The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) publishes Amendments to the Rules of the CAS effective 1 July 2020.
The most significant changes to the Rules concern:
- Spanish becoming the third official language of CAS next to English and French (see R29)
- The use E-filing (as an alternative to courier see R31) and video conferencing (R44). Both gained relevance during the recent Covid-19 pandemic.
- With the exception of the time limit for the statement of appeal, any request for a first extension of time of a maximum of five-ten days can be decided by the CAS Secretary Director General without consultation with the other party(s).
For the full continuous text of the Rules, please visit: https://www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/CAS_Code_2020__EN__-_modifications_visible.pdf