DC Circ. Revives Brazil Ferrosilicon Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (February 10, 2012, 3:45 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday vacated a lower court’s dismissal of three Brazilian ferrosilicon exporters’ suit against U.S. rivals for allegedly duping trade regulators into imposing duties on the metal as part of a price-fixing conspiracy.

The three-judge panel vacated and remanded the Washington federal court judgment after receiving confirmation from the D.C. Court of Appeals that a petition sent to a federal agency in Washington could establish personal jurisdiction over the petitioner in suits alleging the submission fraudulently caused the government to act against a...
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