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“I am confident that justice will prevail in the end and I will be vindicated – what saddens me is the professional jealousy and the unprofessional desire for control.”

Май 17, 2019

On April 28th 2019, an international arbitrator and construction expert Professor Sundra Rajoo, wrote a responsive letter to the Russian Arbitration Association explaining his version of the events that led to his resignation from the Director’s position of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) in Kuala-Lumpur.

    By Dmitry Artyukhov, Arbitration.ru Editor-in-chief

Background

Professor Sundra Rajoo is a Malaysian arbitrator, who has chaired the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) in Kuala-Lumpur from 2010 to 2018. He was President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2016) as well as the Past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Malaysia Branch and past Deputy-President of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators.He is author of numerous books on international arbitration as well as construction law in Malaysia. Sundra Rajoo is listed on many Panels of Arbitrators worldwide. In November 2018, he was detained by the Malaysian anti-corruption commission (MACC), which has also searched his office. Then Sundra faced criminal charges for the breach of trust against the AIAC.

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