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0350 Labovic vs. BC Krasnye Krylia Samara

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ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0350/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Raj Parker

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Dragan Labovic represented by Mr. Obrad Fimic, Zlota 11/2, 00-019 Warsaw, Poland

– Claimant –

vs.

BC Krasnye Krylia Samara

Sovetskoy Armii Str. 253A-340, Samara 443011, Russia

– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimant

1. Mr. Dragan Labovic (hereinafter the “Claimant”) is a professional basketball player from
Serbia.

1.2 The Respondent

2. BC Krasnye Krylia Samara (hereinafter the “Respondent”), is a basketball club based in Samara, Russia.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 20 December 2012, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”) Prof. Richard H. McLaren appointed Mr. Raj Parker as arbitrator (hereinafter the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Arbitration Rules of the BAT (hereinafter the “BAT Rules”). Neither of the parties has raised any objections to the appointment of the Arbitrator or to his declaration of independence.

3. Facts and Proceedings

3.1 Summary of the Dispute

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0364 Sports Capital LLC vs Besiktas JK

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0364/13)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Sports Capital LLC

93 Ionos Dragoumi Street, 16561 Glyfada, Greece

– Claimant –

represented by Mr. Alexandros Vagiatas, attorney at law,
1 Ermou Street, 54625 Thessaloniki, Greece
vs.

Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü

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

– Respondent –

represented by Mr. Emin Ozkurt, attorney at law,
Ozkurt Law Office, Inönü Caddesi, Gözcü Apartmaӏוּ, No: 35, Kat: 2, Gümüssuyu, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

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. Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü is ordered to pay to Sports Capital LLC outstanding agent fee in the amount of EUR 25,000.00 plus interest on this amount at the rate of 5% p.a. since 6 January 2012.

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0343 Lavender, Lelchitski vs. Besiktas JK

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0343/12)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Ms. Jantel Lavender

– Claimant 1 –

Mr. Boris Lelchitski

Sport International Group inc., 267 Kentlands Blvd. Suite 105, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, Washington, USA

– Claimant 2 –

Both represented by Mr Ersü Oktay Huduti, Attorney at Law, Huzur Mah. Oyaki Sitesi, Blok No: 27 Daire No: 29, 34396 Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
vs.

Beşiktaş Jimnastik Kulübü Derneği

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

– Respondent –

represented by Mr Emin Ozkurt, Attorney at Law, Inönü Caddesi,
Gözeü Apartmani, No: 35, Kat: 2, Gümüşsuyu-Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants

1. Claimant 1, Jantel Lavender (hereinafter referred to as “Player”) is a professional basketball player who was represented by the other Claimant, Boris Lelchitski (Claimant 2, hereinafter referred to as “Agent”) in her dealings with Respondent.

1.2 The Respondent

2. Beşiktaş Jimnastik Kulübü Derneği (hereinafter referred to as “Respondent”) is a
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0359 Gamqrelidze, CG Dimitropoulos & Sia EE vs. Trefl Sopot SA

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0359/13)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Klaus Reichert SC

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Giorgi Gamqrelidze
– Claimant 1 –
C.G. Dimitropoulos & Sia E.E.

both represented by Mr. Sofoklis Pilavios, attorney at law,

29 Irodotou Street, 10673 Athens, Greece

vs.

Trefl Sopot S.A.

Plac Dwóch Miast 1, 81-731 Sopot, Poland

– Claimant 2 –
– Respondent –

represented by its Vice-President, Mr. Marcin Kicior

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. Trefl Sopot S.A. is ordered to pay to Mr. Giorgi Gamqrelidze outstanding salary in the amount of USD 4,000.00 net together with 5% interest per annum from 3 September 2012 onwards.
2. Trefl Sopot S.A. is ordered to pay to C.G. Dimitropoulos & Sia E.E. outstanding agency fees in the amount of USD 400.00 net together with 5% interest per annum from 3 September 2012 onwards.… Read More