Organs of the General Settlement Fund

The organs of the General Settlement Fund are the Board of Trustees, the Secretary General and the Claims Committee. Furthermore, an Arbitration Panel for the examination of applications for in rem restitution of publicly-owned property has been established with the General Settlement Fund.

Organizational chart Board of TrusteesAdvisory BoardCommitteeClaims CommitteeArbitration Panel for In Rem RestitutionSecretary General
Organizational chart

Claims Committee

An independent Claims Committee consisting of three persons decides on applications on monetary compensation filed with the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism.

The Government of the United States of America and the Austrian Federal Government each appointed one Member. These two Members agreed on the appointment of a Chairperson.

The Claims Committee consists of Sir Franklin Berman (Chairman), G. Jonathan Greenwald was appointed by the US Government and Dr. Kurt Hofmann by the Austrian Government.

Personnel composition

Sir Franklin Berman, Chairman of the Claims Committee

G. Jonathan Greenwald, Member on the Claims Committee

Dr. Kurt Hofmann, Member of the Claims Committee