BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)
Mr. Stephan Netzle
in the arbitration proceedings between
U1st Sports Overseas Ltd.
C/ Maestro Ripoll 9, 28016 Madrid, Spain
-Claimant -Represented by Mr. Guillermo López Arana and Mr. Mikel Abete Vecino, U1st Sports, C/ Maestro Ripoll 9, 28016 Madrid, Spain
Club Balconcesto Granada S.A.D.
Avda. Salvador Allende, s/n, Estadio Municipal de los Cármenes, 18007 Granada, Spain
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 Balconcesto Granada S.A.D. is ordered to pay to U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. the amount of USD 12,500.00 for outstanding agent fees plus interest of 5% p.a. since 16 September 2010.
Club Balconcesto Granada S.A.D. is ordered to pay to U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. the amount of EUR 3,530.00 as a contribution towards its legal costs and expenses. Club Balconcesto Granada S.A.D. shall bear its own 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 3,500.00, shall be borne by Club Balconcesto Granada S.A.D. alone. Accordingly, Club Balconcesto Granada S.A.D. shall pay to U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. EUR 3,500.00.
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
Stephan Netzle (Arbitrator)
Arbitral Award 2/3 (BAT 0183/11)
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 10 May 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 5,000.00. The time limit for payment thereof shall be set by the BAT Secretariat upon receipt of the Request for Reasons, if any.
Arbitral Award 3/3 (BAT 0183/11)