Millenium Lumber Can't Shake $2M Export Permit Suit

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 9:06 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade rejected a bid from Millenium Lumber Distribution Co. Ltd. Tuesday to dismiss a $1.8 million government lawsuit against it and XL Specialty Insurance Co. over its alleged failure to provide export permits for softwood lumber products from Canada.

Judge Delissa Ridgway shot down a motion for judgment on the pleadings Millenium filed in 2007, rejecting the company's argument that the government had failed to exhaust administrative remedies before turning to the CIT because Millenium never actually launched mitigation proceedings with...
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