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Remand of plaintiff's breach of contract suit to state court based on forum selection clause
FindWhere Holdings, Inc. v. Sys. Env't Optimization, 09-2155, concerned a plaintiff's suit seeking damages for breach of contract against defendant, its subsidiary, and two other individuals, arising from a contract wherein defendant agreed to act as plaintiff's exclusive reseller of global positioning systems (GPS) in several countries in the Middle East.
In affirming the district court's grant of defendants' motion to remand the case to state court, the court held that the district court did not err in remanding the case to state court based on the forum selection clause, which is unambiguously expressed in terms of sovereignty, and therefore excludes jurisdiction in the federal courts in Virginia.