This excerpt taken from the LUX 6-K filed Nov 19, 2009.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This letter (including the agreement constituted by your acknowledgement of its terms) and any non - contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with it shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Italian law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Milan.
This excerpt taken from the LUX 6-K filed Jun 25, 2007.
Section 8.05. Governing Law; Jurisdiction.
(a) This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, regardless of the laws that might otherwise govern under applicable principles of conflicts of laws thereof, except that the laws of the State of Washington shall govern the provisions of Sections 1.01 through 1.09, 5.06(a) and (c), 5.07 and 5.09 hereof to the extent that such provisions are specifically applicable to the Merger, its authorization and the fiduciary duties of directors of the Company relating thereto. In furtherance of the foregoing, and subject to the exception set forth in the preceding sentence, the internal law of the State of New York shall control the interpretation and construction of this Agreement, even if, under such jurisdictions choice of law or conflict of law analysis, the substantive law of some other jurisdiction ordinarily would apply.
(b) Each of the Parties hereto irrevocably consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or any New York State court located in New York County, State of New York, in connection with any matter based upon or arising out of this Agreement or the matters contemplated herein, agrees that process may be served upon them in any manner authorized by the laws of the State of New York for such Persons and waives and covenants not to assert or plead any objection that they might otherwise have to such jurisdiction, venue and process.
Section 8.06. Waiver of Jury Trial. EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT ANY CONTROVERSY OR DISPUTE THAT MAY ARISE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS LIKELY TO INVOLVE COMPLICATED AND DIFFICULT ISSUES AND THEREFORE EACH SUCH PARTY HEREBY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT SUCH PARTY MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY LITIGATION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY. EACH PARTY CERTIFIES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT (i) NO REPRESENTATIVE, AGENT OR ATTORNEY OF ANY OTHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PARTY WOULD
NOT, IN THE EVENT OF LITIGATION, SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER, (ii) EACH SUCH PARTY UNDERSTANDS AND HAS CONSIDERED THE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS WAIVER, (iii) EACH SUCH PARTY MAKES THIS WAIVER VOLUNTARILY AND (iv) EACH SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS SECTION 8.06.
Section 8.07. Descriptive Headings, etc. The descriptive headings herein are inserted for convenience of reference only and are not intended to be part of or to affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement. All references herein to Articles, Sections and Paragraphs shall refer to corresponding provisions of this Agreement unless otherwise expressly noted.
Section 8.08. Counterparts; Effectiveness. This Agreement may be executed in two or more identical counterparts, all of which shall be considered one and the same agreement and shall become effective when counterparts have been signed by each party and delivered to each other party. In the event that any signature to this Agreement or any amendment hereto is delivered by facsimile transmission or by e-mail delivery of a pdf format data file, such signature shall create a valid and binding obligation of the party executing (or on whose behalf such signature is executed) with the same force and effect as if such facsimile or .pdf signature page were an original thereof. No party hereto shall raise the use of a facsimile machine or e-mail delivery of a .pdf format data file to deliver a signature to this Agreement or any amendment hereto or the fact that such signature was transmitted or communicated through the use of a facsimile machine or e-mail delivery of a .pdf format data file as a defense to the formation or enforceability of a contract and each party hereto forever waives any such defense.
Section 8.09. Parties in Interest; No Third Party Beneficiaries. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure solely to the benefit of the parties hereto and their successors and permitted assigns, and, except as set forth in Sections 5.06(a), (b) and (c), nothing in this Agreement, express or implied, is intended to confer upon any other person any rights or remedies of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.