No Class Cert. For Gilda In Food Duties Spat: CIT

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 7:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has denied a second motion from toasted bread importer Gilda Industries Inc. to certify a class in its suit over retaliatory duties, saying that any hopes of class certification expired when Gilda won the case.

Judge R. Kenton Musgrave denied Gilda's motion in a three-page ruling issued Friday.

Gilda sued the U.S. government in December 2007, saying it assessed duties on Gilda's toasted bread for nearly two years after the tariffs — assessed at 100 percent ad valorem — had...
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