0175 Diamantopoulos vs. Maroussi BC

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ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0175/11)

by the
BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr Quentin Byrne-Sutton

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. George Diamantopoulos

Represented by Mr. Nikolaos Petratos-Livieratos, Attorney at Law 433 Agiou Nektariou st., 16561 Glyfada, Greece

-Claimant

vs.

Maroussi Basketball Club

Kleisto Gumnasthrio Agiou Thoma, Dionisou & Pournara Street, 15124 Maroussi, Greece

Represented by Mr. Socrates Lambropoulos, Attorney at Law

-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:

Maroussi Basketball Club shall pay Mr. George Diamantopoulos an amount of EUR 30,000.00 net of taxes, for unpaid salaries, plus interest at 5% per annum from 17 September 2010 onwards until final payment.

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 4,000.00, shall be borne by Maroussi Basketball Club. Accordingly, Maroussi Basketball Club shall pay to Mr. George Diamantopoulos EUR 4,000.00.

Maroussi Basketball Club shall pay Mr. George Diamantopoulos an amount of EUR 5,272.00 as a contribution to his legal fees and expenses.

Any other or further requests for relief are dismissed.

Geneva, seat of the arbitration, 10 August 2011

Quentin Byrne-Sutton (Arbitrator)

Arbitral Award (BAT 0175/11)

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 17 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 0175/11)