5 Tips For Bringing CIT Tariff Classification Cases

Law360, New York (August 10, 2015, 12:13 PM EDT) -- In addition to the trade remedy cases such as anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguards arising under 19 U.S.C. § 1516a, discussed in Law 360's 5 Dos and Don'ts for Litigating at the CIT article by Alex Lawson that was posted on July 31, 2015, the U.S. Court of International Trade has exclusive jurisdiction over a number of other types of cases, including the tariff classification of imports. Here are five tips for bringing a classification case to the CIT. 

Tip One: Know Your Rights

Importers, or their brokers, typically classify their own products in accordance with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of...

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