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VENDETTA ROYALTY PARTNERS, LTD RECEIVERSHIP

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Robert A. Helms, Janniece S. Kaelin, Deven Sellers, Roland Barrera, Vendetta Royalty Partners, LTD, Vendetta Royalty Management, LLC, Vesta Royalty Partners, LP, Vesta Royalty Management, LLC, Iron Rock Royalty Partners, LP, Iron Rock Royalty Management, LLC, Arcady Resources LLC, Barefoot Minerals, G.P., G3 Minerals, LLC, Haley Oil Company, Inc., Lake Rock, LLC, Sebud Minerals, LLC, Technicolor Minerals, G.P., Defendants, and William L. Barlow and Global Capital Ventures, LLC, Relief Defendants

In the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division

Case Number 1:13-cv-01036-LY

Court Filings

Links to certain court Orders and filings in the SEC's lawsuit against the Defendants are provided below.  A comprehensive list of all filings in this lawsuit is available on the website of the United States Courts, Public Access to Court Electronic Records ("Pacer").

Date

#

Docket Text

12/03/2013

1

COMPLAINT, filed by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

3

MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION to Appoint Receiver and Other Emergency and Ancillary Relief by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Order)(dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

4

FACT BRIEF in Support of 3 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION to Appoint Receiver and Other Emergency and Ancillary Relief by Securities and Exchange Commission. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

5

APPENDIX to 3 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION to Appoint Receiver and Other Emergency Relief by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Exhibit 7, # 9 Exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit 9, # 11 Exhibit B, # 12 Exhibit 1, # 13 Exhibit 2, # 14 Exhibit 3, # 15 Exhibit 4, # 16 Exhibit C, # 17 Exhibit 1, # 18 Exhibit 2, # 19 Exhibit 3, # 20 Exhibit 4, # 21 Exhibit D, # 22 Exhibit E, # 23 Exhibit 1, # 24 Exhibit 2)(dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

6

Certificate of Interested Parties by Securities and Exchange Commission. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

7

NOTICE of Filing, Certification by Securities and Exchange Commission. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

8

Summons Issued as to Arcady Resources LLC, Barefoot Minerals, G.P., William L. Barlow, Roland Barrera, G3 Minerals, LLC, Global Capital Ventures, LLC, Haley Oil Company, Inc., Robert A. Helms, Iron Rock Royalty Management, LLC, Iron Rock Royalty Partners, LP, Janniece S. Kaelin, Lake Rock, LLC, Sebud Minerals, LLC, Deven Sellers, Technicolor Minerals, G.P., Vendetta Royalty Management, LLC, Vendetta Royalty Partners, LTD., Vesta Royalty Management, LLC, Vesta Royalty Partners, LP. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

10

ORDER GRANTING 3 Motion for Preliminary Injunction; GRANTING 3 Motion for Temporary Restraining Order; GRANTING 3 Motion to Appoint Receiver. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013


Motion Hearing: 3 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, Motion Hearing set for 12/13/2013 02:00 PM before Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

11

ORDER APPOINTING RECEIVER. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/03/2013

12

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Lee Yeakel: Motion Hearing held on 12/3/2013 re 3 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, Ex Parte Motion for Temporary Restraining Order, MOTION to Appoint Receiver filed by Securities and Exchange Commission, 2 SEALED EX PARTE MOTION filed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Preliminary Injunction Hearing Set for December 13, 2013 at 2:00pm. (Minute entry documents are not available electronically.). (Court Reporter Arlinda Rodriguez.)(dm) (Entered: 12/03/2013)

12/05/2013

13

NOTICE of Expiration of Temporary Seal by Securities and Exchange Commission. (dm) (Entered: 12/05/2013)

12/10/2013

14

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Lee Yeakel: Motion Hearing/Status Conference held on 12/10/2013 re 3 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction MOTION Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Order MOTION to Appoint Receiver filed by Securities and Exchange Commission (Minute entry documents are not available electronically.). (Court Reporter Alinda Rodriguez.)(dm) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

15

Unopposed MOTION To Extend Temporary Restraining Order As To All Defendants re 10 Order on Motion for Preliminary Injunction, Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, Order on Motion to Appoint Receiver by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

16

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Deven Sellers served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

17

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Arcady Resources LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

18

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Robert A. Helms served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

19

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Janniece S. Kaelin served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

20

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. William L. Barlow served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

21

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Barefoot Minerals, G.P. served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

22

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. G3 Minerals, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

23

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Global Capital Ventures, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

24

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Haley Oil Company, Inc. served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

25

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Iron Rock Royalty Management, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

26

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Iron Rock Royalty Partners, LP served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

27

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Lake Rock, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

28

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Sebud Minerals, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

29

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Technicolor Minerals, G.P. served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

30

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Vendetta Royalty Management, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

31

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Vendetta Royalty Partners, LTD. served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

32

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Vesta Royalty Management, LLC served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

33

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Vesta Royalty Partners, LP served on 12/4/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

34

SUMMONS Returned Executed by Securities and Exchange Commission. Roland Barrera served on 12/5/2013, answer due 12/26/2013. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/11/2013)

12/11/2013

35

ORDER GRANTING 15 Motion to Extend Temporary Restraining Order. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 12/12/2013)

12/11/2013


Motion Hearing Reset: 3 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction. Motion Hearing reset for 12/23/2013 09:00 AM before Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 12/12/2013)

12/18/2013

36

Unopposed MOTION for Preliminary Injunction as to Each Defendant and to Cancel Preliminary-Injunction Hearing by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 12/18/2013)

12/18/2013

37

ORDER GRANTING 36 Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 12/19/2013)

1/9/2014

38

NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Timothy S. McCole on behalf of Securities and Exchange Commission (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 01/09/2014)

1/31/2014

39

STATUS REPORT for Quarter Ending 12.31.2013 by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Littlefield, Donald) (Entered: 01/31/2014) ERROR IN UPLOAD

1/31/2014

40

STATUS REPORT for Quarter Ending 12.31.2013 (corrected) by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Littlefield, Donald) (Entered: 01/31/2014)

2/14/2014

41

NOTICE First Interim Fee Application by Thomas L. Taylor (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Supplement SFAR, # 5 Proposed Order)(Littlefield, Donald) (Entered: 02/14/2014)

2/21/2014

42

MOTION for Entry of Default against Robert A. Helms by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 Declaration of Tmothy S. McCole, # 2 Exhibit 1 Servicemembers Relief Act Report, # 3 Proposed Order Clerks Entry of Default)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 02/21/2014)

2/21/2014

43

MOTION for Entry of Default against Janniece S. Kaelin by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 Declaration of Timothy S. McCole, # 2 Exhibit 1 Servicemembers Relief Act Report, # 3 Proposed Order for Clerks Entry of Default)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 02/21/2014)

2/24/2014

44

Clerk's ENTRY OF DEFAULT as to Robert A. Helms. (dm) (Entered: 02/24/2014)

2/24/2014

45

Clerk's ENTRY OF DEFAULT as to Janniece S. Kaelin. (dm) (Entered: 02/24/2014)

2/28/2014

46

MOTION to Permit Pro Se Defendant Janniece S. Kaelin to Register with CM/ECF system, by Janniece S. Kaelin. (jk) (Entered: 02/28/2014)

2/28/2014

47

MOTION to Permit Pro Se Defendant Robert A. Helms to Register with CM/ECF system, by Robert A. Helms. (jk) (Entered: 02/28/2014)

3/3/2014

48

ORDER GRANTING 46 Motion to Register with CM/ECF System. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 03/03/2014)

3/3/2014

49

ORDER GRANTING 47 Motion to Register with CM/ECF. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 03/03/2014)

3/3/2014

50

NOTICE -- Receivers Proposed Liquidation Plan by Thomas L. Taylor (Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 03/03/2014)

3/6/2014

51

NOTICE of Appearance of Pro Se Defendant Janniece S. Kaelin. (dm) (Entered: 03/07/2014)

3/6/2014

52

ANSWER to 1 Complaint with Jury Demand by Janniece S. Kaelin.(dm) (Entered: 03/07/2014)

3/6/2014

53

NOTICE of Appearance of Pro Se Defendant Robert A. Helms. (dm) (Entered: 03/07/2014)

3/6/2014

54

ANSWER to 1 Complaint with Jury Demand by Robert A. Helms.(dm) (Entered: 03/07/2014)

3/7/2014

55

SUBMISSION of Certified Statement of Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation. (dm) (Entered: 03/10/2014)

4/17/2014

56

MOTION for Entry of Default against Rolland Barrera by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 Declaration of Timothy S. McCole, # 2 Exhibit 1 Servicemembers Relief Act Report, # 3 Proposed Order for Clerks Entry of Default)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 04/17/2014)

4/17/2014

57

MOTION for Entry of Default against Deven Sellers by Securities and Exchange Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 Declaration of Timothy S. McCole, # 2 Exhibit 1 Servicemembers Relief Act Report, # 3 Proposed Order for Clerks Entry of Default)(McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 04/17/2014)

4/18/2014

58

Clerk's ENTRY OF DEFAULT as to Roland Barrera. (dm) (Entered: 04/18/2014)

4/18/2014

59

Clerk's ENTRY OF DEFAULT as to Deven Sellers. (dm) (Entered: 04/18/2014)

4/23/2014

60

Opposed MOTION to Amend/Correct 11 Order Appointing Receiver by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Proposed Order)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 04/23/2014)

4/28/2014

61

ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Deven Sellers.(dm) (Entered: 04/29/2014)

4/28/2014

62

NOTICE of Appearance of Pro Se Defendant Deven Sellers. (dm) (Entered: 04/29/2014)

4/28/2014

63

Certificate of Interested Parties by Deven Sellers. (dm) (Entered: 04/29/2014)

4/28/2014

64

ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Roland Barrera.(dm) (Entered: 04/29/2014)

4/28/2014

65

NOTICE of Appearance of Pro Se Defendant Roland Barrera. (dm) (Entered: 04/29/2014)

4/28/2014

66

Certificate of Interested Parties by Roland Barrera. (dm) (Entered: 04/29/2014)

4/30/2014

67

STATUS REPORT for the Calendar Quarter Ending March 31, 2014 by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 04/30/2014)

5/13/2014

68

ORDER, Set Motion Hearing for 60 Opposed MOTION to Amend/Correct 11 Order Appointing Receiver, 41 MOTION ( Motion Hearing set for 5/27/2014 02:00 PM before Judge Lee Yeakel,). Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/13/2014)

5/13/2014

69

Opposed MOTION (1) for Authority to Sell Oil and Gas Interests; (2) for Authority to Retain Sales and Marketing Firm; and (3) for Approval of Sales Procedures by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Proposed Order)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 05/13/2014)

5/15/2014

70

MOTION for Attorney Fees Incurred by the Receiver and Other Professionals by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit A, # 6 Proposed Order)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 05/15/2014)

5/20/2014

71

ORDER, Set Motion Hearing for 69 Opposed MOTION (1) for Authority to Sell Oil and Gas Interests; (2) for Authority to Retain Sales and Marketing Firm; and (3) for Approval of Sales Procedures, 70 MOTION for Attorney Fees Incurred by the Receiver and Other Professionals ( Motion Hearing set for 5/27/2014 02:00 PM before Judge Lee Yeakel,). Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/20/2014)

5/20/2014

72

MOTION to Set Aside 44 Clerk's Entry of Default by Robert A. Helms. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Proposed Order)(dm) (Entered: 05/21/2014)

5/20/2014

73

MOTION to Enforce Automatic Stay Against Receiver and for Emergency Hearing, by Janniece S. Kaelin. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits). (jk) (Entered: 05/27/2014)

5/27/2014

74

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Lee Yeakel: Motion Hearing held on 5/27/2014 re 72 MOTION to Set Aside 44 Clerk's Entry of Default filed by Robert A. Helms, 41 MOTION filed by Thomas L. Taylor, 69 Opposed MOTION (1) for Authority to Sell Oil and Gas Interests; (2) for Authority to Retain Sales and Marketing Firm; and (3) for Approval of Sales Procedures filed by Thomas L. Taylor, 60 Opposed MOTION to Amend/Correct 11 Order Appointing Receiver filed by Thomas L. Taylor, 70 MOTION for Attorney Fees Incurred by the Receiver and Other Professionals filed by Thomas L. Taylor (Minute entry documents are not available electronically.). (Court Reporter Arlinda Rodriguez.)(dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/27/2014

75

ORDER GRANTING 41 First Interim Application to Pay Fees. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/27/2014

76

ORDER GRANTING 60 First Amended Order Appointing Receiver. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/27/2014

77

ORDER GRANTING 69 Receiver Authority to Sell Oil and Gas Interests, Approving Engagement of Sales and Marketing Firm and Approving Sales Procedures. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/27/2014

78

ORDER GRANTING 70 Second Interim Application to Pay Fees Incurred by the Receiver and Other Professionals. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/27/2014

79

ORDER GRANTING 72 Motion to Set Aside Entry of Default. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/28/2014

80

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART 73 Motion to Enforce Automatic Stay Against Receiver and for Emergency Hearing. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 05/28/2014)

5/29/2014

81

MOTION to Set Aside 45 Clerk's Entry of Default by Janniece S. Kaelin. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Proposed Order)(dm) (Entered: 05/30/2014)

6/3/2014

82

MOTION to Set Aside 80 Order on Motion by Charles Martin Kaelin. (dm) (Entered: 06/04/2014)

6/4/2014

83

ORDER GRANTING 81 Motion to Set Aside Entry of Default. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 06/04/2014)

6/9/2014

84

ORDER DENYING 82 Motion to Set Aside. Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 06/09/2014)

6/18/2014

85

Proposed Scheduling Order by Securities and Exchange Commission. (McCole, Timothy) (Entered: 06/18/2014)

6/20/2014

86

ORDER, ( Initial Pretrial Conference set for 8/15/2014 02:30 PM before Judge Lee Yeakel,). Signed by Judge Lee Yeakel. (dm) (Entered: 06/20/2014)

7/30/2014

87

STATUS REPORT of the Receiver for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2014 by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 07/30/2014)

8/14/2014

88

Opposed MOTION for Approval of Settlement between Receiver and Amegy Bank N.A. by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Proposed Order)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 08/14/2014)

8/14/2014

89

MOTION for Order Approving Third Interim Application to Pay Fees by Thomas L. Taylor. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit A, # 6 Proposed Order)(Goforth, Andrew) (Entered: 08/14/2014)

8/15/2014

90

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Lee Yeakel: Initial Pretrial Conference held on 8/15/2014 (Minute entry documents are not available electronically.). (Court Reporter Arlinda Rodriguez.)(dm) (Entered: 08/15/2014)