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Oak Trust et al v. Jichen Wu: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Jichen Wu, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex investment and trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Poloniex LLC: $10.3M Penalties

Administrative Order by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing penalties totaling $10.3 million on Poloniex, LLC, of Delaware, for operating "a digital asset trading platform" without registering "as a national securities exchange".

Oak Trust et al v. Mushegh Tovmasyan: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Mushegh Tovmasyan, described as a resident of Puerto Rico, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England against Equity Capital UK Limited regarding "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme", filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

SEC v. Outdoor Capital Partners LLC et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving "three Italian cycling companies" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Outdoor Capital Partners, LLC and Samuel J. Mancini, as Defendants, and OCP Italia Fund LLC, OCPITALUS LLC, and Diana L. Mancini, as Relief Defendants, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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.

Broad Reach Capital LP et al v. Emperor Global Enterprises LLP et al: Complaint

Complaint regarding an alleged $100 million investment fraud in Kevin D. Kent, as Receiver for Broad Reach Capital LP, Broad Reach Partners LLC, Bristol Advisors, LLC, CV Investments LLC, Investment Consulting LLC, and TA 1 LLC v. Emperor Global Enterprises LLP, EGE Limited, Michael P. Michael, and Georgia Iacovou, all of London, England, at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Capstone Capital Group LLC et al v. dck worldwide holdings Inc. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Capstone Capital Group LLC, Capstone Business Funding, LLC, and Capstone Credit, LLC, which claim to be owed $71 million v. dck worldwide holdings, Inc., DCK Worldwide, LLC, DCK North America LLC, DCK International LLC, DCK International SKN Limited, DCK California Construction, Inc., James Todman Construction (SPV) Limited, DCK Building Solutions Jamaica Limited, DCK Pacific Region, LLC, DCK Pacific Construction, LLC, dck Jamaica, LLC, DCK Carribbean Holding, Ltd., DCK Bermuda, Ltd., DCK/Bird Group, LLC, DCK Antigua Limited, Arena Investors, L. P., Arena Limited SPV, LLC, Daniel Zwirn, Andre Fang, Vincent DeVito, Jeff Hoopes, Purlin 2, LLC, and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York.

Oak Trust et al v. Jack Pieron: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Jack Pieron, described as "the former Chief Technology Officer at Equity US", residing in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

Oak Trust et al v. Douglas Bassett: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Douglas M. Bassett, for use in legal proceedings in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Oak Trust et al v. Hayden Wertz: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Hayden Wertz, of Austin, Texas, for use in legal proceedings in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Amia Capital Macro Master Fund Ltd. et al v. Buenos Aires: Complaint

Complaint for damages of $336 million alleging the default of bonds in Amia Capital Macro Master Fund Limited, of the Cayman Islands; Amundi Funds - Emerging Markets Bond, of Luxembourg; Amundi Fondi Italia - Amundi Obbligazionario Paesi Emergenti a distribuzione, of Italy; Amundi Funds - Emerging Markets Blended Bond, of Luxembourg; Amundi Funds - Emerging Markets Hard Currency Bond, of Luxembourg; Amundi Funds - Emerging Markets Short Term Bond, of Luxembourg; Amundi Funds - Strategic Bond, of Luxembourg; Fondi Amundi - Amundi Obbligazionario Dinamico, of Italy; Amundi Funds - Optimal Yield Short Term, of Luxembourg; Amundi S.F. - Emerging Markets Bond 2024, of Luxembourg; Amundi S.F. - Emerging Markets Bond 2025, of Luxembourg; Caius Capital Master Fund, of the Cayman Islands; Callaway Strategic Opportunity Fund I, LP, of the Cayman Islands; BayernInvest Alternative Loan Fonds-Segment GoldenTree 2, of Luxembourg; Corbin ERISA Opportunity Fund, Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Crown Managed Accounts SPC - Crown/GT Segregated Portfolio, of the Cayman Islands; FS Credit Income Fund, of Delaware; Ginkgo Tree, LLC, of Delaware; GN3 SIP Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; GoldenTree Co-Invest Master Fund II Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Distressed Master Fund III Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Distressed Onshore Master Fund III LP, of Delaware; GoldenTree Emerging Markets Master Fund ICAV, of Ireland; GoldenTree Insurance Fund Series Interests of the SALI Multi-Series Fund, L.P., of Delaware; GoldenTree Master Fund, Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Multi Sector-C LP, of Delaware; GoldenTree NJ Distressed Fund 2015 LP, of Delaware; GoldenTree Vl Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands; GT Credit Fund LP, of the Cayman Islands; GT G Distressed Fund 2020 LP, of Delaware; GT NM, LP, of Delaware; Guadalupe Fund, LP, of Texas; High Yield and Bank Loan Series Trust, of the Cayman Islands; Kapitalforeningen Industriens Pension Portfolio - Emerging Markets Obligationer I, of Denmark; Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, of Louisiana; MA Multi-Sector Opportunistic Fund, LP, of Delaware; Pinehurst Partners, L.P., of Delaware; San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association, of California; Greylock Global Opportunity Master Fund, Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Greylock Global Focus Master Fund, Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Beauregarde Holdings LLP, of England; Beauregarde Holdings II LLP, of England, and Mandrake Holdings, LLC, of Delaware v. The Province of Buenos Aires, in Argentina, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Just Energy Group Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Michael Carter, as the Foreign Representative of a group of "retail energy providers specializing in delivering electricity and natural gas, as well as energy-efficient solutions and renewable energy options, to consumer and commercial customers", namely 11929747 Canada Inc., 12175592 Canada Inc., 8704104 Canada Inc., Drag Marketing LLC, Fulcrum Retail Energy LLC, Fulcrum Retail Holdings LLC, Hudson Energy Canada Corp., Hudson Energy Corp., Hudson Energy Services LLC, Hudson Parent Holdings LLC, Interactive Energy Group LLC, JE Services Holdco I Inc., JE Services Holdco II Inc., JEBPO Services LLP, Just Energy (B.C.) Partnership, Just Energy (Finance) Hungary Zrt., Just Energy (U.S.) Corp., Just Energy (U.S.) Corp., Just Energy (U.S.) Just Energy Illinois Corp., Just Energy Advanced Solutions LLC, Just Energy Alberta L.P., Just Energy Connecticut Corp., Just Energy Corp., Just Energy Finance Canada ULC, Just Energy Finance Holding Inc., Just Energy Group Inc., Just Energy Corp., Just Energy Indiana Corp., Just Energy Limited, Just Energy Manitoba L.P., Just Energy Marketing Corp., Just Energy Massachusetts Corp., Just Energy Michigan Corp., Just Energy New York Corp., Just Energy Ontario L.P., Just Energy Pennsylvania Corp., Just Energy Prairies L.P., Just Energy Qubec L.P., Just Energy Solutions Inc., Just Energy Texas I Corp., Just Energy Texas LP, Just Energy Trading L.P., Just Energy, LLC, Just Green L.P., Just Management Corp., Just Solar Holdings Corp., Ontario Energy Commodities Inc., Tara Energy, LLC, and Universal Energy Corporation, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Oak Trust et al v. Patrick Parham: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Patrick Parham, of Garland, Texas, for use in an "anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd. and several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Oak Trust et al v. Equiti US LLC et al: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Equiti US, LLC, Gary Dennison, James Mason, and Kimberly M. Kirkland for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd. and several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Oak Trust et al v. Bryant Sewall: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Bryant Sewall, of Denton County, Texas, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd. and several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Oak Trust et al v. Brian King: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Brian King, of LaGrange, Illinois, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd. and several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Oak Trust et al v. Gaurav Patel: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Gaurav Patel, of Parsippany, New Jersey, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Oak Trust et al v. Michael Stewart: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Michael M. Stewart, of Scottsdale, Arizona, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a multi-million dollar fraudulent Forex trading and investment scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd. and several jurisdictions, including the Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Oak Trust et al v. Brick Kane: Discovery Application

Application by Oak Trust, Acorn Trust, Eagle Trust, Duffy Trust, Robert J. Parfet Living Trust, Geluk Global Fund Limited SAC, of the Bahamas; Migration Investments, LLC, of Colorado; Boustrophedon International Ltd., of Hong Kong; Michael R. Shea, Erin Shea, Angela Ling, Fuhua Ling, Philip Bullock, Lifang Liu, Justin Payne, Michael Dietzen, Kimberly J. Dietzen, Brian Sly, David K. Sly, Gregory Sly, Karen Sly, Nelson Sly, Helen S. Sly, Sly Family Trust, and Tamara A. Sly Separate Property Trust to take discovery from Brick Kane, of Alhambra, California, for use in "an anticipated proceeding" in England regarding allegations of "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" involving Equiti Capital UK Limited, Mediatrix Capital Inc., Blue Isle Markets Inc., and Blue Isle Markets Ltd., filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Credit Suisse AG et al v. Colleen Graham: Petition to Enjoin Arbitration

Petition to Enjoin Arbitration in Credit Suisse AG, of Zurich, Switzerland, and Lara Warner, described as "Credit Suisse AG's Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, who resides in Zurich, Switzerland" v. Colleen A. Graham, of Manhasset, New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Eagle Hospitality Trust, Singapore et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by ASAP Cayman Atlanta Hotel LLC, of the Cayman Islands; ASAP Cayman Denver Tech LLC, of the Cayman Islands; ASAP Cayman Salt Lake City Hotel LLC, of the Cayman Islands; ASAP Salt Lake City Hotel, LLC, of Singapore; Atlanta Hotel Holdings, LLC, of Singapore; CI Hospitality Investment, LLC, of the Cayman Islands; Eagle Hospitality Trust S1 Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Eagle Hospitality Trust S2 Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; EHT Cayman Corp Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; EHT US1, Inc., of Delaware; 5151 Wiley Post Way, Salt Lake City, LLC, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Sky Harbor Atlanta Northeast, LLC, of Atlanta, Georgia; Sky Harbor Denver Holdco, LLC, of Singapore; Sky Harbor Denver Tech Center, LLC, of Greenwood Village, Colorado; UCCONT1, LLC, of Orlando, Florida; UCF 1, LLC, of Anaheim, California; UCHIDH, LLC, of Denver, Colorado; UCRDH, LLC, of Denver, Colorado; Urban Commons 4th Street A, LLC, of San Jose, California; Urban Commons Anaheim HI, LLC, of Anaheim, California; Urban Commons Bayshore A, LLC, of San Mateo, California; Urban Commons Cordova A, LLC, of Pasadena, California; Urban Commons Danbury A, LLC, of Danbury, Connecticut; Urban Commons Highway 111 A, LLC, of Palm Desert, California; Urban Commons Queensway, LLC, of Long Beach, California; Urban Commons Riverside Blvd., A, LLC, of Sacramento, California, and USHIL Holdco Member, LLC, of Singapore, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Beauregarde Holdings LLP et al v. Province of Entre Rios: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of contract regarding a "failure to make contractually-mandated interest payments on certain debt securities" in Beauregarde Holdings LLP, of England; Beauregarde Holdings II LLP, of England; City National Rochdale Fixed Income Opportunities Fund, of Delaware; Blue Hiawatha, LLC, of Delaware; White Beech SNC, LLC, of Delaware; Ginkgo Tree, LLC, of Delaware; Crown Managed Accounts SPC - Crown/GT Segregated Portfolio, of the Cayman Islands; MA Multi-Sector Opportunistic Fund, LP, of Delaware; San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association, of California; High Yield and Bank Loan Series Trust, of the Cayman Islands; Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, of Louisiana; Guadalupe Fund, LP, of Texas; GT NM, LP, of Delaware; GoldenTree Credit Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GoldenTree Master Fund, Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; GN3 SIP Limited, of Jersey, in the Channel Islands; GoldenTree Insurance Fund Series Interests of the SALI Multi-Series Fund, L.P., of Delaware, and GoldenTree V1 Master Fund, L.P., of the Cayman Islands v. The Province of Entre Rios, described as "a political subdivision of the Republic of Argentina", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Rasel Ltd. et al v. Michael Gauss: Bankruptcy Petition

Involuntary Chapter 7 Petition by alleged creditors with claims totaling $9.4 million in Rasel Ltd., of Beverly Hills, CA; Consul Group RE 2021, S.R.L., of Costa Rica; NEEW TNG, formerly known as RSW Investment Group, Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; SWIG America Consulting LLC, of Lanham, MD; Arteam Consult, Ltd., of Lanham, MD; Genius of Wealth, LLC, of London, England, and SWIG International Ltd., of London, England v. Michael I. Gauss, a.k.a. Mikhail Gauss, a.k.a. Michael I. Syroejine, a.k.a. Mikhail Gass, a.k.a. Michael Ivan Syroejine, a.k.a. Mikhail Syrojeschin, a.k.a. Mikhail Syroetine, a.k.a. Michael Fuss, a.k.a. Michael Guss, a.k.a. Mikhail Syroejin, a.k.a. Michael Syrojeschin, of Santa Barbara, CA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Petition for the Central District of California.

USA v. Joseph SanFilippo: Criminal Information

Criminal Information alleging investment fraud involving "a purported company named 'Cayman Shipping and Distributions, LLC'" that allegedly never existed in USA v. Joseph A. SanFilippo at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Tippmann US Holdco Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by David Sieradzki, of KSV Restructuring Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Tippmann US Holdco Inc., G.I. Sportz Inc., GI Sportz Direct LLC, Tippmann Sports, LLC, Mission Less Lethal LLC, and Tippmann Finance LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Emergent Capital Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Emergent Capital Inc., formerly known as Imperial Holdings Inc., and Red Reef Alternative Investments, LLC, both domiciled in Delaware and based in Boca Raton, Florida, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

US tycoon Robert Brockman indicted for ‘$2B offshore tax fraud scheme’

US software tycoon Robert Brockman has been criminally indicted in California for an alleged $2 billion offshore tax evasion scheme involving accounts and entities in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland. In a related case, billionaire private equity boss Robert Smith agreed to pay penalties of $139 million to avoid prosecution.

USA v. Robert F. Smith: Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Deferred Prosecution Agreement in which the defendant agreed to pay tax, penalties, and interest totaling $139.2 million regarding "an illegal scheme to conceal income and evade taxes he owed by using an offshore trust structure with related foreign corporations and offshore bank accounts, and by willfully filing a series of false documents with the Internal Revenue Service" involving entities and accounts in Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland in USA v. Robert F. Smith, of Austin, Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

USA v. Robert Brockman: Criminal Indictment

Criminal Indictment alleging conspiracy to defraud the USA, tax evasion, wire fraud, FBAR violations, money laundering, evidence tampering, and destruction of evidence regarding an alleged scheme to conceal approximately $2 billion of capital gains income and involving entities and accounts in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland, in USA v. Robert T. Brockman, of Houston, Texas, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Chemical Specialty Group Inc. et al v. USA et al: Complaint

Complaint regarding "Defendants' prosecution of an unprecedented, unbounded, and unlimited trade war impacting over $500 billion in imports from the People's Republic of China" in Chemical Specialty Group Inc., Chemical Specialty Group Inc., C7 Global LLC, Caribbean Commodity Trading LLC, CCMA, LLC, Cellular Masters Inc., d.b.a. FIFO Wireless; Charles Leonard National, Inc., Charles Leonard, Inc., CM International Industries Corp, Components on Demand, Inc., Conros Corporation , and Co-Operative Feed Dealers Inc. v. USA, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Robert E. Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative; U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Mark A. Morgan, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner, at the United States Court of International Trade.

USA v. PNC Plaza: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "assets that facilitated, were involved in, and are traceable to an international conspiracy to launder money embezzled and fraudulently obtained from PrivatBank", described as "a Ukrainian financial institution located in Ukraine, with a branch in Cyprus and an affiliated entity in Latvia, among other places" in USA v. PNC Plaza at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

USA v. CompuCom Campus: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint regarding "assets that facilitated, were involved in, and are traceable to an international conspiracy to launder money embezzled and fraudulently obtained from PrivatBank", described as "a Ukrainian financial institution located in Ukraine, with a branch in Cyprus and an affiliated entity in Latvia, among other places" in USA v. "a roughly 19.5-acre office park comprising three buildings, parking areas, and undeveloped land known as the CompuCom Campus and located at 7505 and 7171 Forest Lane, Dallas, Texas 75230" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Avianca Holdings SA v. G4S Facility Management Cia. Ltda. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Avianca Holdings S.A., Aero Transporte de Carga Unión, S.A. de C.V., Aeroinversiones de Honduras, S.A., Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. Avianca, Airlease Holdings One Ltd., America Central (Canada) Corp., America Central Corp., AV International Holdco S.A. (N/A),  AV International Holdings S.A., AV International Investments S.A., AV International Ventures S.A., AV Investments One Colombia S.A.S., AV Investments Two Colombia S.A.S., AV Taca International Holdco S.A., Avianca Costa Rica S.A., Avianca Leasing, LLC, Avianca, Inc., Avianca-Ecuador S.A., Aviaservicios, S.A., Aviateca, S.A., Avifreight Holding Mexico, S.A.P.I. de C.V., C.R. Int'l Enterprises, Inc., Grupo Taca Holdings Limited, International Trade Marks Agency Inc., Inversiones del Caribe, S.A., Isleña de Inversiones, S.A. de C.V., Latin Airways Corp., Latin Logistics, LLC, Nicaraguense de Aviación, Sociedad Anónima (Nica, S.A.), Regional Express Américas S.A.S., Ronair N.V., Servicio Terrestre, Aereo y Rampa S.A., Servicios Aeroportuarios Integrados SAI S.A.S., Taca de Honduras, S.A. de C.V., Taca de México, S.A., Taca International Airlines S.A., Taca S.A., Tampa Cargo S.A.S., and Technical and Training Services, S.A. de C.V., which are all "part of the second largest airline group in Latin America and the largest airline in the Republic of Colombia" v. G4S Facility Management Cia. Ltda., of Ecuador, and G4S Secure Solutions International Inc., of Florida, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pyxus International Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 petition by Pyxus International Inc., Alliance One International, LLC, Alliance One North America, LLC, Alliance One Specialty Products, LLC, and GSP Properties, LLC, whose "principal business is the production and international sale of tobacco", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

LATAM Airlines Group SA et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by LATAM Airlines Group S.A., Lan Cargo S.A., Transporte Aéreo S.A., Inversiones Lan S.A., Lan Pax Group S.A., Fast Air Almacenes de Carga S.A., LATAM Travel Chile II S.A., Technical Training LATAM S.A., Lan Cargo Inversiones S.A., Holdco Colombia I SpA, Holdco Colombia II SpA, Línea Aérea Carguera de Colombia S.A., Aerovías de Integración Regional S.A., Holdco Ecuador S.A., LATAM Finance Ltd., Peuco Finance Ltd., LATAM Airlines Perú, Inversiones Aéreas S.A., Mas Investment Ltd., Lan Cargo Overseas Ltd., LATAM Airlines Ecuador S.A., Professional Airline Cargo Services, LLC, Cargo Handling Airport Services, LLC, Connecta Corporation, Prime Airport Services Inc., Maintenance Service Experts, LLC, Lan Cargo Repair Station LLC, Professional Airline Maintenance Services LLC, and Professional Airlines Services Inc., collectively described as "Latin America's leading airline group, with a history extending back ninety years, and boasting one of the largest route networks in the world", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

The Hertz Corporation et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by The Hertz Corporation, The Hertz Corporation, CMGC Canada Acquisition ULC, Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Canada Inc., Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., Donlen Corporation, Donlen Fleet Leasing Ltd., Donlen FSHCO Company, Donlen Mobility Solutions, Inc., DTG Canada Corp., DTG Operations, Inc., DTG Supply, LLC, Firefly Rent A Car LLC, Hertz Aircraft, LLC, Hertz Canada Limited, Hertz Car Sales LLC, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., Hertz Global Services Corporation, Hertz Local Edition Corp., Hertz Local Edition Transporting, Inc., Hertz System, Inc., Hertz Technologies, Inc., Hertz Transporting, Inc., Rental Car Group Company, LLC, Rental Car Intermediate Holdings, LLC, Smartz Vehicle Rental Corporation, Thrifty Car Sales, Inc., Thrifty Rent-A-Car System, LLC, Thrifty, LLC, and TRAC Asia Pacific, Inc. at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Intelsat SA et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Intelsat SA, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Virginia Holdings LLC, of Virginia; Intelsat Connect Finance SA, of Luxembourg; Intelsat (Luxembourg) SA, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Envision Holdings LLC, of Luxembourg; Intelsat US LLC, of Virginia; Intelsat Investment Holdings Sarl, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Holdings SA, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Investments SA, of Luxembourg; Intelsat UK Financial Services Ltd., of England; Intel Jackson Holdings SA, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Align Sarl, of Luxembourg; Intelsat License Holdings LLC, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Subsidiary (Gibraltar) Limited, of Gibraltar; Intelsat Holdings LLC, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Finance Bermuda Ltd., of Bermuda; Intelsat Satellite LLC, of Luxembourg; Intelsat License LLC, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Ventures Sarl, of Luxembourg; Intelsat Global Sales & Marketing Ltd., of England; Intelsat International Systems, LLC, of Virginia; PanAmSat International Holdings, LLC, of Virginia; Intelsat International Employment LLC, of Virginia; PanAmSat Europe Corporation, of Virginia; Intelsat Genesis GP LLC, of Virginia; Intelsat Service and Equipment LLC, of Virginia; Southern Satellite LLC, of Virginia; Southern Satellite Licensee LLC, of Virginia; PanAmSat International Sales, LLC, of Virginia; Intelsat Genesis Inc., of Virginia; Intelsat Alliance LP, of Virginia; Intelsat US Finance LLC, of Virginia; PanAmSat India LLC, of Virginia; PanAmSat India Marketing LLC, of Virginia, and Intelsat Asia Carrier Services, LLC, of Virginia, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Avianca Holdings SA et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by Avianca Holdings SA, Aero Transporte de Carga Unión, S.A. de C.V., Aeroinversiones de Honduras, S.A., Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Avianca Airlease Holdings One Ltd., America Central (Canada) Corp., America Central Corp., AV International Holdco S.A., AV International Holdings S.A., AV International Investments S.A., AV International Ventures S.A., AV Investments One Colombia S.A.S., AV Investments Two Colombia S.A.S., AV Taca International Holdco S.A., Avianca Costa Rica S.A., Avianca Holdings S.A., Avianca Leasing, LLC, Avianca, Inc., Avianca-Ecuador S.A., Aviaservicios, S.A., Aviateca, S.A., Avifreight Holding Mexico, S.A.P.I. de C.V., C.R. Int'l Enterprises, Inc., Grupo Taca Holdings Limited, International Trade Marks Agency Inc., Inversiones del Caribe, S.A., Isleña de Inversiones, S.A. de C.V., Latin Airways Corp., Latin Logistics, LLC, Nicaraguense de Aviación, Sociedad Anónima (Nica, S.A.), Regional Express Américas S.A.S., Ronair N.V., Servicio Terrestre, Aereo y Rampa S.A., Servicios Aeroportuarios Integrados SAI S.A.S., Taca de Honduras, S.A. de C.V., Taca de México, S.A., Taca International Airlines S.A., Taca S.A., Tampa Cargo S.A.S., Technical and Training Services, S.A. de C.V., collectively described as "the second-largest airline group in Latin America", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

The Aldo Group Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by David Galameau, as the Foreign Representative of The Aldo Group Inc., Southwest Capital Holdings Inc., Aldo U.S. Inc., Aldo Marketing LLC, Aldo Shoes West Forty Second, LLC, Aldo 1125 Third Ave. Corp., Aldo 5th Ave. Inc., Aldo 250 West 125 Inc., and 1230 Avenue of the Americas LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Benthos Master Fund Ltd. v. Aaron Etra: Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award

Petition to Confirm Final Arbitration Award of $5 million regarding "a purported sale of Bitcoin that turned out to be a scam" in Benthos Master Fund Ltd., a Cayman Islands fund based in San Francisco v. Aaron Etra, described as "an attorney licensed to practice law in New York", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SpeedCast Communications, Inc. et al: Chapter 11 Petition

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition by SpeedCast Communications, Inc., of Texas; SpeedCast International Limited, of Australia; SpeedCast UK Holdings Limited, of England; CapRock UK Limited, of Scotland; CapRock Communications Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; CapRock Communications Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; Speedcast Cyprus Ltd., of Cyprus; SpeedCast Limited, of Hong Kong; SpeedCast Group Holdings Pty Ltd., of Australia; SpaceLink Systems, LLC, of Texas; SpeedCast Australia Pty Limited, of Australia; Satellite Communications Australia Pty Ltd., of Australia; Oceanic Broadband Solutions Pty Ltd., of Australia; SpeedCast Managed Services Pty Limited, of Australia; Maritime Communication Services, Inc., of Texas; Telaurus Communications LLC, of New Jersey; CCI Services Corp., of Texas; HCT Acquisition, LLC, of New York; Cosmos Holdings Acquisition Corp., of New York; Globecomm Network Services Corporation, of New York; Hermes Datacommunications International Limited, of England; SpeedCast Singapore Pte. Ltd., of Singapore; SpaceLink Systems II, LLC, of Texas; CapRock Comunicacoes do Brasil Ltda., of Brazil; CapRock Participacoes do Brasil Ltda., of Brazil; Speedcast Canada Limited, of Canada; CapRock Communications (Australia) Pty Ltd., of Australia; SpeedCast Norway AS, of Norway; Globecomm Europe BV, of the Netherlands; NewCom International, Inc., of Miami; Evolution Communications Group Limited, of New York; Speedcast Netherlands BV, of the Netherlands; SpeedCast Americas, Inc., of Texas; and SpeedCast France SAS, of France, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

AMLFC Institute v. Fareda Sands: Complaint

Complaint alleging breach of non-disclosure agreement involving a "direct competitor", the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists LLC, a.k.a. ACAMS, in Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Institute LLC, a.k.a. AMLFC Institute, of Florida v. Fareda Sands , of the Bahamas, at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Coöperatieve Rabobank UA et al v. EisnerAmper LLP: Complaint

Complaint alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and gross negligence involving "secured credit facilities and associated loans and precious metal leases to Republic Metals Corporation" in Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., New York Branch, a foreign branch office of a bank in the Netherlands; Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., of New York; Bank Hapoalim B.M., a foreign branch office of a bank in Israel; Mitsubishi International Corporation, of New York; ICBC Standard Bank Plc, of England; Techemet Metal Trading, LLC, of Texas; Merced Partners Limited Partnership, and Athilon Capital Corp., LLC, both domiciled in Delaware, based in Minnesota, as successors to Woodforest National Bank, and Hain Capital Investors Master Fund, Ltd., domiciled in the Cayman Islands, based in New Jersey, as successor to Bank Leumi USA v. EisnerAmper LLP at the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit, in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida

Nygard Holdings (USA) Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Gilles Benchaya, of Richter Advisory Group Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Nygard Holdings (USA) Limited, Nygard Inc., Nygard NY Retail, LLC, Fashion Ventures, Inc., Nygard International Partnership, Nygard Properties Ltd., Nygard Enterprises Ltd., 4093879 Canada Ltd., and 4093887 Canada Ltd., at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern 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.

The McClatchy Company et al: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition

Chapter 11 Petition by The McClatchy Company, Cypress Media, Inc., Aboard Publishing, Inc., Bellingham Herald Publishing, LLC, Belton Publishing Company, Inc., Biscayne Bay Publishing, Inc., Cass County Publishing Company, Columbus-Ledger Enquirer, Inc., Cypress Media, LLC, East Coast Newspapers, Inc., El Dorado Newspapers, Gulf Publishing Company, Inc., Herald Custom Publishing of Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V., HLB Newspapers, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Keltatim Publishing Company, Inc., Keynoter Publishing Company, Inc., Lee's Summit Journal, Incorporated, Lexington H-L Services, Inc., Macon Telegraph Publishing Company, Mail Advertising Corporation, McClatchy Big Valley, Inc., McClatchy Interactive LLC, McClatchy Interactive West, McClatchy International Inc., McClatchy Investment Company, McClatchy Management Services, Inc., McClatchy Newspapers, Inc, McClatchy News Services, Inc., McClatchy Property, Inc., McClatchy Resources, Inc, McClatchy Shared Services, Inc., McClatchy U.S.A., Inc., Miami Herald Media Company, N & O Holdings, Inc., Newsprint Ventures, Inc., Nittany Printing and Publishing Company, Nor-Tex Publishing, Inc., Olympian Publishing, LLC, Olympic-Cascade Publishing, Inc., Pacific Northwest Publishing Company, Inc., Quad County Publishing, Inc., Quad County Publishing, Inc., San Luis Obispo Tribune, LLC, Star-Telegram, Inc., Tacoma News, Inc., The Bradenton Herald, Inc., The Charlotte Observer Publishing Company, The News and Observer Publishing Company, The State Media Company, The Sun Publishing Company, Inc., Tribune Newsprint Company, Tru Measure, LLC, Wichita Eagle and Beacon Publishing Company, Inc., and Wingate Paper Company at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

PES Holdings LLC et al v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Co. et al: Complaint

Complaint to recover insurance "arising out of a catastrophic incident" whose losses "will likely exceed" $1.25 billion in PES Holdings LLC, North Yard GP, LLC, North Yard Logistics LP, PES Administrative Services, LLC, PES Energy Inc., PES Intermediate, LLC, PES Ultimate Holdings, LLC, and Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining and Marketing LLC v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company, of Illinois; AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance, of France; Lloyd's of London Underwriters, of England; General Security Indemnity Company of Arizona, Great Lakes Insurance SE, of Germany; HDI Global Insurance Company, of Illinois; HDI Global Specialty SE, of Germany; Helvetia Swiss Insurance Company in Liechtenstein Ltd., of Liechtenstein; Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited, of England; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, of Massachusetts; Mapfre Re Compania de Reaseguros, SA, of Spain; PartnerRe Ireland Insurance DAC, of Ireland; Starr Technical Risks Agency, Inc., of New York; Westport Insurance Corporation, of Missouri; XL Insurance America, Inc., of Connecticut, and Zurich American Insurance Company, of New York, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

USA v. Lori Loughlin et al: Fourth Superseding Indictment

Fourth Superseding Indictment alleging fraud, bribery, money laundering, and filing a false tax return in USA v. David Sidoo, Gregory Colburn, Amy Colburn, Gamal Abdelaziz, Diane Blake, Todd Blake, I-Hsin 'Joey' Chen, Mossimo Giannulli, Elizabeth Kimmel, Lori Loughlin, William McGlashan, Jr., Marci Palatella, John Wilson, Homayoun Zadeh, and Robert Zangrillo at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

dck north america, LLC v. USA: Petition to Quash IRS Summons

Petition to Quash Third-Party Summons Issued by the IRS to Louis Plung & Co. LLP, described as a "third party record keeper" ", in dck north america, LLC v. USA at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Editor's Note: As reported by OffshoreAlert on October 18th, 2018, Pennsylvania-based global construction firm dck has been involved in a $2.5 million payroll tax dispute with the IRS involving offshore companies in the Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Jamaica, Nevis, Palau, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.