How a bumi equity issue between two oil firms escalated into a ‘judicial fixing’ saga

I wait for the BEM to weigh in on Bumi onwership and PEPC directors

Dateline 2021-06-21, MalaysiaKini:

What began as an issue over the bumiputera equity requirement for a Petronas licence involving a Malaysian unit of Aker Solutions ASA, Norway’s largest oil services firm, has escalated into claims of judicial fixing that have rocked the legal fraternity.

The last two weeks saw a flurry of developments – the charging of an Aker Solutions manager, the Malaysian Bar expressing concern over alleged misconduct by one of its members – and most intriguing was a police report by the Office of the Chief Justice against a senior lawyer for allegedly bringing the judiciary into disrepute.

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