Ex-minister: Govt could have got more from Goldman Sachs if it wasn't hasty

Modified 5 Aug 2020, 8:55 am

The Perikatan Nasional government could have extracted more compensation from Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged theft of 1MDB funds had it not been hasty, said former finance minister Lim Guan Eng.

Lim concurred with former attorney-general Tommy Thomas who yesterday said Goldman Sachs would have been under more pressure if the criminal cases against its bankers went to court, giving Malaysia a stronger bargaining power in the negotiations.

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