The German Arbitration Institute/Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS) is a private association for the promotion of domestic and international arbitration. The DIS was created in 1992, as the merger of the German Arbitration Committee and the original German Arbitration Institute. The institution has offices in Bonn, Berlin and Munich.

The DIS administers and supervises arbitrations and other ADR proceedings such as mediation, conciliation, expert determinations and adjudication.

The DIS provides for a range of rules, including the

  • DIS-Arbitration Rules 2018;
  • DIS-Sports Arbitration Rules 2016;
  • DIS-Supplementary Rules for Expedited Proceedings 2008;
  • DIS-Supplementary Rules for Corporate Law Disputes 2009.

BODENHEIMER HERZBERG REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS AS ARBITRATORS

Acted as co-arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between an American manufacturer of printed media against a German manufacturer of security papers and banknotes with claims arising out of the contract, with German Law as the governing law and Munich as the place of the arbitration (Dr Rouven F. Bodenheimer)

Acted as co-arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between a Swiss consultant and a Russian trader of steel, revolving around contractual claims, with German Law as the governing law and Hamburg as the place of the arbitration (Dr Rouven F. Bodenheimer)

Acted as sole arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between a German State Entity against a German athlete with claims arising out of sports law, with German Law as the governing law and Cologne as the place of the arbitration (Dr Rouven F. Bodenheimer)

Acted as co-arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between two German parties, a seller of shares and a buyer of shares, revolving around post-transaction corporate claims, with German and Swiss Law as the governing laws and Frankfurt as the place of the arbitration (Axel Benjamin Herzberg)

Acted as co-arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between a German state-funded research organisation and a German software developer, revolving around claims arising out of IP and IT laws, with German Law as the governing law and Munich as the place of the arbitration (Axel Benjamin Herzberg)

Acted as presiding arbitrator in a DIS arbitration between two German parties, both former members of a partnership of forensic scientist, revolving around claims arising out of competition, corporate and IT laws, with German Law as the governing law and Würzburg as the place of the arbitration (Axel Benjamin Herzberg)

 

BODENHEIMER HERZBERG REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS AS PARTIES’ COUNSEL

Represented a multinational online media agency in a series of ICC, DIS, and SIAC arbitrations against non-performing advertisers arising out of Insertion Orders with some 25+ advertisers from around the world; oversaw asset freezing, collection and enforcement proceedings in, inter alia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, France, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malaysia, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the UK, the United States, and Uruguay, in close collaboration with local correspondent counsel

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