(Aug 8): Embattled state investment company 1Malaysia Development Bhd. received an extension to make a payment of more than US$600 million ($817.2 million) to an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund after missing a deadline last month.

1MDB is in talks with International Petroleum Investment Co. on the new arbitration settlement date, Malaysian Treasury Secretary General Irwan Serigar Abdullah told reporters on Tuesday. Irwan is also the chairman of 1MDB’s board of directors.

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