Federal Circuit Blasts Trade Court In Anti-Dumping Ruling

Law360, New York (August 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A drawn-out dispute over alleged dumping of Japanese steel in the United States resulted Thursday in a ruling against the steel companies and prompted the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to put the United States’ top trade court in its place.

According to the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of International Trade overstepped its boundaries when it coerced the U.S. International Trade Commission into ruling in favor of the Japanese companies earlier in the six-year proceedings.

The companies, including Nippon Steel Corp., NKK...
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