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0395 U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. vs. Tucker

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ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0395/13)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

U1st Sports Overseas Ltd.

31, Donnybrook Castle, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland

– Claimant –

represented by Mr. Guillermo Bermejo Carbonell,

Mr. Guillermo Lopez Arana and Mr. Mikele Abete Vecino, U1st Sports, C/ Maestro Ripoll 9, 28006 Madrid, Spain

vs.

Mr. Clay Jovan Tucker

c/o Ted Kolejliler Ankara, Söğütözü Cad. No: 43, Blok 3, Söğütözü/Ankara, Turkey

– Respondent –
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. Mr. Clay Jovan Tucker is ordered to pay to U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. the amount of USD 10,000.00.
2. Mr. Clay Jovan Tucker is ordered to pay to U1st Sports Overseas Ltd. the amount of EUR 3,750.00 as a contribution towards its legal fees and expenses.… Read More

0401 Dasic vs Besiktas Jimnastik Kubulu Dernegi

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0401/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Raj Parker
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Vladimir Dasic
c/o Mr. Salim Baki, Serbesti Cad. Seker Palas Apt. No:1 D:6,
34149 Yesilköy, Turkey
– Claimant –
represented by Mr. Salim Baki, attorney at law,
Serbesti Cad. Seker Palas Apt., No:1 D:6, 34149 Yesilköy, Turkey
vs.
Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü Dernegi Suleyman Seba Caddesi, No. 48 BJK Plaza, Akaretler, Besiktas, 34357 Istanbul, Turkey
– Respondent –
represented by Mr. Emin Özkurt, attorney at law,
İnönü Caddesi, No: 35/2, Gümüşsuyu, Beyoğlu 34437,
İstanbul, Turkey

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimant
1. Mr. Vladimir Dasic (hereinafter the “Claimant”) is a professional basketball player from
Serbia.
2. In these proceedings, the Claimant is represented Mr. Salim Baki, attorney at law in
Yesilköy, Turkey.
1.2 The Respondent
3. Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü Dernegi (hereinafter the “Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Turkey.
4. The Respondent is represented by Mr. Emin Özkurt, attorney at law in Istanbul, Turkey.… Read More

0400 Chatman vs. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0400/13)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Mire Dejuan Chatman

c/o Higher vision sports AMG, P.O. Box 511533, Milwaukee, WI 53203-0261, USA

– Claimant –

represented by Mr. Alexander Colaert, attorney at law, Louizalaan 89, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

vs.

Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir

Yali Cad. 396, 35540 Izmir, Turkey

– Respondent –

represented by Messrs. Sedef Üstüner and Mehmet Yaya, attorneys at law, Yali Cad. 396, 35540 Izmir, Turkey

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant

1. Mr. Mire Dejuan Chatman (hereinafter the “Player”) is a professional basketball player of US nationality. He is represented by Mr. Alexander Colaert, attorney at law in Brussels, Belgium.

1.2. The Respondent

2. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Izmir, Turkey. The Club was initially represented by Mr. Sedef Üstüner and thereafter by Mr. Mehmet Yaya, both attorneys at law in Izmir, Turkey.

2. The Arbitrator

3.… Read More

0445 Samardziski vs BC Crvena Zvezda Telekom

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0445/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Predrag Samardziski,
represented by Mr. Boris Noshpal,
Slave Delovski 7, 1000 Skopje, FYROM
vs.
BC Crvena Zvezda Telekom
Stjepana Supanca 15a, 11000 Beograd, Serbia
represented by Mr. Zoran Toskovic,
274 Bulevar Kralja, Aleksandra street, Belgrade, Serbia
– Claimant –
– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimant
1. Mr. Predrag Samardziski is a professional basketball player (hereinafter also referred to as “the Player” or “the Claimant”).
1.2 The Respondent
2. BC Crvena Zvezda Telekom (hereinafter also referred to as “the Club” or “the
Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Serbia.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 25 October 2013, Prof. Richard H. McLaren, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”), appointed Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton 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 or to his declaration of independence.… Read More

0413 Smith vs Virtus Pallancanestro Bologna S.p.A.

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0413/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Raj Parker
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Steven Smith
– Claimant –
represented by Mr. Dejan Vidicki, Court Side, Parkwijklaan 229,
1326 JT Almere, the Netherlands
vs.
Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna S.p.A.
Via dell’Arcoveggio, 49/2, 40129 Bologna, Italy
– Respondent –
represented by Mr. Florenzo Storelli, attorney at law, Viale Cadorna, 50 – 55100 Lucca, Italy

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimant
1. Mr. Steven Smith (hereinafter the “Claimant”) is a professional basketball player from the USA.
2. In these proceedings, the Claimant is represented by Mr. Dejan Vidicki of Court Side basketball agency, in the Netherlands.
1.2 The Respondent
3. Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna S.p.A. (hereinafter the “Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Italy.
4. In these proceedings, the Respondent is represented by Mr. Florenzo Storelli, attorney at law, of Studio legale Avv. Florenzo Storelli in Italy.

2. The Arbitrator

5. On 30 July 2013, Prof. Richard H.… Read More