Region: Malaysia

New AIAC director announced at last

A Malaysian federal court judge, Suriyadi Halim Omar, has been appointed director of the Kuala-Lumpur based Asian International Arbitration Centre after Vinayak Pradhan died earlier this year.

16 November 2020

Rajoo in the clear as dispute over successor continues

The former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre, Sundra Rajoo – who has been facing criminal charges in Malaysia for using the centre’s money to publish a book – has seen the charges against him quashed, as a dispute over the appointment of his successor continues.

22 June 2020


Featured in The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2021

11 June 2020

Shell wins damages in Malaysian oil dispute

A Shell subsidiary has won more than US$340 million in a billion-dollar arbitration at the Asian International Arbitration Centre, launched by a Malaysian state-owned shipping company over one of the country’s biggest offshore oil fields.

14 April 2020

Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) – (Formerly KLCRA)

27 January 2020

Malaysia settles treaty dispute over property fraud

The Malaysian government has paid a settlement to the estate of a deceased Thai investor who was fraudulently deprived of her property – averting the threat of a treaty claim backed by a third-party funder.

18 June 2019


Featured in The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards - First Edition

29 April 2019

Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) – (Formerly KLCRA)

03 January 2019

Laos cements set-aside in Malaysia

Malaysia's top court has refused to reinstate a US$56 million UNCITRAL award against Laos, a month after it was denied enforcement by a US appeal court.

11 September 2017

US appeal court upholds award "de-enforcement"

A US appeal court has upheld a lower court's controversial decision to reverse its own enforcement of a US$57 million UNCITRAL award against Laos after it was set aside at the seat of arbitration, Malaysia.

24 July 2017

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