0171 Court Side vs. BC Steau



(BAT 0171/11)

by the

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Court Side

Parkwijklaan 229, 1326 JT Almere, Netherlands



Basketball Club Steaua

Boteanu Street 6, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania



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:

1. Basketball Club Steaua shall pay Court Side USD 7,000.00 due under the Agreement dated 6 June 2010 in respect of agency fees, plus interest of 5%

p.a. from 12 September 2010.

Basketball Club Steaua shall pay Court Side EUR 1,500.00 as a contribution towards its legal costs and expenses.

The costs of this arbitration until the present Award, which were determined by the President of the BAT in the amount of EUR 2,200.00, shall be borne by Basketball Club Steaua. The balance of the Advance on Costs, in the amount of EUR 300.00, will be reimbursed to Court Side by the BAT.

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, 30 August 2011

Arbitral Award (BAT 0171/11)

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 0171/11)