JURISDICTION & VENUE
7.This Court has jurisdiction over this action, and venue is proper, under Section22(a) of the Securities Act (15 U.S.C. § 77v(a)), Section 27 of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C.§78aa), and under Chapter 49 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (28 U.S.C. § 754).8.Further, as the Court that appointed the Receiver, this Court has jurisdiction over any claim brought by the Receiver to execute his Receivership duties.9.Further, within 10 days of his appointment, the Receiver filed the originalComplaint and Order Appointing the Receiver in 26 United States district courts pursuant to 28U.S.C. § 754, giving this Court
jurisdiction in each district where theComplaint and Order have been filed, including the District for the District of Columbia.10.This Court has personal jurisdiction over the Committee Defendants pursuant toF.R.C.P. 4(k)(1)(C) and 15 U.S.C. §§ 754 and 1692.
11.Plaintiff Ralph S. Janvey, acting in his capacity as Court-appointed Receiver, has been appointed by this Court as the Receiver for the assets, monies, securities, properties, realand personal, tangible and intangible, of whatever kind and description, wherever located, andthe legally recognized privileges (with regard to the entities) of Stanford International Bank,Ltd., Stanford Group Company, Stanford Capital Management, LLC, Robert Allen Stanford,James M. Davis, Laura Pendergest-Hold, Stanford Financial Group, the Stanford FinancialGroup Bldg., Inc., and all entities the foregoing persons and entities own or control (the“Receivership Assets”).12.Defendant Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Inc. is a District of Columbia corporation with its principal office in Washington, D.C.
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