The personalities designated by ICAS, pursuant to Article S6, paragraph 3, appear on the CAS list for one or several renewable period(s) of four years. ICAS reviews the complete list every four years; the new list enters into force on 1 January of the year following its establishment.
There shall be not less than one hundred fifty arbitrators and fifty mediators.
In establishing the list of CAS arbitrators, ICAS shall call upon personalities with appropriate legal training, recognized competence with regard to sports law and/or international arbitration, a good knowledge of sport in general and a good command of at least one CAS working language, whose names and qualifications are brought to the attention of ICAS, including by the IOC, the IFs and the NOCs. ICAS may identify the arbitrators with a specific expertise to deal with certain types of disputes.
In establishing the list of CAS mediators, the ICAS shall appoint personalities with experience in mediation and a good knowledge of sport in general.
ICAS shall publish such lists of CAS arbitrators and mediators, as well as all subsequent modifications thereof.
When appointing arbitrators and mediators, the ICAS shall consider continental representation and the different juridical cultures.
Subject to the provisions of the Procedural Rules (Articles R27 et seq.), if a CAS arbitrator resigns, dies or is unable to carry out his functions for any other reason, he may be replaced, for the remaining period of his mandate, in conformity with the terms applicable to his appointment.
Arbitrators who appear on the CAS list may serve on Panels constituted by either of the CAS Divisions. Upon their appointment, CAS arbitrators and mediators shall sign an official declaration undertaking to exercise their functions personally with total objectivity, independence and impartiality, and in conformity with the provisions of this Code.
CAS arbitrators and mediators may not act as counsel for a party before the CAS.
CAS arbitrators and mediators are bound by the duty of confidentiality, which is provided for in the Code and in particular shall not disclose to any third party any facts or other information relating to proceedings conducted before CAS.
ICAS may remove an arbitrator or a mediator from the list of CAS members, temporarily or permanently, if he violates any rule of this Code or if his action affects the reputation of ICAS/CAS.