1. Within one month from the date of the commencement of the arbitral proceedings, Respondent shall send its Answer to the Request for Arbitration to the secretariat. The Answer shall include, inter alia, the following information: a) name, first name, corporate name, function, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address and VAT-number, if any, of Respondent; b) name, first name, corporate name, function, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address of the person or persons representing the Respondent in the arbitration; c) the Respondent's succinct comments on the nature and circum¬stances of the dispute that gives rise to the claim; d) its response to the relief sought;
e) its comments concerning the number of arbitrators and their choice in the light of Claimant's proposals, as well as the nomination of any arbitrator that the Respondent has to make; f) any comments as to the place of the arbitration, the language of the arbitration and the applicable rules of law. The Answer and the documents annexed thereto, if any, shall be supplied in a number of copies sufficient to provide one copy for each arbitrator and one for the secretariat.. 2. Respondent shall attach to the Answer proof of the dispatch, within the same time limit of one month, to Claimant of the Answer and the documents annexed thereto. 3. Any counterclaim made by Respondent shall be filed with its Answer and shall include: a) a succinct recital of the nature and circumstances of the dispute that gives rise to the counterclaim. b) an indication of the object of the counterclaim and, if possible, a financial estimate of the amount of the counterclaim. 4. All useful documents will be enclosed with the counterclaim. Claimant may submit written observations on the counterclaim within a period of one month from receipt of the counterclaim communicated by the secretariat.
Article 5. - Extension of the Time...
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