Fed. Circ. Boosts Commerce Dept.'s Policing Powers

Law360, New York (June 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a confirmation of the U.S. Department of Commerce's power to police illegal "dumping" of cheap foreign goods onto domestic markets, an appeals court on Tuesday allowed regulators to reinstate an expired anti-dumping order against two Japanese companies after it became known that they had fraudulently misreported information.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit unanimously upheld an earlier ruling in the U.S. Court of International Trade that backed the Commerce Department's decision to reinstitute an anti-dumping order against two...
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