Special Report: The Sulu heirs’ claims – A thorn in Malaysia’s side

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Government hunkers down in standoff with Sulu Sultan’s heirs

The standoff between the heirs of the late Sultan of Sulu and the Malaysian government over the US$14.92 billion Therium-backed claim over unpaid yearly leases continues to make the headlines, with former attorney general Tan Sri Tommy Thomas saying last week that the award is “completely illegitimate”.

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Therium adds four investment managers

Therium Capital Management has added four investment managers to its transatlantic investment team, Chris Wilkins and Charlie Temperley in London and Corey Banks and Joshua Card in New York.

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Sulu claim shows Southeast Asia cannot yet escape colonial legacy

Southeast Asia’s inability to escape the legacy of European colonialism is on show once again, with a French arbitrator insisting that Malaysia owes billions of dollars under a land lease agreement dating back a century and a half between a vanished sultanate and a defunct British trading house in a case that, according to the Financial Times, is being backed by litigation funder Therium.

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