Discovery

Samuel Malamud Eidelman v. Truist Bank et al: Discovery Application (Peru Proceedings)

Application by Samuel Malamud Eidelman, described as a citizen of Peru, to take discovery from Truist Bank, Credit Lyonnais Miami Agency, Bank Leumi, BNP Paribas Miami Agency, Barclays, Sudameris, Banco Santander International, Grupo Santander, and Blum & Silver LLP for use in legal proceedings in Peru against Jacobo Malamud and his three daughters, Malamud Kessler, Caroline Malamud-Kessler, and Yudith Malamud Kessler de Schneider alleging money laundering and tax evasion involving, inter alia, companies in the British Virgin Islands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mihails Ulmans v. David Merkel et al: Judicial Assistance (Latvia Proceedings, ‘Mārtiņš Bunkus Murder’)

Application by Mihails Ulmans for judicial assistance "to facilitate the issuance of subpoenas and the gathering of testimony and documentary evidence from David Merkel and Summit International Advisors, LLC" for use in criminal proceedings in Latvia, where Ulmans is in custody in connection with the murder of insolvency administrator and lawyer Mārtiņš Bunkus, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Anatolie Stati v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC: Supplemental Discovery Application (Moldova Proceedings)

Application by Anatolie Stati, described as "a Moldovan businessman, who, along with his son, Gabriel Stati, and two companies owned by them, had been developing substantial oil fields and energy assets in the Republic of Kazakhstan", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in Moldova "for damages caused by the criminal actions of, inter alia, Marat Beketayev [former Minister of Justice of Kazakhstan], Kairat Boranbayev [former head of Kazakhstan’s security services] and Karim Massimov [former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan]" and alleging "abuse of official authority, blackmail, and attempted blackmail", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Nadia Zahmoul v. Coinbase Group Inc. et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Nadia Zahmoul to take discovery from Coinbase Group Inc and Helium Systems, Inc. for use in divorce proceedings in England in which she has alleged that her husband, Karim Zahmoul, "has undertaken a complicated scheme to obscure the extent of the marital estate from Applicant and has dissipated significant amounts of it", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

FourWorld Event Opportunities Fund LP v. JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Discovery Application (Sweden Proceedings)

Application by FourWorld Event Opportunities Fund LP to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase & Co. for use in legal proceedings in Sweden in which "Petitioner seeks a determination of the proper buy-out price of its shares in Hembla AB following the acquisition of the majority stock holdings in Hembla by Vonovia SE and its wholly owned subsidiary, HomeStar InvestCo AB, and in connection with HomeStar’s subsequent, unconditional tender offer and the unfairly low price paid for all of the remaining stock owned by Petitioner and the other minority shareholders" and has alleged a "squeeze-out", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

LM Property Development Ltd. et al v. Craig Roberts et al: Discovery Application (Bahamas Proceedings)

Application by LM Property Development Limited and Mirko Kovats, described as "an international real estate investor who has lived in the Bahamas for over 25 years", to take discovery from Craig Roberts, Treasure Cay Services Inc., BDO Americas, Azul Destinations LLC, Noel Thompson, and Lisa Barnes for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas "involving the Government of the Bahamas and other private parties relating to Applicants' attempts to purchase lucrative real estate that they could then develop", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

LM Property Development Ltd. et al v. Electra America Hospitality Group LLC et al: Discovery Application (Bahamas Proceedings)

Ex Parte Application by LM Property Development Limited, domiciled in the Bahamas, and Mirko Kovats, described as a citizen of Austria who is "an international real estate investor, permanently residing in the Bahamas since 1995", to take discovery from Electra America Hospitality Group LLC, CBRE Group, Inc., and Rothschild & Co US Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the Bahamas "involving the Government of the Bahamas and other private parties relating to Applicants' attempts to purchase lucrative real estate that they could then develop", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Hangzhou Biaoba Trading Co. Ltd. v. Credit Suisse et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Hangzhou Biaoba Trading Co. Ltd. to take discovery from Credit Suisse AG, Bank of America N.A., and China CITIC Bank International Ltd., New York Branch, for use in legal proceedings in England "against Kei Kin Hung and Beijing Sparkle Investment Co., Ltd. for the enforcement and recognition of a foreign judgment and for the issuance of a Freeze and Disclosure Order", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SCLiquor LLC v. Hector Ortiz et al: Judicial Assistance (Bermuda Proceedings, ‘Jay-Z Dispute’)

Application by SCLiquor LLC for leave to serve Hector Ortiz, Michael Green, Scott Roades, Mauricio Vergara, Bacardi USA, Inc., and Bacardi-Martini, Inc. with subpoenas for use in legal proceedings in Bermuda regarding "dispute between Bacardi, one of the world’s largest spirits companies, and SCLiquor, LLC, a company majority-owned by the world-renowned musical artist and entrepreneur Shawn Carter - better known as Jay-Z", filed at the U.S. District Curt fr the Southern District of Florida.

FourWorld Event Opportunities LP et al v. Mercury Capital Advisors LLC et al: Discovery Application (Cayman Islands Proceedings)

Ex Parte Application by FourWorld Event Opportunities LP and Genesis Emerging Markets Investment Company to take discovery from Mercury Capital Advisors LLC, Mercury Capital Advisors Group GP LLC, Mercury Capital Advisors Group LP, Mercury Capital GP LP, Mercury Capital Group LLC, Mercury Capital Holdings LLC, Mercury Capital Hermes Holdings Inc., Mercury Capital LP, Mercury Capital Investment Corp., Mercury Capital Investments LLC, Mercury Capital Advisers Ltd., Mercury Capital Advisors Group GP LLC, Mercury Capital Advisors Group LP, Mercury Capital Advisors Asia LLC, Mercury Capital Manager LP, and IVC Hermes Holdings Inc. for use in legal proceedings in the Cayman Islands to determine "the fair value of the shares of the company 58.com", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Dailane Investments Ltd. et al v. HIG Capital LLC et al: Discovery Application (‘Luxembourg Proceedings’)

Application by Dailane Investments Limited, of Cyprus, and Michael Maillis to take discovery from H.I.G. Capital LLC, Sami Mnaymneh, and Anthony Tamer for use in legal proceedings in Luxembourg "against H.I.G. Luxembourg Holdings 47 S.à r.l., a Luxembourg entity owned and controlled by respondent H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C., a global private equity firm headquartered in Miami, Florida" regarding "the sale of companies within the Maillis Group, a leading packaging conglomerate", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Maximilian Klein et al v. Meta Platforms Inc.: Judicial Assistance (British Virgin Islands & China)

Defendant's unopposed administrative motion for issuance of letter of request for International Judicial Assistance from Telegram Messenger Inc., described as "cloud-based instant messaging service", in the British Virgin Islands and Tencent Holdings Ltd., described as an "internet technology company", in China in Maximilian Klein et al v. Meta Platforms Inc. at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Abdulrahman Mutabagani v. Muhammad Samer bin Mahmoud Abdul-Hadi et al: Discovery Application (Saudi Arabia Proceedings)

Application by Abdulrahman Mutabagani , described as a citizen and resident of Saudi Arabia, to take discovery from Muhammad Samer bin Mahmoud Abdul-Hadi, described as "a Saudi Arabian citizen who resides in New York", and JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings in Saudi Arabia "against Mr. Abdul-Hadi for breach of contract, among other potential causes of action, based on this wrongful conduct" to recover $41 million, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Deposit Guarantee Fund of Ukraine v. Bank of New York Mellon: Discovery Application (Ukraine Proceedings)

Application by the Deposit Guarantee Fund of Ukraine, as the liquidator of Fidobank PJSC, to take discovery from the Bank of New York Mellon for use in legal proceedings in Ukraine against Oleksandr Yevhenovych Adarich, described as Fidobank's beneficial owner; Iryna Vilinivna Maryanko, Denis Viktorovich Mikhov, Alexander Arkadyevich Sobolev, Ivan Alexandrovich Istomin, Roman Serhiyovych Shevtsiv, Oksana Ivanivna Voloshyna, Igor Pavlovich Grigorov, and Oleg Vasilyevich Litvinenko regarding suspected "wrongful transfers", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Orion Management v. Google LLC: Discovery Application (Canada Proceedings)

Application by 453339 Ontario Limited, d.b.a. Orion Management, described as "a property management business based in Mississauga, Ontario", to take discovery from Google LLC for use in legal proceedings in Canada alleging "significant reputational and business harm" after "Orion's Google Business Profile had been taken over by one or more unauthorized individuals", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Sheikh Walid bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim v. David Britt: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Sheikh Walid bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim, described as a citizen of Saudi Arabia, to take discovery from John David Britt, described as a citizen of the United States, for use in legal proceedings in England in which "Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa al Jaber sued Applicant and his brother Sheikh Majid bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim over a USD $ 30 million payment made in 2002 by al Jaber to a company owned by Sheikh Majid", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Jonah Meer v. HSBC et al: Discovery Application (British Virgin Islands Proceedings)

Application by Jonah Beer, as the liquidator of Kopist Holding Limited, to take discovery from H.S.B.C. Bank U.S.A., N.A., Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Citibank N.A., Deutsche Bank and its affiliates Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas and Bankers Trust Company, Commerzbank AG, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., Credit Suisse AG, Garanti Bank and Bank Julius Baer for use in legal proceedings in the British Virgin Islands "to recover assets which may have been diverted from the Company", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Caterpillar Crédito v. T-Mobile US Inc.: Discovery Application (Curaçao Proceedings)

Application by Caterpillar Crédito, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, Sociedad Financiera de Objeto Múltiple, Entidad Regulada, of Mexico, to take discovery from T-Mobile US Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Curaçao “brought by Mrs. Carolina Elizabeth Várady de Bellosta … to annul two personal guarantees given by Mrs. Bellosta’s husband, Carlos Marcelino Jose Bellosta Pallares to Caterpillar Crédito”, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Caterpillar Crédito v. American Express: Discovery Application (Curaçao Proceedings)

Application by Caterpillar Crédito, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, Sociedad Financiera de Objeto Múltiple, Entidad Regulada, of Mexico, to take discovery from American Express Company for use in legal proceedings in Curaçao “brought by Mrs. Carolina Elizabeth Várady de Bellosta … to annul two personal guarantees given by Mrs. Bellosta’s husband, Carlos Marcelino Jose Bellosta Pallares to Caterpillar Crédito”, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Caterpillar Crédito v. Banco San Juan Internacional: Discovery Application (Curaçao Proceedings)

Application by Caterpillar Crédito, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, Sociedad Financiera de Objeto Múltiple, Entidad Regulada, of Mexico, to take discovery from Banco San Juan Internacional for use in legal proceedings in Curaçao "brought by Mrs. Carolina Elizabeth Várady de Bellosta ... to annul two personal guarantees given by Mrs. Bellosta's husband, Carlos Marcelino Jose Bellosta Pallares to Caterpillar Crédito", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

SEC v. Jason Sugarman: Judicial Assistance (David Ezekiel, Mark Waddington & Valor Group Ltd.)

Order "issuing letters rogatory for International Judicial Assistance to the Supreme Court of Bermuda, requesting assistance to compel the production of documents and oral examinations for use at trial of David Ezekiel and Mark Waddington, and the production of documents from Valor Group, Ltd." for an enforcement action regarding Jason Sugarman's "fraudulent scheme to steal $43 million from unwitting pension funds to finance the acquisition of a global financial conglomerate of European and Bermuda insurers, and investment advisers based in Virginia and Connecticut" in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jason Sugarman at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Caterpillar Crédito v. Mastercard Inc. et al: Discovery Application (Curaçao Proceedings)

Application by Caterpillar Crédito, Sociedad Anónima de Capital Variable, Sociedad Financiera de Objeto Múltiple, Entidad Regulada, of Mexico, to take discovery from Mastercard Inc. and Visa Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Curaçao "brought by Mrs. Carolina Elizabeth Várady de Bellosta ... to annul two personal guarantees given by Mrs. Bellosta's husband, Carlos Marcelino Jose Bellosta Pallares to Caterpillar Crédito", filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Core Compass Ltd. v. Evolve Bank & Trust: Discovery Application (Serbia Proceedings)

Application by Core Compass Limited, described as "a Hong Kong-registered company that provides payment consulting services to internet businesses", to take discovery from Evolve Bank & Trust for use in legal proceedings in Serbia alleging misappropriation by Boom Financial Management d.o.o., filed at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

China Financial Services Holdings Ltd. v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (‘Hong Kong Proceedings’)

Application by China Financial Services Holdings Ltd., of Hong Kong, to take discovery from Citibank N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Well Fargo Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Bank of China, New York Branch; Standard Chartered Bank US, and Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, for use in legal proceedings in Hong Kong against Luo Rui and Guan Zueling, a.k.a. Guan Xue Ling, alleging fraud that caused losses totaling RMB1.37 billion ($198 million), filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sailed Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. v. Amazon.com Inc. et al: Discovery Application (China Proceedings)

Application by Sailed Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. to take discovery from Amazon.com Inc. and Amazon.com Services LLC for use in legal proceedings "in the Nanjing Intellectual Property Court" in China "alleging that Amazon Echo series products, Fire series products, and Fire tablets infringe one or more Sailed patents", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Fourteen IP Communications Ltd. v. Marriott International Inc.: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Fourteen IP Communications Limited to take discovery from Marriott International Inc. for use in legal proceedings in England between The Voice Factory Limited and TVF Cloud Inc., as plaintiffs, and Fourteen IP Communications Limited, Fourteen IP Network Services Limited, Fourteen IP Inc., Evolution Voice Inc., Neil Tolley, Vicki Havard, and Alan Poole, as defendants, filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Cook Deutschland GmbH v. Boston Scientific Corp. et al: Discovery Application (Germany Proceedings)

Application by Cook Deutschland GmbH, of Germany, "a member of the Cook Medical group of companies, which includes entities that develop, manufacture, and supply medical devices, including devices in the field of gastroenterology", to take discovery from Boston Scientific Corp. and Boston Scientific Scimed Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Germany styled as 'Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. v. Cook Deutschland GmbH et al' alleging patent infringement, filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Banco BNP Paribas Brasil SA v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application (Brazil Proceedings)

Application by Banco BNP Paribas Brasil NA to take discovery from Citibank, N.A., The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency, UBS AG, Bank of America, N.A., Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company, LLC for use in legal proceedings in Alagoas, Brazil involving Empresa Alagoana de Terminais Ltda. and Copertrading Comércio Exportação e Importação S.A., filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Beijing TrueLake Culture Development Ltd. v. NetEase, Inc.: Discovery Application (China Proceedings)

Application by Beijing TrueLake Culture Development Ltd., described as a Chinese company that "publishes and distributes audiobooks for the Chinese language market", to take discovery from NetEase, Inc., described as "a Chinese Internet technology company that develops and operates online PC and mobile games, applications, advertising services, email services and e-commerce platforms in China", for use in "copyright infringement proceedings in China against two companies: Hangzhou Ledu Technology Co. Ltd. and Hangzhou NetEase Cloud Music Technology Co. Ltd.", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Energía Costa Azul S. de R.L. de C.V. v. Shell Energy North America et al: Discovery Application (Mexico & Netherlands Proceedings)

Application by Energía Costa Azul, S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico, to take discovery from Shell Energy North America (US) L.P., Shell NA LNG LLC, Shell USA, Inc., Shell Trading (US) Company, and Gazprom Marketing & Trading U.S.A. Inc. for use in legal proceedings in Mexico and the Netherlands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Forensic News LLC et al v. Mark Rossini: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Forensic News LLC and Scott Stedman to take discovery from Mark Rossini, described as "a former FBI Agent" who worked for "security consultancy firm USG Security Limited", for their "defense of a defamation action filed in England by British-Israeli "security consultant" Walter Soriano" regarding "alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Aguila Energia e Participações Ltda. v. JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Discovery Application (Brazil Proceedings)

Application by Aguila Energia e Participações Ltda., described as a Rio de Janeiro-based "startup oil company founded by an entrepreneur with significant experience in the Brazilian oil and gas segment", to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase & Co. for use in legal proceedings in Brazil against JPMorgan Brazil and Petrobras, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl v. Standard Chartered Bank et al: Discovery Application

Application by N.P.S.SF. Debt Co. Sàrl, of Luxembourg, to take discovery from Standard Chartered Bank, Citigroup, d.b.a. Citibank; The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Bank of America N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, HSBC Bank, Société Générale, UniCredit Bank AG, Credit Suisse Bank N.A., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C., Bank of China, BNP Paribas USA, Commerzbank AG, Mashreq Bank PSC, and Habib American Bank for use in legal proceedings in Germany, India, Marshall Islands, Pakistan, Saints Kitts and Nevis, and United Arab Emirates, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Farhad Azima v. Global Impact Services et al: Discovery Application (England Proceedings)

Application by Farhad Azima to take discovery from Global Impact Services, Eitan Arusy, and Truist Financial Corporation for use in legal proceedings in England and Wales styled as "Farhad Azima -v- (1) RAKIA (2) David Neil Gerrard (3) Dechert LLP and (4) James Edward Deniston Buchanan" in which Azima "seeks to hold a group of overseas defendants responsible for the unlawful hacking of Petitioner’s electronic data", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Petrus Advisers Investments Fund LP v. Starwood Capital Group Management LLC et al: Discovery Application (Austria Proceedings)

Application by Petrus Advisers Investments Fund LP, by its General Partner, Petrus Advisers Investments General Partner Inc., to take discovery from Starwood Capital Group Management LLC, BSS SCG GP Holdings LLC, Starwood Capital Group Holdings GP LLC, SCGG II GP LLC, Starwood Capital Group Global II LP, Starwood XI Management LP, and Starwood XI Management GP LLC for use in legal proceedings in Austria "initiated by Petrus Advisers, as a minority shareholder of an Austrian corporation, CA Immobilien Anlagen AG, with regard to alleged illegal actions taken by the majority shareholder and its appointees and controlled persons", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Oasis Focus Fund LP v. York Capital Management et al: Discovery Application (Cayman Islands Proceedings)

Application by Oasis Focus Fund LP v. York Capital Management, Roberta Lipson, as Trustee for Benjamin Lipson Plafker Trust, Daniel Lipson Plafker Trust, Johnathan Lipson Plafker Trust, Ariel Benjamin Lee Trust, and Lipson 2021 GRAT; Warburg Pincus LLC, and Michael Garrow for use in "an appraisal proceeding" in the Cayman Islands to determine "the fair value of the shares of New Frontier Health Corporation", filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Anatolie Stati v. The Clearing House Payments Company LLC: Discovery Application (Moldova Proceedings)

Application by Anatolie Stati, described as "a Moldovan businessman who held interests in substantial oil fields in the Republic of Kazakhstan, which were wrongly expropriated by Kazakhstan resulting in the state’s obligation to pay a nearly $500 million international arbitral award issued by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce", to take discovery from The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings in Moldova alleging "abuse of official authority, blackmail and attempted blackmail" against Vladimir Voronin, Oleg Reidman, Emmanuel Grinshpun, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Karim Massimov, Timur Kulibayev, Kairat Boranbayev, Arvind Tiku, Alexander Mashkevich, Kanatbek Safinov, Arman Rakhimov, Serik Rakhimov, Grigory Andreev, Andrey Kiselyov, Marat Beketayev, Ruslan Ashenov, Orynbasar Kubygul, Almat Madaliyev, and others, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Changpeng Zhao v. Bloomberg LP et al: Discovery Application (Hong Kong Defamation Lawsuit)

Application by Changpeng Zhao to take discovery from Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Inc. for use in a defamation complaint in Hong Kong against Modern Media Company Limited, of Hong Kong, regarding an article that allegedly "contained false, malicious and defamatory statements about Zhao and his company, Binance Holdings Limited", a cryptocurrency exchange operator that is domiciled in the Cayman Islands, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

New Pax Maritime Ltd. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank: Discovery Application (United Kingdom Proceedings)

Application by New Pax Maritime Ltd., described as a Marshall Islands company based in Hamburg, Germany, to take discovery from JPMorgan Chase Bank NA for use in legal proceedings to enforce an arbitration award of $563,596 against Erna Denizcilik Ve Tic. Ltd. Sti., a.k.a. Erna Shipping & Trading Ltd. Co., of Turkey, filed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.