Skrine partner Khoo Guan Huat appointed to ICSID panel of conciliators and arbitrators

KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Senior lawyer Khoo Guan Huat, a partner in law firm Messrs Skrine, has been appointed as one of the conciliators and arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement and Investment Disputes (ICSID), an agency placed under the World Bank.

Khoo’s appointment, representing Malaysia, is for a period of six years beginning May 12 until 2027.

ICSID is based in Washington DC, United States, and is the world’s leading institution devoted to international investment dispute settlement. It is said to have extensive experience in this matter having administered the majority of all international investment cases where countries have agreed on ICSID as a forum for investor-state dispute settlement.

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