LG AND OTHERS v RINA SPA AND ANOTHER
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 84
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Before J-C Bonichot, President of the Chamber, Judge R Silva de Lapuerta, Vice-President of the Court, Judge M Safjan, Judge L Bay Larsen and Judge C Toader (Rapporteur)
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.