Najarian Fails To Halt Reliquidation In DOC Rate Spat

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 2:31 PM EST) -- Najarian Furniture Co. Inc. has lost a bid to stop U.S. Customs and Border Protection from reliquidating imports of Chinese furniture at a new, higher rate, despite a federal judge's determination that the Department of Commerce may have reassessed the rate arbitrarily to correct a previous mathematical error.

Judge Leo M. Gordon of the U.S. Court of International Trade found that Najarian would likely succeed in proving that Commerce had acted arbitrarily by adjusting the rate, but he ruled on Wednesday that the department would be...
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