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    Golden Meditech Holdings Ltd. v. Citibank, NA et al: Discovery Application (Hong Kong)

    Application by Golden Meditech Holdings Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Bank of China, New York Branch, Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C. for use in legal proceedings "brought in Hong Kong against eight foreign defendants, namely: (i) Mr. Yuan Ya Fei (also known as Li Zhen Yuan Adams), (ii) Ms. Yang Huai Zhen, (iii) Mr. Xu Ping, (iv) Mr. Chen Xiao Yang, (v) Nanjing Ying Peng Huikang Medical Industry Investment Partnership, (vi) Nanjing Li Xin Trading Industrial Co Ltd, (vii) Blue Ocean Creation Investment Hong Kong Limited, and (viii) Blue Ocean Structure Investment Company Limited", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    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.

    Ernesto Andrade Group v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Ernesto Andrade Group to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Bank of America, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in legal proceedings in Brazil to recover $7,680,184 from Nelson Nogueira Pinheiro that he allegedly "embezzled ... in his role as the former manager of FPB Bank", which is based in Panama, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Banco Votorantim SA v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Banco Votorantim S.A. to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank, N.A., Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Bank of Nova Scotia, Barclays Bank PLC, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. "for use in an ongoing civil proceeding that Applicant filed against the judgment debtors Credz S.A. Instituição de Pagamento, JJLF Empreendimentos Imobiliarios e Participacoes Ltda., JJLF Participações Financeiras Ltda., Elenir Elias Zogbi, Fabio Joao Zogbi, Lais Helena Zogbi Porto, Joao Antonio Zogbi Filho in Brazil to enforce the BRL 81 million (approximately USD 16 million) money judgment that Applicant owns against the Foreign Judgment Debtors", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    LITASCO SA v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by LITASCO S.A. to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, Citibank N.A.; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas; Standard Chartered Bank; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, United Bank for Africa, America, Société Générale North America, SG Americas Securities Holdings, LLC, and BNP Paribas USA, Inc. for legal proceedings in England "against Der Mond Oil and Gas Africa SA and Locafrique Holding SA", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Lukoil Benelux BV v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Lukoil Benelux B.V., of Luxembourg, to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of America N.A., Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Santander Bank, N.A., and Credit Agricole CIB for use in legal proceedings in England "against Oil Distribution Terminals S.L., Biomar Oil S.L., Buran Energy S.A., Corporacion Financiera Kleber Iberica S.L., Mr Tirso-Jose-Maria Tomas Herrero and Mr Juan Antonio Molina Garcia", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application (Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, St. Kitts & Nevis & United Arab Emirates)

    Application by N.P.S.SF. Debt Co., S.à.r.l., of Luxembourg, to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup, d.b.a. Citibank; The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Bank of America, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, UniCredit Bank AG, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of China, BNP Paribas USA, Commerzbank AG, Mashreq Bank PSC, and Habib American Bank for use in legal proceedings in Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, St. Kitts & Nevis, and United Arab Emirates regarding an alleged $36.6 million fraud by Muhammad Tahir Lakhani and Muhammad Ali Lakhani, both described as residents of Dubai, UAE, and Pakistan, and their Astir Group, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Vantage Mezzanine Fund II Partnership v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (Bermuda, Italy & Malta)

    Application by Vantage Mezzanine Fund II Partnership, described as a South African "investment fund that provides finance to high-risk businesses across Africa and in other developing jurisdictions", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC, Barclays Bank PLC, Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, The Northern Trust Company, f.k.a. The Northern Trust International Banking Corporation; UBS AG, and Wells Fargo Bank N.A. for use in legal proceedings in Bermuda, Italy, and Malta to enforce an arbitration award of US$59.4 million "against Mr. John Eric Kodwo Taylor", who was described as a citizen of Ghana and Malta and "executive chairperson of Surfline Communications Ltd., a Ghanaian company engaged in developing high-speed internet networks in Ghana", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Turkey: Ugur Ozdemir et al (‘Money Laundering’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Bank of New York Mellon, and Standard Chartered Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Turkey - for a criminal investigation into Ugur Ozdemir and others for suspected money laundering.

    Portugal: Vitor Lopes Ferreira et al (‘Fraud & Money Laundering’)

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Bank of New York Mellon and JPMorgan Chase Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Portugal - for a criminal investigation into "Vitor Miguel Lopes Ferreira, the company Coordenadas Fidalgas, Unipessoal, Lda, and its manager Cheick F’anta Mady Dansoko for money laundering, aggravated fraud, and criminal association"

    ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Amended Discovery Memorandum of Law (Cayman Islands)

    Amended Memorandum of Law in support of Amended Application by the Joint Official Liquidators of ABRAAJ Investment Management Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank US, a.k.a. Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, New York Branch; Société Generale North America; BNP Paribas USA Inc.; Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, New York Branch, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands regarding an alleged $385 million fraud by Pakistan citizen Asif Masood Naqvi, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Damien Byrne v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application (United Arab Emirates)

    Application by Damien James Byrne, a citizen of Ireland residing in the United Arab Emirates, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payment Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in the United Arab Emirates alleging fraud "against Mustansir Hamza Khetty Dawoodbhoy, Omar Hassan Ali Alattar and Mehboob Hamza Khetty Dawoodbhoy" at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    National Bank Trust PJSC v. Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas et al: Discovery Application (British Virgin Islands)

    Application by National Bank Trust PJSC, of Russia, to take discovery from Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Bank of New York Mellon, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS AG, Societe Generale USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, and Citibank NA for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands alleging fraud "perpetrated by the Russian bank B&N Bank, the Russian businessman Mikail Shishkhanov, and a number of businesses affiliated with Mr. Shishkhanov, with the apparent connivance of a number of commodity brokers and traders", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Deposit Guarantee Fund of Ukraine v. Bank of New York Mellon: Discovery Application (Ukraine)

    Application by the Deposit Guarantee Fund of Ukraine, as the liquidator of Fidobank PJSC, to take discovery from the Bank of New York Mellon for use in legal proceedings in Ukraine against Oleksandr Yevhenovych Adarich, described as Fidobank's beneficial owner; Iryna Vilinivna Maryanko, Denis Viktorovich Mikhov, Alexander Arkadyevich Sobolev, Ivan Alexandrovich Istomin, Roman Serhiyovych Shevtsiv, Oksana Ivanivna Voloshyna, Igor Pavlovich Grigorov, and Oleg Vasilyevich Litvinenko regarding suspected "wrongful transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Jonah Meer v. HSBC et al: Discovery Application (British Virgin Islands)

    Application by Jonah Beer, as the liquidator of Kopist Holding Limited, to take discovery from H.S.B.C. Bank U.S.A., N.A., Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank and its affiliates Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas and Bankers Trust Company, Commerzbank AG, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., Credit Suisse AG, Garanti Bank and Bank Julius Baer for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands "to recover assets which may have been diverted from the Company", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    China Financial Services Holdings Ltd. v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (Hong Kong)

    Application by China Financial Services Holdings Ltd., of Hong Kong, to take discovery from Citibank N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Well Fargo Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Bank of China, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank US, and Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, for use in legal proceedings in Hong Kong against Luo Rui and Guan Zueling, a.k.a. Guan Xue Ling, alleging fraud that caused losses totaling RMB1.37 billion ($198 million), filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Banco BNP Paribas Brasil SA v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Banco BNP Paribas Brasil NA to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in legal proceedings in Alagoas, Brazil involving Empresa Alagoana de Terminais Ltda. and Copertrading Comércio Exportação e Importação S.A., filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application

    Application by N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl, of Luxembourg, to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup, d.b.a. Citibank; The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Bank of America N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, UniCredit Bank AG, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of China, BNP Paribas USA, Commerzbank AG, Mashreq Bank PSC, and Habib American Bank for use in legal proceedings in Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, Saints Kitts and Nevis, and United Arab Emirates, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Kian Sadaat Yazdi v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC et al: Discovery Application (United Arab Emirates)

    Application by Kian Sadaat Yazdi, a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Dubai, described as "a shareholder and the Chief Executive Officer of Hassan’s Optician Co., one of the largest optical chains in Kuwait", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of America, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Bank of Baroda, BNP Paribas, Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Habib American Bank, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreqbank PSC, Standard Chartered Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for legal proceedings in the United Arab Emirates involving suspected fraud and forgery, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Fundo de Liquidação Financeira v. American Express Bank et al: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Ex Parte Application by Fundo de Liquidação Financeira - Fundo de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios Não Padronizado to take discovery from American Express Bank, Citibank N.A., Standard Chartered Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, Novo Banco S.A., Wells Fargo Bank N.A., and JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil "against, inter alia, K.G. Serviços e Participações Eireli, Alvaro Maluf a/k/a Maluf Jabur Alvaro, and Paulo Maluf a/ka Maluf Jabur Paulo", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Associação dos Profissionais dos Correios v. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation: Discovery Application (Brazil)

    Application by Associação dos Profissionais dos Correios, described as "a Brazilian non-profit association that defends and represents the interests of present and former/retired postal worker employees of Correios, a state-owned public postal company", to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation for use in legal proceedings in São Paulo, Brazil "against Instituto de Seguridade Social dos Correios e Telégrafos, Empresa Brasileira de Correio e Telégrafos, KPMG Auditores Independentes, and BNY Mellon Serviços Financeiros Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobilários S.A." alleging "misconduct, malfeasance, breaches of fiduciary duties, and corruption", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    JSC Ingtorgstroy v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (Russia)

    Application by JSC Ingtorgstroy, of Russia, to take discovery from Citibank NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA NA, BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America NA, Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings "against former CEOs and beneficial owners of OJSC "GK Amazarkan", including Pavel Entin and Bogdan Solodukha before the commercial court of Moscow city and the commercial court of Kaluga Region, Russia", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Nebahat Evyap İşbilen v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application (‘£40M Fraud’)

    Application by Nebahat Evyap İşbilen, described as a 76-year-old "Turkish national resident in the United Kingdom", to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup Inc. d.b.a. Citibank; Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., Goldman Sachs and Co., Bank of America N.A., Deutsche Bank A.G., Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, and M&T Bank Corporation for use in legal proceedings in England against entities in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, England, Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and United Arab Emirates regarding "a multinational fraud committed against her by Mr. Selman Turk", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Banco Santander (Brasil) SA v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

    Application by Banco Santander (Brasil) SA to take discovery from Citibank NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA NA, BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Barclays Bank Plc, Bank of America NA, Wells Fargo Bank NA, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings alleging fraud in São Paulo, Brazil "against Ducoco Produtos Alimenticios S/A, Ducoco Alimentos S/A, Malibu Holding S/A, and Nelson Nogueira Pinheiro", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    BASF T.O.V. v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

    Application by BASF T.O.V., of Ukraine, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in legal proceedings in Ukraine alleging fraud "against PE Cherkes Trading House (f/k/a PE “Firma Bershad Agroplius”) (and its affiliates and officers, including Mr. Zulynskyi Stepan Olegovych), Agrarian Alliance LLC, STOV Dibrova I K, and Motoviltex LLC" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
    Alexei and Dmitri Ananyev

    Russian investigators seek records from 3 NY banks in hunt for assets of ‘multi-billion dollar bank fraudsters Dmitri and Alexei Ananyev’

    Russia's National Bank Trust is seeking records from three New York banks as part of its attempt to recover the proceeds of "a multi-billion dollar banking fraud perpetrated by two brothers, Dmitri and Alexei Ananyev", who are allegedly linked with entities in several jurisdictions, including Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Cyprus, Marshall Islands, and Seychelles.

    National Bank Trust PJSC v. JPMorgan Chase NA et al: Discovery Application (Cyprus)

    Application by PJSC National Bank Trust, of Russia, to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase NA, Bank of New York Mellon, and Citibank NA for use in legal proceedings in Cyprus regarding "a multi-billion dollar banking fraud perpetrated by two brothers, Dmitri and Alexei Ananyev", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Anatoly Motylev v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application (England)

    Application by Kevin Hellard and Jonathan Thielmann, as Joint Trustees in the English bankruptcy proceedings of Anatoly Leonidovich Motylev, who "is responsible for the collapse of several Russian banks and pension funds that he controlled and has been held liable for these institutions’ debts as a result of the fraud he and his associates perpetrated", to take discovery from Bank of America NA, Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., HSBC Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, and Commerzbank AG for use in Motylev's "English bankruptcy proceedings", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The alleged fraud and money laundering scheme involves entities and accounts in several jurisdictions, including Austria, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, England, Germany, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Panama, Russia, Scotland, Seychelles, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and USA, it was stated in the application.

    Libyan Asset Recovery and Management Office v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

    Application by the Libyan Asset Recovery and Management Office to take discovery from Bank of America N.A., Citigroup Inc. d.b.a. Citibank; JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., UBS Group A.G., HSBC Bank, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas for use in foreign legal proceedings regarding "tens of billions of dollars stolen by Muammar Muhammed Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi over the course of his 32-year dictatorship", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Dina Hlace v. HSBC USA Inc. et al: Discovery Application

    Application by Dina Hlace, a resident of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to take discovery from HSBC USA, Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and Citigroup, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Argentina, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Invest Bank PSC v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (United Arab Emirates, 2021)

    Application by Invest Bank PSC, which "provides corporate retail banking services in the UAE", to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; Bank of China, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and Mashreqbank PSC for use in legal proceedings in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, “against Seidco General Contracting Company LLC, Fadi Atef Ajjaoui, and Saif Ali Al Dhabea Al Darmaki" for suspected fraud and misappropriation, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    ABRAAJ Investment Management Ltd. v. Bank of America et al: Amended Discovery Application (Cayman Islands)

    Amended Application by the Joint Official Liquidators of ABRAAJ Investment Management Limited, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Bank of America, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Goldman Sachs and Co., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Mashreqbank PSC, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank US, a.k.a. Standard Chartered Bank, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, New York Branch; Société Generale North America; BNP Paribas USA Inc.; Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, New York Branch, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch; and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands regarding an alleged $385 million fraud by Pakistan citizen Asif Masood Naqvi, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Pearl Holding III Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

    Petition for Court Sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Pearl Holding III Limited, which "acts as an intermediate holding company with its direct and indirect subsidiaries being located in Singapore, Hong Kong, the United States, Thailand, Malaysia and the PRC", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

    Uralsib Bank v. Citibank et al: Discovery Application

    Application by Uralsib Bank PJSC, of Russia, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank Plc, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC, Paypal, Inc., and MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Russia "to recover a debt" of $4.3 million allegedly owed by Denis Smyslov, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC v. The Corporation of Hamilton et al: Letters Rogatory (Robert McKellar et al)

    Notice of Motion for Issuance of Letters Rogatory and Letter Requests "to obtain evidence from nonparties located in the United Kingdom and ... Bermuda", namely Robert McKellar, Edward Hickman, Michael MacLean, Conyers Dill & Pearman, Wakefield Quin, and Johann Oosthuizen, in Mexico Infrastructure Finance LLC v. The Corporation of Hamilton, of Bermuda, and The Bank of New York Mellon at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    VL Assurance (Bermuda) Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Michael Morrison and Mark Allitt, of KPMG Advisory, as the Foreign Representatives of VL Assurance (Bermuda) Ltd., Valor Group Ltd., and Valor Management Ltd., described as Bermuda companies that are part of a group that also includes companies in Barbados, Ireland, Liechtenstein, and the United States and which are "victims of activity perpetrated between 2013 and 2016 by Jason Sugarman - a former director of the VL Bermuda Debtor - and others, including Jason Galanis, that ultimately led to the insolvency of the VL Bermuda Debtors", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Majed Amir Al-Attabi v. JPMorgan Chase Bank et al: Discovery Application

    Application by Majed Amir Al-Attabi to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Citibank N.A., and Standard Chartered Bank for use in legal proceedings in Lebanon "against Bank Audi S.A.L.", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    The Deposit Guarantee Fund v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

    Application by The Deposit Guarantee Fund, of Ukraine, to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG US and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in a "contemplated proceeding ... against PJSC National Credit Bank, Eastmond Sales LLP, Bank Frick & Co. AG, and other unknown fraudsters" in England for suspected fraud involving several jurisdictions, including England, Liechtenstein, Marshall Islands, Seychelles, Switzerland, and Ukraine, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    East Asian Consortium BV v. Bank of America et al: Discovery Application

    Application by East Asian Consortium B.V., of the Netherlands, to take discovery from the New York branches of Bank of America, N.A., Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas USA, China Construction Bank, Citibank N.A., HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., MashreqBank PSC, Standard Chartered Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for use in legal proceedings in South Africa "against MTN Group Ltd., MTN International (Mauritius) Ltd., Mobile Telephone Networks Holding (Pty) Limited, MTN International (Pty) Ltd., Phutuma Freedom Nhleko, and Irene Charnley", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    First Monolith Inc. v. Citibank N.A. et al: Discovery Application

    Application by First Monolith Inc. to take discovery from Citibank N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG US and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in a "contemplated proceeding" in Singapore "against Canwell Commerce Pte. Ltd." for suspected fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Torgovy Dom KAToil OOO v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

    Application by Torgovy Dom KAToil OOO, described as a Russian company that is "a wholly owned subsidiary of C.A.T. oil AG, a publicly-traded Austrian company", to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Bank of New York Mellon, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank N.A., and The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C. for use in "contemplated legal proceedings" in Russia against Victoria Sokolova for suspected fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District 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.

    PJSC Uralsib Bank v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

    Ex Parte Application by PJSC Uralsib Bank to take discovery from Citibank NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of Nova Scotia, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG US, Bank of China, New York Branch; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in a "contemplated proceeding" in Russia against Nikolay Ivanovich Pasyada for suspected fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Republic of Kazakhstan v. Bank of New York Mellon et al: Discovery Application

    Application by the Republic of Kazakhstan to take discovery from The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, Bank of China, Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas USA, Citibank N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company LLC (CHIPS), Commerzbank AG, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Société Générale S.A., Standard Chartered Bank USA, UBS AG, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and Bank of America, N.A. for use "in foreign judicial proceedings to enforce and collect upon an arbitral award that was issued in Kazakhstan's favor" against "a Canadian company called Gold Pool JV Limited", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Kazakhstan is, inter alia, seeking information regarding "third party funding that Gold Pool allegedly received from "a litigation funder registered in Guernsey", a "law firm", and "a Canadian" entity. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the corporate registry for Toronto, Canada showed that Gold Pool JV Limited was incorporated on December 29th, 1995 and its officers and directors are A. Thomas Griffis, President and Director; Elia Crespo, Vice President, Secretary, and Director, and Chris Irwin, Assistant Secretary,

    Unión Fenosa Gas S.A. v. Egypt et al: Complaint

    Complaint "to invalidate, at least as to UFG, Egypt's fraudulent agreement purporting to transfer funds into a trust, with BNY Mellon serving as the purported trustee, for the sole purpose of shielding those funds from attachment by UFG, which holds a judgment against Egypt for over US$ 2 billion" in Unión Fenosa Gas S.A., of Spain v. Arab Republic of Egypt, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.