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Pfizer Fights In 2nd Circ. Over Interest Claims Deadline

Law360 (February 14, 2018, 6:01 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. faced off against the U.S. government in the Second Circuit on Tuesday in a bid to extract $8.3 million of interest on a delayed tax refund, telling judges it did not miss the deadline for attempting to collect the payment.

The pharmaceutical giant had lost its case in a lower court in May when U.S. District Judge Lorna Schofield ruled that the company had missed a two-year statutory deadline to file its lawsuit.

Pfizer appealed the decision, and its attorney Robert Walton of Baker...
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Pfizer Inc. v. United States of America


Case Number

17-2307

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

2870 STATUTES-Tax Suits

Date Filed

July 26, 2017

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