Region: Malaysia

Silicon plant owner wins partial set-aside in Singapore

A Singapore court has ruled that the owner of a polysilicon plant was denied a fair chance to respond to a “completely new defence” to an ICC claim for delay damages, which led to a US$15 million reduction in the amount it was awarded.

09 February 2021

Malaysian travel agency fails to reverse res judicata finding

The Singapore Court of Appeal has upheld a SIAC award against a Malaysian online travel agency in a US$35 million dispute with its former owners, ruling that the tribunal’s finding on res judicata was not a question of jurisdiction that could be examined afresh.

04 December 2020

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

Shell faces challenge to Malaysian oil platform award

A Malaysian state-owned shipping company has applied to set aside an award worth over US$340 million won by a Shell subsidiary at the Asian International Arbitration Centre in a dispute over one of the country’s largest offshore oil fields.

22 July 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

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