United States District Court, C.D. California
COMPETENT SOFTWARE PVT. LTD.
CORELOGIC SOLUTIONS, LLC
PRESENT: THE HONORABLE DAVID O. CARTER, JUDGE
CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL
(IN CHAMBERS): ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO REMAND
the Court is Plaintiff Competent Software Pvt. Ltd.'s
(“Plaintiff”) Motion to Remand
(“Motion”) (Dkt. 10). The Court finds this matter
appropriate for resolution without oral argument.
See Fed. R. Civ. P. 78; L.R. 7-15. Having reviewed
the moving papers submitted by the parties, the Court DENIES
Plaintiff's Motion to Remand.
following facts are drawn from Plaintiff's Complaint
(Dkt. 1-1) and Defendant's Notice of Removal
(“Notice”) (Dkt. 1). Plaintiff is a company based
in New Delhi, India, and provides data entry, software, and
related services for customers in the real estate industry.
Compl. ¶ 1. In October 2008, Plaintiff and First
American Real Estate Information Services, Inc.
(“First”) entered into a written Master Services
Agreement (“MSA”), which in part provided that
Plaintiff would perform data entry and software services for
First. Id. ¶ 5. In or about the year 2010,
Defendant CoreLogic Solutions, LLC (“Defendant”)
succeeded to First's interests under the MSA.
Id. Plaintiff claims that Defendant breached the MSA
by failing to pay for services under the MSA, and now owes
approximately $878, 952.70.
contains an arbitration provision that provides that disputes
arising from or in connection with the MSA “shall be
submitted to and determined by arbitration.” Notice
¶ 7. This arbitration clause is within the Convention on
the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
(the “Convention”). Id. ¶¶
originally filed suit in the Superior Court of California,
County of Orange, on September 17, 2019 (Dkt. 1-1). Plaintiff
brings the following causes of action:
(1) breach of contract;
(2) work, labor, and services rendered; and
(3) reasonable value of work, labor, and services.
See generally Compl. Defendant removed the action to
this Court on November 8, 2019. See generally
Notice. Plaintiff filed the instant Motion to Remand and a
supporting Memorandum (Dkt. 10-1) on December 3, 2019. On
December 16, 2019, Defendant filed a brief in Opposition
(Dkt. 14), and Plaintiff submitted its Reply (Dkt. 15) on
December 23, 2019.