“Derivative/Hedging” Deals – Volume II Contradictory Findings on Standard Chartered, Citi and Deutsche Banks + Synopses in English, Sinhala & Tamil of Series of 14 Books

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“….. The ruler’s trusteeship of the resources of the State which belong to the people is a part of the legal heritage of Sri Lanka” the Great Chronicle – Mahawamsa, 300 BC

High Court of Justice of United Kingdom had upheld the deals by Standard Chartered Bank, whilst a 3-Member Arbitral Tribunal of the London Court of International Arbitration had set aside the deals as speculative and a 3-Member Arbitral Tribunal of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes had delivered a divided Award, 2 Members upholding, whilst the 3rd Member rejecting that speculative debt can by no means be an investment, in-terms of the Investment Promotion & Protection Treaty.

The Author discloses his public interest endeavours before the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, the highest judiciary, where he had obtained confessionary statements from several concerned persons, disclosing that they had been compromised by the Banks concerned. The Attorney General of Sri Lanka had vehemently objected to the Author’s public interest litigations in Sri Lanka, and had opted to defend the multiple foreign legal proceedings, incurring huge costs, by misleading the Supreme Court, that the Author was ‘time-barred’, which was an absurdity, as disclosed by the Author. Nevertheless, the Author pursuing efforts in the public interest, had saved the Government of Sri Lanka a colossal US $ 300 million on the Claims by the Banks on these Deals, as disclosed in Volume II.

This monumental series of Books by the Author have been highly commended by internationally eminent personalities, specialized in the relevant subjects : viz


  •     James D. Ratley, CFE, President & CEO, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, US – “These Books are worthy additions to our Library”
  •     Dr. Ye Feng, Secretary-General, International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities, Vice President, International Association of Prosecutors, Member, Prosecuting Committee, Supreme People’s Procuratorate, China – “These are of material relevance and educational value to anti-corruption authorities globally combatting the cancerous menace of economic fraud and corruption”
  •     Beatrice Edwards,…

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