US Steel Cos. Fight Appeal Of Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 4:55 PM EST) -- Several U.S. steel companies are seeking to squash their Brazilian rivals' appeal of a suit alleging they formed a cartel, jacked up prices on ferrosilicon and then duped U.S. trade authorities into levying duties on imports of the metal.

In a brief filed Monday, the U.S. companies, led by CC Metals & Alloys LLC, asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to reject the appeal by Brazilian steel companies CBCC, Minasligas and Ferbasa.

The U.S. companies argued that the U.S. District...
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