China Commercial Credit, Inc. Wins US$1.5 million Arbitration Award Against Sorghum Investment Holdings Limited
SUZHOU, CHINA, Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Commercial Credit, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLG, formerly CCCR) (the “Company”), a service provider of used luxurious car leasing, announced today that it received a favorable final arbitration award (the “Award”) from the International Arbitration Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) on July 31, 2018 in its previously disclosed arbitration with Sorghum Investment Holdings Limited (“Sorghum”). In the Award, the Tribunal found that Sorghum willfully breached the certain Share Exchange Agreement (the “Exchange Agreement”) dated August 9, 2017 by and among Sorghum, the Sorghum shareholders and the Company. The Tribunal awarded the Company damages of US$1,436,521.50 against Sorghum and denied Sorghum’s counterclaims against the Company in all aspects with prejudice. The Tribunal also awarded pre-award interest of 9% per annum from December 19, 2017, the date of breach to July 30, the date of Award. The Award is final.
The management team of the Company stated, “We are very pleased with the Tribunal award in our favor. The Tribunal was very thorough and it is gratifying that it agreed with the Company. We will use our best effort to enforce the award to make up the loss to our shareholders resulting from Sorghum’s willful breach. We look forward to putting that money to work to help us grow our operations for the benefit of our company and its stockholders.”
About China Commercial Credit, Inc.
China Commercial Credit Inc. (Nasdaq: GLG) currently engages in used luxurious car leasing. The used luxurious car business is conducted under the brand name “Batcar” by the Company’s VIE entity, Beijing Youjiao Technology Limited.
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