Application by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, which "provides an investigative reporting platform for a worldwide network of independent media centers and journalists focused on exposing crime and corruption and catalyzing positive change, including promoting policy reform and accountability for bad actors", to take discovery from BSG Resources Ltd., Alvarez & Marsal Holdings LLC, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP, and the Marginalised Affected Property Owners for use in legal proceedings in Romania brought by "Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz" against "OCCRP, its principal Paul Radu, and OCCRP’s investigative journalism partner in Romania, RISE Project Romania" for alleged defamation, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Benjamin Steinmetz, of Israel, described as an "adviser" to BSG Resources Limited, "a Guernsey-based international mining and natural resources company", to take discovery from Vale SA, described as a Brazil company that is "one of the largest mining companies in the world"; Vale Americas Inc., Rio Tinto Plc, and Rio Tinto Limited for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom involving Vale S.A., of Brazil; Vale Holdings B.V., of the Netherlands, and Vale International S.A., of Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application by Vale SA, of Brazil; Vale Holdings BV, of the Netherlands, and Vale International SA, of Switzerland, to take discovery from HFZ Capital Group LLC, Ziel Feldman, Helene Feldman, Nir Meir, John Shannon, the Feldman Family 2007 Trust, Kenneth Henderson, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Chatsworth Realty 340 LLC, HFZ 344 West 72nd Street Owner LLC, Chatsworth Realty Corp., 215 Chrystie LLC, HFZ 40 Broad Street LLC, HFZ Highline Property Owner LLC, HFZ Highline Retail Owner LLC, HFZ Highline LLC, HFZ 501 West LLC, 20 West 40 Bryant Park Owner LLC, HFZ Bryant Park Owner LLC, Tarpley Belnord Corp., Perfectus Real Estate Corp., HFZ 235 West 75th Street Owner LLC, HFZ 301 West 53rd Street Owner LLC, HFZ 88 Lexington Avenue Owner LLC, HFZ 90 Lexington Avenue Owner LLC, HFZ KIK 30th Street Owner LLC, HFZ West 30th Street Partners LLC, HFZ KIK 30th Street LLC, HFZ KIK 30th Street Mezzanine LLC, 76 Eleventh Avenue Property Owner LLC, Fine Arts NY LLC, RFR Holding LLC, Aby Rosen, R&S Chrysler LLC and RFR Realty LLC for use in legal proceedings in England against Benjamin (Beny) Steinmetz, Dag Lars Cramer, Marcus Struik, Asher Avidan, Joseph Tchelet, David Clark, the Balda Foundation, of Liechtenstein, and Nysco Management Corp., of the British Virgin Islands, alleging the fraudulent inducement of $1.2 billion for "a scheme to illegally gain valuable mining rights through bribery of government officials in the Republic of Guinea", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in Frederique Levy and Xavier Brouard, as liquidators of Getma International, Necotrans Holding, formerly known as NCT Necotrans; Getma International Investissements, and NCT Infrastructure & Logistique, all of France v. The Republic of Guinea at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Guernsey by William Callewaert and Malcolm Cohen, as the Foreign Representatives of BSG Resources Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Petition for Recognition and Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitration Award in Vale SA, of Brazil v. BSG Resources Limited, of Guernsey, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nysco Management Corporation Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, which is owned by the Balda Foundation, of Liechtenstein, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Italy - for a criminal investigation into Amare Dore and others for suspected participation in a criminal organization engaged in drug trafficking, human trafficking, credit card fraud, and other crimes.
Application by BSG Resources Limited to take discovery from Charles N. Brower and Michael Daly for use in legal proceedings in England by BSG Resources Limited against Vale S.A., David A.R. Williams O.C., Michael Hwang S.C., and Filip De Ly, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.