, Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim Sulieman, Dr. Ahmad Fathi Sorour, Karnal Muhammad Al Shazli, Lloyds TSB Bank, Hamza Associates, Credit Suisse, Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, American Society of Civil Engineers, Megan Farrell, Peter South, and Alison Young.

United Kingdom: Mamdouh Hamza

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in the United Kingdom into Mamdouh Hamza for allegedly conspiring to murder three Egyptian public officials, namely Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim Sulieman, Dr. Ahmad Fatbi Sorour and Kamal Muhammad Al Shazli.

Italy: Armando Cultrera et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Italy into Armando Cultrera, Vincenzo Cultrera, Carmela Cultrera, Roberto Cultrera, Isabella Albergo, Franco Giardano, Sonia Bonazzi, Loredana Capuano, Roberta Papini, Gianna Laura Boccaforno, Ettore Ragozzini and Mirella Tromba for alleged fraud.