LG AND OTHERS v RINA SPA AND ANOTHER
 2 Lloyd's Rep. 582
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Before Bonichot,Judge Silva de Lapuerta,Judge Safjan,Judge Bay Larsen,Judge Toader
European Union law – Jurisdiction – Plaintiffs bringing action in Italy for damages in tort against Italian classification societies operating on behalf of Republic of Panama – Defendants contesting jurisdiction and relying on principle of state immunity – Whether Italian court had jurisdiction to hear claims pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 44/2001.