Cosmetics giant Estee Lauder Inc. has filed an amended complaint in its suit with the U.S. government over customs duties, asking the court to allow the company to import cosmetic kits without paying any tariffs.
A judge has ruled that San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a U.S. port for the purposes of ship repair tariffs, and that a tugboat company must therefore pay a duty of 50 percent of the cost of repairs that were performed in the Dominican Republic.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to partially review an administrative law judge's decision that found no infringement of two patents held by SanDisk Corp. in a case over flash memory technology.
Russian metals giant PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corp. has launched a suit against the U.S. Department of Commerce over a magnesium anti-dumping duty rate, which AVISMA claims is too high.
The World Trade Organization reportedly will issue a mixed ruling next week in the long-running dispute over the legality of EU subsidies to aircraft manufacturer Airbus SAS.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has appealed a ruling by the U.S. Court of International Trade that effectively would revoke anti-dumping duties on exports of shrimp from Thailand by Thai I-Mei Frozen Foods Co. Ltd.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. will pay $5.75 million to settle a suit brought by the U.S. Department of the Treasury against the bank for allegedly violating U.S. economic sanctions against Sudan and Cuba.
An executive with China-based Changge Jixiang Bee Products Ltd. is facing up to five years in a U.S. prison after pleading guilty to being part of a scheme to dodge more than $3.3 million in anti-dumping duties on $1.6 million worth of honey imported from China.
Swiss shoemaker Masai Marketing & Trading AG has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to end an investigation into alleged infringement of a Masai patent that covers a type of curved-sole shoe.
Despite the global economic meltdown, South Korea is increasingly becoming a hotbed for direct foreign investment, which reportedly totaled $6.79 billion in the first seven months of this year.
A Manhattan-based shipping company has agreed to pay a $70,000 penalty to settle allegations that it violated export control regulations by arranging for the shipment of scrap metal to a company in Pakistan without the proper license.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that there is a reasonable indication the U.S. industry for ribbons used on scrapbooks and floral arrangements is threatened by imports from China and Taiwan sold at Michael's Stores Inc. and Target Corp.
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Monday it would begin investigating several major technology companies using, importing or making Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. flash memory chips, at the behest of BTG International Inc., which claims the chips infringe several of its patents.
Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill Inc. and Tate & Lyle Americas Inc. have filed a motion to intervene on behalf of the U.S. International Trade Commission in a case involving imports of citric acid and citrate salts from Canada and China.
As part of a push to internationalize China's currency, government officials are reportedly considering whether to broaden a trial program that allows imports and exports to be paid for in yuan.
Industry representative Catfish Farmers of America and several individual U.S.-based catfish farmers have lodged a complaint contesting the results of the International Trade Administration's review of an anti-dumping duty on two companies that export frozen fish fillets from Vietnam.
Nintendo Co. has signed a license agreement with Hillcrest Laboratories Inc. and asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to wind down its investigation into allegations that the remote control devices for its hugely popular Wii video game system infringed several of Hillcrest's patents.
A California statute giving artwork owners and their heirs the right to sue to reclaim works stolen by Nazis is preempted by federal law, an appeals court has affirmed while leaving the door open for the daughter-in-law of a dead Jewish art dealer to recover two paintings she alleges were looted during the Holocaust.
Importer Monviso USA LLC has become the second European food importer in the space of a week to sue the U.S. government over retaliatory duties imposed on food products in the wake of a European ban on hormone-treated beef, alleging the duties have been improperly collected.
Ordered by the U.S. Court of International Trade to reconsider its decision not to halt a steel dumping review involving ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc., the Department of Commerce has thought the matter over — and come to the same conclusion, it said.