0164 Oriol vs. CB Valladolid

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ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0164/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr Quentin Byrne-Sutton

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Oriol Junyent

Represented by Mr. Guillermo López Arana and Mr. Mikel Abete U1st Sports, c/ Maestro Ripoll 9, E-28006 Madrid, Spain

-Claimant

vs.

Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD, Pabellón Pisuerga, Plaza Méxiko s/n, Valladolid, Spain

-Respondent

AWARD

Upon providing both parties with an opportunity to be heard, having ascertained his jurisdiction and considered the factual and legal arguments as well as the requests for relief submitted in this case, the Arbitrator decides as follows:

Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD shall pay Mr. Oriol Junyent EUR 11,100.00 as outstanding salary payments due under their Agreement dated 18 October 2009, plus interest at a rate of 5% per annum starting from 24 November 2009.

The costs of this arbitration until the present Award, which were determined by the President of the BAT to be in the amount of EUR 2,750.00, shall be borne by Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD. Accordingly, Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD shall pay to Mr. Oriol Junyent EUR 2,750.00. The balance of the Advance on Costs, in the amount of EUR 1,250.00, will be reimbursed to Mr. Oriol Junyent by the BAT.

Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD shall pay Mr. Oriol Junyent an amount of EUR 4,665.00 as a contribution towards his legal fees and expenses.

Any arbitration costs associated with a Request for Reasons (see attached Notice) shall be advanced and borne by the requesting party.

Any other or further requests for relief are dismissed.

Geneva, seat of the arbitration, 8 August 2011

Quentin Byrne-Sutton (Arbitrator)

Arbitral Award (BAT 0164/11)

Notice about Request for Reasons

in accordance with Article 16.2 of the BAT Rules:

“By agreeing to submit their dispute to arbitration under these Rules, the Parties agree that, where the value of the dispute does not exceed EUR 30,000, the Arbitrator will issue an award without reasons. The Arbitrator shall deliver reasons only in the case where a party

a) files a request to that effect at any stage from when the Request for Arbitration is filed until no later than ten (10) days after the notification of the award without reasons; and

b) pays the respective advance on costs as determined and within the time limit set by the BAT Secretariat.”

On 16 March 2011 the BAT Secretariat informed the Parties that the amount of the advance on costs to be paid for a reasoned award in this case is EUR 5,000. The time limit for payment thereof shall be set by the BAT Secretariat upon receipt of the Request for Reasons, if any.

Arbitral Award (BAT 0164/11)