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Matthew Albright v. Terraform Labs Pte Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint (‘Crypto Fraud’)

Class Action Complaint alleging a crypto-based fraud in Matthew Albright v. Terraform Labs Pte Ltd., described as a Singapore-domiciled, South Korea-based digital assets company; Jump Crypto, Jump Trading LLC, of Delaware; Republic Capital, Republic Maximal LLC, Tribe Capital, DeFinance Capital/DeFinance Technologies Oy, of Finland; GSR Markets Limited, of Hong Kong; Three Arrows Capital Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Pantera Capital, Nicholas Platias, and Do Kwon, described as a resident of Singapore, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ferratum Bank Plc: €653K Fine

Public Notice by Malta's Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €653,637 on Ferratum Bank Plc for regulatory breaches.

Global Bank of Commerce Ltd.: Abandoned Bank Accounts (Manoram Ltd. and Luban Ltd.)

Public Notice by the Antigua and Barbuda Financial Services Regulatory Commission that accounts at Global Bank of Commerce Ltd. in the names of Manoram Ltd., of Finland, and Luban Ltd., of Brooklyn, New York, have not been operated "for a period of at least 10 years" and that the account holders "are required to contact the Director of International Banks and Non Banks, Financial Services Regulatory Commission".

Peter Nygard v. Andrew Law et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud involving ownership of a motor vessel known as "Yacht Mirage" that provides "a small glimpse into the Kafkaesque world of trust management" in Peter Nygard, a Canadian-Finnish fashion executive v. Andrew Law, described as "a financial advice and asset-protection firm based in the Bahamas"; IPG Family Office Ltd., of the Bahamas; YS Ltd., and Derecktor Florida, Inc., as "bailee (in possession) of the Yacht Mirage", at the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit, in and for Broward County, Florida.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. for use in "two patent infringement suits" in China "against (1) Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Co. Ltd. and Suzhou De Cai Telecommunications Co. Ltd., and Oppo and Beijing Ming Xin Electronic Products Co. Ltd.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH v. Nokia of America Corporation: Discovery Application

Petition by Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Nokia of America Corporation for use in "an action that Thales has brought against Nokia Technologies Oy and a U.S.-based patent pool of which Nokia is a member, Avanci LLC, in Munich Regional Court for violation of European antitrust law", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH v. Ericsson Inc.: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Petition by Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Ericsson Inc. for use in "an action that Thales has brought against U.S-based patent pool Avanci LLC and one of its members, Nokia Technologies Oy, in Munich Regional Court for violation of European antitrust", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH v. InterDigital Technology Coporation et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Thales DIS AIS Deutschland GmbH to take discovery from InterDigital Technology Corporation, IPR Licensing, Inc., InterDigital Communications, Inc., InterDigital Holdings, Inc., and InterDigital, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Germany against Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, and Avanci LLC, of the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application (Germany & UK)

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. "for use in patent infringement suits against Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd. and various subsidiaries and affiliates thereof, including OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd." in Germany and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Qualcomm Inc.: Discovery Application (Germany & India)

Application by Nokia Technologies Oy, of Finland, to take discovery from Qualcomm Inc. "for use in patent infringement suits against Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd. and various subsidiaries and affiliates thereof, including OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd." in Germany and India, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Ferratum Bank Plc: €3.75K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed a fine of €3,750 on Ferratum Bank Plc for failure "to submit the Auditors' Management Letter within the regulatory deadline".

Kumtor Gold Company CJSC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Kumtor Gold Company CJSC and Kumtor Operating Company CSJC, both of the Kyrgyz Republic and owned by Centerra Gold Inc., of Toronto, Canada, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Creditors include companies in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, England, Finland, Gibraltar, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Netherlands, Russia, Scotland, and Switzerland.

Novasigma Limited: Unlicensed Activity

Public Warning by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission that Novasigma Limited "appears to be purporting to offer company management services in Gibraltar" without a license. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at Companies House Gibraltar showed that Novasigma Limited was incorporated in Gibraltar on May 21st, 2015 and, in its most recent annual return dated May 4th, 2018, the company's sole director was identified as Jussi Olavi Hallikas, described as a Finnish "tax advisor" residing in Tbilisi, Georgia, and its sole shareholder as Novasigma Limited, of the Seychelles. The company's website at www.novasigma.com is no longer operational. In his LinkedIn profile, Hallikas is currently described as "Managing Director" of "Fidelcrest", a company purportedly domiciled in Hungary that offers "forex trading" products and services at www.fidelcrest.com.

National Bank Trust v. Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company et al: Discovery Application

Application by National Bank Trust to take discovery from Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company, Wells Fargo Bank, and Summit Investment Management Ltd. for use in legal proceedings in England alleging fraud against Ilya Yurov, Sergey Belyaev, Nikolay Fetisov, Nataliya Yurova, Irina Belyaeva, and Elena Pischulina and "in aid of enforcement of a judgment entered in the U.K. Action in the approximate amount of U.S. $900 million", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

SIC Holdings LLC v. Bain Capital LP: Discovery Application

Application by SIC Holdings LLC, of Nevada, to take discovery from Bain Capital LP for use in legal proceedings in New York alleging fraud brought by VXI Lux Holdco Sarl, of Luxembourg, against SIC Holdings LLC, Symbio Investment Corp., of the British Virgin Islands; Flanderit Holding AB, of Sweden; CapMan Equity VII A LP, CapMan Equity VII C LP, CapMan Equity Sweden KB, Maneq 2005 AB, all of Finland; Financial Technology Ventures II (Q) LP, Financial Technology Ventures II LP, both of Delaware; Actua Holdings Inc., formerly known as ICG Holdings Inc., of Delaware; Landtek Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands; Treasure High Holdings, of the British Virgin Islands; Waterton Resources Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; University Ventures Inc., of Taiwan; Randy Lee, of California; Ethos Technologies Holding Ltd., of Delaware; Joning Ta, South China (Jersey) Holdings Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Graham Bolton, of China; Michael Keating, of North Carolina; Jean Cholka, of Maine; James Reesing, of Ohio; Paul Machle, of California; Bo Huang, of China; Gagandeep Singh, John Wagster, of Tennessee; Big Bend XI Investments LP, of Texas; Anthony Massa, Deborah Baldini, of California; Susan Kirchhoff, Jacob Hsu, of California, and Qing Lu, of California, filed at the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara.

SIC Holdings LLC v. Frank Yao: Discovery Application

Application by SIC Holdings LLC, of Nevada, to take discovery from Frank Yao, described as "Operating Partner" of Bain Capital LP, for use in legal proceedings in New York alleging fraud brought by VXI Lux Holdco Sarl, of Luxembourg, against SIC Holdings LLC, Symbio Investment Corp., of the British Virgin Islands; Flanderit Holding AB, of Sweden; CapMan Equity VII A LP, CapMan Equity VII C LP, CapMan Equity Sweden KB, Maneq 2005 AB, all of Finland; Financial Technology Ventures II (Q) LP, Financial Technology Ventures II LP, both of Delaware; Actua Holdings Inc., formerly known as ICG Holdings Inc., of Delaware; Landtek Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands; Treasure High Holdings, of the British Virgin Islands; Waterton Resources Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; University Ventures Inc., of Taiwan; Randy Lee, of California; Ethos Technologies Holding Ltd., of Delaware; Joning Ta, South China (Jersey) Holdings Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Graham Bolton, of China; Michael Keating, of North Carolina; Jean Cholka, of Maine; James Reesing, of Ohio; Paul Machle, of California; Bo Huang, of China; Gagandeep Singh, John Wagster, of Tennessee; Big Bend XI Investments LP, of Texas; Anthony Massa, Deborah Baldini, of California; Susan Kirchhoff, Jacob Hsu, of California, and Qing Lu, of California, filed at the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara.

Peter Nygard’s Sons v. Peter Nygard et al: Complaint

Complaint in Jane Doe, as guardian, on behalf of John Doe No. 1, a minor, and John Doe No. 2, described as "the biological sons of Peter Nygard" who "experienced, first-hand, the destruction caused by Peter Nygard's sex trafficking venture" and who "bring this action to shine the light of truth on their father's sexual abuse" v. Peter J. Nygard, described as "a Finnish and Canadian citizen" with residences in the Bahamas, Canada, and the U.S.; Nygard Inc., Nygard International Partnership, and Nygard Holdings Limited at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jane Does v. Peter Nygard et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging "rape and sexual assault" of "young, impressionable, and often impoverished children and women" in the Bahamas, Canada, USA, and elsewhere in Jane Does Nos. 1-10, described as nine citizens of the Bahamas and one of the United States v. Peter J. Nygard, described as "a Finnish and Canadian citizen with permanent residences in the United States"; Nygard Inc., of Delaware; Nygard International Partnership, of Canada, and Nygard Holdings Limited, of the Bahamas, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Robert Seiden v. Link Motion Inc.: Ruling

Ruling in Robert Seiden, of the United States, as Temporary Receiver of Link Motion Inc. v. Link Motion Inc., a Cayman Islands firm based in China, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Alexander Lawson and Christopher Kennedy, of Alvarez and Marsal Cayman Islands Ltd., as the Foreign Representatives of IIG Global Trade Finance Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Peter Nygard v. Frederick Smith et al: Contempt of Court Appeal Judgment

Judgment allowing an application by Peter Nygard, a Finnish-Canadian fashion businessman, to stay a Court Order committing and sentencing him to prison for 90 days for contempt of court in Peter John Nygard v. Frederick Smith QC, The Coalition to Protect Clifton Bay, and Callenders & Co. at the Court of Appeal in the Bahamas.

Peter Nygard et al v. Louis Bacon: Defendant’s Opposition to Leave to File Amended Complaint

Defendant's Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint in Peter J. Nygard, a Finnish-Canadian fashion entrepreneur; Nygard International Partnership, and Nygard, Inc. v. Louis M. Bacon, an American hedge fund manager, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In his Motion, Bacon alleged that "two Bahamian resident witnesses" had given statements that they were hired to kill him and others.

VXI Lux Holdco Sarl et al v. SIC Holdings LLC et al: Second Amended Complaint

Second Amended Complaint alleging fraud in VXI Lux Holdco Sarl, of Luxembourg v. SIC Holdings LLC, of Nevada; Symbio Investment Corp., of the British Virgin Islands; Flanderit Holding AB, of Sweden; CapMan Equity VII A LP, CapMan Equity VII C LP, CapMan Equity Sweden KB, Maneq 2005 AB, all of Finland; Financial Technology Ventures II (Q) LP, Financial Technology Ventures II LP, both of Delaware; Actua Holdings Inc., formerly known as ICG Holdings Inc., of Delaware; Landtek Corporation, of the British Virgin Islands; Treasure High Holdings, of the British Virgin Islands; Waterton Resources Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; University Ventures Inc., of Taiwan; Randy Lee, of California; Ethos Technologies Holding Ltd., of Delaware; Joning Ta, South China (Jersey) Holdings Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Graham Bolton, of China; Michael Keating, of North Carolina; Jean Cholka, of Maine; James Reesing, of Ohio; Paul Machle, of California; Bo Huang, of China; Gagandeep Singh, John Wagster, of Tennessee; Big Bend XI Investments LP, of Texas; Anthony Massa, Deborah Baldini, of California; Susan Kirchhoff, Jacob Hsu, of California, and Qing Lu, of California, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

USA v. Bank of America et al: Petition to Serve ‘John Doe’ Summonses

Ex Parte Petition for Leave to Serve 'John Doe' Summonses regarding an investigation into suspected tax evasion by taxpayers in Finland in USA v. Bank of America, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., and TD Bank NA at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

Lawndale Group SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by John Ayres, as the Foreign Representative of Lawndale Group SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

JSC MCC EuroChem et al v. Valery Rogalskiy et al: Claim Form

Claim Form in JSC MCC EuroChem and EuroChem Trading GmbH v. Valery Rogalskiy, Dimitry Pomytkin, Livingston Poperties Equities Inc., Rumbay Assets Corp., Nimati International Trading Limited, Nautilus Services Limited, Global Med Services Inc., Sevan Properties Management Limited, Dearborn Enterprises Limited, Gianthill Management Limited, Pastourelle Group Foundation, Kopist Holding Limited, Nejdet Baysan, iTrade Fertilisers S.A., Dreymoor Fertilizers Overseas Pte Limited, Hauho Chalets, Horgen Enterprises, Darlow Investments LP, Darlow Enterprises, Reniksa Enterprise, Saukko Holidays, Banter Industries Ltd., Irina Rubanova, Fabio Scalambrin, Nina Tovashova, George Savvides, and Savvides Audit at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Jussi K. Kivisto: Discovery Application

Application by Jussi K. Kivisto to conduct discovery for use in foreign proceedings, specifically requiring Michael David Soifer to appear for a deposition, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Kim Dotcom et al: Criminal Indictment

Indictment in USA v. Kim Dotcom, Megaupload Limited, Vestor Limited, Finn Batato, Julius Bencko, Sven Echternach, Mathias Ortmann, Andrus Nomm, and Bram Van Der Kolk at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
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