Welcome to the website of the Deutsches Medienschiedsgericht
The Deutsches Medienschiedsgericht (German Media Arbitral Tribunal, DMS) offers media companies an alternative to the stages of appeal of the ordinary courts in order to resolve disputes quicker and more economically. Reference to the DMS can only occur jointly. The joint agreement of both disputing parties is outlined in the arbitration clause and the procedures for the proceedings are governed by the Rules of Arbitration. The DMS appoints recognised figures from the fields of science and industry as arbitrators of this court.
The body responsible for the Deutsches Medienschiedsgericht is the association of the same name. Read more