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    New York AG v. Donald Trump et al: Decision & Order ($364M Penalties & Officer/Director Bans)

    Decision & Order awarding the plaintiff $364 million and banning Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Jeffrey McConney, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump, Jr. from serving as an officer or director of any New York corporation or other legal entity in People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Jeffrey McConney, The Donald J. Trump Organization Inc., Trump Organization LLC, DJT Holdings LLC, DJT Holdings Managing Member, Trump Endeavor 12 LLC, 401 North Wabash Venture LLC, Trump Old Post Office LLC, 40 Wall Street LLC, and Seven Springs LLC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

    USA v. Alexander Smirnov: Criminal Indictment (‘FBI Informant Fraud’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging false statement and creating a false and fictitious record involving the "Ukrainian industrial conglomerate Burisma Holdings, Limited" and "the Obama-Biden Administration" in USA v. Alexander Smirnov at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

    USA v. Behnam Shahriyari et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Black Market Sales of Iranian Crude Oil’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging "a global, long-running scheme by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to fund the Government of Iran and the IRGC through black-market sales of Iranian crude oil and other petroleum products produced by the National Iranian Oil Company" whose buyers "include entities in the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation, and the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria" in USA v. Behnam Shahriyari, Morteza Rostam Ghasemi, Mohammadreza Aliakbari, Mohammad Sadegh Karimian, Sitki Ayan, Nahaddin Ayan, and Kasim Oztas at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Hazim Nada et al v. United Arab Emirates et al: Complaint (‘Dark PR Campaign to Smear Victims’)

    Complaint alleging "the United Arab Emirates and some of its top officials managed, directed, and bankrolled a years-long “dark” public relations campaign through the Swiss private investigative firm, Alp Services S.A.” and “leveraged a network of coconspirators - private operatives, paid “journalists,” and a professor at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., among many others - to smear dozens of innocent victims” in Hazim Nada, described as a citizen of Italy and USA residing in Italy, and "the founder and sole owner of Lord Energy SA", and Lord Energy SA, of Switzerland, described as "a crude oil and commodity trading company" v. The United Arab Emirates, c/o Ambassador of the UAE, Yousef Al-Otaiba, in Washington, D.C., USA; Ariaf Studies and Research LLC, The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Matar Humaid Al-Neyadi, all of Abu Dhabi, UAE; Alp Services SA, Diligence Sarl, Mario Brero, Muriel Cavin, Sylvain Besson, all of Switzerland; Lionel Badal, of Luxembourg; Lorenzo Vidino, of Washington, D.C., USA, and John Doe Nos. 1-25 at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC v. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands et al: First Amended Complaint (‘Casino License Dispute’)

    First Amended Complaint in Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC, whose "sole member" was identified as British Virgin Islands-domiciled Best Sunshine International Ltd." v. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Arnold Palacios, governor of CNMI, in his official and personal capacities; Edward C. Deleon Guerrero, Chairman of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Rafael S. Demapan, Vice Chairman of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Mariano Taitano, Commissioner of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Martin Mendiola, Commissioner of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Ramon M. Dela Cruz, Commissioner of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Andrew Yeom, Executive Director of CCC, in his official and personal capacities, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands.

    GPGC Ltd. v. Ghana: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($128M)

    Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in GPGC Limited, described as a Ghana-domiciled company that is "a majority-owned indirect subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd., a commodity supplier and supply chain manager with operations around the world" v. The Government of the Republic of Ghana at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Republic of Haiti v. Harris Sliwoski LLP et al: Notice of Removal (‘Legal Malpractice’)

    Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint alleging "legal malpractice action involving shockingly negligent litigation conduct by a law firm that claimed, without Plaintiff’s knowledge or authority, to represent Plaintiff then failed to make the most basic argument on Plaintiff’s behalf that would have avoided the subsequent entry of a $31 million judgment against Plaintiff", in the Republic of Haiti v. Harris Sliwoski LLP, Dan Harris, and John McDonald at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    USA v. Robert Menendez et al: Superseding Indictment (‘Qatar & Egypt Bribery Scheme’)

    Superseding Indictment alleging corruption by a U.S. Senator and his wife "to benefit the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Qatar" in USA v. Robert Menendez, described as "the senior U.S. Senator from the State of New Jersey"; Nadine Menendez, a.k.a. Nadine Arslanian; Wael Hana, a.k.a. Will Hana; Jose Uribe, and Fred Daibes at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Dominican Republic v. Michael Lee-Chin: Petition to Vacate Arbitral Award

    Petition to Vacate Arbitral Award in the Dominican Republic v. Michael Anthony Lee-Chin:, described as a citizen of Canada and Jamaica who "claims to own, through a series of companies incorporated in Panama and the Dominican Republic, 90% of Dominican company Lajun Corporation, S.R.L.", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    USA v. Andrew Fahie: Motion to Preclude Entrapment Defense

    Government Motion in Limine to Preclude Defendant from Raising an Entrapment Defense in USA v. Andrew Alturo Fahie, a former Premier of the British Virgin Islands, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    America 2030 Capital Ltd. v. Mark Brantley et al: Complaint (‘Breach of Confidentiality’)

    Complaint alleging "breach of confidentiality, and breach of duty owed to a current and former client" in America 2030 Capital Limited, described as a Colorado company based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA that "operates a well-known business of stock loans around the world" v. Mark Brantley, described as "attorney and founding partner at Daniel Brantley Attorneys at Law, Premier of Nevis, and resident of the state of Saint Christopher and Nevis"; Daniel Brantley Attorneys at Law, a law firm in Nevis; Brian Barnes, Elizabeth Harper, Dia Forrester, each described as a partner of Daniel Brantley Attorneys at Law residing in Nevis; Sunpower Business Group Pte Ltd., and Tournan Trading Pte Ltd., both of Singapore, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

    Aurelius Capital Master Ltd. et al v. Argentina: Complaint (‘$5B+ Bonds Default’)

    Complaint "for breach of contract to recover amounts due on securities issued by the Republic" by entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, and Delaware in Aurelius Capital Master, Ltd., ACP Master, Ltd., Aurelius Opportunities Fund, LLC, 683 Capital Partners, LP, Adona LLC, Egoz I LLC, Egoz II LLC, Mastergen, LLC, Erythrina, LLC, AP 2016 1, LLC, AP 2014 3A, LLC, AP 2014 2, LLC, WASO Holding Corporation, Two Seas Global (Master) Fund LP, Virtual Emerald International Ltd., and The Bank of New York Mellon, solely in its capacity as Trustee v. The Republic of Argentina at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    G&A Strategic Investments I LLC et al v. PDVSA Petróleo S.A. et al (‘$1.1B Bonds Default’)

    Complaint in G&A Strategic Investments I LLC, G&A Strategic Investments II LLC, G&A Strategic Investments III LLC, G&A Strategic Investments IV LLC, G&A Strategic Investments V LLC, G&A Strategic Investments VI LLC, and G&A Strategic Investments VII LLC v. Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. and PDVSA Petróleo S.A. at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    USA v. Carl Zaglin et al: Criminal Indictment (‘Honduras Government Bribery Scheme’)

    Criminal Indictment alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and money laundering involving a scheme to bribe "Honduran government officials" in USA v. Carl Alan Zaglin, Aldo Nestor Marchena, described as "a dual citizen of the United States and Peru", and Francisco Roberto Cosenza Centeno, a citizen of Honduras, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
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    Vanuatu Logistics and Administrative Services Ltd. v. Vanuatu Maritime Services Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$3.2M International Shipping Registry Dispute’)

    Complaint that "arises out of a dispute over the administration of the Vanuatu International Shipping Registry, a valuable commercial asset of the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu" and alleges "the Registry’s previous administrator, has refused to turn over the Registry’s office, archives and records, jeopardizing the efficiency of the Registry’s operations, compromising the security of this valuable asset and its customer records, and harming the reputation of the Republic of Vanuatu as a stable member of the maritime community and reliable destination for international shipping registration" in Vanuatu Logistics and Administrative Services Limited v. Vanuatu Maritime Services Limited and The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

    Kadeem Maynard sentenced to 57 months in prison for ‘conspiring with BVI Premier Andrew Fahie to import cocaine into U.S.’

    British Virgin Islands national Kadeem Maynard has been sentenced to 57 months in prison at federal court in Miami after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiring with his mother, Oleanvine Maynard, and former BVI Premier Andrew Fahie to import cocaine into the United States. Fahie's jury trial on drugs trafficking, money laundering, and racketeering charges is due to start on January 8th, 2024.

    Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Bolivia: First Amended Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($253M)

    First Amended Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award that “arises from Bolivia’s nationalization of certain investments made by Glencore in Bolivia” in Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd., described as a Bermuda subsidiary of Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled, Switzerland-based Glencore Plc v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    IC Power Ltd. et al v. Republic of Peru: Complaint to Enforce Arbitral Award ($110M)

    Complaint "to recognize and enforce an arbitral award" in IC Power Ltd., described as a Singapore company that "owns and manages various companies, primarily in the energy sector", and Kenon Holdings Ltd., described as a Singapore company that "owned, developed, and operated power facilities in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East v. Republic of Peru", at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    GoldenTree Master Fund Ltd. et al v. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico et al: Complaint (‘Bonds Default’)

    Complaint by "holders and an insurer of approximately 11% of the approximately $8.26 billion in principal amount of outstanding bonds issued by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority" in GoldenTree Master Fund, Ltd., GTAM 110 Designated Activity Company, GoldenTree Distressed Master Fund III Ltd., GoldenTree Distressed Master Fund 2014 Ltd., GoldenTree Distressed Onshore Master Fund III LP, GoldenTree Structured Products Master Fund VII (2020) LP, GoldenTree Distressed Fund 2014 LP, GoldenTree Structured Products Opportunities Offshore Fund Extension Holdings, LLC, GoldenTree Multi-Sector Master Fund ICAV - GoldenTree Multi-Sector Master Fund Portfolio A, GoldenTree Insurance Fund Series Interests of the SALI Multi-Series Fund, L.P., GoldenTree 2017 K-SC, Ltd., GoldenTree Structured Products Opportunities Domestic Fund Extension Holdings, LLC, FS Credit Income Fund, GoldenVest LLC, GoldenTree Multi-Sector Fund Offshore ERISA, Ltd., GoldenTree Distressed Master Fund IV Ltd., GoldenTree High Yield Value Fund Offshore (Strategic), Ltd., GoldenTree Distressed Fund IV LP, GoldenTree Multi Sector-C LP, GoldenTree Structured Products - C II LP, GoldenTree Structured Products - C LP, GoldenTree V1 Master Fund, L.P., GT Credit Fund LP, GT G Distressed Fund 2020 LP and Syncora Guarantee Inc. v. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Pedro Pierluisi, individually and as Governor of the Commonwealth; Omar J. Marrero, individually and as executive director of the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority, and the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority at the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

    VGB Ltd. v. Venezuela: Complaint (‘$296M Bonds Default’)

    Complaint for "breach of contract ... arising from the failure to make contractually-mandated principal and interest payments on multiple series of bonds issued by Venezuela" in VGB Limited, of the British Virgin Islands v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Multisuma Investment Corp. et al v. Venezuela: Complaint (‘Bonds Default’)

    Complaint alleging "a breach of contract action arising out of Venezuela’s failure to make contractually mandated principal and interest payments on five series of bonds issued by Venezuela" in Multisuma Investment Corp., of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Cen Xijiao Siem Wu, of Panama v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    PDV Insurance Company Ltd. v. Venezuela: Complaint (‘$108M Bonds Default’)

    Complaint alleging "a breach of contract action arising from Venezuela’s failure to make contractually mandated principal and interest payments on two series of bonds" in John Johnston and Edward Willmott, as Joint Provisional Liquidators on behalf of PDV Insurance Company Ltd., of Bermuda v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Bolivia: Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award ($253M)

    Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award that "arises from Bolivia’s nationalization of certain investments made by Glencore in Bolivia" in Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Ltd., described as a Bermuda subsidiary of Jersey, Channel Islands-domiciled, Switzerland-based Glencore Plc v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

    Lavinia Arpesella et al v. Venezuela: Complaint (‘$11M Bonds Default’)

    Complaint by residents and citizens of Argentina, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and United Kingdom in Lavinia Arpesella, Pietro Arpesella, Florian Markus Borck, Andreas Michael Boukai, Ermanno Cavara, Marco Cavara, Giancarlo Coiana, Anna Daniela Musiani, Jakob Heichele, Manuela Heimbeck, Massimo Mazzaccone, Juan Carlos Ozores, Hartmut W. Peters, Niccolo Portu, Antonella Raso, Josef Johann Schneider, Marleen Maria Schneider, Giovanni Todesco, Michael Zahn, and Sabine Zahn v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    New York AG v. Donald Trump et al: Plaintiff’s ‘Facts To Be Proven At Trial’ (‘Accounting Fraud’)

    Plaintiff's 'Facts To Be Proven At Trial' in People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Jeffrey McConney, The Donald J. Trump Organization Inc., Trump Organization LLC, DJT Holdings LLC, DJT Holdings Managing Member, Trump Endeavor 12 LLC, 401 North Wabash Venture LLC, Trump Old Post Office LLC, 40 Wall Street LLC, and Seven Springs LLC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

    New York AG v. Donald Trump et al: Decision & Order on Motions (‘Accounting Fraud’)

    Decision and order on motions, including granting, in part, plaintiff's motions for summary judgment and sanctions against defendants' attorneys, in People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Jeffrey McConney, The Donald J. Trump Organization Inc., Trump Organization LLC, DJT Holdings LLC, DJT Holdings Managing Member, Trump Endeavor 12 LLC, 401 North Wabash Venture LLC, Trump Old Post Office LLC, 40 Wall Street LLC, and Seven Springs LLC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.