The Arrest Of The Superyacht Equanimity : How Malaysia Reclaimed What Was Hers | Sitpah Slevaratnam
Publisher: Sitpah Slevaratnam
Author: Sitpah Slevaratnam
Page: 166 pages
Year of issue: 2021
Binder Type: Softcover
"If you would read a tale of David & Goliath to your child or grandchild, make sure you read this book about how, in real life, a petite princess of the Law in a small country conquered mountainous obstacles and broke international barriers to capture a humongous ship shrouded in mystery, in order to return justice to the People of Malaysia."
Dato' Yeo Yang Poh
Advocate & Solicitor, Malaysia
Former President of the Malaysian Bar
This is a story of the intriguing and complex circumstances that led to the historic arrest of the notorious luxury yacht Equanimity, which was embroiled in national fraud at the highest governmental level.
This book narrates the author's journey in successfully executing the arrest and managing the judicial sale to recover USD126 million for her country, as a woman lawyer leading the recovery team. The author shares the wealth of her unique experience, unveiled as seven maritime lessons, enmeshed in professional life revelations.
Sitpah Selvaratnam is a maritime and commercial lawyer, and an international arbitrator, with over years' experience in dispute resolution.
She spearheaded reforms in shipping and admiralty laws in Malaysia, and sits on the courts and panels of international arbitral organization.
For much of her life, she has been involved in social service. The proceeds of sale of this book are channelled to charity