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VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC v. Wavecrest (UK) Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint for damages of $13 million alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment in Timothy Yoo, Chapter 7 Trustee of VoIP Guardian Partners I LLC, described as "a telecom factor financier" v. Wavecrest (UK) Ltd., of the United Kingdom; Interstach GmbH, Ewa Barbara Madraszek, Plus Ama Plus AG, Thangarajah Gunabalsinkam, all of Germany, and VoIP Guardian Partners II LLC, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Stream TV Networks Inc.: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Stream TV Networks Inc., which "was founded in 2009 as a "new media" company to pursue new technologies that enhance user entertainment and communications experiences", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Creditors include those from Bermuda, Dubai, England, France, Germany, Guernsey, India, Ireland, Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Italy, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and Taiwan.

Symrock AG: Supervision

Public Notice by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that it has appointed a supervisor for Symrock AG. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Swiss corporate register, the sole director of Symrock AG is identified as Hans-Uwe Gebhardt, a citizen of Germany, while on its website at www.srag.eu and in promotional material, the company's "Management" is identified as Guido Zampieri, "Founder, CEO"; Viktoria Baumgartner, "Sales Director, Int.", and Gottfried Feyen, "Founder, CFO", and the company is described as "a dynamic growing group of companies operate in renewable energy, gas exploration and asset investment".

Oliver Bellenhaus: Directorship Suspension

Public Notice by the Labuan Financial Services Authority that it has suspended the directorship of Oliver Bellenhaus, a citizen of Germany, in Adaugusta Limited.

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. et al v. Anthony Spillane: Discovery Application

Application by Jaguar Land Rover Limited, of the United Kingdom, and Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC, of New Jersey, to take discovery from Anthony Francis Spillane, of the United Kingdom, for use in a proceeding at the United States International Trade Commission involving alleged patent infringement, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Linda Fischer v. XL Funding Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Linda Fischer, a citizen of Germany residing in the United Kingdom, to take discovery from the Estate of Michael D. Fischer, Svetlana Astafurova, XL Funding, Inc., and Blackstone Equities, LLC for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving allegations of fraud against her brother, Michael Fischer, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Linda Fischer v. Jeffrey Slavet et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Linda Fischer, a citizen of Germany residing in the United Kingdom, to take discovery from Jeffrey Slavet, Lombardy 711 Inc., and 111 East 56th Street Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving allegations of fraud against her brother, Michael Fischer, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Remcoda LLC v. Ridge Hill Trading (Pty) Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging a $4.6 million fraud involving Personal Protection Equipment to protect against COVID-19 in Remcoda LLC v. Ridge Hill Trading (Pty) Ltd., of Melbourne, Australia; Ataraxia Capital Partners Pty Ltd., of Sri Lanka; De Raj Group AG, of Germany; Petrichor Capital SDN BHD, of Malaysia; Petrichor Capital Trading Limited, of the United Kingdom; Vaidyanathan Mulandram Nateshan, described as a resident of India; Gayathri Vaidyanathan, described as a resident of India; Menusha Gunawardhana, described as a resident of Sri Lanka, and Vincent Fletcher, described as a resident of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Germany: Sven Schoene

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Bank of America - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into Sven Schoene for suspected embezzlement while serving as CEO of a U.S. subsidiary of a German company.

Germany: Toki Hall

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud", one or more of whom used the name "Toki S. Hall".

Germany: Hamdi Kocoktepe et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from First Citizens Bank and Trust Co. - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into Hamdi Kocoktepe, described as a "German attorney"; Afnan Qovanaj, and Wincash AG for suspected money laundering.

Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. v. M/V E.R. Tianping: Discovery Application

Application by Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., of Israel, to take discovery from representatives of M/V E.R. Tianping, described as "a Liberian-flagged containership", for use in legal proceedings in Israel, London, and New York, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Universal-Investment-Luxembourg SA: €45K Fine

Public Notice by the Luxembourg CSSF that it has imposed a fine of €45,000 on Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A., described as an "investment fund manager", for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Luxembourg Business Registry, Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A.'s principals are identified as Frank Eggloff, Markus Neubauer, Michael Reinhard, Matthias Muller, and Sean O'Driscoll, and on the website of Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A. at https://www.universal-investment.com/, it is stated that the company is "a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main" and that the "Management Board of Universal-Investment Group" comprises Michael Reinhard, "Chief Executive Officer"; Stephan Scholl, "Chief Operational Officer"; Ian Lees, "Chief Financial Officer"; Frank Eggloff, "Chief Regulatory Officer", and Katja Müller, "Chief Customer Officer".

FB Marine Group v. ‘Roberto Geissini’ Yacht et al: Complaint

Complaint in FastBoats.com Sales Company LLC, d.b.a. FB Marine Group, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida v. "Roberto Geissini", described as a "2009 38' Donzi Marine "Donzi 38 ZFX" cuddy outboard powered center console yacht"; Ghost Shipping Company Incorporated S.A., of Luxembourg, and Geiss TV GmbH, of Germany, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Deutsche Bank AG: $43M Penalty

Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a penalty of $43.3 million on Deutsche Bank AG for regulatory breaches involving, inter alia, entities in Abu Dhabi, British Virgin Islands, China, Italy, and Saudi Arabia.

USA v. Deutsche Bank AG: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding allegations of bribery and fraud activity involving, inter alia, entities in Abu Dhabi, British Virgin Islands, Italy, and Saudi Arabia in USA v. Deutsche Bank AG at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Satabank Plc: €851K Fine

Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it imposed a fine of €3.7 million on Satabank Plc for regulatory breaches, which was reduced to €851,792 by the Court of Appeal. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Satabank Plc was incorporated in Malta on October 7th, 2014 and its shareholders are Signia Holding Ltd., of Malta, and Christo Georgiev Georgiev, a citizen of Bulgaria with an address in Zurich, Switzerland. No directors are listed. Previous directors include Christo Georgiev Georgiev, who resigned effective October 11th, 2018; Anthony Paris, who resigned effective October 12th, 2018; Christoph Boeckle, who resigned effective October 21st, 2018; Mario Gauci, who resigned effective October 30th, 2018; Herbert Weininger, a citizen of Germany, who resigned effective October 21st, 2018, and Susanne Lehmann, who resigned effective April 8th, 2015. Signia Holding Ltd. was incorporated in Malta on December 5th, 2013, its directors are Eugene M. Alexander, a citizen of the United States with an address in Marathon, Florida, USA, and Christo Georgiev Georgiev, and its shareholders are E E Capital Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Net-M Privatbank 1891 AG, of Germany; Signia Group AG, of Zurich, Switzerland, and Eugene Alexander.

USA v. Deutsche Bank AG: Criminal Information

Criminal Information for Conspiracy to Violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and fraud involving entities in Abu Dhabi, British Virgin Islands, Italy, and Saudi Arabia in USA v. Deutsche Bank AG at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Carol Brown v. Wirecard AG et al: Amended Class Action Complaint

Amended Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Carol A. Brown v. Wirecard AG, of Germany; Markus Braun, Jan Marsalek, Burkhard Ley, Alexander von Knoop, Susanne Steidl, Wulf Matthias, and Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftspruefungsgesellschaft at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. McKesson Corporation et al: Notice of Removal

Defendant McKesson Corporation's Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint in which ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company "seeks a declaration that it has no obligation to defend or indemnify Defendant McKesson Corporation" in "thousands of lawsuits attempting to hold it responsible for contributing to, and profiting from, the epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse that has plagued the nation" in ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company, of Pennsylvania v. McKesson Corporation, of Delaware, described in the complaint as "one of the largest wholesale pharmaceutical distributors in the world" and "the largest distributor of prescription opioids in the United States"; AIU Insurance Company, of New York; Arch Reinsurance Limited, of Bermuda; Argo Re Limited, of Bermuda; Aspen Insurance UK Limited, of the United Kingdom; Canopius Underwriting Bermuda Limited, of Bermuda; Endurance Specialty Insurance Limited, of Bermuda; Golden State Insurance Co. Ltd., of Bermuda; Great Lakes Insurance Company SE, of Germany; Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company, of New York; Lexington Insurance Company, of Delaware; Liberty Special Markets Agency, of Bermuda; Lloyd's of London Underwriters, of the United Kingdom; Markel American Insurance Company, of Virginia; Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., of New Jersey; National Fire & Marine Insurance Company, of Nebraska; National Union Fire Insurance Company, of New York; North American Capacity Insurance Company, of Missouri; Swiss Re International SE, of Switzerland, and XL Insurance America, Inc., of Connecticut, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Poland: Wells Fargo Bank ($5,500 Fraud)

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for use in a criminal investigation into "unknown subject(s) for fraud".

Pilatus Bank Plc v. Lawrence Connell: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Pilatus Bank Plc, of Malta, to take discovery from Lawrence Connell for use in legal proceedings "pending before the Court of Justice of the European Union" in which "Pilatus seeks an order annulling the ... withdrawal of its banking license" by the European Central Bank and a contemplated "separate legal action against the ECB for damages relating to the ... treatment of the bank" by the ECB and the Malta Financial Services Authority, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. McKesson Corporation et al: Complaint

Complaint seeking "a declaration that it has no obligation to defend or indemnify Defendant McKesson Corporation" regarding "thousands of lawsuits attempting to hold it responsible for contributing to, and profiting from, the epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse that has plagued the nation" in ACE Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. McKesson Corporation, described as "one of the largest wholesale pharmaceutical distributors in the world"; AIU Insurance Company, Arch Reinsurance Limited, of Bermuda; Argo Re Limited, of Bermuda; Aspen Insurance UK Limited, of the United Kingdom; Canopius Underwriting Bermuda Limited, of Bermuda; Endurance Specialty Insurance Limited, of Bermuda; Golden State Insurance Company Limited, of Bermuda; Great Lakes Insurance Company SE, of Germany; Ironshore Specialty Insurance Company, of New York; Lexington Company, of Massachusetts; Liberty Special Markets Agency, of Bermuda; Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London, of England; Markel American Insurance Company, of Virginia; Munich Reinsurance America Inc., of New Jersey; National Fire & Marine Insurance Company, of Nebraska; National Union Fire Insurance Company, of New York; North American Capacity Insurance Company, of Missouri; Swiss Re International SE, of Switzerland, and XL Insurance America Inc., of Connecticut, at the Superior Court of the State of California, Orange County.

Snowflake Inc. et al v. Yeti Data, Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Snowflake Inc. and Snowflake Computing GmbH, described as being part of a group that "offers customers cloud-based data storage and analytics services, both in the United States and Europe", to take discovery from Yeti Data, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Germany, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The Employees’ Retirement System of the City of Milwaukee v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "negligence and breach of contractual and fiduciary duties arising from misconduct and gross mismanagement of two investment funds: AllianzGI Structured Alpha 1000 Plus LLC (“Alpha 1000 Plus”), and AllianzGI Structured Alpha U.S. Fixed Income 250 LLC" in The Employees' Retirement System of the City of Milwaukee v. Allianz SE, of Germany; Allianz Asset Management GmbH, of Germany; Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC, Allianz Global Investors U.S. Holdings LLC, Allianz of America Inc., Allianz Asset Management of America Holdings Inc., Allianz Asset Management of America LLC, Allianz Asset Management of America LP, PFP Holdings Inc., all of Delaware, and ABC Insurance Co., described as "a fictitiously named insurance entity" whose "state of incorporation, name, and principal place of business are unknown", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Madison Asset LLC v. Deutsche Bank AG: Complaint (Redacted)

Redacted Complaint "against Deutsche for its role in a fraudulent trading scheme orchestrated by Madison's former principals and principals of related entities between 2014 and 2017 that caused Madison to suffer more than $200 million in damages" in Martin Trott and Christopher Smith, of RHSW (Cayman) Limited, as Joint Official Liquidators of Madison Asset LLC (in Official Liquidation), described as "a Cayman investment fund that is now in official liquidation proceedings before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" v. Deutsche Bank AG at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Condor Flugdienst GmbH: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Christoph Debus, Ralf Teckentrup, Christian Schmitt, Detlef Specovius, as the Foreign Representatives of Condor Flugdienst GmbH, described as "a global airline carrier based in Germany" that "belonged to the Thomas Cook Group, an international tourism group with your operation and airline business divisions", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

USA v. Nika Nazarovi et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment against "citizens of multiple countries, including Georgia, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Belgium" who were described as being "members of a transnational organized crime network known as 'QQAAZZ'" that "provided money laundering services to significant cybercriminal organizations that stole money from unwitting victims in the United States and abroad" involving accounts at financial institutions in Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the United Kingdom in USA v. Nika Nazarovi, a.k.a. Nika Utiashvili, a.k.a. Mihail Atansov, a.k.a. Stefan Trifonov Zhelyazkov; Martins Ignatjevs, a.k.a. Yordan Angelov Stoyanov, a.k.a. Aleksander Tihomirov, a.k.a. Svetlin Iliyanov Asenov; Aleksandre Kobiashvili, a.k.a. Antonios Nastas, a.k.a. Ognyan Krasimirov Trifonov; Dmitrijs Kuzminovs, a.k.a. Parush Gospodinov Genchev; Valentins Sevecs, a.k.a. Marek Jaswilko, a.k.a. Rafal Szczytko; Dmitrijs Slapins, Armens Vecels, Artiom Capacli, Ion Cebanu, Tomass Trescinkas, Ruslans Sarapovs, Silvestrs Tamenieks, Andelhak Hamdaoui, and Petar Iliev at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Ltd. v. Harman International Industries Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Limited, of Singapore, and CA Inc., of Delaware, to take discovery from Harman International Industries Inc. and Harman Becker Automotive Systems Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Germany regarding "patent infringement claims" against BMW AG and BMW Bank GmbH, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

BMW et al: $18M Fine

Administrative Order imposing a fine of $18 million in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, of Germany; BMW of North America, LLC and BMW US Capital, LLC, both of Delaware, regarding "inaccurate disclosures ... of its retail vehicle sales volume in the United States".

Germany: Stefan Greiner et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Germany - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects for fraud", described as "purported Swiss stockbrokers using the name Stefan Greiner and Martin Gerler".

Mark Spanier v. BMW et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Mark Spanier v. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, a.k.a. BMW, of Germany; BMW (US) Holding Corp., Oliver Zipse, Harald Krüger, Norbert Reithofer, Bernhard Kuhnt, Nicolas Peter, and Ludwig Willisch at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Kung Fury 2 Europe UG v. Creasun Entertainment USA Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "blatant violation of its contractual duty to provide $10 million in financing for the film Kung Fury 2" in Kung Fury 2 Europe UG, of Germany v. Creasun Entertainment USA Inc. and Minglu Ma at the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.

Teamster Members Retirement Plan v. Allianz Global Investors. U.S. LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "breaches of contract, violations of fiduciary duty, and other knowing and reckless (or at least negligent) acts and omissions led to the collapse of a hedge fund and the evaporation, almost overnight, of almost a billion dollars of its investors' money" in Teamster Members Retirement Plan, f.k.a. GCIU Inter-Local Pension Plan, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC, of Delaware; Allianz Global Investors U.S. Holdings LLC, of Delaware; Allianz SE, of Germany; Allianz Asset Management GmbH, of Germany; Allianz of America Inc., of Delaware; Allianz Asset Management of America Holdings Inc., of Delaware; Allianz Asset Management of America LLC, of Delaware; Allianz Asset Management of America L.P., of Delaware, and PFP Holdings Inc., of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Technische Isolierung Schweiz GmbH: Public Warning

Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that Technische Isolierung Schweiz GmbH is suspected of "conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Swiss Commercial Registry showed that the "partner and manager" of Technische Isolierung Schweiz GmbH is Sven Forster, a citizen of Germany, while resigned representatives include Dirk Essinger, a citizen of Germany, and Adrian Kaiser.

SAS aquisition & sales AG: Public Warning

Public Warning by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that SAS aquisition & sales AG is suspected of "conducting unauthorised activities in the financial market". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Swiss Commercial Registry showed that the authorized representative of SAS aquisition & sales AG is Michael Ciuret, a citizen of France, while former representatives include Eric Glatt, a citizen of Germany, and Jean-Pierre Laurent.

Nkwe Platinum Ltd. v. Glendina Ltd. et al: Originating Summons

Originating Summons in Nkwe Platinum Limited, of Bermuda v. Glendina Limited, of Australia, as Trustee of the Sunset Superannuation Fund; Genorah Resources Proprietary Limited, of South Africa, and 456 individual defendants from Australia, Germany, Isle of Man, Malaysia, New Zealand, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Lisa McCarthy et al v. Intercontinental Exchange Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint against "members of a price-fixing cartel designed to eliminate price competition between and among themselves and co-conspirators to fix the intra bank interest rate used as the basis for loans to consumers, including, inter alia, mortgages, student loans, credit cards, auto loans, lines of credit, contracts, and all varieties of financial instruments" in Lisa McCarthy, Mary Katherine Arcell, Keith Dean Bradt, Jose Brito, Jan-Marie Brown, Rosemary D'Augusta, Brenda Davis, Pamela Faust, Carolyn Fjord, Donald C. Freeland, Donna Frye, Gabriel Garavanian, Harry Garavanian, Yvonne Jocelyn Gardner, Valarie Jolly, Michael Malaney, Lenard Marazzo, Timothy Nieboer, Deborah Pulfer, Bill Rubinsohn, Sondra Russell, June Stansbury, Clyde Duane Stensrud, Gary Talewsky, Diana Lynn Ultican, Pamela Ward, and Christine M. Whalen, described as "borrowers and consumers of loans and credit cards with variable interest rates" v. Intercontinental Exchange Inc., Intercontinental Exchange Holdings Inc., ICE Benchmark Administration Limited, ICE Data Services Inc., ICE Pricing and Reference Data LLC, Bank of America NA, Ban of America Corporation, Barclays Bank Plc, Barclays Capital Inc., Citibank NA, Citigroup Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Coöperatieve Rabobank UA, Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., HSBC Holdings Plc, HSBC Bank Plc, HSBC Bank USA NA, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, JPMorgan Securities LLC, Lloyds Bank Plc, Lloyds Securities Inc., MUFG Bank Ltd., The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, National Westminster Bank Plc, NatWest Markets Securities Inc., Royal Ban; of Canada, RBC Capital Markets LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd., SMBC Capital Markets Inc., The Norinchukin Bank, UBS Group AG, UBS AG, and UBS Securities LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Ewe Gasspeicher GmbH v. Halliburton Company: Discovery Application

Application by Ewe Gasspeicher GmbH, of Germany, to take discovery from Halliburton Company for use in legal proceedings in Germany against Halliburton Company Germany GmbH regarding the alleged "manufacture and delivery to Ewe of defective components used in underground gas storage facilities", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

InvestBank PSC v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

Application by InvestBank PSC to take discovery from Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Standard Chartered Bank,  The Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Société Générale, BNP Paribas USA, The Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Commerzbank AG, Bank of China, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in "contemplated proceedings" in Dubai "against Greenline Interiors FZCO, Greenline Yacht Interiors FZCO, Samir Michael Badro, Nabila Iskandar Samir Abboud Badro, Lea Samir Badro Hamadeh, Roy Samir Badro, and Fay Badro Zakhem" involving, inter alia, companies in Bahrain, British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Kingdom, and the USA, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ali Karimi v. Deutsche Bank et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging "the Bank failed to properly monitor customers that the Bank itself deemed to be high risk, including, among others, the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and two correspondent banks, Danske Estonia and FBME Bank, which were both the subjects of prior scandals involving financial misconduct" in Ali Karimi v. Deutsche Bank AG, of Germany; John Cryan, Christian Sewing, and James von Moltke at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Carol Brown v. Wirecard AG et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Carol A. Brown v. Wirecard AG, of Germany; Markus Braun, Jan Marsalek, Burkhard Ley, Alexander von Knoop, Susanne Steidl, Wulf Matthias, and Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftspruefungsgesellschaft at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Adrian Guenter Lenz: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Jens Lieser, as the Foreign Representative of Adrian Guenter Lenz, the latter of whom is facing "ongoing criminal proceedings for fraud against, inter alia, Deutsche Post AG, on a repetitive basis, as well as tax evasion", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Deutsche Bank AG et al: $150M Fine

Consent Order regarding "the Bank's relationship with Jeffrey Epstein" in New York Department of Financial Services v. Deutsche Bank AG, of Germany; Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company of the Americas.

Profimex Sterling Portfolio Brooklyn LP et al v. HQ Capital Real Estate LP et al: Complaint

Complaint in Profimex Sterling Portfolio Brooklyn LP, of Delaware; Ribecco LLC, of Florida; Bauwens Construction GmbH & Co. KG, of Germany; Jan Borchers, of Germany; GlobalView Funds Ltd. Class F, of the British Virgin Islands, individually and derivatively on behalf of RECAP GV Sterling Investor LLC; Tregale Group Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, individually and derivatively on behalf of RECAP Metro III (Cayman) LP, RECAP Metro III Holdings Ltd., and RECAP Investors LLC; Al Yasra Investment Company Limited, of the Bahamas, individually and derivatively and on behalf of RECAP Metro III (Cayman) LP, RECAP Metro III Holdings Ltd., and RECAP Investors LLC, and Redina Holdings Limited, of the Bahamas, individually and derivatively and on behalf of RECAP Metro III (Cayman) LP, RECAP Metro III Holdings Ltd., and RECAP Investors LLC, of Delaware v. HQ Capital Real Estate LP, RECAP Sterling Portfolio GP, LLC, RECAP GV Sterling Investor Manager, LLC, RECAP Investors, LLC - Series I Manager, RECAP GV Sterling Investor, LLC, RECAP Metro III Holdings Ltd., RECAP Investors, LLC, all of Delaware; RECAP Metro III (Cayman) LP, and RECAP Metro III Cayman GP, Inc., both of the Cayman Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Ruslan Assimov v. Andritz Hydro Corp. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Ruslan Assimov, a citizen of Kazakhstan, to take discovery from Andritz Hydro Corp. and Andritz (USA) Inc. for use in "reasonably contemplated civil proceedings in Germany and/or Austria", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.