Court of Justice of the European Union delivers judgement in Flylal-Lithuanian Airlines AS v Riga International Airport and Air Baltic Corporation AS case

The Court of Justice of the European Union (Third Chamber) has delivered a judgement in case No C-302/13, a request for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Augstākās Tiesas Senāts (Latvia).

Amongst other, the principal question to be decided was whether the request for recognition and enforcement of a Lithuanian court judgment ordering provisional measures in a damages case caused by alleged Competition law violation by Riga International Airport and Air Baltic Corporation AS, can be qualified as a civil and commercial matter, thus falling within the scope of the Brussels I Regulation and enforceable in Latvia under the provisions of the said regulation.
The Court has answered the questions in a way that supports position of our client, flyLAL, and now the case remains to be finally decided in the Supreme court in the Republic of Latvia.

As reported earlier this summer, Skrastiņš & Dzenis has represented flyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines AS in the all instances of Latvian courts, as well as in the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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