Chapter 15

Sunwave Gas & Power Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Nackan, of A. Farber & Partners Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Sunwave Gas & Power Inc., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Balanced Energy Oilfield Services Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Dustin Oliver, as the Foreign Representative of Balanced Energy Oilfield Services Inc., Balanced Energy Holdings Inc., and Balanced Energy Oilfield Services (USA) Inc., which "provide coiled tubing services to national oil companies, energy companies, and independent exploration and production companies in Canada and the United States", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of North Dakota.

Legacy Lifestyles Destin LP et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Allan Rutman, of Zeifman Partners Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Legacy Lifestyles Destin LP, Legacy Lifestyles Destin GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Summerlin LP, Legacy Lifestyles Summerlin GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Trailwinds LP, Legacy Lifestyles Trailwinds GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Ocoee LP, Legacy Lifestyles Ocoee GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Longleaf LP, Legacy Lifestyles Longleaf GP Inc., Legacy Lifestyles Destin Property LLC, Legacy Lifestyles Trailwinds Property LLC, Legacy Lifestyles Ft. Myers Property LLC, Legacy Lifestyles Ocoee Property LLC and Legacy Lifestyles Longleaf Property LLC, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

SRC Strategic Resources Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition (‘1MDB Fraud’)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Helen Janes, Angela Barkhouse, and Carl Jackson, as the Foreign Representatives of SRC Strategic Resources Limited, Bright Oriande Limited, and SRC International (Malaysia) Limited, all in Voluntary Liquidation, collectively described as being "part of the fraud perpetrated against 1 Malaysia Development Berhad, a sovereign wealth fund owned by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance, in which numerous entities and individuals formed a network to divert and distribute funds to the fraudsters who orchestrated the fraud and to individuals and/or entities connected to them", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Point Investments Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Andrew Childe, Richard Lewis, and Matthew Clingerman, as the Foreign Representatives of Point Investments Ltd., a Bermuda company whose ultimate beneficiaries include Robert Brockman, a businessman in the United States who is currently awaiting trial for an alleged $2 billion tax fraud scheme involving Point Investments and other entities in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Nevis, and Switzerland, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

U.S.J. – Açúcar e Álcool SA et al: Chapter 15 Petition (Brazil)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in São Paulo, Brazil by Renato Carvalho do Nascimento, as the Foreign Representative of U.S.J. - Açúcar e Álcool SA, Agro Pecuária Campo Alto S.A., and Companhia Agrícola São Jerônimo, described as being part of a group that "is a leading sugar and ethanol producer in the Center-South region of Brazil", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Atlas Financial Holdings Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Scott D. Wollney, as the Foreign Representative of Atlas Financial Holdings Inc., described as "a financial service holding company for a number of direct and indirect subsidiaries that operate in the commercial automobile insurance sector in the United States, with a highly specialized market orientation and focus on insurance for the “light” commercial automobile sector, including taxi cabs, limousine/livery, business auto, and historically non-emergency paratransit, as a technology and analytics-driven managing general agency", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

MIE Holdings Corporation: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Mei Liming, as the Foreign Representative of MIE Holdings Corporation (in Provisional Liquidation), described as being part of a group whose "principal business ... is to engage in the exploration, development, production and sale of crude oil and other petroleum products", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Orbit Energy Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England and Wales by Mark Firmin and Joanne Hewitt-Schembri, as the Foreign Representatives of Orbit Energy Limited (in Administration), of Brighton, England, which "was formed as a joint venture between Energy Global Investments Pty Limited (an Australian company) and Genie", the latter of which was described as "a Delaware registered company with interests in, among other things, United States-based energy supply", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gooee LLC: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the United Kingdom by Philip Watkins, as the Foreign Representative of Gooee LLC, whose ultimate parent was identified as Bermuda-domiciled Gooee Group Holdings Limited, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund: Chapter 15 Petition (2022)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Igal Wizman and Keiran Hutchison, as the Joint Official Liquidators of Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund, of the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

RongXingDa Development (BVI) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Jingrui Liu, of Hong Kong, as the Foreign Representative of RongXingDa Development (BVI) Limited, described as "a leading real estate developer in the People’s Republic of China", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pan Brothers Tbk: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Singapore by Geoffrey David Simms, as the Foreign Representative of PT Pan Brothers Tbk, described as "Indonesia's largest listed garment manufacturer, conducting business operations in Indonesia, Singapore, and other countries", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dingway Investment Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Hong Kong by Russell Crumpler and Fergal Power, as the Foreign Representatives of Dingway Investment Limited, a British Virgin Islands-domiciled company based in Hong Kong, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Moby SpA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding by Achille Onorato, as the Foreign Representative of Moby SpA, of Italy, which together with other Moby Group companies are "successful Italian ferry and cruise operators maintaining routes in both the Mediterranean and Baltic Seas", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Comfort Jet Aviation Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Isle of Man by Andrew Paul Shimmin, as the Foreign Representative of Comfort Jet Aviation Ltd. (in Liquidation) at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Huachen Energy Co., Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in China by Minhai Liang, of Ernst & Young Hua Ming LLP, as the Foreign Representative of Huachen Energy Co. Ltd., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jiangsu Dewei Advanced Materials Co. Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding by Xu Yu, as the Foreign Representative of Jiangsu Dewei Advanced Materials Co. Ltd., described as a China-based, publicly-listed company which is "primarily involved in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of polymer materials for cables, insulation materials, shielding materials and sheathing materials", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

Frigorifico Margen Ltda et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Capital Administradora Judicial Ltda. and Luis Claudio Montoro Mendes, as the Foreign Representatives of Frigorifico Margen Ltda and others which allegedly "used multiple shell companies incorporated throughout South America to transfer and hide assets and to defraud creditors", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

First General Services (Winnipeg) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by John Fritz, of Deloitte Restructuring Inc., as the Foreign Representative of First General Services (Winnipeg) Ltd., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Cuda Energy Inc. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Canada by Deryck Helkaa, of FTI Consulting Canada Inc., as the Foreign Representative of Cuda Energy Inc., Cuda Oil and Gas Inc., Cuda Energy LLC, and Junex Inc., all of Canada, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Wyoming.

Ascentra Holdings Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Graham Robinson and Ivy Chua, as the Foreign Representatives of Ascentra Holdings Inc. (in Official Liquidation), which "was an e-commerce company, selling health and beauty products to the Asian market via a network of members", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Universal Enterprises Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Eleanor Fisher, of the Cayman Islands, and Hani Bishara, of the United Arab Emirates, as Foreign Representatives of Universal Enterprises Ltd. (in Official Liquidation), described as "an investment vehicle for six brothers [from Kuwait] for the purpose of making investments in the United States", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Bermuda by Simon Appell, of England, and John McKenna, of Bermuda, as the Foreign Representatives of Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd., CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd., Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd., and Markel CATCo Re Ltd., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gerobin Finances Pty Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Australia by Sheahan and Lock, as the Foreign Representatives of Gerobin Finances Pty Ltd., Erbin Finances Pty Limited, Rawbin Finances Pty Limited, Marbin Finances Pty Limited, Erma Nominees Pty Limited, and Ligon 158 Pty Limited, described as members of "a remarkably complex group of companies controlled and operated by, and used for the personal benefit of, the Binetter family, many of which companies have been the subject of a far-ranging tax investigation by the Australian Taxation Office", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

JGC Ventures Pte. Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Singapore by William Honoris, as the Foreign Representative of JGC Ventures Pte. Ltd. and Modernland Overseas Pte. Ltd., both of Singapore and part of "one of Indonesia’s largest and most prominent property developers, with various high-profile projects", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund: Chapter 15 Petition (2021)

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Cayman Islands by Russell Homer and Karen Scott, as the Joint Voluntary Liquidators of Income Collecting 1-3 Months T-Bills Mutual Fund, of the Cayman Islands, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Banco Nacional SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Reginaldo Brandt Silva, as the Foreign Representative of Banco Nacional SA, which has been accused of fraud, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Luboš Pánek: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the Czech Republic by Martin Litvan, as the Foreign Representative of Luboš Pánek, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Leonardo Rozenblum et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Uruguay by Daniel Germán and Gabriel Ferreira, as the Foreign Representatives of Leonardo Rozenblum Trosman and Fabian Elias Rozenblum Gorel, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Motociclo SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Uruguay by Asociacion Uruguaya de Peritos, a.k.a. AUPE, as the Foreign Representative of Motociclo SA, which "imports and manufactures bicycles, motorcycles, and spare parts" and was allegedly rendered insolvent by the "reckless administration" and "improper diversion of assets" by its shareholders, Leonardo Rozenblum and Fabian Rozenblum, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Greensill Capital (UK) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Trevor O'Sullivan, Christine Laverty, and William Stagg, as the Foreign Representatives of Greensill Capital (UK) Limited, described as "the main trading entity for the Greensill group, a global financial services firm" and "principally in the business of arranging supply chain and other working capital financing solutions for its customers by acquiring receivables, with related rights, and onselling such assets to investors either directly or in the form of receivables-backed notes issued by bankruptcy remote special purpose vehicles", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Boart Longyear Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Australia by Nora Pincus, as the Foreign Representative of Boart Longyear Limited, Boart Longyear Australia Pty Limited, Boart Longyear Management Pty Limited, Boart Longyear Investments Pty Limited, and Votraint No. 1609 Pty Limited, collectively described as "the world's leading provider of drilling services, orebody-data-collection technology, and innovative, safe, and productivity-driven drilling equipment", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sean McCoshen: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Edmonton, Canada by John Hendriks, of A. Farber & Partners Ltd., as the Foreign Representative of Sean Frederick McCoshen, described as "a Canadian resident that until recently resided in a residential medical care facility in British Columbia, Canada", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon.

Michael Ben-Ari: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Lior Dagan, as the Foreign Representative of Michael David Greenfield, a.k.a. Michael Ben-Ari, whose Israeli investment company, EGFE Israel Ltd., "is suspected of being one of the largest known Ponzi schemes in Israel", in which losses to "victims" are estimated to be "between NIS 300 to 600 million" (approx. US$93 million and $186 million at current exchange rates), filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Banco BVA S/A: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Eduardo Barbosa de Seixas, of Alvarez & Marsal Administração Judicial Ltda, as the Foreign Representative of Banco BVA S/A, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Heng Cheong Pacific Ltd. et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Cosimo Borrelli and Meade Malone, as the Foreign Representatives of Heng Cheong Pacific Limited, World-Wide Investment Services Limited, and New Century Properties Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah.

Vitaly Smagin: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Russia by Evgeniy Nikolaevich Ratnikov, as the Foreign Representative of Vitaly Ivanovich Smagin, described as a Russian debtor who, inter alia, "recently took actions in the country of Liechtenstein aimed at concealing his assets", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

Holdwave Trading Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Man Proceeding in England by Nicholas Wood, Colin Diss, and Michael Leeds, as the Foreign Representatives of Holdwave Trading Limited, which allegedly "took part in laundering the proceeds of a significant, complex, and multinational fraud believed to have been committed against SCB [Standard Chartered Bank] (and other banks) originating with one of its customers, Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery Limited" and, inter alia, involved activity in England, India, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA,, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Oceanroad Global Services Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Man Proceeding in England by Nicholas Wood, Colin Diss, and Michael Leeds, as the Foreign Representatives of Oceanroad Global Services Limited, which allegedly "took part in laundering the proceeds of a significant, complex, and multinational fraud believed to have been committed against SCB [Standard Chartered Bank] (and other banks) originating with one of its customers, Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery Limited" and, inter alia, involved activity in England, India, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

TZG Capital Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Cosimo Borrelli and Philip Smith, of Cosimo Borrelli, as the Foreign Representatives of TZG Capital Limited (in Liquidation), described as "a holding company for investments in early-stage companies doing business in China", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Addoox Media Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Uri Braun, as the Foreign Representative of Addoox Media Ltd., filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

PT Sri Rejeki Isman Tbk et al: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of Foreign Main Proceedings in Indonesia and Singapore by Geoffrey Simms, as the Foreign Representative of PT Sri Rejeki Isman Tbk, PT Sinar Pantja Djaja, PT Bitratex Industries, PT Primayudha Mandirijaya, all of Indonesia; Golden Legacy Pte Ltd., and Golden Mountain Textile and Trading Pte Ltd., both of Singapore, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

KG Manhattan 126 Finance Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Philip Smith, of the British Virgin Islands, and Cosimo Borelli, of Hong Kong, as the Foreign Representatives of KG Manhattan 126 Finance Limited, which has "failed to repay a secured US$85,000,000 loan given by Bank of Shanghai (Hong Kong) Limited and China Minsheng Bank Corporation Ltd., HK Branch" and was involved in "suspicious transactions", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Exential Investments Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Russell Crumpler and David Standish, as the Foreign Representatives of Exential Investments Inc., which is part of the Dubai-based Exential Group that allegedly perpetrated a fraud in which "investors lost investments in the range of at least $250 - $500 million", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Talal Al Zawawi: Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Appeal

Notice of Appeal by Talal Qais Abdulmunem Al Zawawi, a citizen of Oman residing in the United Kingdom, against an order granting a Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

FCI Markets Inc.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in the British Virgin Islands by Paul Pretlove, of Kalo (BVI) Limited, as the Foreign Representatives of FCI Markets Inc., described as part of "a group of Dubai-based forex trading companies ... known as Exential Group" that was found by a Dubai court to be "a Ponzi scheme disguised as a forex trading program" that defrauded investors out of more than $200 million, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Bagir Group Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Israel by Ilan Shavit-Stricks, as the Foreign Representative of Bagir Group Limited, described as am Israeli apparent company that "had interests in five companies in foreign countries - Egypt, Ethiopia, the United States, England and the British Virgin Islands as well as a representative regional office in Vietnam" and whose shares are listed "on the Alternative Investment Market, a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Greensill Bank AG: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Germany by Dr. Michael C. Frege, as the Foreign Representative of Greensill Bank AG, of Germany, described as "a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Australian company Greensill Capital Pty Limited" that has wholly-owned subsidiaries in Australia, Cayman Islands, and United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Samarco Mineração SA: Chapter 15 Petition

Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Brazil by Cristina Morgan Cavalcanti, as the Foreign Representation of Samarco Mineração S.A., of Belo Horizonte, described as "a privately held Brazilian mining company that started its operations in 1977", filed at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.