Ford Fires Back At US In Drawback Claims Feud

Law360, New York (November 11, 2009, 6:33 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. has fired back at the U.S. government in a spat in the U.S. Court of International Trade over drawback claims the auto company insists have already liquidated, rejecting as “flawed” and “misconstrued” the government's stance that the court should dismiss the case because Ford did not exhaust administrative remedies before filing suit.

In its Oct. 6 dismissal motion, the U.S. argued that companies typically must protest drawback claims with the government and involve the courts only if that protest is denied under 28...
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