Liz Claiborne Resolves Spat Over Lyocell Duties

Law360, New York (June 15, 2010, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has reached a deal with women’s clothing retailer Liz Claiborne Inc. to wrap up a dispute over U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s tariff classification of the company’s lyocell garments.

Judge Richard K. Eaton of the U.S. Court of International Trade signed off on the compromise settlement agreement, in which Liz Claiborne will accept a refund of about $190,700 to bring the case to a close, according to a court filing Monday.

“Defendant, the United States, also desirous of settling this action, agrees to...
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