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AJ Ruiz Consultoria Empresarial SA v. BBVA et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint “for unjust enrichment on behalf of thousands of creditors of the Schahin Group – a Brazilian oil and gas conglomerate with subsidiaries around the world, including in the United States – to recover more than $465 million that Defendants unlawfully obtained at those creditors’ expense” in AJ Ruiz Consultoria Empresarial S.A., solely as Judicial Administrator and foreign representative of Schahin Holding S/A, Agropecuária Alto do Turiassú Ltda, Agropecuária Maranhense S/A, Âmbar Empreendimentos e Participações S/C Ltda, Aquática Comunicações Ltda, Base Engenharia e Serviços De Petróleo e Gás S/A, Base Petróleo e Gas S/A, Companhia Ms De Participações, Companhia Schahin de Ativos, Companhia Schahin Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros S/S Ltda, Construtora Mogno Ltda, Deep Black Drilling LLP, Foxborough Participações Ltda, Habitécnica Participações S/A, Habitécnica S/A Empreendimentos Imobiliários, Administração E Planejamento, HBF Participações Ltda, HHS Participações S/A, Intelis Automação e Controle Ltda, MTS Participações Ltda, S&S Holding Elétrica S/A, S2 Participações Ltda, Satasch Participações Ltda, SCH 14 Sondas de Produções Marítimas S/A, SCH07 Participações Ltda, SCH08 Participações Ltda, SCH13 Participações Ltda, SCH15 Participações Ltda, Schahin Administração e Informática Ltda, Schahin Ativos Companhia Schahin Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros S/A, Schahin Capital SPE 1 S/A, Schahin Capital SPE 2 S/A, Schahin Desenolvimento Imobiliário S/A, Schahin Empreendimentos Imobiliários Ltda, Schahin Energia S/A, Schahin Participações Ltda, Schahin Securitizadora De Créditos Financeiros S/A, and SM Participações S/A v. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., of Spain; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Grand Cayman Branch, of the Cayman Islands; Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, of Delaware; Crédit Industriel et Commercial, of France; Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, of England; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, of New York; Hamburg Commercial Bank AG, of Germany; Intesa Sanpaolo, S.p.A., New York Branch; Itau BBA International Plc, of England; Mitsubishi Corporation, of Japan; Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (U.S.A.) Inc., of Delaware; Mizuho Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MS Drillship I S.A., of Panama; Nomura Corporate Funding Americas, LLC, of Delaware; Shinhan Bank, of South Korea; Standard Chartered Bank, of England, and UniCredit Bank AG, of Germany, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

AJ Ruiz Consultoria Empresarial SA v. BBVA et al: Complaint

Complaint “for unjust enrichment on behalf of thousands of creditors of the Schahin Group – a Brazilian oil and gas conglomerate with subsidiaries around the world, including in the United States – to recover more than $465 million that Defendants unlawfully obtained at those creditors’ expense” in AJ Ruiz Consultoria Empresarial S.A., solely as Judicial Administrator and foreign representative of Schahin Holding S/A, Agropecuária Alto do Turiassú Ltda, Agropecuária Maranhense S/A, Âmbar Empreendimentos e Participações S/C Ltda, Aquática Comunicações Ltda, Base Engenharia e Serviços De Petróleo e Gás S/A, Base Petróleo e Gas S/A, Companhia Ms De Participações, Companhia Schahin de Ativos, Companhia Schahin Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros S/S Ltda, Construtora Mogno Ltda, Deep Black Drilling LLP, Foxborough Participações Ltda, Habitécnica Participações S/A, Habitécnica S/A Empreendimentos Imobiliários, Administração E Planejamento, HBF Participações Ltda, HHS Participações S/A, Intelis Automação e Controle Ltda, MTS Participações Ltda, S&S Holding Elétrica S/A, S2 Participações Ltda, Satasch Participações Ltda, SCH 14 Sondas de Produções Marítimas S/A, SCH07 Participações Ltda, SCH08 Participações Ltda, SCH13 Participações Ltda, SCH15 Participações Ltda, Schahin Administração e Informática Ltda, Schahin Ativos Companhia Schahin Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros S/A, Schahin Capital SPE 1 S/A, Schahin Capital SPE 2 S/A, Schahin Desenolvimento Imobiliário S/A, Schahin Empreendimentos Imobiliários Ltda, Schahin Energia S/A, Schahin Participações Ltda, Schahin Securitizadora De Créditos Financeiros S/A, and SM Participações S/A v. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., of Spain; Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Grand Cayman Branch, of the Cayman Islands; Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, of Delaware; Crédit Industriel et Commercial, of France; Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, of England; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, of New York; Hamburg Commercial Bank AG, of Germany; Intesa Sanpaolo, S.p.A., New York Branch; Itau BBA International Plc, of England; Mitsubishi Corporation, of Japan; Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (U.S.A.) Inc., of Delaware; Mizuho Bank, Ltd., of Japan; MS Drillship I S.A., of Panama; Nomura Corporate Funding Americas, LLC, of Delaware; Shinhan Bank, of South Korea; Standard Chartered Bank, of England, and UniCredit Bank AG, of Germany, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Quintana Roo v. Claudia Romanillos Villanueva et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by the Free and Sovereign Mexican State of Quintana Roo to take discovery from Claudia Romanillos Villanueva, Eduardo Solis Azarcoya, Hector Manuel Peredo Rincon, and Bernardo Quezada Salas at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

CFTC v. Jason Scharf et al: SRO Motion

Ex Parte Motion for Statutory Restraining Order in U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Jason B. Scharf, d.b.a. Citrades.com and AutoTradingBinary.com; CIT Investments LLC, Brevspand EOOD, C I T Investments Ltd., A&J Media Partners, Inc., Michael Shah, and Zilmil, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Irving Picard v. Kingate Global Fund Ltd. et al: Fourth Amended Complaint

Fourth Amended Complaint in Irving Picard, as Trustee for the Liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC v. Federico Ceretti, an Italian residing in England; Carlo Grosso, an Italian residing in England; Kingate Global Fund Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Kingate Euro Fund Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Kingate Management Limited, of Bermuda; FIM Advisers LLP, of England; FIM Limited, of England; Citi Hedge Fund Services Limited, First Peninsula Trustees Limited, of Liberia, individually and as Trustee of The Ashby Trust; The Ashby Trust, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Ashby Investment Investment Services Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Alpine Trustees Limited, of Liberia, individually and as Trustee of El Prela Trust; Port of Hercules Trustees Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, individually and as Trustee of El Prela Trust; El Prela Trust, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and then the British Virgin Islands; El Prela Group Holding Services Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Ashby Holdings Services Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; El Prela Trading Investments Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Bank of Bermuda Limited, of Bermuda, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Fraudulent Websites: February 3, 2011

Notice entitled 'Websites with Cayman Addresses Not Registered nor Licensed in the Cayman Islands' issued by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Poland: Piotr Osuch

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Poland into Piotr Osuch, a.k.a. Peter von Hochburg, for alleged investment fraud, check forgery, and using a false passport and driver's license to obtain financing for real estate transactions.

Latin America Round-Up: June 30, 2003

ARGENTINA: Purge in the making; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: The consequences of Baninter banking scandal; ECUADOR: Ex-minister investigated for laundering; MEXICO: HSBC investigated; NICARAGUA: New charges for Alemán; and PANAMA: Iranian citizen arrested; Frozen Guatemalan assets; New rules; The legacy of Marc Harris in Panama.

Latin America Round Up: September 30, 2002

ARGENTINAMenem off the hook, for the moment Judge Julio Speroni concluded there is not enough evidence to indict former President Carlos Menem in the case of the illegal arms sale to Croatia and Ecuador. Judge Speroni added, though, that Menem

Latin America Round Up: May 31, 2002

Corruption in Argentina Since it was founded in 1999, the Argentinean Anti Corruption Office has handled 1,784 cases that generated 489 complaints but none of them has produced a sentence. The last index by Transparency International — which classifies countries
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