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Elliott Associates LP et al v. Bank of America: Discovery Application

Application by Elliott Associates LP, of Delaware; Elliott International LP, of the Cayman Islands, and The Liverpool Limited Partnership, of Bermuda, to take discovery from the Bank of America for use in legal proceedings in Germany regarding "what the financial press called 'a short squeeze of historic proportions', as Porsche orchestrated a takeover of Volkswagen AG at the height of the financial crisis", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.

USA v. Aurelia Infrastructure Inc.: Forfeiture Complaint

Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. All Funds in a Merrill Lynch account in the name of Aurelia Infrastructure Inc., of the British Virgin Islands, that are allegedly associated with the laundering of the proceeds narcotics trafficking by "organizations based in Mexico and elsewhere" at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Harrington Global Opportunity Fund Ltd. v. CIBC World Markets Corp. et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging "Defendants' market manipulation scheme involving spoofing and abusive naked short selling that caused Harrington to lose tens of millions of dollars in connection with its sale of approximately 9 million shares of Concordia International Corp." in Harrington Global Opportunity Fund Limited, described as "a Bermuda investment company" managed by Harrington Global Limited v. CIBC World Markets Corp., CIBC World Markets Inc., Bank of America Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., Merrill Lynch Professional clearing Corp., TD Securities Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, Cormark Securities Inc., UBS Financial Services Inc., UBS Securities Canada Inc., Société Générale Capitale Canada Inc., and SG Americas Securities LLC at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lake Holding & Finance S.A. v. UBS AG et al: Discovery Application

Application by Lake Holding & Finance S.A., described as a British Virgin Islands company beneficially owned by Vladimir Vasilyevich Melnichenko, of Russia, to take discovery from UBS AG, Societe Generale/SG Private Bank, Banque Lombard Odier & Cie AG, a.k.a. Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie; CIM Banque SA, Kookmin Bank (Korea), Credit Suisse, PJSC Sberbank, Bank of America N.A., Citibank, N.A., Merrill Lynch Capital Corporation, Union Bancaire Privee CBI-TDB, Geneva, and BSI SA, Lugano for use in legal proceedings in Cyprus, France, Monaco, Russia, and Switzerland regarding alleged fraud, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Maria Cristina Abud Valech v. Jeffrey Himmel et al: Discovery Application

Application by Maria Cristina Abud Valech, described as "the widow of José Alfredo Antón Díaz ... one of Ecuador's richest and most powerful men", to take discovery from Jeffrey Himmel, Francisco Larenas, María De la Torre, Jean Carlo Proaño, Georgina V. Zegarra, Lourdes Taylor, Aida Valdez, Carlos Valdez, Niurka Rodríguez, Varko International Inc, Canfiel Development Inc., Contadina Inc., Ecuplas S.A., Pan International Inc. S.A., Diplast S.A., Ecuplas, Salimar, LLC, Windsky Corporation, Ruthlyn Holdings Inc., Orangegrove Property Inc., Rozencwaig & Nadel, LLP, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., U.S. Trust, UBS Financial Services, Inc., Banco Santander Internacional, Santander Private Banking, Banco Sabadell, S.A., Sabadell Bank & Trust, Morgan Stanley, Miller-Miller Group, JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Interaudi Bank, Citibank, N.A., Merrill Lynch, and Bank of America "to give testimony and/or to produce documents for use in reasonable probate proceeding to be filed by Applicant in Ecuador before the Ecuadorian Court", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Muddy Waters Capital LLC v. Bank of America Corp. et al: Motion to Compel Discovery

Motion to Compel Discovery from non-parties Bank of America Corporation and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corporation in an attempt to identify alleged insider traders in "corporate bonds issued by French retail conglomerate Casino Guichard-Perrachon, S.A." for use in Muddy Waters Capital LLC v. John Does at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District 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.

Porcão Licenciamentos e Participacões SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Renan Miguel Saad, as the Foreign Representative of Porcão Licenciamentos e Participacões SA and Brasil Foodservice Manager SA, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District 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.

Muddy Waters Capital LLC v. John Does: Complaint

Complaint alleging insider trading regarding "bonds issued by French retail conglomerate Casino Guichard-Perrachon, S.A." in Muddy Waters Capital LLC v. John Does at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Hanwei Guo v. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Application and Petition of Hanwei Guo to take discovery from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., JPMorgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC for use in a pending arbitration before the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Shira Israella Klein-Bentsur v. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. et al: Discovery Application

Ex Parte Application by Shira Israella Klein-Bentsur to take discovery from Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Urogen Pharma Ltd., XTL Biophannaceuticals LLC, Nextgen Healthcare Information Systems LLC, E-QURE Corp., Stemline Therapeutics, Inc., Citibank N.A., HSBC Bank Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., TD Bank, N.A., Bank Leumi, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Oppenheimer & Co., UBS AG, Bank of New York Mellon, ABN AMRO Securities LLC, First Trade Union Bank, Bank of Ireland, Santander Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets, and Cornick, Garber & Sandler, LLP for use in legal proceedings in Israel involving Ron Bentsur, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Keystone Private Equity Investments Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler, as the Foreign Representative of Keystone Private Equity Investments Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

ENNIA Caribe Holding NV: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Curaçao by R.M. Hermans, as the Foreign Representative of ENNIA Caribe Holding NV, EC Holding BV, ENNIA Caribe Leven NV, ENNIA Caribe Zorg NV, ENNIA Caribe Schade NV, and EC Investments BV, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Argentina v. Adolfo Cambiaso: Discovery Application

Application for Letters Rogatory, pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from the National Tax Court in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to obtain evidence from Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. for a tax dispute involving Adolfo Cambiaso, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Argentina: Victor Taiariol

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request for judicial assistance from Argentina - for a criminal investigation into Victor Taiariol, Lucas Taiariol, and Gustavo Daniel Parisi for suspected embezzlement and fraud.

SEC v. Arkadiy Dubovoy et al: Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arkadiy Dubovoy, Igor Dubovoy, Pavel Dubovoy, Nelia Dubova, David Amaryan, Alexander Fedoseev, Aleksandr Garkusha, Oleksander Ieremenko (a.k.a. Aleksander Eremenko), Vladislav Khalupsky, Vitaly Korchevsky, Roman Lavlinskiy, Oleksandr Makarov, Leonid Momotok, Nikolai Slepenkov, Andriy Supranonok, Ivan Turchynov, Maxim Zakharchenko, APD Developers, LLC, Beratto Group Ltd., Bering Explorer Fund Ltd., Concorde (Bermuda) Limited, Escada Logistics Ltd., Exante Ltd., Global Hedge Capital Group, Guibor S.A., Intertrade Pacific S.A., Memelland Investments Ltd., Jaspen Capital Partners Limited, NTS Capital Fund, Ocean Prime Inc., Omega 26 Investments Ltd., Southeastern Holding and Investment Company LLC, Copperstone Alpha Fund, and Copperstone Capital at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

SEC v. Arkadiy Dubovoy et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Arkadiy Dubovoy, Igor Dubovoy, Pavel Dubovoy, Nelia Dubova, David Amaryan, Alexander Fedoseev, Aleksandr Garkusha, Oleksander Ieremenko (a.k.a. Aleksander Eremenko), Vladislav Khalupsky, Vitaly Korchevsky, Roman Lavlinskiy, Oleksandr Makarov, Leonid Momotok, Nikolai Slepenkov, Andriy Supranonok, Ivan Turchynov, Maxim Zakharchenko, APD Developers, LLC, Beratto Group Ltd., Bering Explorer Fund Ltd., Concorde (Bermuda) Limited, Escada Logistics Ltd., Exante Ltd., Global Hedge Capital Group, Guibor S.A., Intertrade Pacific S.A., Memelland Investments Ltd., Jaspen Capital Partners Limited, NTS Capital Fund, Ocean Prime Inc., Omega 26 Investments Ltd. and Southeastern Holding and Investment Company LLC at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

SEC v. Interinvest Corp. et al: TRO Motion

SEC's Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Interinvest Corporation, Inc. and Hans Peter Black at the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

SEC v. Jing Wang et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging insider trading using accounts in the British Virgin Islands in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jing Wang and Gary Yin at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Sino-Forest Corporation: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Greg Watson, as the Foreign Representative of Sino-Forest Corporation, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

United Kingdom v. James Onanefe Ibori et al: Application to Enforce Restraining Orders

USA's Ex Parte Application to Enforce and Register Foreign Restraining Orders in connection with an investigation in the United Kingdom into an alleged money laundering scheme by James Onanefe Ibori, former Governor of Nigeria's Delate State, and Bhadresh Gohil, an English attorney, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

SPhinX Ltd. (In Official Liquidation) et al v. Refco Public Commodity Pool LP et al

Writ of Summons filed at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands by SPhinX Ltd. (In Official Liquidation), SPhinX Strategy Fund Ltd. (In Official Liquidation), PlusFunds Manager Access Fund SPC Ltd. (In Official Liquidation), SPhinX Managed Futures Fund SPC (In Official Liquidation), and SPhinX Plus SPC Ltd. (In Official Liquidation) against Refco Public Commodity Pool LP, formerly known as S&P Managed Futures Index Fund LP; Rydex Capital Partners SPhinX Fund, Rydex Capital Partners I LLC, King Tut Investments LLC, Global Macro Fund Ltd., Index Recovery Company LP, formerly known as SPhinX Managed Futures Index Fund LP; SPhinX Managed Futures LP, Refco Offshore Managed Futures Fund Ltd. (In Voluntary Liquidation), Merrill Lynch International, JP Morgan Securities Ltd., Deutsche Bank London Branch, SPhinX Access Limited, KBC Investment Limited, OFI Palmares, formerly known as Ofivalmo Palmares; Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg, UBS AG London Branch; Citco Global Custody NV, Bawag PSK Invest GmbH, Multi Strategy Fund Ltd., BIH SA, CDP Capital Inc., Bawag PSK Bank, Qatar Telecom, Cominvest Asset Management GmbH, HFC Ltd., and HFC LLC.

Fairfield Sentry Limited: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Kenneth Krys and Christopher Stride, as the Foreign Representatives of Fairfield Sentry Limited, Fairfield Sigma Limited, and Fairfield Lambda Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Poland seeks evidence in USA for fraud investigation into Elektrim SA

Poland has requested evidence in the United States as part of a criminal investigation into alleged fraud and breach of warranty involving Elektrim SA, a Polish holding company with interests in the telecommunications and power industries in the country.Details are

Mexico seeks evidence from Merrill Lynch for corruption investigation

Mexico has requested information at Merrill Lynch, Bank One Corporation and Union Bank for a criminal investigation into alleged corruption. Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence - pursuant to a request

Ecuador: Canaciet

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Ecuador into Jorge Ignacio Moran Rosero for suspected fraud and embezzlement while serving as Financial Administrative Manager of Canaciet.

Poland: Elektrim B Corporation

Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Poland into alleged fraud and breach of warranty involving Elektrim B Corporation.
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