Monthly Archives: March 2011

0142 Dunn v. Selcuk

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)
ARBITRAL AWARD
(FAT 0142/10) by the FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)
Mr. Ulrich Haas
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Alex Dunn, represented by Mr. Larry Fox, 401 E. 80th Street – Suite 17 F, New York, NY 10075, USA -Claimant
vs.
Selçuk Universitesi Spor Kulubu, Keykubat Kampüsü 19, Mayus Spor Saonu Selçuklu-Konya, Turkey represented by Mr. Yaşar Berber, General Manager -Respondent –

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

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:

  1. Selçuk Universitesi Spor Kulubu shall pay to Mr. Alex Dunn an amount of USD 32,000.00 (16,000.00 in salaries and 16,000.00 in late payment penalties). 
  2. Selçuk Universitesi Spor Kulubu shall promptly provide Mr.
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0128 Fletcher, Hart, Kart, Diamantopoulos v. Besiktas

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

ARBITRAL AWARD

(FAT 0128/10)

rendered by

FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)

Mr. Raj Parker

in the arbitration proceedings

Mr. Kevin Fletcher

-Claimant 1 -Mr. Michael Hart

-Claimant 2 -Mr. Ömer Kart, c/o Yön Menajerlik Ltd, Yildiz Posta Caddesi Gönenoğlu Sok. Beyazoğlu Apt. No:16/28 Gayrettepe Istanbul, Turkey

-Claimant 3 -Mr. Elias Diamantopoulos

-Claimant 4

vs.

Beşiktaş Jimnastik Kulübü

Süleyman Seba Caddesi, No: 48 BJK Plaza Akaretler, Beşiktaş 34357 Istanbul Turkey

-Respondent

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimants

  1. Mr. Kevin Fletcher (hereinafter the “Player” or “Claimant 1”) is a professional basketball player and a citizen of the USA. 
  2. Mr. Michael Hart (hereinafter the “American Agent”) is a basketball players’ agent based in New Jersey, USA. 
  3. Mr. Ömer Kart (hereinafter the “Turkish Agent”) is a basketball players’ agent based in Istanbul, Turkey. 
  4. Mr. Elias Diamantopoulos (hereinafter the “Greek Agent”) is a basketball players’ agent based in Glyfada, Greece. 
  5. In these proceedings, the Claimants are represented by Mrs.
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0144 Dylewicz v. SS Felice Scandone

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

ARBITRAL AWARD

(0144/10 FAT)

rendered by

FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Filip Dylewicz -Claimant

represented by Ms. Klaudia Tylicka, attorney-at-law, Kancelaria Radcy Prawnego Klaudia Tylicka, Ul. Legionow 104D/4, 81-472 Gdynia, Poland

vs.

S.S. Felice Scandone S.p.A.

Piazza Liberta 39/A, 83100 Avellino (AV), Italy

-Respondent –

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

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:

  1. S.S. Felice Scandone S.p.A. is ordered to pay to Mr. Filip Dylewicz an outstanding bonus in the amount of EUR 5,000.00 plus interest in the amount of EUR 173.29. 
  2. S.S. Felice Scandone S.p.A. is ordered to pay to Mr.
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0146 Nisic Sulovic v. BC CS Otopeni

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

CONSENT AWARD

(0146/10 FAT)

rendered by

FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)

Mr. Raj Parker

in the arbitration proceedings

Mr. Milan Nisic

-Claimant 1 –

Mr. Nenad Sulovic

-Claimant 2 –

Excell SM LLC, Strahinjica bana 18, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

-Claimant 3

vs.

Basketball Club CS Otopeni, Strada 23 August Numărul 10, Otopeni, Bucharest, Romania -Respondent

1. Background of the Award by Consent

  1. By Request for Arbitration dated 24 November 2010 the Claimants, through their representative Mr. Miodrag Raznatovic, initiated this arbitration against the Respondent. 
  2. By letter dated 20 December 2010 the Parties were informed by the FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (“FAT”) as follows: 

“This is to confirm that a Request for Arbitration dated 24 November 2010 was filed by Mr. Miodrag Raznatovic on behalf of Mr. Milan Nisic, Mr Nenad Sulovic and Excell SM LLC and received by the FAT on 25 November 2010. The non-reimbursable handling fee of EUR 1,980.00 was received in the FAT bank account on 24 November 2010.

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0118 Bracey Achilleas Kaimakliou

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

ARBITRAL AWARD

(0118/10 FAT)

by the

FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)

Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Christopher Nathaniel Bracey,

Represented by Mr Pantelis Dedes, Dedes -Makroglou and Associates, 2 Xanthou Str., 10673 Athens, Greece

-Claimant

vs.

Achilleas Kaimakliou B.C., N.Th. Ioannou 7, Kaimakli, Nicosia, Cyprus Represented by Mr. Andreas D. Koromias, Diagorou 4, 1097 Nicosia, Cyprus

-Respondent –

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant

1. Mr. Christopher Bracey (hereinafter also referred to as “the Player”) is an American professional basketball player, who began the 2009-2010 season playing for the basketball club Achilleas Kaimakliou B.C.

  1. The Respondent 
  2. Achilleas Kaimakliou B.C. (hereinafter also referred to as “the Club”) is a professional basketball club competing in the Cypriot professional basketball league. 

2. The Arbitrator

3.

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0135 Dozet v. BC APOEL

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)
ARBITRAL AWARD
(0135/10 FAT)
rendered by
FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT) Mr. Stephan Netzle in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Milan Dozet represented by Mr. Obrad Fimic, Zlota 11/2, 00-019 Warsaw, Poland -Claimant
vs.
Basketball Club APOEL Nicosia Dimofontos 5-7, 1502 Nicosia, Cyprus -Respondent
represented by Mr. Kypros Ioannides, KGMC Advocates, 10 Vassilisis Freiderikis Str., 1066 Nicosia, Cyprus

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

AWARD

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 APOEL Nicosia is ordered to pay to Mr. Milan Dozet outstanding salaries and bonus in the amount of EUR 19,000.00. 

  2. Basketball Club APOEL Nicosia is ordered to pay to Mr. Milan Dozet interest of 5% on the amount of EUR 8,000.00 since 31 March 2010, on the amount of EUR 2,000.00 since 14 April 2010, on the amount of EUR 2,000.00 since 21 April 2010, on the amount of EUR 2,000.00 since 24 April 2010 and on the amount of 5,000.00 since 1 May 2010.
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0133 U1St Sports v. CB Granada

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

ARBITRAL AWARD

(0133/10 FAT)

by the

FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

U1st Sports Overseas Ltd, 31 Donnybrook Castle, Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland

represented by Mr. Guillermo López Arana and Mr. Mikel Abete Vecino, C/ Maestro Ripoll 9, 28006 Madrid, Spain

-Claimant

vs. Club Baloncesto Granada SAD, Pabellón Avenida Salvado Allende s/n Granada, Spain -Respondent –

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

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:

  1. Club Baloncesto Granada SAD shall pay U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. USD 9,000.00 due under the Agreement dated 21 July 2009 in respect of agency fees plus interest at a rate of 5% per annum starting from 16 September 2009.
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0140 CourtSide v. BC Ferrara

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)
ARBITRAL AWARD
(0140/10 FAT)
by the
FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)
Mr Klaus Reichert SC
in the arbitration proceedings between
Court Side, Parkwijklaan 229, 1325 JT Almere, The Netherlands represented by Mr Marco Damiani -Claimant
vs.
Basket Club Ferrara S.r.l., Corso Giovecca nr. 40/B, 44121 Ferrara, Italy represented by Mr Mario Vigna, Coccia de Angelis Associati, Piazza Adriana, 15, Rome 00193, Italy -Respondent –

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)

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:

  1. The costs of this arbitration until the present Award, which were determined by the President of the FAT in the amount of EUR 1,450.00, shall be borne by Basket Club Ferrara S.r.l.
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0104 Pavetic KK GS Trogylos Basket Priolo

FIBA Arbitral Tribunal (FAT)
ARBITRAL AWARD
(0104/10 FAT)
by the
FIBA ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (FAT)
Mr. Klaus Reichert
in the arbitration proceedings between
Ms. Sena Pavetic represented by Paolo Ronci, PR Sports srl, Via Laghi 69/6 – 48018 Faenza (RA), Italy -Claimant
vs.
G.S. Trogylos Basket Priolo -Respondent
represented by Prof. Massimo Coccia and Mr. Mario Vigna, Coccia De Angelis & Associati, Piazza Adriana 15, I-00193 Rome, Italy

Av. Louis Casaï 53 Tel: (+41-22) 545 0000

P.O. Box 110 Fax: (+41-22) 545 0099

1216 Cointrin / Geneva info@fiba.com Switzerland www.fiba.com

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant

1. Ms. Sena Pavetic (“Claimant”) is a professional basketball player who was engaged by

G.S. Trogylos Basket Priolo (“Respondent”) by an agreement dated 22 July 2009 covering the seasons 2009/2010, 2010/2011 and 2011/2012.

The Respondent

  1. The Respondent is a professional basketball club with its address at Contrada San Focà, c/o Pala Acer, 96010 Priolo (SR), Italy. 

2. The Arbitrator

3.

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