US Sideswipes Ford's Bid For Duty Refunds

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 1:16 PM EST) -- Countering Ford Motor Co.’s move to force U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials to refund duties for certain imports of Jaguar cars, the U.S. government claims the car company's bid for partial summary judgment must be scratched as it contravenes judicial procedure.

The U.S. government urged Judge Gregory W. Carman of the U.S. Court of International Trade to strike Ford’s motion for partial summary judgment relating to three of the 10 reconciliation entries at issue in the suit, contending that CIT rules and statutory law prohibit...
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