Saey Home & Garden NV/SA v Lusavouga-Máquinas e Acessórios Industriais SA

European Union – Jurisdiction. The proceedings concerned a claim for compensation arising from the termination of a commercial concession agreement concluded between the applicant Belgian company and the respondent Portuguese company (neither of which had a branch or establishment in Spain), concerning the Spanish market. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling as to, among other things, the interpretation to be given to art 7(1) of Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 in order to determine which court had jurisdiction to hear that claim.