Switzerland

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.

Lake Holding & Finance S.A. v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

Application by Lake Holding & Finance S.A., described as a British Virgin Islands company beneficially owned by Vladimir Vasilyevich Melnichenko, of Russia, to take discovery from UBS AG, Societe Generale/SG Private Bank, Banque Lombard Odier & Cie AG, a.k.a. Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie; CIM Banque SA, Kookmin Bank (Korea), Credit Suisse, PJSC Sberbank, Bank of America N.A., Citibank, N.A., Merrill Lynch Capital Corporation, Union Bancaire Privee CBI-TDB, Geneva, and BSI SA, Lugano for use in legal proceedings in Cyprus, France, Monaco, Russia, and Switzerland regarding alleged fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Erdenet Mining Corp. et al v. Batbold Sukhbaatar et al: Complaint

Complaint "to recover losses suffered as a result of illegal and fraudulent acts in connection with two of Mongolia's most prized natural resources, the Erdenet copper mine and the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine" in Agency for Policy Coordination on State Property, Erdenet Mining Corporation, and Erdenes Oyu Tolgoi LLC v. Batbold Sukhbaatar, of Mongolia; Ganzorig Chimiddorj, of Mongolia; Tuul Ulambayar, of Mongolia; Nyamdalai Ochirbat, of Mongolia; Cheong Choo Young, of Hong Kong; Kim Hak Seon, of Hong Kong; Kim Yoonjung, of Hong Kong; Lee Yu Jeong, of Hong Kong; Rhee Byung Wook, of Hong Kong; Kang Eun Joo, of South Korea; Battushig Batbold, of Mongolia; Baloas Inc., of New York, NY; Baloas Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Lovitas, Inc., of New York, NY; Lovitas Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Glowassets Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Wormwood Capital LLC et al v. Kevin P. Mulleady et al: Complaint

Complaint by "shareholder-investors" alleging breach of fiduciary duty and corporate waste in Wormwood Capital LLC, of Delaware; SPQR Capital (Cayman) Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Sabine Gritti, of Switzerland; Andrew Pizzo, of New York, and Antoine Verglas, described as a citizen of France residing in New York v. Kevin P. Mulleady, Akeel Mithani, Jordan Walker, and Averill L. Powers, as Defendants, and Phoenixus AG, of Switzerland, described as "an ostensible pharmaceutical company dominated by the infamous "Pharma Bro" and imprisoned felon Martin Shkreli", as Nominal Defendant, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency v. The Bank of New York Mellon et al: Discovery Application

Application by State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency, of Russia, on behalf of JSC International Bank of St. Petersburg, to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon and Citibank N.A. "for use in forthcoming fraud proceedings in a Russian court against Sergei Bazhanov, Alexander Zuev, and Hervet Investments Limited", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Swissport Fuelling Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition (November 2020)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Chris Mallon, as the Foreign Representative of Swissport Fuelling Ltd., described as "the world's leading independent provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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.

USA v. Edge Capital Investments Ltd.: Forfeiture Application

Application for a warrant to seize $77.8 million held at Mirabaud Bank, in Switzerland, that originated from Bermuda Commercial Bank and is the suspected proceeds of an alleged fraud and money laundering scheme involving "two U.S. billionaires, Robert Smith and Robert Brockman" in USA v. Edge Capital Investments Ltd., of Nevis, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Sorenson Media Inc. v. IPONWeb: Complaint

Complaint for $277,943 in Gil A. Miller, as Liquidating Trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Sorenson Media Inc. v. IPONWeb, of Switzerland, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah,

US tycoon Robert Brockman indicted for ‘$2B offshore tax fraud scheme’

US software tycoon Robert Brockman has been criminally indicted in California for an alleged $2 billion offshore tax evasion scheme involving accounts and entities in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland. In a related case, billionaire private equity boss Robert Smith agreed to pay penalties of $139 million to avoid prosecution.

Fortinvest Investments Holding SA SPF v. Vladimir Oblonsky et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a scheme by Defendant Edmond de Rothschild (Europe) S.A. to use the luster and reputation of the Rothschild name to defraud Plaintiff Fortinvest of tens of millions of dollars" in Fortinvest Investments Holding SA SPF, of Luxembourg v. Vladimir Oblonsky, of New York; Olga Oblonsky, of New York; Fontanelle Capital Inc., of New York; OIM Capital LLC, of Delaware; Mikhail Filimonov, of New York, and Edmond de Rothschild (Europe) S.A., of Luxembourg, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Mallinckrodt Plc et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Mallinckrodt Plc,Acthar IP Unlimited Company, IMC Exploration Company, INO Therapeutics LLC, Infacare Pharmaceutical Corporation, Ludlow LLC, MAK LLC, MCCH LLC, MEH, Inc., MHP Finance LLC, MKG Medical UK Ltd, MNK 2011 LLC, MUSHI UK Holdings Limited, Mallinckrodt APAP LLC, Mallinckrodt ARD Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt ARD Holdings Inc., Mallinckrodt ARD Holdings Limited, Mallinckrodt ARD IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt ARD LLC, Mallinckrodt Brand Pharmaceuticals LLC, Mallinckrodt Buckingham Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt CB LLC, Mallinckrodt Canada ULC, Mallinckrodt Critical Care Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt Enterprises Holdings, Inc., Mallinckrodt Enterprises LLC, Mallinckrodt Enterprises UK Limited, Mallinckrodt Equinox Finance LLC, Mallinckrodt Group S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt Holdings GmbH, Mallinckrodt Hospital Products IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt Hospital Products Inc., Mallinckrodt IP Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt International Finance SA, Mallinckrodt International Holdings S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt LLC, Mallinckrodt Lux IP S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt Manufacturing LLC, Mallinckrodt Pharma IP Trading Unlimited Company, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mallinckrodt Quincy S.a r.l., Mallinckrodt UK Finance LLP, Mallinckrodt UK Ltd, Mallinckrodt US Holdings LLC, Mallinckrodt US Pool LLC, Mallinckrodt Veterinary, Inc., Mallinckrodt Windor S.a.r.l., Mallinckrodt Windsor Ireland Finance Unlimited Company, Ocera Therapeutics, Inc., Petten Holdings Inc., ST Operations LLC, ST Shared Services LLC, ST US Holdings LLC, ST US Pool LLC, SpecGx Holdings LLC, SpecGx LLC, Stratatech Corporation, Sucampo Holdings Inc., Sucampo Pharma Americas LLC, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Therakos, Inc., Vtesse LLC, and WebsterGx Holdco LLC at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

USA v. Robert F. Smith: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement in which the defendant agreed to pay tax, penalties, and interest totaling $139.2 million regarding "an illegal scheme to conceal income and evade taxes he owed by using an offshore trust structure with related foreign corporations and offshore bank accounts, and by willfully filing a series of false documents with the Internal Revenue Service" involving entities and accounts in Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland in USA v. Robert F. Smith, of Austin, Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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.

Selecta Finance UK Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Andreas Schneiter, as the Foreign Representative of Selecta Finance UK Limited, of England, and Selecta Group B.V., of the Netherlands, described as being part of a group that "is the leading route-based, unattended, self-service coffee and convenience food provider in Europe by revenue", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

UrtheCast Corp. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Main Proceedings in Canada by Sai Chu, of Ernst & Young, as the Foreign Representative of UrtheCast Corp., of Canada, "a technology company developing world-first technologies in data services, geo-analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence" whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange; Geosys-Int'l Inc., of Delaware; Geosys Australia Pty., of Australia; Geosys Europe SARL, of Switzerland; Geosys S.A.S., of France; Geosys do Brasil Sistemas de Informacao Agriocola Ltda, of Brazil, and Deimos Imaging S.L.U., of Spain, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.

Public Private Real Estate Fund SICAV Plc: License Revocation

Public Announcement by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has cancelled the Collective Investment Scheme License of Public Private Real Estate Fund SICAV Plc for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Public Private Real Estate Fund SICAV Plc was incorporated on June 1st, 2007, its directors are Paolo Bruckner, a citizen of Switzerland; Jonathan de Giovanni, a citizen of Malta, and Charles Ingham, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and its shareholders are Novium AG, of Switzerland and Paolo Bruckner, while previous directors include Anthony O'Driscoll, a citizen of Ireland who resigned effective December 14th, 2016, and Mark Meyer, a resident of Switzerland who resigned effective October 30th, 2015. The Swiss Commercial Register showed that the sole director of Novium AG (in Liquidation) is Paolo Brückner, whose nationality is listed as Italian, while previous directors include Marc Stefan Dätwyler, Raul Cortes Moreno, Michael Cohen, of Switzerland; Markus Meyer, Michele Mugnai, and Werner Mathys.

Strachans SA: Guilty Plea

News Release by the U.S. Department of Justice entitled 'Jersey/Swiss Financial Services Firm Admits to Conspiring with U.S. Taxpayers to Hide Assets and Income in Offshore Accounts - Strachans SA in Liquidation Pleads Guilty'.

USA v. Strachans SA: Criminal Judgment

Criminal Judgment imposing a fine of $500,000 for conspiracy to defraud the United States in USA v. Strachans SA (in Liquidation), of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Robert Brockman: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to defraud the USA, tax evasion, wire fraud, FBAR violations, money laundering, evidence tampering, and destruction of evidence regarding an alleged scheme to conceal approximately $2 billion of capital gains income and involving entities and accounts in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland, in USA v. Robert T. Brockman, of Houston, Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Jean-Claude Bastos: Disqualification Cancellation

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that the corporate disqualification of Jean-Claude Bastos, a Swiss-Angolan businessman, "has been cancelled on the 22nd September 2020 by the Financial Services Review Panel" and that the FSC "being dissatisfied" with the FSRP's decision "has decided to apply to the Supreme Court for a judicial review".

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.

Christine Grablis et al v. OneCoin Ltd. et al: Second Amended Class Action Complaint

Second Amended Class Action Complaint alleging the defendants perpetrated "a massive fraud perpetrated on millions of individual investors throughout the world causing injuries in excess of $4 billion through a densely-packed multi-level marketing system" in Donald Berdeaux and Christine Grablis v. OneCoin Ltd., of Dubai; Ruja Ignatova, of Bulgaria; Sebastian Greenwood, "currently being held in federal custody in New York pending trial"; Mark Scott, "believed to have been domiciled in Coral Gables, Florida" who allegedly laundered fraud proceeds through accounts "in the Cayman Islands and the Republic of Ireland, among other locations"; David Pike, "believed to be domiciled in Coral Gables, Florida"; Nicole J. Huesmann, "believed to be domiciled in Coral Gables, Florida"; Gilbert Armenta, "believed to be domiciled in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida", and The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, of New York, at U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc.: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement regarding alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving, inter alia, Asphalt Trading, of the Bahamas; Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., a.k.a. Petrobras, of Brazil; Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., a.k.a. PDVSA, of Brazil; Empresa Publica de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador, of Ecuador, and Daniel Sargeant in USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc., described as "an asphalt company" based in Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc.: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving, inter alia, Asphalt Trading, of the Bahamas; Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., a.k.a. Petrobras, of Brazil; Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., a.k.a. PDVSA, of Brazil; Empresa Publica de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador, of Ecuador, and Daniel Sargeant in USA v. Sargeant Marine Inc., described as "an asphalt company" based in Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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".

Garrett Motion Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Garrett Motion Inc., of Switzerland, which "designs, manufactures and sells highly engineered turbocharger, electric-boosting and connected vehicle technologies for original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket"; BRH LLC, of Switzerland; Calvari Limited, of Ireland; Friction Materials LLC, of Michigan; Garrett ASASCO Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Borrowing LLC, of Michigan; Garrett Holding Company Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett LX I Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett LX II Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett LX III Sàrl, of Luxembourg; Garrett Motion Australia Pty Limited, of Australia; Garrett Motion Automotive Research Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico; Garrett Motion Holdings Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Motion Holdings II Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Motion International Services S.R.L., of Romania; Garrett Motion Ireland A Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland B Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland C Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Ireland Limited, of Ireland; Garrett Motion Italia S.r.l., of Italy; Garrett Motion Japan Inc., of Japan; Garrett Motion LLC, of Michigan; Garrett Motion México, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, of Mexico; Garrett Motion Romania S.R.L., of Romania; Garrett Motion Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett Motion Slovakia s.r.o., of Slovakia; Garrett Motion Switzerland Holdings Sàrl, of Switzerland; Garrett Motion UK A Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK B Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK C Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK D Limited, of England; Garrett Motion UK Limited, of England; Garrett Transportation I Inc., of Michigan; Garrett Transportation Systems Ltd., of England; Garrett Transportation Systems UK II Ltd., of England; Garrett TS Ltd., of England, and Garrett Turbo Ltd., of England, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Peter Weinzierl et al: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging the "laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with the scheme to defraud the government of Brazil and to pay bribes to foreign officials" involving Brazilian firm Odebrecht SA and other companies and individuals in Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Mozambique, Panama, Portugal, Scotland, Switzerland, and the USA in USA v. Peter Weinzierl and Alexander Waldstein, both Austrian former bankers, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Excellence Investment Umbrella SICAV Plc: License Revocation

Public Announcement by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has revoked the Collective Investment Scheme License of Excellence Investment Umbrella SICAV Plc, "including the licence granted to its four sub-funds, namely Innovative Investment Fund; Perfectum Fund; Exclusive Gold and Precious Metals Fund; and Omega Investment Fund", for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Excellence Investment Umbrella SICAV Plc was incorporated on October 24th, 2011, its directors are Paolo Bruckner, of Switzerland; Jonathan de Giovanni, a citizen of Malta, and Charles Ingham, a citizen of the United Kingdom and resident of Malta, and its shareholders are Novium AG, of Switzerland, and Raul Cortes Moreno, a citizen of Spain. The Swiss Commercial Register showed that the sole director of Novium AG (in Liquidation) is Paolo Brückner, whose nationality is listed as Italian, while previous directors include Marc Stefan Dätwyler, Raul Cortes Moreno, Michael Cohen, of Switzerland; Markus Meyer, Michele Mugnai, and Werner Mathys.

Novium Opportunity Umbrella SICAV Plc: License Revocation

Public Statement by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it was cancelled the collective investment services license of Novium Opportunity Umbrella SICAV Plc, "including the licence granted to its six sub-funds, namely Personal Care Fund; Special Situations Fund; Vintage Watches Fund; Primatist Multi Strategy Fund; Quality Investment Fund; and Bull Bear Opportunities Fund". Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Novium Opportunity Umbrella SICAV Plc was incorporated on December 27th, 2007, that its directors are Paolo Bruckner, a citizen of Switzerland; Jonathan de Giovanni, a citizen of Malta; and Charles Ingham, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and that its shareholders are Raul Cortes Moreno, a citizen of Spain, and Novium AG, of Switzerland, while previous directors include Alessandro Bartoli, a.k.a Sandro Bartoli, who resigned effective December 1st, 2017; Joseph Bortelli, who resigned effective May 25th, 2016; Mark Meyer, who resigned effective June 1st, 2015; Frank Chetcuti Dimech, Marise Muscat, and Guido Mizzi, who all resigned effective January 5th, 2015. The Swiss Commercial Register showed that the sole director of Novium AG (in Liquidation) is Paolo Brückner, whose nationality is listed as Italian, while previous directors include Marc Stefan Dätwyler, Raul Cortes Moreno, Michael Cohen, of Switzerland; Markus Meyer, Michele Mugnai, and Werner Mathys.

Switzerland: Henry Ukshini

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Switzerland - for a criminal investigation into Henry Ukshini for suspected embezzlement.

Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP et al v. Transocean Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "a fraudulent and coercive exchange offer and consent solicitation" in Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP, Whitebox Multi-Strategy Partners LP, Pandora Select Partners LP, all of the Cayman Islands, and Whitebox GT Fund LP, of Delaware v. Transocean Ltd., of Switzerland, and Transocean Inc., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP et al v. Transocean Ltd. et al: TRO Motion

Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction in Whitebox Relative Value Partners LP, Whitebox Multi-Strategy Partners LP, Pandora Select Partners LP, all of the Cayman Islands, and Whitebox GT Fund LP, of Delaware v. Transocean Ltd., of Switzerland, and Transocean Inc., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Credit Suisse: FINMA Enforcement Proceedings

Press Release by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority that it has "initiated enforcement proceedings against Credit Suisse" following the completion of an "auditor's investigation".

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.

Norwind Shipping Ltd.: Originating Application

Originating Application in the matter of Norwind Shipping Ltd. (in Liquidation), which "was established as a holding company to hold a Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft on behalf of the Company's shareholder Mr. Andrey Chernyakov", at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

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.

Salt Mobile SA v. Liberty Global Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Salt Mobile SA to take discovery from Liberty Global Inc., Liberty Media Corporation, John Malone, and Michael Fries "for use in contemplated civil proceedings in Switzerland" regarding an alleged "breach of an exclusivity agreement between Petitioner and Sunrise Communications AG related to a proposed joint venture to provide enhanced fiber broadband communications services in Switzerland at a time when millions are working from home and depend on reliable communications to preserve their livelihoods and promote a functioning economy", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Jean-Claude Bastos: Disqualification

Public Notice by the Mauritius Financial Services Commission that it has disqualified Jean-Claude Bastos, a Swiss-Angolan businessman, from being an officer for five years.

LyonRoss Partners Master Fund LP et al v. Prophecy Trading Advisors International Ltd. et al: Sealing Order

Civil Cover Sheet, Order Sealing Complaint, and Order Staying Action Pending Arbitration in LyonRoss Partners Master Fund LP, of New York; Sussex Directories SEZC, of the Cayman Islands; Timberdale Limited, of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands; Vladimir Kuznetsov, of Switzerland, and The Piers Playfair Retirement Plan & Trust, of New York v. Prophecy Trading Advisors International Ltd., Prophecy Trading Advisors Master Fund LP, Prophecy Asset Management LP, Prophecy Trading Advisors GP LLC, Jeffrey Spotts, John Hughes, all of New York; John Caruso, of Johns Island, South Carolina, and Brian Khan, of Orlando, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Strachans SA: Plea Agreement

Plea Agreement in USA v. Strachans SA (in Liquidation), described as "a Jersey-based accounting and financial services company that assisted U.S. taxpayer-clients and others in evading taxes through the use of offshore trusts and entities and offshore bank accounts" that later moved to Switzerland and "began doing business as Elston Management", at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

USA v. Strachans SA: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging conspiracy to defraud the United States in USA v. Strachans SA (in Liquidation), described as "a Jersey-based accounting and financial services company that assisted U.S. taxpayer-clients and others in evading taxes through the use of offshore trusts and entities and offshore bank accounts" that later moved to Switzerland, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California. Editor's Note: In the Criminal Information, the USA stated that Strachans moved from Jersey to Switzerland in 1999 and, in 2009, "began doing business as Elston Management". Research by OffshoreAlert in the Swiss Commercial Registry showed that directors, past and present, of Elston Management SA have included Richard Jepson Egglishaw, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Monaco; Dino Ferro, a citizen of Italy; Rachel Laure Dupanloup, Henri Bressoud, and Dominique de Weck, of Switzerland.

Valaris Plc et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by companies in Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, England, France, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United States, namely Valaris Plc, described as "a leading provider of offshore contract drilling services to the international oil and gas industry"; Alpha Achiever Company, Alpha Admiral Company, Alpha Archer Company, Alpha Offshore Drilling Services Company, Alpha Orca Company, Atlantic Maritime Services LLC, Atwood Australian Waters Drilling Pty Ltd., Atwood Deep Seas Ltd., Atwood Oceanics Australia Pty. Limited, Atwood Oceanics LLC, Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited, Atwood Offshore Drilling Limited, Atwood Offshore Worldwide Limited, ENSCO (Thailand) Limited, ENSCO Asia Pacific Pte. Limited, ENSCO Associates Company, ENSCO Australia Pty. Limited, ENSCO Capital Limited, ENSCO Corporate Resources LLC, ENSCO Development Limited, ENSCO do Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda., ENSCO Drilling I Ltd., ENSCO Drilling Mexico LLC, ENSCO Endeavors Limited, ENSCO Global GmbH, ENSCO Global Investments LP, ENSCO Global IV Ltd., ENSCO Global Resources Limited, ENSCO Holding Company, ENSCO Holdings I Ltd., ENSCO Holland BV, ENSCO Incorporated, ENSCO Intercontinental GmbH, ENSCO International Incorporated, ENSCO International Ltd., ENSCO Investments LLC, ENSCO Jersey Finance Limited, ENSCO Limited, ENSCO Management Corp., ENSCO Maritime Limited, ENSCO Mexico Services, S. de RL de CV, ENSCO Ocean 2 Company, ENSCO Oceanics Company LLC, ENSCO Oceanics International Company, ENSCO Offshore Company, ENSCO Offshore International Company, ENSCO Offshore International Holdings Limited, ENSCO Offshore International Inc., ENSCO Offshore U.K. Limited, ENSCO Overseas Limited, ENSCO Transcontinental II LP, ENSCO Transnational I Ltd., ENSCO UK Drilling Limited, ENSCO United Incorporated, ENSCO Universal Limited, ENSCO Vistas Limited, ENSCO Worldwide GmbH, Great White Shark Limited, Green Turtle Limited, Offshore Drilling Services LLC, Pride Foramer SAS, Pride Forasol SAS, Pride Global II Ltd., Pride International LLC, Pride International Management Company LP, Ralph Coffman Limited, Ralph Coffman Luxembourg SA RL, RCI International Inc., RD International Services Pte. Ltd., RDC Arabia Drilling Inc., RDC Holdings Luxembourg SA RL, Rocal Cayman Limited, Rowan Companies Limited, Rowan Companies LLC, Rowan Drilling (Trinidad) Limited, Rowan Drilling (U.K.) Limited, Rowan Drilling, S. de RL de CV; Rowan International Rig Holdings Sarl, Rowan Marine Services LLC, Rowan N-Class (Gibraltar) Limited, Rowan No. 1 Limited, Rowan Norway Limited, Rowan Offshore (Gibraltar) Limited, Rowan Offshore Luxembourg Sarl, Rowan Rex Limited, Rowan Rigs Sarl, Rowan Services LLC, Rowan, S. de RL de CV, and Rowandrill LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

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.