Ford Makes Case In Fed. Circ. For Duty Refunds

Law360, New York (January 14, 2011, 3:16 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. tried to convince the Federal Circuit on Friday to revive its failed attempt to recoup import duties the company paid on merchandise it said should have been exempt under the North American Free Trade Agreement.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard oral arguments on whether U.S. Customs and Border Protection should have waived the requirement that Ford submit a certificate of origin for the goods within one year of importation and whether Ford actually filed...
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