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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.

Jatin Chopra v. DiDi Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Jatin Chopra v. DiDi Global Inc., f.k.a. Xiaoju Kuaizhi Inc., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, China-based company that "purports to be the world's largest mobility technology platform. Its four key components are: shared mobility, auto solutions, electronic mobility, and autonomous driving"; Will Wei Cheng, Alan Yue Zhuo, Jean Qing Liu, Stephen Jingshi Zhu, Zhiyi Chen, Martin Chi Ping Lau, Kentaro Matsui, Adrian Perica, Daniel Yong Zhang, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, JPMorgan Securities LLC, BoFA Securities Inc., Barclays Capital Inc., China Renaissance Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., UBS Securities LLC, BOCI Asia Limited, BOCOM International Securities Limited, CCB International Capital Limited, CLSA Limited, CMB International Capital Limited, Futu Inc., ICBC International Securities Limited, Mizuho Securities USA LLC, and Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Rafaela Espinal v. DiDi Global Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Rafaela Espinal v. DiDi Global Inc., formerly Xiaoju Kuaizhi Inc., described as a Cayman Islands company based in China that "purports to be the world's largest mobility technology platform"; Will Wei Cheng, Alan Yue Zhuo, Jean Qing Liu, Stephen Jingshi Zhu, Zhiyi Chen, Martin Chi Ping Lau, Kentaro Matsui, Adrian Perica, Daniel Yong Zhang, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, JPMorgan Securities LLC, BoFA Securities Inc., Barclays Capital Inc., China Renaissance Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Bocci Asia Limited, BOCOM International Securities Limited, CCB International Capital Limited, CLSA Limited, CMB International Capital Limited, Futu Inc., ICBC International Securities Limited, Mizuho Securities USA LLC, and Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Cayman Islands General Registry showed that the directors of DiDi Global Inc. were identified as Adrian Perica, Zhiyi Chen, Wei Cheng, Chi Ping Martin Lau, Qing Liu, Matsui Kentaro, Yong Zhang, and Jingshi Zhu.

New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bank of America et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint "to obtain compensation for putative Class members who have suffered billions of dollars in injuries" regarding "a conspiracy to manipulate" the "financial auction price" of credit default swaps in New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, NA, BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Bank Plc, Barclays Capital Inc., BNP Paribas S.A., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Inc., Citibank N.A., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Credit Suisse Group AG, Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Credit Suisse Capital LLC, Credit Suisse International, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co., LLC, Goldman Sachs International, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., JPMorgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc, Morgan Stanley Capital Services, LLC, NatWest Group Plc, NatWest Markets Plc, NatWest Markets Securities, Inc., The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., Creditex Group Inc., and IHS Markit, Ltd. at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Alex Garnett v. RLX Technology Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Alex Garnett v. RLX Technology Inc., which "manufactures and sells vaping products in China" and and whose securities are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Ying Kate Wang, Long David Jiang, Yilong Wen, Yueduo Rachel Zhang, Colleen A. DeVries, Cogency Global Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., and China Renaissance Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, based in China, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Makhpal Karibzhanova v. Aidan Karibzhanov: Discovery Application

Application by Makhpal Karibzhanova, who "is a citizen of Kazakhstan and is the former wife of a wealthy and politically-connected Kazakh businessman, Aidan Karibzhanov", for an order of judicial assistance "to obtain testimony and documentary evidence to assist in discovery for use in prospective Kazakhstan civil proceedings" involving her former husband, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Yiming Feng et al v. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Yiming Feng and Sicheng Yin, both citizens and residents of China, to take discovery from Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC "for use in pending civil litigation in China against the co-founder, Mr. Guangyuan Cai" regarding "an investment dispute in Energy Monster - one of China's largest powerbank rental companies - in which a co-founder reneged on his promise to transfer a 3% equity stake to Petitioners, who conceived and built up the company", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Masahiko Nishiyama: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Japan by Hiroshi Morimoto, of Kitahama Partners, as the Foreign Representative of Masahiko Nishiyama, a bankrupt who was found guilty of "fraudulently concealing his assets", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Yoav Gutman v. Lizhi Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint in Yoav Gutman v. Lizhi Inc., of China; Jinnan Lai, Ning Ding, Zelong Li, Xi Chen, Tao Huang, Ye Yuan, Richard Arthur, Colleen A. de Vries, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Haitong International Securities Company Limited, of Hong Kong; AMTD Global Markets Limited, of Hong Kong; Needham & Company LLC, of New York; Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited, of New Zealand; China Merchants Securities (HK) Co. Limited, of Hong Kong; Valuable Capital Limited, of Hong Kong; Prime Number Capital LLC, and Cogency Global Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Deposito Centralizado de Compensacion y Liquidacion de Valores Decevale, SA v. Ecuador High Yield Bond Fund LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Deposito Centralizado de Compensacion y Liquidacion de Valores Decevale, S.A. to take discovery from Ecuador High Yield Bond Fund LLC, Argonaut FL LLC, Penderton Management LLC, Jorge Cherrez Miño, Lafise Securities Corporation, IBCorp Asset Management Inc., ICS Institutional Custody Services LLC, and Citigroup Inc. "for use in reasonably contemplated civil and/or criminal proceedings in Ecuador to be filed against Mr. Luis Alvarez Villamar, Decevale's former Operations Manager, for fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, and/or indemnification", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Allon Yaroni v. Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities fraud in Allon Yaroni v. Pintec Technology Holdings Limited, a Cayman Islands company based in China whose securities are listed on NASDAQ; Wei Wei, Steven Yuan Ning Sim, Jun Dong, Jing Zhou, Xiaomei Peng, Chao Zhou, Feng Hong, Jiacheng Liu, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Aleksandr Spitsyn: Criminal Complaint

Criminal Complaint alleging money laundering regarding "work-from-home fraud schemes" in USA v. Aleksandr Vladimirovich Spitsyn, a citizen of Russia, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Artem SJSHC v. Gray Fox Logistics: Petition to Confirm Arbitral Award

Petition to Confirm and Enforce Final Foreign Arbitral Award of $8.3 million in State Joint Stock Holding Company Artem, of Ukraine v. Gray Fox Aviation and Logistics Inc., d.b.a. Gray Fox Logistics, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Steven Burnham v. Qutoutiao Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging fraud in Steven Burnham v. Qutoutiao Inc., described as a Cayman Islands company based in China; Eric Silliang Tan, Lei Li, Jingbo Wang, Xiaolu Zhu, Shaoqing Jiang, Jianfei Dong, Oliver Yucheng Chen, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutssche Bank Securities Inc., China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Ltd., UBS Securities LLC, and KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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.

Sabena Puri v. USA: Petition to Quash IRS Summons (August 2020)

Petition to Quash Third Party Summons Issued to Citibank NA by the IRS regarding "India Income Tax Liabilities" and an allegation of "political harassment against the current Indian administration's political opposition" in Sabena Puri v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

iFinex Inc. v. Enterprise Bank & Trust: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, which operates a cryptocurrency exchange known as Bitfinex, to take discovery from Enterprise Bank & Trust "for use in proceedings in foreign tribunals in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" involving alleged fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

iFinex Inc. v. Rhon Monroe: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, which "operates a leading global virtual currency platform operating under the brand and trade name of Bitfinex", to take discovery from Rondell 'Rhon' Clyde Monroe "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" as part of an attempt "to recover approximately $880,000,000 of funds which it had entrusted to an entity named Global Trade Solutions AG, doing business as 'Crypto Capital'", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Sabena Puri v. USA: Petition to Quash IRS Summons (May 2020)

Petition to Quash Third Party Summons issued to Citibank NA by the Internal Revenue Services regarding "India Tax Liabilities" in Sabena Puri, of India v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Katherine Wandel v. Phoenix Tree Holdings Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities violations in Katherine Wandel v. Phoenix Tree Holdings Limited, described as "a Cayman Islands holding company that leases and manages apartments in China"; Jing Gao, Derek Boyang Shen, Yan Cui, Wenbiao Li, Erhai Liu, Xian Chen, William Wang, Gang Ji, Edwin Fung, Jianping Ye, Jason Zheng Zhang, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, JPMorgan Securities LLC, Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited, US Tiger Securities Inc., Cogency Global Inc., and Richard Arthur at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

iFinex Inc. v. Arizona Bank & Trust: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex, a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Taiwan-based cryptocurrency exchange operator, to take discovery from Arizona Bank & Trust "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" in which iFinex "seeks to recover approximately $880,000,000" that was allegedly misappropriated by Global Trade Solutions AG, d.b.a. Crypto Capital, of Switzerland, and related parties, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

iFinex Inc. v. Bank of Colorado: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex, a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Taiwan-based cryptocurrency exchange operator, to take discovery from Pinnacle Bancorp, d.b.a. Bank of Colorado, "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" in which iFinex "seeks to recover approximately $880,000,000" that was allegedly misappropriated by Global Trade Solutions AG, d.b.a. Crypto Capital, of Switzerland, and related parties, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

iFinex Inc. v. SunTrust Bank: Discovery Application

Application by iFinex Inc., d.b.a. Bitfinex, a British Virgin Islands-domiciled, Taiwan-based cryptocurrency exchange operator, to take discovery from SunTrust Bank "for use in foreign proceedings both currently ongoing and contemplated in Poland, Portugal, and the United Kingdom" in which iFinex "seeks to recover approximately $880,000,000" that was allegedly misappropriated by Global Trade Solutions AG, d.b.a. Crypto Capital, of Switzerland, and related parties Application, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Ecuador: Marcelo Espin Cunha et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Wells Fargo Bank - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Ecuador - for a criminal investigation into Marcelo Antonio Espin Cunha, Maria Sol Larrea Sanchez, and Carlos Ricardo Espin Cunha for suspected money laundering.

Joseph Acerno v. XP Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Class Action Complaint alleging securities law violations in Joseph Acerno v. XP Inc., described as a NASDAQ-listed, Cayman Islands-domiciled company that "purports to be a leading, technology-driven financial services platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil"; Guilherme Dias Fernandes Benchimol, Bruno Constantino Alexandre dos Santos, Bernardo Amaral Botelho, Carlos Alberto Ferreira Filho, Gabriel Klas da Rocha Leal, Fabricio Cunha de Almeida, Guilherme Sant'Anna Monteiro da Silva, Julio Capua Ramos da Silva, Martin Emiliano Escobari Lifchitz, Geraldo José Carbone, Francisco Eduardo de Almeida Pinto, Maria Helena dos Santos Fernandes de Santana, Jared Wilson, Goldman Sachs & Co.. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, XP Investments US LLC, Itau BBA USA Securities Inc., BofA Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, and UBS Securities LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

USA v. Jack Warner et al: Third Superseding Indictment

Third Superseding Indictment adding four new defendants, including former executives of 21st Century Fox, Inc., of the United States, and Imagina Media Audiovisual SL, of Spain, alleging racketeering, money laundering, wire fraud, tax fraud, and unlawful procurement of naturalization regarding alleged bribery and corruption involving FIFA and other soccer organizations in USA v. Hugo Jinkis, a citizen of Argentina; Mariano Jinkis, a citizen of Argentina; Full Play Group SA, of Uruguay; Hernan Lopez, a citizen of the U.S. and Argentina; Carlos Martinez, a citizen of the U.S. and Mexico; Gerard Romy, a citizen of Spain; Ariel Alvarado, a citizen of Panama; Manuel Burga, a citizen of Peru; Luis Chiriboga, a citizen of Ecuador; Marco Polo Del Nero, a citizen of Brazil; Eduardo Deluca, a citizen of Argentina; Eugenio Figueredo, a citizen of the U.S. and Uruguay; José Luís Meiszner, a citizen of Argentina; Romer Osuna, a citizen of Bolivia; Ricardo Teixeira, a citizen of Brazil; Reynaldo Vasquez, a citizen of El Salvador, and Jack Warner, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Philippe Lemieux v. Canaan Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud in Philippe Lemieux v. Canaan Inc., a Cayman Islands company based in China whose shares are listed on NASDAQ; Nangeng Zhang, Jiaxuan Li, Jianping Kong, Qifeng Sun, Quanfu Hong, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., China Renaissance Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, CMB International Capital Limited, Galaxy Digital Advisors LLC, Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited, Tiger Brokers (NZ) Limited, Haitong International Securities Company Limited, and ViewTrade Securities Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

Poland: Jan Putkowski et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence from Citibank regarding an account at ABC Banking Corporation Ltd., of Mauritius - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Poland - for a criminal investigation into Jan Putkowski and others for suspected money laundering.

David Younge v. Aircastle Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in David Younge v. Aircastle Limited, a Bermuda-domiciled, Connecticut-based company whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange; Michael J. Inglese, Aaron Dahlke, Peter V. Ueberroth, Ronald W. Allen, Giovanni Bisignani, Michael J. Cave, Douglas A. Hacker, Jun Horie, Takashi Kurihara, Takayuki Sakakida, Ronald L. Merriman, Agnes Mura, and Charles W. Pollard at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Argentina: Patricia Rudminsky et al

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Argentina - for a criminal investigation into Patricia Hilda Rudminsky and Hector Livio Rudminsky for suspected customs fraud.

ARIDA LLC et al v. Daniel Mishin et al: Discovery Application

Application by ARIDA LLC, of Russia; Earl Management Ltd., formerly Fairway Investments Overseas Limited, of Cyprus; Finenergoinvest LLC, of Russia, and Alexey Grachev, a citizen of Russia, to take discovery from Daniel Mishin, a.k.a. Daniil Mishin; Vladislav Mishin, Boris Korol, June Homes US, Inc., Rezidenz, Inc., June NY, LLC, Residenz, LLC, June NY 1, LLC, Residenz 1, LLC, Bank of America, Chase Bank, Citibank, TD Bank and Bank of New York Mellon for use in legal proceedings in Russia regarding an alleged "multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Vladislav Mishin through Russian financial companies Brio Invest and Microcredit Company Brio Finance, LLC" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Nicholas Poulton et al v. Citigroup Inc. et al: Amended Discovery Application

Amended Application by Nicholas James Poulton, James Alexander Poulton, and Michelle Poulton to take discovery from Fifth Third Bank, JP Morgan Chase, NA, Citigroup, Inc., American Express Company, Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc., Brooks Rehabilitation Clinical Research Center, Inc., Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Marsh Landing Management Company, Inc., Marsh Landing at Sawgrass Homeowners Association I., Inc., First Coast Security Services, Inc., and First Coast Security Solutions, Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Benthos Master Fund Ltd. v. Hugh Austin et al: Default Judgment Motion

Plaintiff's Notice of Motion for Default Judgment regarding alleged cryptocurrency-related fraud in Benthos Master Fund Ltd., based in San Francisco, domiciled in the Cayman Islands, where its registered agent is Ogier Global (Cayman) Limited v. Hugh Austin, a.k.a. Eugene W. Austin, of Port Jefferson, New York; John Austin, of Port Jefferson, New York; Brandon Austin, of Bradenton, Florida; Valkyrie Group LLC, of Bradenton, Florida, and Valhalla Venture Group LLC, of Port Jefferson, New York, at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Louisiana v. Bank of America NA et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud in the State of Louisiana, by and through its Attorney General, Jeff Landry v. Bank of America NA, Barclays Bank Plc, Barclays Capital Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., First Tennessee Bank NA, FTN Financial Securities Corp., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, JPMorgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc., R.W. Baird & Co., Stifel Mizuho Securities USA LLC, and UBS Securities LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Participações Morro Vermelho SA et al v. Banco do Brasil et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Participações Morro Vermelho SA, of São Paulo, Brazil, and PMV International Inc., a British Virgin Islands company based in São Paulo, Brazil, to take discovery from Santander Private Banking International and Banco do Brasil Miami for use in legal proceedings in Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, and Portugal, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Wembley Ltd. et al v. Citi Private Bank: Discovery Application

Application by Nicholas Carter, as Receiver for Sutton Ltd. and Wembley Ltd., to take discovery from Citi Private Bank, of New York, NY, for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands involving The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited, as Trustee of the Southampton Trust, Portsmouth Trust, and Battersea Trust, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV et al: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding a criminal investigation into a classified advertising website known as Backpage in USA v. Funds at AMRO Bank NV and Plains Capital Bank associated with Ad Tech BV, Scheef & Stone, LLP, James Larkin, Michael Lacey, Scott Spear, and John Brunst at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Peru: Alejandro Toledo Manrique

Complaint to extradite Alejandro Toledo Manrique, a former president of Peru, from the USA to Peru to face allegations of soliciting and receiving a $20 million bribe from Constructora Norberto Odebrecht SA regarding the Peru-Brazil Southern lnteroceanic Highway Project and laundering it "through various companies and offshore accounts", including those in Costa Rica, England, Israel, and Switzerland, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

SEC v. Garrett O’Rourke et al: TRO Motion

SEC's Application for an Order to Show Cause, Temporary Restraining Order, and Order Freezing Assets regarding an alleged securities fraud scheme involving Canada, Malta, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, and the USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Garrett M. O'Rourke and Michael J. Black at the U. S District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

WJ Holding Ltd. v. Transdniestrian Moldavian Republic et al: Petition

Petition to Recognize and Enforce A Foreign Arbitration Award in WJ Holding Limited, of Cyprus v. Transdniestrian Moldavian Republic, Transnistrian Republican Bank, and CJSC Transnistrian Sberbank at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Benthos Master Fund Ltd. v. Tracy Evans: Complaint

Complaint alleging cryptocurrency-related fraud in Benthos Master Fund Ltd., based in San Francisco, domiciled in the Cayman Islands v. Tracy Evans, of New York, at the Supreme Court for the State of New York, County of New York.

Babulal Tarapara v. NIO Inc. et al: Class Action Complaint

Complaint in Babulal Tarapara v. NIO Inc., of the Cayman Islands; Bin Li, Louis T. Hsieh, Lihong Qin, Padmasree Warrior, Tian Cheng, Xiang Li, Hai Wu, Yaqin Zhang, Xianping Zhong, and Zhaohui Li, all of China; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC, and WR Securities LLC at the  U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Dina Hlace v. BB&T Corp. et al: Discovery Application

Application by Dina Hlace to take discovery from BB&T Corporation, Citigroup Inc., HSBC USA Inc., and JPMorgan Chase & Co. regarding Roberto Hlace and HM Brokers Irrevocable Trust for use in legal proceedings in Argentina, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Romania: Gabriel Sain

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Romania - for a criminal investigation into Gabriel Sain for suspected narcotics trafficking.

Guy Gentile v. SEC: TRO Motion

Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Motion for Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction in Guy Gentile, owner of a broker-dealer in the Bahamas called MintBroker International Ltd., d.b.a. SureTrader, v. U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.