Saudi Arabia

Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd.: SFO Announcement of £103M DPA

News Release by the United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office entitled "SFO enters into £103M DPA with Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited" regarding "the use of corrupt agents in the oil and gas sector" involving an alleged scheme involving Brazil, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia.

Alesayi Beverage Company Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Alesayi Beverage Company Ltd., described as "a Saudi Arabian beverage company" that "was defrauded by an entity or individual posing as one of its vendors, the Link-19 Company", to take discovery from Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase Bank for use in "a contemplated foreign proceeding", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sakab Saudi Holding Company et al v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

Application by Sakab Saudi Holding Company, Alpha Star Aviation Services Company, Enma Al Ared Real Estate Investment and Development Company, Kafa'at Business Solutions Company, Security Control Company, Armour Security Industrial Manufacturing Company, Saudi Technology & Security Comprehensive Control Company, Technology Control Company, New Dawn Contracting Company, and Sky Prime Investment Company, all of Saudi Arabia, to take discovery from Citibank NA, HSBC Bank USA NA, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, and Jonathan Wainwright for use in legal proceedings in Canada alleging "a massive fraudulent scheme perpetrated by a former high-ranking government official in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saad Khalid Al Jabri, which resulted in at least $3.5 billion (USD) being stolen from the Applicant companies and used for the personal benefit of one man, Al Jabri, and his family and associates", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

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.

Food Delivery Holding 12 Sarl v. DeWitty and Associates CHTD: Discovery Application

Application by Food Delivery Holding 12 Sarl, of Luxembourg, to take discovery from DeWitty and Associates CHTD "for use in an international arbitration brought by Mr. Ebrahim Al-Jassim against FDH (and two other respondents) pursuant to the arbitration rules of the Dubai International Finance Centre-London Court of International Arbitration", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Saudi Prerogative Company v. Infosys Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a massive racketeering scheme" in Saudi Prerogative Company, of Saudi Arabia v. Infosys Limited and Jyoti Pawar, both of India, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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.

Ghada Oueiss v. Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging an "unlawful hack and leak operation against Ms. Oueiss ... spearheaded by the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and their co-conspirators in the U.S. and elsewhere" in Ghada Oueiss, described as "an international journalist who has a significant presence in the U.S. and abroad, both as a journalist for Al Jazeera Media Network and as a frequent contributor to U.S. news agencies, such as The Washington Post" v. Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, DarkMatter, Faisal al Bannai, Saudi 24 TV, a broadcast television station owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Al Arabiya, a broadcast television station owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Abdulaziz Foundation, d.b.a. MiSK Foundation; Saud Al Qahtani, Bader Al-Asaker, Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission, Tarek Abou Zeinab, Turki Al-Owerde, Faisal Al Menaia, Awwad Al Otaibi, Sharon Collins, Christanne Schey, Hussam Al-Jundi, and Annette Smith, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Food Delivery Holding 12 Sarl v. GitHub, Inc.: Discovery Application

Application by Food Delivery Holding 12 Sarl, of Luxembourg, to take discovery from GitHub, Inc. "for use in an international arbitration brought by Mr. Ebrahim Al-Jassim against FDH (and two other respondents) pursuant to the arbitration rules of the Dubai International Finance Centre-London Court of International Arbitration", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

USA v. ‘PetroSaudi v. PDVSA’ Arbitration Funds: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "assets involved in and traceable to an international conspiracy to, among other things, launder money misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad ("1MDB"), a strategic investment and development company wholly-owned by the government of Malaysia" in USA v. All Funds Held in Escrow by Clyde & Co. in the United Kingdom as Damages for Restitution in 'PetroSaudi Oil Services (Venezuela) Ltd. v. PDVSA Servicios S.A. et al' UNCITRAL Arbitration at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Andrew Kornecki v. Airbus SE et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint involving allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in Andrew J. Kornecki v. Airbus SE, described as a Netherlands-based "multinational aerospace corportion, operating through its Commercial Aircraft, Defense and Space, and Helicopters divisions"; Guillaume M.J.D. Faury, Tom Enders, Dominik Asam, and Harald Wilhelm at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Saad Aljabri v. Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud et al: Complaint

Complaint in Dr. Saad Aljabri, described as "a dual citizen of Malta and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" residing in Canada and "a 39-year veteran of the government of Saudi Arabia with expertise in national security and counterterrorism" who was allegedly the target of an "attempted extrajudicial killing" v. Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, Prince Mohammed bin Salman Abdulaziz Foundation, d.b.a. MiSK Foundation; Bader Alasaker, Saud Alqahtani, Ahmed Alassiri, Khalid Ibrahim Algasem, Mishal Fahad Alsayed, Bandar Saeed Alhaqbani, Ibrahim Hamad Abdulrahman Alhomid, Saud Abdulaziz Alsaleh, Mohammed Alhamed, Bijad Alharbi, all of Saudi Arabia; Layla Abduljadayel, and Youssef Alrajhi, both of the United States, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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.

Saudi Arabia: Citizens Bank et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Citizens Bank, S-Bank and JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Saudi Arabia - for a criminal investigation into "unknown subjects" for a suspected online romance fraud.

Serious Fraud Office v. Airbus SE: Judgment

Judgment approving a Deferred Prosecution Agreement and imposing a "total financial sanction" of €990,963,712 for suspected bribery in Director of the Serious Fraud Office v. Airbus SE at the Crown Court, in Southwark, England.

State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC et al: First Amended Complaint

First Amended Complaint alleging fraud regarding "brazen schemes to manipulate the markets of Qatari currency. bonds, and other financial instruments" that "arise out of an illicit blockade of Qatar by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Bahrain, which seeks to isolate Qatar by land, air, and sea" in State of Qatar v. First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, of Abu Dhabi, and Samba Financial Group SJSC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Gulf Investment Corp. v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

Application by Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, described as "a supranational financial institution owned equally by the six Gulf Cooperation Council states: The Kingdom of Bahrain; The State of Kuwait; The Sultanate of Oman; The State of Qatar; The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and The United Arab Emirates", to take discovery from Bank of America, NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, NA, Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company USA, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, NA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; National Australia Bank Limited, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; and Wells Fargo Bank NA for use in "contemplated litigation in the Cayman Islands" regarding "hundreds of millions of dollars that have gone missing", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Eleanor de Leon v. The Clorox Company: Discovery Application

Application by Eleanor de Leon to take discovery from The Clorox Company for use in legal proceedings in Saudi Arabia regarding the Estate of Sheikh Osama Abudawood, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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.

USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging Violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act, Tax Evasion, and Foreign, Conduit, and Other Illegal Campaign Contributions in USA v. Imaad Shah Zuberi at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Khaled Saffuri v. Al Arabiya et al: Defamation Complaint

Complaint for damages of $4.5 million alleging defamation regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Khaled Saffuri, a resident of Virginia, USA described as "a human rights advocate and close personal friend of the late journalist Jamal Khashoggi" v. Al Arabiya, Al Arabiya Al Hadath, and Saudi 24 TV, each described as "a broadcast television station owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", and Othman Omar, described as a citizen of Dubai and "an on-air journalist", at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Global Aerospace, Inc. et al v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia et al: Complaint

Complaint in Global Aerospace, Inc., Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers Limited, United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc., American Home Assurance Company, AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance SA, AXA Global Risks (UK) Limited, La Réunion Aérienne, New Hampshire Insurance Company, Prosight Specialty Management Company, Inc., Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 839, Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 800, Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 1084, and Württenbergische Versicherung AG v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi High Commission for Relief of Bosnia & Herzegovina, and the Islamic Republic of Iran at the U S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company v. Saad Investments Company Ltd. et al: Judgment

Judgment in Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers Company v. Saad Investments Company Limited (in Official Liquidation), Maan Al Sanea (in Official Liquidation), Singularis Holdings Limited (in Official Liquidation), AWAL Finance Company Limited (in Official Liquidation), Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 5) Limited (in Official Liquidation), and others at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Archer Limited: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Maxime L. Bouthillette, as the Foreign Representative of Archer Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

General Re et al v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Complaint

Complaint in General Reinsurance Corporation, General Reinsurance AG, Faraday Underwriting Limited, on behalf of The Underwriting Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 435; The Underwriting Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 1861, National Indemnity Company, and Columbia Insurance Company v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.