1. On 23 November 2014, Churchill Mining Plc and Planet Mining Pty Ltd (the “Claimants”) filed a request to reconsider the Tribunal’s decision in Procedural Order No. 13 (“PO13”) and reinstate Procedural Order No. 12 (“PO12”), thereby reversing the bifurcation of the forgery issue (the “Request”).
2. On 24 November 2014, the Tribunal invited the Republic of Indonesia (“Indonesia” or the “Respondent”) to submit its comments on the Request by 1 December 2014. More specifically, the Tribunal invited Indonesia (i) to comment on whether PO13 should be reconsidered and (ii) in the event that the Tribunal were to reconsider its order, to comment on the Claimants’ submissions in support of not bifurcating the forgery allegations.
3. The Respondent filed its comments on 1 December 2014. On 2 December 2014, the Claimants requested that the Tribunal afford each side an additional opportunity to comment, which the Tribunal did by inviting the Claimants to submit any further comments by 8 December 2014 and the Respondent to do so by 12 December 2014.
4. The Claimants filed their additional comments on 8 December 2014 and the Respondent its further comments, accompanied by one annex, on 12 December 2014.