FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)
rendered on 25 July 2008 by the
FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)
Mr. Ulrich Haas
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Smiljan Paviş, 22 Stihova, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia represented by Mr. Pantelis Dedes, Attorney at Law, 2 Xanthou Str., 10673 Athens, Greece
AEK Basketball Club BC, 233 Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Greece represented by Mr Evaggelia Diamantopoulou, Attorney at Law, 3 Nikitara Str., Athens, Greece
Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000
P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099
1216 Cointrin / Geneva firstname.lastname@example.org Switzerland www.fiba.com
1. The Parties
1.1. The Claimant
Smiljan Paviş (hereinafter “Mr. Paviş” or “Claimant”) is a professional basketball player of Slovenian nationality. He was born on 5 February 1980.
1.2. The Respondent
AEK Basketball Club BC (hereinafter “AEK” or the “Respondent”) is a Greek basketball club with its seat in Athens, Greece. AEK is a professional basketball club competing in the superior (A1) Greek basketball league.