Schaeffler Joins Byrd Amendment Challengers

Law360, New York (February 17, 2010, 2:36 PM EST) -- Ball bearing manufacturer Schaeffler Group USA Inc. is asking the U.S. Court of International Trade to invalidate the “unconstitutional” Byrd Amendment that siphons anti-dumping duties only to companies that supported the initial duty petition.

Schaeffler filed a complaint in the CIT on Tuesday against the U.S. government, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and its acting deputy commissioner David V. Aguilar, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and Chairwoman Shara L. Aranoff, seeking declaratory judgment that the Byrd Amendment — also known as the Continued Dumping and Subsidy...
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