A party wishing to institute mediation proceedings shall address a request to that effect in writing to the CAS Court Office, and at the same time send a copy of this to the other party.
The request shall contain: the identity of the parties and their representatives (name, address, telephone and fax numbers), a copy of the mediation agreement and a brief description of the dispute.
Upon filing its request, the party shall pay the administrative fee stipulated in Article 14 of the present Rules.
The day on which the mediation request is received by the CAS Court Office shall be considered as the date on which the mediation proceedings commence.
The CAS Court Office shall immediately inform the parties of the date on which the mediation commences, and shall fix the time limit by which the other party shall pay its share of the administrative costs pursuant to Article 14 of the present Rules.