Monthly Archives: May 2013

0355 Powel, Boutogiannis, Double B Management vs. Besiktas JK

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0355/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Derrick Powel
Mr. Andy Bountogiannis
– Claimant 1 –
Double B Management
– Claimant 2 –

All represented by Mr. Socrates Labropoulos, attorney-at-law,

17 Pyrrou Str., 145 64 Athens, Greece vs.

Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü

Suleyman Seba Caddesi, No. 48 BJK Plaza, Akaretler, Besiktas, 34357 Istanbul, Turkey

Represented by Mr. Emin Ozkurt, attorney-at-law,

Ozkurt Law Office, Inönü Caddesi, Gözcü Apartmaӏוּ, No: 35, Kat: 2, Gümüssuyu, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

– Claimant 3 –
– Respondent –

AWARD

Upon providing all 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. Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü is ordered to pay jointly to Mr. Derrick Powel, Mr.
Andy Bountogiannis and Double B Management the outstanding agent fee in the amount of USD 15,000.00 plus interest on this amount at a rate of 5% p.a.… Read More

0303 Markota, Xl Agency vs. Union Olimpija Ljubljana

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0303/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr Damir Markota

– Claimant 1 –

XL Agency for Management & Marketing

Cernicka 41, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

– Claimant 2 –

both represented by Ms Koraljka Tomasic, attorney at law
vs.

Union Olimpija Ljubljana BC

Celovška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

– Respondent –

represented by Ms. Martina Žaucer, attorney at law,

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants

1. Mr Damir Markota (hereinafter referred to as “Player”) is a professional basketball player of Croatian nationality. XL Agency for Management & Marketing is a basketball agency (hereinafter referred to as “Agent”) which represented Player in relation to his retainer by Respondent for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons.

1.2 The Respondent

2. Union Olimpija Ljubljana BC (hereinafter referred to as “Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 24 July 2012, Prof. Richard H. McLaren, President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”), appointed Mr.… Read More

0303 Markota, Xl Agency vs. Union Olimpija Ljubljana

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0303/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr Damir Markota

– Claimant 1 –

XL Agency for Management & Marketing

Cernicka 41, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

– Claimant 2 –

both represented by Ms Koraljka Tomasic, attorney at law
vs.

Union Olimpija Ljubljana BC

Celovška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

– Respondent –

represented by Ms. Martina Žaucer, attorney at law,

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants

1. Mr Damir Markota (hereinafter referred to as “Player”) is a professional basketball player of Croatian nationality. XL Agency for Management & Marketing is a basketball agency (hereinafter referred to as “Agent”) which represented Player in relation to his retainer by Respondent for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons.

1.2 The Respondent

2. Union Olimpija Ljubljana BC (hereinafter referred to as “Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 24 July 2012, Prof. Richard H. McLaren, President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”), appointed Mr.… Read More

0304 Tomas vs BC Cibona

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0304/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Marko Tomas

– Claimant –

represented by Ms. Koraljka Tomasic, attorney-at-law
vs.

BC Cibona

Savska Cesta 30, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

– Respondent –

represented by its Director, Mr. Zdenko Antunovic

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant

1. Mr. Marko Tomas (hereinafter the “Player”) is a professional basketball player of Croatian nationality. He is represented by Ms. Koraljka Tomasic, attorney-at-law in Zagreb, Croatia.

1.2. The Respondent

2. BC Cibona (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Zagreb,
Croatia. The Club is represented by its Director, Mr. Zdenko Antunovic.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 26 July 2012, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT”), Prof. Richard H. McLaren, appointed Dr. Stephan Netzle as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”). Neither of the Parties has raised any objections to the appointment of the Arbitrator nor to his declaration of independence.… Read More

0304 Tomas vs BC Cibona

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0304/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Marko Tomas

– Claimant –

represented by Ms. Koraljka Tomasic, attorney-at-law
vs.

BC Cibona

Savska Cesta 30, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

– Respondent –

represented by its Director, Mr. Zdenko Antunovic

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant

1. Mr. Marko Tomas (hereinafter the “Player”) is a professional basketball player of Croatian nationality. He is represented by Ms. Koraljka Tomasic, attorney-at-law in Zagreb, Croatia.

1.2. The Respondent

2. BC Cibona (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Zagreb,
Croatia. The Club is represented by its Director, Mr. Zdenko Antunovic.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 26 July 2012, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT”), Prof. Richard H. McLaren, appointed Dr. Stephan Netzle as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”). Neither of the Parties has raised any objections to the appointment of the Arbitrator nor to his declaration of independence.… Read More

0328 Dunston, Excel, Beobasket, Kapazouglou vs. Aris

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0328/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Bryant Dunston

– Claimant 1 –

Excel Sports Management LLC

1700 Broadway, 29th Floor New York, NY 10019, USA

– Claimant 2 –

BeoBasket Ltd.

Strahinjica bana 18, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

– Claimant 3 –

Mr. Panos Kapazoglou

– Claimant 4 –

all represented by Mr. Michael Lindeman, Excel Sports Management,
1700 Broadway, 29th Floor New York, NY 10019, USA
vs.

Aris BSA 2003

Grigorou Lambraki 2, 54636 Thessaloniki, Greece

– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants

1. Mr. Bryan Dunston (hereinafter the “Player”) is a professional basketball player of US
nationality.
2. Excel Sports Management LLC is an agency representing professional basketball players and located in New York, USA.
3. BeoBasket Ltd. is an agency also representing professional basketball players and located in Belgrade, Serbia.
4. Mr. Panos Kapazoglou is a FIBA-licensed basketball agent of Greek nationality.
5.… Read More