Fed. Circ. Countervailing Duty Finding Divides Attys

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT) -- A recent Federal Circuit decision that upholds a law allowing the U.S. Commerce Department to collect countervailing duties on imports from China and other nonmarket economies marks a rare example of a trade case raising constitutional questions, but whether the ruling has broader significance depends on whom you ask.

In a precedential ruling on March 18, a three-judge Federal Circuit panel shot down Guangdong Wireking Housewares & Hardware Co. Ltd.'s arguments that a 2012 law allowing the Commerce Department to impose both countervailing and anti-dumping duties...
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