American Signature Loses Bid to Halt New Duties

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 12:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has denied a temporary injunction to American Signature Inc. while the company appeals an unfavorable ruling against it concerning anti-dumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture from China.

On Monday the CIT ruled that an injunction pending appeal would not be appropriate and denied American Signature's motion to maintain the status quo regarding anti-dumping duties.

Furniture imported from China by American Signature in 2006 escaped proper anti-dumping duties because of a calculation error in a U.S. Department of Commerce computer program,...
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