0167 Sanchez vs. Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC

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ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0167/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Luis Jose Traverso Sanchez

-Claimant

vs.

Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC

Av. Nicomedes Alves dos Santos, 4545-Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

-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:

Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC shall pay Mr. Luis Jose Traverso Sanchez USD 12,000.00 due under the Agreement dated 1 August 2010 in respect of agency fees.

The costs of this arbitration until the present Award, which were determined by the President of the FAT in the amount of EUR 1,000.00, shall be borne by Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC. The balance of the Advance on Costs, in the amount of EUR 2,000.00, will be reimbursed to Mr. Luis Jose Traverso Sanchez by the BAT.

Unitri Universo Uberlandia BC shall pay Mr. Luis Jose Traverso Sanchez EUR 1,500.00 in respect of 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, 01 August 2011

Klaus Reichert (Arbitrator)

Arbitral Award (BAT 0167/11)

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 FAT Secretariat.”

On 1 April 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 0167/11)