Resolution of the DIS Board of Directors of 28 December 2022 on the performance of case management tasks

Newsletter 02/2023 - Announcements


1. In deviation from Art. 7.1 of the Internal Rules (Annex 1 to the 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules) and until further notice, within the Secretariat arbitrations are administered by the Case Management Team under the direction of the Head of Case Management.

2. For arbitral proceedings in which Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG is involved, the following provisions shall apply from 1 January 2023 until 31 December 2024. Professor Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel as Honorary Chairman will exercise the duties of the DIS Secretary General under the DIS Arbitration Rules and the duties of the Executive Committee (Geschäftsführung) under Sections 14(2) and (7) of the DIS Statutes. The Honorary Chairman is not bound by directions with regard to his proposals to the Appointing Committee. Dr. Ramona Schardt as DIS Secretary General is also excluded from any substantive involvement in the proceedings. For purposes of this clause, Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG is “involved” in arbitral proceedings if it or its affiliate (within the meaning of section 15 of the German Stock Corporation Act) is a party, recipient of a third-party notice (Streitverkündeter) or a Concerned Other or is named by a party for the purpose of extending the conflict check for arbitrators under Art. 9 of the DIS Arbitration Rules. The provisions of this clause shall apply mutatis mutandis to proceedings under other dispute resolution rules of the DIS.

3. The resolution of the DIS Board of Directors of 20 April 2022 on the performance of case management tasks shall expire at the end of 31 December 2022.

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