Region: Malaysia

Malaysia's 1MDB wins appeal over challenge to LCIA settlement

The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB can proceed with an application to set aside an allegedly fraudulent US$5.8 billion settlement of an LCIA arbitration with an Abu Dhabi government-owned entity amid a scandal over misappropriated funds.

28 November 2019

Malaysia not negotiating with Goldman Sachs over 1MDB losses

04 October 2019

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, the Libyan Investment Authority hires Michael Cohen’s former lawyer in its attempt to recover frozen assets and Debevoise & Plimpton acts for an individual tied to the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

09 September 2019

Malaysia seeks to recoup $950 million from 1MDB subsidiary

05 September 2019

Najib Razak attempts to recover assets seized by Malaysian police

03 September 2019

Hypercars confiscated in Munich in connection with 1MDB scandal

21 August 2019

GIR Awards 2019 – Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year

Over the coming days, GIR will reveal the shortlists for its fifth annual awards ceremony, which will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC, on 24 October. Read on for the nominees in the categories Enforcement Agency or Prosecutor of the Year and Emerging Enforcer of the Year.

19 August 2019

Goldman Sachs to “vigorously” defend Malaysian charges

Goldman Sachs says Malaysian prosecutors’ charges against its senior executives in the 1MDB scandal are “misdirected”.

09 August 2019

Jho Low lawyers try to block 1MDB documentary

01 August 2019

New Malaysian anti-corruption head wants beneficial ownership reforms

22 July 2019

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