Hitachi Asks High Court To Address Deadline For Duty Protests

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Hitachi Home Electronics Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its appeal arguing that U.S. Customs and Border Protection must rule on duties protests within the two years prescribed by law, saying the dispute cannot be resolved otherwise.

In a petition for certiorari filed July 30 with the Supreme Court, the Hitachi Ltd. subsidiary said that it is up to the high court to intervene in its dispute seeking recovery of tariffs on plasma flat-panel televisions it claimed should have been duty-free, after...
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