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BFSN Law wins Arbitration against S.S. Sutor Srl, Montegenaro

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BFSN Law recently helped seven separate claimants win three arbitration awards against S.S. Sutor Srl, Montegranaro, a team playing in A-1 Italy. The three awards are worth approximately $350,000.00 combined, not including taxes. The awards are:

 

BAT 0439/13 – Burns, Hart Sports Management, Players Group Srl vs. SS Sutor Srl

 

BAT 0449/13 – Steele, Greig, Slay vs. SS Sutor Srl

 

BAT 0463/13 – Johnson vs. SS Sutor Srl… Read More

0463 Johnson vs S.S. Sutor Srl

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0463/13)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Kyle Johnson

c/o John Greig, SportsTalent
704 – 228th Ave N.E. Suite 412, Sammamish, WA 98074

– Claimant –

represented by Mr. Richard Faulkner,
Blume, Faulkner, Skeen & Northam, LSBN 05470,
111 W. Spring Valley Rd. Suite 250, Richardson, TX 75081, USA
vs.

S.S. Sutor Srl

Via Martiri d’Ungheria 108
63812 Montegranaro (FM), Italy

– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimant

1. Mr. Kyle Johnson is a professional basketball player (hereinafter also referred to as
“the Player” or “Claimant”).

1.2 The Respondent

2. S.S. Sutor Srl (hereinafter also referred to as “the Club” or “Respondent”) is a professional basketball club in Montegranaro, Italy.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 30 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”).… Read More

0449 Steele, Greig, Slay vs S.S. Sutor Srl

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0449/13)

by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton

in the arbitration proceedings between

Mr. Ron Steele

– Claimant 1 –

Mr. John Greig

SportsTalent, 704 – 228th Ave N.E. Suite 412, Sammamish, WA 98074

– Claimant 2 –

Mr. Tamar Slay

– Claimant 3 –

all represented by Mr. Richard Faulkner,
Blume, Faulkner, Skeen & Northam, LSBN 05470,
111 W. Spring Valley Rd. Suite 250, Richardson, TX 75081, USA
vs.

S.S. Sutor Srl

Via Martiri d’Ungheria 108
63812 Montegranaro (FM), Italy

– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants

1. Mr. Ron Steele is a professional basketball player (hereinafter also referred to as “the
Player” or “Claimant 1”).
2. Mr. John Greig (hereinafter referred to as “the Agent” or “Claimant 2″) is the Player’s
agent.
3. Mr. Tamar Slay is a professional basketball player (hereinafter also referred to as
“Claimant 3”).
4. Claimants 1, 2 and 3 are referred to jointly as the “Claimants”.… Read More

0439 Burns, Hart Sports Management, Players Group vs S.S. Sutor Srl

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0439/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Quentin Byrne-Sutton
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Christian Burns
– Claimant 1 –
Hart Sports Management
Mr. Michael Hart, 909 Ellison Avenue, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742, USA
– Claimant 2 –
Players Group
Mr. Massimo Raseni, Via Montefiori Levi 7,
13900 Biella, Italy
– Claimant 3 –
all represented by Mr. Richard Faulkner
Blume, Faulkner, Skeen & Northam, LSBN 05470,
111 W. Spring Valley Rd. Suite 250, Richardson, TX 75081, USA
vs.
S.S. Sutor Srl
Via Martiri d’Ungheria 108,
63812 Montegranaro (FM), Italy
– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimants
1. Mr. Christian Burns is a professional basketball player (hereinafter also referred to as
“the Player” or “Claimant 1”).
2. Hart Sport Management (Mr. Michael Hart), hereinafter referred to as “HART” or
“Claimant 2″, is the Player’s main agent.
3. Players Group (Mr. Massimo Raseni), hereinafter referred to as the “Players Group” or
“Claimant 3″, also acting as agent, is a partner in Italy of HART.… Read More

0402 Finelli vs Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna S.p.A.

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0402/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Alessandro Finelli
– Claimant –
represented by Mr. Giuseppe Cassi, attorney at law, Via Archimede 18, 97100 Ragusa, Italy
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 Luigi Cadorna Arancio 50, 55100 Lucca, Italy

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant
1. Mr. Alessandro Finelli (hereinafter the “Coach”) is a professional basketball coach of Italian nationality. He is represented by Mr. Giuseppe Cassi, attorney at law in Ragusa, Italy.
1.2. The Respondent
2. Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna S.p.A (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Bologna, Italy. The Club is represented by Mr. Florenzo Storelli, attorney at law in Lucca, Italy.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 17 June 2013, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (hereinafter the “BAT”), Prof. Richard H. McLaren, appointed Dr.… Read More

0418 Hunter vs Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0418/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Ms. Annett Rombach
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Othello Hunter
– Claimant –
represented by Mr. David Lee, attorney at law,
2017 East 74th St, Brooklyn, NY 11234, USA
vs.
Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD
Pabellón Pisuerga, Plaza Mejico, s/n, 47014 Valladolid, Spain
– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1 The Claimant
1. Mr. Othello Hunter (the “Player” or “Claimant”), is a professional basketball player of
U.S. nationality.
1.2 The Respondent
2. Club Baloncesto Valladolid SAD (the “Club” or “Respondent” and together with
Claimant the “Parties”) is a professional basketball club located in Valladolid, Spain.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 30 July 2013, Prof. Richard H. McLaren, the President of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT”), appointed Ms. Annett Rombach as arbitrator (the “Arbitrator”) pursuant to Article 8.1 of the Rules of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (the “BAT Rules”). Neither of the Parties has raised any objections to the appointment of the Arbitrator or to her declaration of independence.… Read More

0419 Dendy vs KAE Kolossos Rhodes

ARBITRAL AWARD

(BAT 0419/13)
by the

BASKETBALL ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL (BAT)

Mr. Stephan Netzle
in the arbitration proceedings between
Mr. Laron Dendy
– Claimant –
represented by Mr. David Lee, attorney at law,
2017 East 74 St, Brooklyn, NY 11234, USA
vs.
K.A.E. Kolossos Rhodes
Plateia Vrouhou 1, 85100 Rhodes Island, Greece
– Respondent –

1. The Parties

1.1. The Claimant
1. Mr. Laron Dendy (hereinafter the “Player”) is a professional basketball player of US nationality. The Player is represented by Mr. David Lee, attorney-at-law in Brooklyn, USA.
1.2. The Respondent
2. K.A.E. Kolossos Rhodes (hereinafter the “Club”) is a professional basketball club located in Rhodes, Greece. It is organised as a stock corporation.

2. The Arbitrator

3. On 30 July 2013, 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”).… Read More