Mexico

Energía Costa Azul S. de R.L. de C.V. v. Shell Energy North America et al: Discovery Application (Mexico & Netherlands Proceedings)

Application by Energía Costa Azul, S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico, to take discovery from Shell Energy North America (US) L.P., Shell NA LNG LLC, Shell USA, Inc., Shell Trading (US) Company, and Gazprom Marketing & Trading U.S.A. Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Mexico and the Netherlands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Crédito Real SAB de CV: Supplemental Declaration

Supplemental Declaration of lawyer Juan Pablo Estrada Michel for Chapter 15 for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Mexico by Robert Wagstaff, as the Foreign Representative of Crédito Real S.A.B. de C.V., described in the Chapter 15 Petition as "a leading specialty finance company based in Mexico City, Mexico" that operates, among other places, "in Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and the United States", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

AALFS Family Partnership et al v. GSL Holdings SA de CV et al: Judgment Registration

Registration of a Foreign Judgment in AALFS Family Partnership, Rodawig Family Ltd. Partnership, William Eric Rodawig Trust, Jon Andrew Rodawig Trust, James Alex Rodawig Trust, and William E. Rodawig Family Trust v. GSL Holdings SA de C.V., described as "described as "a denim manufacturer based in Mexico"; CMT de la Laguna, S.A. de C.V., Capacidade de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., Inmobiliaria y Bienes Raices de la Laguna, S.A. de C.V., Ropa Siete Leguas Jeans, S.A. de C.V., Industrial Textil de Puebla, S.A. de C.V., Tavemex, S.A. de C.V., Tavex Inmobiliara, S.A. de C.V., Tavex USA, Inc., and Ropa Siete Leguas, Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Crédito Real SAB de CV: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Mexico by Robert Wagstaff, as the Foreign Representative of Crédito Real S.A.B. de C.V., described as "a leading specialty finance company based in Mexico City, Mexico" that operates, among other places, "in Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and the United States", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Kevin Ledgerwood et al v. AMS Trustees Ltd. et al: Judgment (‘Fake Plaintiffs’)

Judgment dismissing a claim over the ownership of shares after evidence emerged indicating that the plaintiffs might not exist and the case had been fabricated by someone whose name might be "Sheldon R. Caughey" who testified virtually wearing "a fake black full-beard" in Kevin Ledgerwood, Cary W. Buller, and John Schultz v. AMS Trustees Ltd., Sandra Berry, and Baja Sun Foundation Ltd. at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

USA v. Glencore International AG: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to "obtain and retain business in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Brazil, Venezuela, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo" in USA v. Glencore International AG, described as "a multinational commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Globalization Partners Mexico SA de CV v. GoGlobal USA Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Globalization Partners Mexico SA de CV, described as being "part of a family of companies that provide technology-based human resources solutions that enable clients to seamlessly engage talent in various jurisdictions across the world without needing to set up a local entity", to take discovery from GoGlobal USA Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Mexico "against its former employee Francisco Mendez after learning that Mendez took away with him Globalization Partners' trade secrets and confidential information and brought it with him to a direct competitor, GoGlobal", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

CFE International LLC v. Arbor Glen Consulting LLC: Discovery Application

Application by CFE International LLC to take discovery from Arbor Glen Consulting LLC, whose "sole officer" was identified as Arlin Travis, for use in "a foreign criminal proceeding" in Mexico against former "public servants" Javier Gutierrez Becerril and Guillermo Turrent Schnaas for suspected corruption regarding natural gas contracts worth “hundreds of millions of dollars”, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Celadon Holdings LLC v. Jaguar Transportation Inc.: Complaint

Complaint in Celadon Holdings LLC, "whose sole member is Celadon Partners Group LLC, whose sole member is Luminus Energy Partners Master Fund, Ltd., which is a corporation organized under the laws of Bermuda with its principal place of business in New York and Texas" v. Jaguar Transportation Inc., of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Stericycle, Inc.: $24M Penalty

Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a penalty of $23,987,520 on Stericycle, Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled "world-wide provider of medical waste and other services" for "violations of the anti-bribery, books and records, and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977" involving "wholly-owned subsidiaries in Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina".

USA v. Stericycle, Inc.: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement regarding violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving entities in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico in USA v. Stericycle Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Stericycle, Inc.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving entities in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico USA v. Stericycle Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

CFE International LLC v. Antaeus Group LLC: Discovery Application

Application by CFE International LLC to take discovery from Antaeus Group LLC, described as a Texas firm whose principals are Matthew Calhoun and Mark Bayse, for use in a criminal proceeding in Mexico against former "public servants" Javier Gutierrez Becerril and Guillermo Turrent Schnaas for suspected corruption regarding natural gas contracts worth "hundreds of millions of dollars", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

USA v. Ronald Thomas: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging tax fraud in USA v. Ronald L. Thomas, described as "a United States citizen who lived in Wellington, Florida, and intermittently Dubai, United Arab Emirates" and was "an independent contractor for a United States Department of Defense contractor as a Country Manager in Kabul, Afghanistan", "a Project Director in Oman for the Middle East", and a "paid consultant to a Mexican oil and gas joint venture", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
MultiBank-Group

Mourant applies to liquidate MultiBank FX (BVI)

Mourant Ozannes law firm has applied to liquidate MultiBank FX International Corporation in the British Virgin Islands over alleged unpaid legal fees of $77,711. The alleged debtor is part of the MultiBank Group, which claims to have companies or offices in Australia, Austria, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Spain, Turkey, USA, and Vietnam.

Seadrill New Finance Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Seadrill New Finance Limited, of Bermuda; Seadrill Mobile Units UK Limited, of England; Seadrill SKR Holdco Limited, of Bermuda; Seadrill JU Newco Bermuda Limited, of Bermuda; Seadrill Partners LLC Holdco Limited, of Bermuda; Seadrill Member LLC, of Bermuda; Seadrill Seadragon UK Limited, of England; Seadrill SeaMex 2 de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico; Seabras SP UK Limited, of England; Sevan Drilling Rig VI AS, of Norway; Sevan Drilling Rig VI Pte. Ltd., of Singapore, and Seadrill SeaMex SC Holdco Limited, of Bermuda, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

2770095 Ontario Inc. v. Google LLC: Discovery Application

Application by 2770095 Ontario Inc., described as a Toronto, Ontario-based company "created for the purpose of pursuing collection of the liquidated loss of approximately $1,100,000 suffered by Affinitas Medios de Pago SAPI de C.V.", described as "a payment facilitator" domiciled and based in Mexico, to take discovery from Google LLC for use in legal proceedings in Canada alleging fraud in which "Canadian Maxwell Dean Morgan is the principal defendant", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Manuel Campuzano Treviño v. Laureate Education Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Manuel Campuzano Treviño, described as a citizen and resident of Mexico who is a former "CEO and President (Rector) of the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico, S.C. ("UNITEC"), a Mexican university", to take discovery from Laureate Education Inc., described as "a publicly-traded Delaware corporation" which "owns and manages international universities including in Latin America", for use in "ongoing litigation filed by Mr. Campuzano in Mexico" in which he is "seeking payment of approximately $20 million in damages", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

AXA Seguros SA de CV v. St. Vincent Medical Center et al: Discovery Application

Application by AXA Seguros SA de CV, described as "a Mexican insurance company and a subsidiary of AXA S.A., the French parent company of one of the largest insurance groups in the world", to take discovery from St. Vincent Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for use in legal proceedings in Mexico involving Irma Gomez Pruneda, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Grupo Posadas SAB de CV et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Grupo Posadas S.A.B. de C.V. and Operadora del Golfo de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., collectively described as "the largest hotel operator in Mexico in terms of the number of hotels and number of rooms" which have "outstanding pre-petition debt obligations of approximately $405.6 million", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Luis Carrillo et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving shares in Aureus, Inc., Garmatex Holdings, Ltd., and OneLife Technologies Corp. and "a boiler room based in Medellin, Colombia" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Luis Jimenez Carrillo, described as a citizen and resident of Mexico; Amar Bahadoorsingh, described as "a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Canada" residing in Vancouver, Canada; Justin Roger Wall, and Jamie Samuel Wilson, each described as "a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom", as Defendants, and Haydee Yolanda Sanchez Diaz Monge, Martha Y. Jimenez Trust, and Charles A. Carrillo Trust, all of California, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

USA v. Frederick Sharp et al: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging securities fraud in USA v. Frederick Sharp, described as a resident of British Columbia, Canada; Luis Carrillo, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Mexico; Mike Veldhuis, described as a resident of British Columbia, Canada, and Courtney Kelln, described as a resident of British Columbia, Canada, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Alpha Latam Management LLC et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Alpha Latam Management LLC, of Delaware; Acsa Atento SAS, of Colombia; Alpha Capital SAS, of Colombia; AlphaCredit Latam SAS, of Colombia; AlphaCredit Sudamérica, S de RL, of Panama; AlphaDebit, SA de CV, of Mexico; and Vive Créditos Kusida SAS, of Colombia, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

USA v. Anthony Stimler: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and money laundering regarding an alleged bribery scheme involving individuals and entities in or from the British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in USA v. Anthony Stimler, a citizen of the United Kingdom who worked as a trader, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

2770095 Ontario Inc. v. Jaspreet Mathur et al: Discovery Application

Application by 2770095 Ontario Inc., of Canada, which was "created for the purpose of pursuing collection of the liquidated loss of US$1,110,000 suffered by Affinitas Medios de Pago S.A.P.I de C.V., a Mexican corporation", to take discovery from Jaspreet Mathur, a.k.a. Jas Mathur, and eMblaze ONE Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Ontario, Canada alleging fraud involving Maxwell Morgan, Tricia Edwards, and related entities, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Servicios Parlamentarios Remo SA de CV v. R D Precious Metals Inc.: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a fraudulent scheme involving the theft, conversion and misappropriation by defendants in New York of funds and/or gold belonging to plaintiff" in Servicios Parlamentarios Remo SA de CV, of Mexico v. R D Precious Metals Inc., Rafael Davidov, Roni Amrussi, a.k.a. Roni Amrusi, a.k.a. Roni Ambrussi; Yaniv Ben Hamo, a.k.a. Yaniv Benhamo, and Gold 7 of Miami Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Colleges of Applied Arts & Technology Pension Plan et al v. Grupo Televisa S.A.B. et al: Order Dismissing Robbins Geller

Opinion and Order dismissing Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd law firm from a class action lawsuit on the grounds of "fraud" and being "misleading" in Colleges of Applied Arts & Technology Pension Plan et al v. Grupo Televisa S.A.B., of Mexico; Emilio Fernando Azcárraga Jean, and Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Aurelia Infrastructure Inc.: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. All Funds in a Merrill Lynch account in the name of Aurelia Infrastructure Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, that are allegedly associated with the laundering of the proceeds narcotics trafficking by "organizations based in Mexico and elsewhere" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Mare Dey Import and Export Trading Co. Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Funds held at Hang Sang Bank, of Hong Kong, in the name of Mare Dey Import and Export Trading Co. that are associated with "an investigation of a money laundering/drug trafficking conspiracy whose members included Jorge Hugo Zavala-Lopez, Abel Bustamante-Duran also known as Prieto, Hong Zeng also known as Alondra China, Marco Antonio Mendez-Guzman aka Acelerin, Rafael Omar Cruz-Valedon aka Parce, an individual whose first and last name are unknown and is also known as Alvarez, Erick Giovanny Garcia also known as Juanito, Diana Quiroz Garcia, Juan Carlos Arreola and Ramon Antonio Lopez-Llamas" at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Thomas Read Mattson v. George Brian Boedecker, Jr. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Thomas Read Mattson, of Boulder, Clorado v. George Brian Boedecker, Jr. and Joel A. Davis, also of Boulder, Colorado, "for use in civil and criminal proceedings in Mexico against Miguel Angel Plascencia Rojas, a Mexican national who resides in Mexico, and possibly others who reside in Mexico" for suspected fraud involving footwear company Crocodile, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Bernardo Rosental v. UBS Financial Services Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Bernardo Jose Rosental Grinberg, a citizen of Mexico, to take discovery from UBS Financial Services Inc., Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, d.b.a. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Milade Kaik for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas involving his "estranged wife", Judy Masri Diwan; his daughter, Ariéla Raquel Rosental Masri; the Estate of Jonathan Rosental Masri (deceased), Arimouse Corp., and Judapest Corp., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. Jorge Cherrez Miño: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging conspiracy to launder the proceeds of bribery of a public official in Ecuador in USA v. Jorge Cherrez Miño, described as a citizen of Ecuador residing in Mexico, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Seadrill Ltd. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 petitions by companies in Angola, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Hungary, Liberia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States, specifically Seadrill Limited, Seadrill Limited, Asia Offshore Drilling Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 1 Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 2 Limited, Asia Offshore Rig 3 Limited, Eastern Drilling AS, North Atlantic Alpha Ltd., North Atlantic Elara Ltd., North Atlantic Epsilon Ltd., North Atlantic Linus Charterer Ltd., North Atlantic Navigator Ltd., North Atlantic Phoenix Ltd., North Atlantic Venture Ltd., Scorpion Courageous Ltd., Scorpion Deepwater B.V., Scorpion Deepwater Ltd., Scorpion Drilling Ltd., Scorpion Freedom Ltd., Scorpion International Ltd., Scorpion Nederlandse B.V., Scorpion Offshore Inc., Scorpion Resolute Ltd., Scorpion Rigs Ltd., Scorpion Servicos Offshore Ltda, Scorpion USA Expats, Inc., Scorpion Vigilant Ltd., SDS Drilling Ltd., Sea Dragon de Mexico S de R.L. de CV, Seadrill Abu Dhabi Operations Limited, Seadrill Americas, Inc., Seadrill Angola LDA, Seadrill Ariel Ltd., Seadrill Australia Pte Ltd., Seadrill Brunei Ltd., Seadrill Callisto Ltd., Seadrill Carina Ltd., Seadrill Castor Ltd., Seadrill Castor Pte Ltd., Seadrill Common Holdings Ltd., Seadrill Cressida Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Charterer Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Contracting Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Crewing Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Holdings Ltd., Seadrill Deepwater Units Pte Ltd., Seadrill Dione Ltd., Seadrill Eclipse Ltd., Seadrill Eminence Ltd., Seadrill Equatorial Guinea Ltd., Seadrill Europe Management AS, Seadrill Far East Limited, Seadrill Freedom Ltd., Seadrill GCC Operations Ltd., Seadrill Gemini Ltd., Seadrill Global Services Ltd., Seadrill Gulf Operations Neptune LLC, Seadrill Holdings Singapore Pte Ltd., Seadrill Hyperion Ltd., Seadrill Indonesia Ltd., Seadrill Insurance Ltd., Seadrill International Resourcing DMCC, Seadrill Investment Holding Company Limited, Seadrill Jack Up Holding Ltd., Seadrill Jack Up I B.V., Seadrill Jack Up II B.V., Seadrill Jack-Ups Contracting Ltd., Seadrill Jupiter Ltd., Seadrill Labuan Ltd., Seadrill Management (S) Pte Ltd., Seadrill Management AME Ltd., Seadrill Management Ltd., Seadrill Mimas Ltd., Seadrill Mira Hungary Kft., Seadrill Mira Ltd., Seadrill Neptune Hungary Kft., Seadrill Newfoundland Operations Ltd., Seadrill Nigeria Operations Limited, Seadrill North Atlantic Holdings Limited, Seadrill North Sea Crewing Ltd., Seadrill Norway Crew AS, Seadrill Norway Operations Ltd., Seadrill Offshore AS, Seadrill Offshore Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Seadrill Offshore Nigeria Limited, Seadrill Operations de Mexico S de R.L. de CV, Seadrill Orion Ltd., Seadrill Pegasus (S) Pte Ltd., Seadrill Prospero Ltd., Seadrill Proteus Ltd., Seadrill Rhea Ltd., Seadrill Rig Holding Company Limited, Seadrill Saturn Ltd., Seadrill Saudi I B.V., Seadrill Saudi II B.V., Seadrill Servicos de Petroleos Ltda., Seadrill Sevan Holdings Limited, Seadrill Telesto Ltd., Seadrill Tellus Ltd., Seadrill Tethys Ltd., Seadrill Titan Ltd., Seadrill Titania Sarl, Seadrill Treasury UK Limited, Seadrill Triton Ltd., Seadrill Tucana Ltd., Seadrill UK Ltd., Seadrill UK Operations Ltd., Seadrill UK Support Services Ltd., Seadrill Umbriel Ltd., Sevan Brasil Ltd., Sevan Developer Ltd., Sevan Driller Ltd., Sevan Drilling Limited, Sevan Drilling North America LLC, Sevan Drilling Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig II AS, Sevan Drilling Rig II Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig IX Pte Ltd., Sevan Drilling Rig V Pte Ltd., Sevan Louisiana Hungary Kft., and Sevan Marine Servicos de Perfuracao Ltda at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Solax Energia Altiplano SA de CV et al v. Ithuba Credit Corp. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging, inter alia, fraud in Solax Energia Altiplano SA de CV, of Mexico, and Solax Energy LLC v. Ithuba Credit Corporation, Ithuba Savings and Credit, of South Africa; Ithuba Investment Bank and Statutory Trust, Ithuba Business Advisory Services Inc., Ithuba Holdings Inc., ISCC Group of Companies, of South Africa; Jean Bilala, and Sefudi Paul Maleka, both described as citizens of South Africa, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. William Stack: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. William Andrew Stack, described as a lawyer and "nominal chief executive officer, president, treasurer, secretary, and director of Preston Corp., a penny stock issuer that purported to provide royalty financing to gold mining operations" whose "control person" was William S. Marshall, a resident of Canada and Mexico, at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

MexMar v. UP Offshore (Bahamas) Ltd.: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a simple breach of contract action arising from the Defendant's defaults under a loan agreement" in Mantenimiento Express Maritomo S.A.P.I. de C.V., d.b.a. MexMar, of Mexico v. UP Offshore (Bahamas) Ltd., of the Bahamas, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Frederick Warren v. Seadrill Americas Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Frederick Warren to take discovery from Seadrill Americas Inc. for use in an arbitration that Frederick Warren and "26 other U.S. shareholders of Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de C.V., a Mexican oil-service company, initiated in June 2018 under the North American Free Trade Agreement against the United Mexican States for destroying the value of their investment in Oro Negro in violation of its NAFTA obligation", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Mancera SC, et al: $1.6M Penalty & Bans

Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a financial penalty of $1,589,926 on Mancera SC, described as "the Mexican member firm of Ernst & Young Global", and bans on accountants Alejandro Valdez Mendoza, CP and Angel Radames Corral Nieblas, CP, both citizens of Mexico, for regulatory breaches regarding Desarrolladora Homex, SAB de CV, which was described as a construction firm that "engaged in a massive fraudulent accounting scheme over at least a three-year period" and whose shares were listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.