Ford Document Bid Denied In Harbor Tax Dispute

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 1:11 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected Ford Motor Co.'s request for documents and depositions from U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel in its prolonged challenge over millions of dollars in harbor maintenance taxes, finding that the agency already filed the requisite documents during discovery.

Judge Leo M. Gordon of the U.S. Court of International Trade denied Ford's motion Friday. He also rejected the company's motion to stay the proceedings pending the production of the sought-after documents and directed Ford to respond to the government's second motion for...
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