Vivendi SA v. T-Mobile USA Inc., 08-35561
In an action alleging RICO violations in connection with defendants' acquisition of a Polish telecommunications company, the dismissal of the action on forum non conveniens grounds is affirmed where the relevant evidence and witnesses were located in Poland and plaintiff was engaging in forum-shopping.
- Argued 08/03/2009
- Submitted 08/03/2009
- Decided 11/02/2009
- Published 11/02/2009
- BEA, Circuit Judge:, Before: HARRY PREGERSON, JOHN T. NOONAN, and CARLOS T. BEA, Circuit Judges.
- United States Ninth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Lanny J. Davis, Garret G. Rasmussen, Adam W. Goldberg, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Washington, D.C., for the appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Samuel A. Keesal, Jr., Ben Suter, Robert J. Bocko, Keesal, Young & Logan, San Francisco, CA, for the appellees.