Singapore International Commercial Court issues first decision

June 13, 2016

Following the establishment of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) in January 2015, the SICC issued its first decision on 12 May 2016 in the case of BCBC Singapore Pte Ltd and another v PT Bayan Resources TBK and another [2016] SGHC(I) 01 (BCBC Singapore v PT Bayan Resources).

In this client briefing, we provide:

  • an explanation of the key features of the SICC;
  • an overview of the SICC’s first decision; and
  • a brief analysis of the circumstances in which SICC litigation might be suitable for the resolution of cross-border commercial disputes.



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