Visteon Supplier's Suit V. Chinese Rival Tossed

Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 7:51 PM EST) -- A federal appellate court has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Visteon Corp. supplier CMA Forging Co. against one of its own Chinese suppliers for allegedly breaching its contract with CMA and engaging in unfair competition by selling parts directly to Visteon.

Judge Richard Allen Griffin, writing for a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, said Thursday that the suit was time-barred under California's statute of limitations, although it was filed in Michigan, because the alleged injury occurred...
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