Gov’t Meets Skeptical Fed. Circ. In Defending Steel Duties

Law360, Washington (February 12, 2018, 7:52 PM EST) -- A Federal Circuit panel on Monday questioned the U.S. government's support of a Court of International Trade decision preventing Thyssenkrupp from challenging 10 percent anti-dumping duties imposed on certain German steel imports.

Thyssenkrupp Steel North America Inc. lost its CIT challenge after the court concluded in part it lacked jurisdiction to hear the case because the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's decision to impose the tariff was little more than “ministerial."

Thyssenkrupp contends that the decision was more than ministerial. And the judges pressed the government...
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Thyssenkrupp Steel v. US


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17-1407

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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December 27, 2016

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