Hong Kong

Canoo Inc. v. DD Global Holdings Ltd.: Complaint ($61M)

Complaint "to recover so-called 'short-swing profits'" of $61 million in Canoo Inc., described as a Delaware-domiciled, California-based "startup American manufacturer of consumer and commercial electric vehicles founded in 2017" v. DD Global Holdings Ltd., described as a Cayman Islands-domiciled, Hong Kong-based "owner of more than 10% of Canoo’s outstanding common shares", at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

CFTC v. Samuel Reed: $10M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $10 million on Samuel Reed regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

CFTC v. Benjamin Delo: $10M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $10 million on Benjamin Delo regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

CFTC v. Arthur Hayes: $10M Settlement

Consent Order imposing a civil penalty of $10 million on Arthur Hayes regarding the operation of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform in Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. HDR Global Trading Limited, of the Seychelles; 100x Holdings Limited, of Bermuda; ABS Global Trading Limited, of Delaware; Shine Effort Inc. Limited, of Hong Kong; HDR Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, of Bermuda, all d.b.a. BitMEX; Arthur Hayes, described as a citizen of the United States residing in Hong Kong; Ben Peter Delo, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong, and Samuel Reed, described as a U.S. citizen who resided in Milwaukee, WI, and Boston, MA, during the relevant period, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Christian Sarcuni et al v. bZx DAO et al: Class Action Complaint (‘$55M Crypto Theft’)

Class Action Complaint alleging negligence regarding the theft by hacking of cryptocurrency worth $55 million in Christian Sarcuni, of Italy; Pedro Cunha, of Portugal; Alexander Lloyd, a citizen of Canada and the United Kingdom; Skliar Viktor, of Ukraine; Marc Simon, of France; Pilici Rustam, of Moldova; Daniel Lu, of China; Clément Ométek, of France; Edison Ho, a citizen of China residing in Hong Kong; Kiro Aleksandrov, of Bulgaria; Jonas Wernecke, of Germany; Paolo Leite, of Brazil; Miras Issakhov, of Kazakhstan, and Daniele Penna, of Italy v. bZx DAO, described as "a purported Decentralized Autonomous Organization that is a general partnership" based in San Diego, California; Kyle Kistner, of San Diego, California; Tom Bean, of Alpharetta, Georgia; Hashed International LLC, of Wyoming; AGE Crypto GP LLC, of Nevada; Ooki DAO, described as "a purported Decentralized Autonomous Organization that is a general partnership" based in San Diego, California; Leveragebox LLC, of Delaware, and bZeroX LLC, of Delaware, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

IMG Media Ltd. v. Suning Sports Group Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in IMG Media Limited, of London, England, described as being "part of the Endeavor Group, a global sports, events and talent management company" v. Suning Sports Group Limited, described as being "part of the Suning Group, a Chinese retail business", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Modern Land (China) Co. Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Modern Land (China) Co. Limited, described as "the ultimate holding company of a group of companies ... that carries on the business of real estate investment and development in the People's Republic of China, which for the purpose of this petition does not include Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

SEC v. Ronald Bauer et al: Complaint

Complaint alleging securities fraud involving individuals and entities in or from Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Cyprus, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jersey, in the Channel Islands; Liechtenstein, Monaco, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ronald Bauer, Craig James Auringer, Alon Friedlander, Massimilano Pozzoni, Daniel Mark Ferris, Petar Dmitrov Mihaylov, David Sidoo, and Adam Christopher Kambeitz at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

John Gunn: Suspension

Administrative Order by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposing a suspension on John William Gunn, described as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in Hong Kong.

Suchuang Gas Corporation Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Suchuang Gas Corporation, described as an "investment holding" company whose subsidiaries are involved with the "distribution and sale of piped natural gas, provision of natural gas transmission and acting as the main contractor of construction and installation of gas pipelines in the People's Republic of China", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Technology Investment Consortium LLC v. Position Mobile Ltd. SEZC: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition alleging "the Petitioner has justifiably lost all trust and confidence that the assets and affairs of the Company are being properly managed and mutual trust and confidence between the Petitioner and Genimous Group has irretrievably broken down" in Technology Investment Consortium LLC v. Position Mobile Ltd. SEZC, which "was formed to conduct development and commercialization of mobile internet products", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

JSC Ingtorgstroy v. Citibank NA et al: Discovery Application

Application by JSC Ingtorgstroy, of Russia, to take discovery from Citibank NA, The Bank of New York Mellon, Société Générale, New York Branch; HSBC Bank USA NA, BNP Paribas USA, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of Nova Scotia, New York Agency; UBS AG, Bank of America NA, Standard Chartered Bank US, Commerzbank AG, New York Branch, and The Clearing House Payments Company LLC for use in legal proceedings "against former CEOs and beneficial owners of OJSC "GK Amazarkan", including Pavel Entin and Bogdan Solodukha before the commercial court of Moscow city and the commercial court of Kaluga Region, Russia", filed at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chen Changgai v. Gain Ltd. et al: Claim Form

Claim Form in Chen Changgai, of Fujian Province, China v. Gain Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, and Siu Man Leung, of Hong Kong, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Base Media Technology Group Ltd. v. Remington ‘Bill’ Chase et al: Complaint (‘Film Finance Fraud’)

Complaint alleging "Defendant Remington Chase and Defendant Kevin Robl engaged in a complex scheme to defraud their investors, claiming that the funds they raised would be used to finance film projects by Plaintiff Base Media Technology Group Limited, when in fact they were siphoning off most of the funds for their own use" in Base Media Technology Group Limited, of China v. Remington 'Bill' Chase, described as "a former child actor and well-known'“bridge financier'"; Kevin Robl, Production Capital Corp., Production Capital LLC, Production Capital Entertainment Inc., Production Capital LLC, Production Capital Legacy Partners LP, Friends of Production Capital, Friends of Production Capital II LLC, The Production House Ltd., Production House of Cinema Inc., Production House International LLC, Knightsbridge Entertainment, Inc., Chasing Air Inc., Base FXD ART Production LLC, of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates; Base FX Inc., and Base Productions Trinidad, of Trinidad and Tobago, at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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 legal proceedings in England regarding "a fraudulent Forex trading scheme" allegedly involving Equiti Capital, Mediatrix Capital, and Blue Isle Markets, filed at the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Hover4pi Master Fund: Directors

Director Details for Hover4pi Master Fund, obtained from the Cayman Islands General Registry on March 14, 2022.

SEC v. John Barksdale et al: Complaint (‘$124M Crypto-Based Fraud’)

Complaint alleging the defendants "raised at least $124 million from over 20,000 investors" in a crypto-based fraudulent scheme involving Ormeus Global SA, of Panama, and Ormeus Coin, of Hong Kong, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. John Barksdale, described as a citizen of the USA residing in Thailand, and his sister, JonAtina Barksdale, a.k.a. Tina Barksdale, described as a citizen of the USA residing in Hong Kong, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Grand T G Gold Holdings Ltd.: ‘Share Reduction’ Petition

Petition in the matter of Grand T G Gold Holdings Ltd., described as "an investment holding company" whose "subsidiaries are principally engaged in the gold mining and processing businesses", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Gulf Investment Corporation et al v. Port Link GP Ltd. et al: Complaint (‘$74M Fraud Claim’)

Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim alleging "a corrupt scheme to launder money or conceal corruption and fraud" in Gulf Investment Corporation, of Kuwait, and General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority, of Qatar v. Port Link GP Ltd., of the Cayman Islands; Mark Eric Williams, of Georgia, USA; Wellspring Capital Group Inc., of Georgia, USA; KGL Investment Company Asia, of the Cayman Islands; Apache Asia Limited, of Hong Kong; Apache Asia Limited, of Macao; Ronald Henry Ayliffe, of Singapore, and Elite First Investment Limited, of the British Virgin Islands, at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

USA v. Stephen Burton et al: Criminal Indictment (‘$99.4M Wine-Based Fraud’)

Criminal Indictment alleging a $99.4 million wine-based investment fraud involving Bordeaux Cellars Limited and Bordeaux Cellars London Ltd., of Hong Kong and England, respectively, USA v. Stephen Burton, a citizen of the United Kingdom, and James Wellesley at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.