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DIS-Integrity Principles

(1)  The following provisions shall aim at making transparent the integrity principles of the DIS applicable in arbitrations under the DIS Arbitration Rules concerning

- the nomination of arbitrators by the DIS Appointing Committee and

- the acceptance of mandates as arbitrators or external counsel by members of organs or other officials of the DIS.

(2) The Integrity Principles serve to promote trust in arbitration and are to be interpreted and applied for this purpose. All members of organs of the DIS and all persons exercising functions concerning the administration of DIS arbitrations are obligated to promote trust in arbitration. They are also required to act in accordance with the Integrity Principles of the DIS, to act in the spirit of the Integrity Principles even in cases for which the following provisions do not contain specific instructions, and to resolve possible conflicts of interest on the basis of the highest standards of integrity.

(3) Members of the DIS Appointing Committee (Article 14 of the DIS Statutes) shall not:

(i) simultaneously be members of the Board of Directors or the Advisory Board (Articles 7 and 9 of the DIS-Statutes);

(ii) serve more than two terms in office;

(iii) appoint members of the Board of Directors or the Advisory Board or the DIS Secretariat or the DIS’ external auditors as arbitrators for arbitrations under the DIS Arbitration Rules;

(iv) during their term of office, accept mandates as arbitrators in an arbitration under the DIS Arbitration Rules.

They may, however, during their term of office, act as external counsel in an arbitration under the DIS Arbitration Rules. In this case, they may not participate in decisions relating to this arbitration pursuant to Article 14.6 of the DIS-Statutes.

(4) Members of the Secretariat or other employees of the DIS may not:

(i) accept mandates as arbitrators for an arbitration under the DIS Arbitration Rules;

(ii)act as external counsel in an arbitration under the DIS Arbitration Rules.

(5) Executive members of the DIS Board of Directors pursuant to Section 26 of the German Civil Code (Article 7.2 of the DIS-Statutes) may not:

(i) accept mandates as arbitrators in an arbitration under the DIS Arbitration Rules;

(ii) act as external counsel in an arbitration under the DIS Arbitration Rules.

(6) Non-executive members of the DIS Board of Directors who do not have a power of attorney (Article 7 of the DIS-Statutes) and members of the DIS Advisory Board (Article 9 of the DIS-Statutes) may:

(i) accept mandates as arbitrators in arbitrations under the DIS Arbitration Rules, taking into account the restrictions of No. 3 (iii);

(ii) act as external counsel in proceedings under the DIS Arbitration Rules.



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