Ford, US Reach Agreement On Disputed Drawbacks

Law360, New York (April 20, 2010, 2:27 PM EDT) -- The federal government has agreed not to review a handful of drawback claims on imports by Ford Motor Co. until the completion of pending litigation, admitting it erroneously charged Ford more than $91,000 in repayment orders in January.

The parties signed a stipulation Friday in the U.S. Court of International Trade declaring that eight drawback claims on entries from the 1990s will remain unliquidated until the court decides whether the government has the right to review the entries for potential repayment.

Ford initially sued the government...
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