Duff & Phelps

Alpine Partners (BVI) LP v. Duff & Phelps LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Alpine Partners (BVI) LP, of the British Virgin Islands, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC and Duff & Phelps Securities LLC, both d.b.a. Kroll, for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Cayman Islands" regarding New Frontier Health Corporation, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Atkins Investment Partnership et al v. Duff & Phelps: Complaint

Complaint "for aiding and abetting fraud, aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty and negligent misrepresentation against Duff & Phelps for enabling a massive fraud orchestrated by Brendan Ross through a $789 million private investment fund structure managed by Direct Lending Investments, LLC" in Atkins Investment Partnership et al v. Duff & Phelps at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd. v. Duff & Phelps LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd. to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC, now known as Kroll LLC, and Duff & Phelps Securities LLC for use in an "appraisal proceeding" in the Cayman Islands involving China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc., described as "a plasma-based biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Beijing, China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Heng Ren Silk Road Investments LLC et al v. Joseph Chen et al: $300M Settlement Agreement

Stipulation to $300 million Settlement in a dispute involving a Cayman Islands company described as the "Facebook of China" in Heng Ren Silk Road Investments LLC, of Massachusetts; Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, and Jodi Arama, derivatively on behalf of nominal defendant Renren Inc., of the Cayman Islands v. Joseph Chen, David K. Chao, DCM III, L.P., DCM III-A, L.P., DCM Affiliates Fund III, L.P., DCM Investment Management III, LLC, Duff & Phelps, LLC, Oak Pacific Investment, Social Finance, Inc., SoftBank Group Capital Limited, SoftBank Group Corp., SB Pan Pacific Corporation, Renren SF Holdings, Inc., and Renren Lianhe Holdings at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Alpine Partners (BVI) LP et al v. Duff & Phelps et al: Discovery Application

Application by Alpine Partners (BVI) LP, of the British Virgin Islands; FourWorld Special Opportunities Fund LLC, of Delaware, and QVT Family Office Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC, Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC, and BofA Securities, Inc. for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving the "fair value" of shares in Bitauto Holdings Limited, described as "a provider of internet content and marketing services and transaction services for China's automotive industry", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Direct Lending Investments et al v. Duff & Phelps: Complaint

Complaint alleging professional negligence, gross negligence, aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, negligent misrepresentation, and breach of contract in Bradley Sharp, as the Permanent Receiver for the Estate of Direct Lending Investments LLC, Direct Lending Income Fund LP, Direct Lending Income Feeder Fund Ltd., DLI Capital Inc., DLI Lending Agent LLC, and DLI Assets Bravo LLC and their Successors, Subsidiaries, and Affiliated Entities, and Bradley Sharp and Christopher Johnson, as Joint Official Liquidators of Direct Lending Income Feeder Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), of the Cayman Islands v. Duff & Phelps LLC at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund et al v. Duff & Phelps LLC: Discovery Application

Application by Athos Asia Event Driven Master Fund, FourWorld Event Opportunities LP, BCIM Strategic Value Master Fund LP, Maso Capital Arbitrage Fund Limited, Maso Capital Investments Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, and Kevin Xin Lu, of California, to take discovery from Duff & Phelps LLC for use in "an appraisal proceeding pending in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands" involving eHi Car Services Limited, described as "a leading car rental and car services company in China", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Atkins Investment Partnership et al v. Duff & Phelps LLC: Complaint

Complaint "for negligent misrepresentation, aiding and abetting fraud, and aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty against Duff & Phelps for enabling a massive fraud orchestrated by Brendan Ross through a $789 million private investment fund structure managed by Direct Lending Investments, LLC" in Atkins Investment Partnership et al v. Duff & Phelps LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

David Molner v. Reed Smith LLP et al: Notice of Removal

Notice of Removal by Reed Smith LLP in David Molner, "former manager" of Aramid Entertainment Fund Limited v. Reed Smith LLP, of New york, NY; James C. McCarroll, of New York, NY; Geoffrey Varga, of New York, NY; James L. Sanders, of Los Angeles, CA; Francisca Mok, of Los Angeles, CA; Kurt Gwynne, of New York, NY; Jordan W. Siev, of New York, NY; David Bree, of the Cayman Islands; Roger Hanson, of the Cayman Islands; Donald M. Seymour, of the Cayman Islands; Jess Shakespeare, of the Cayman Islands; Kinetic Partners, of New York, NY; Duff & Phelps LLC, of New York, NY, and DMS Governance Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Direct Lending Investments LLC et al v. Duff & Phelps LLC: Complaint

Complaint alleging professional negligence, gross negligence, aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, negligent misrepresentation, and breach of contract "for its multiple failures to accurately value the investments" regarding an alleged fraud by Brendan Ross in Bradley C. Sharp, as the Permanent Receiver for the Estate of Direct Lending Investments LLC, Direct Lending Income Fund LP, Direct Lending Income Feeder Fund Ltd., DLI Capital Inc., DLI Lending Agent LLC, and DLI Assets Bravo LLC and their successors, subsidiaries, and affiliated entities, and Bradley D. Sharp and Christopher D. Johnson, as Joint Official Liquidators of Direct Lending Income Feeder Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), of the Cayman Islands v. Duff & Phelps LLC, described as a Delaware company based in New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

IIG Structured Trade Finance Fund Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Christopher Kennedy and Alexander Lawson, as the Foreign Representatives of IIG Structured Trade Finance Fund Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Duff & Phelps MD sues ABRAAJ Investment Management in Cayman

Duff & Phelps officer Mark Skelton, who has apparently been hired to recover assets by investors in a fund managed by $956 million-insolvent ABRAAJ Investment Management, has taken legal action in the Cayman Islands in an attempt to gain access to corporate records.

SWM Ltd. v. Jersey FSC: Judgment

Judgment regarding an appeal against a regulator's decision to revoke an investment business registration and to issue a public notice to that effect in SWM Limited v. Jersey Financial Services Commission at the Royal Court of Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Ritchie Capital Management LLC et al v. Lancelot Investors Fund Ltd. et al: Writ of Summons

Writ of Summons in Ritchie Capital Management LLC, Ritchie Capital Management SEZC Ltd., Ritchie RML Trading Ltd., Ritchie Special Credit Investments Ltd., Rhone Holdings II Ltd., Ritchie Structured Multi-Manager Ltd., and Yorkville Investments I LLC v. Lancelot Investors Fund Ltd. (in Official Liquidation) and General Electric Company at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Heng Ren Silk Road Investments LLC et al v. Joseph Chen et al: Consolidated Complaint

Consolidated Complaint alleging "arising out of a sham spin-off transaction through which Renren was stripped of all value by its controlling stockholders" in Heng Ren Silk Road Investments LLC, of Massachusetts; Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands, and Jodi Arama, derivatively on behalf of nominal defendant Renren Inc., of the Cayman Islands v. Joseph Chen, David K. Chao, DCM III, L.P., DCM III-A, L.P., DCM Affiliates Fund III, L.P., DCM Investment Management III, LLC, Duff & Phelps, LLC, Oak Pacific Investment, Social Finance, Inc., SoftBank Group Capital Limited, SoftBank Group Corp., SB Pan Pacific Corporation, Renren SF Holdings, Inc., and Renren Lianhe Holdings at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

OL Group Ltd. et al v. Assured Fund: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in OL Group Limited and Citco Bank and Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited, on behalf of EnTrustPermal Select Opportunities Ltd., EnTrustPermal Select Opportunities II Ltd., EnTrustPermal Hedge Fund Opportunities Ltd., and EnTrustPermal Hedge Fund Opportunities II Ltd., all of the British Virgin Islands v. Assured Fund at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Security Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Mark Longbottom and Geoffrey Varga, as the Foreign Representatives of Security Capital Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.