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ITC seeks more public input to inform its decision on 337 antitrust claim

Inside U.S. Trade's Daily Report

13 Mar 2017

In this article, “ITC seeks more public input to inform its decision on 337 antitrust claim,” Morrison & Foerster senior of counsel Lynn Levine was quoted on the U.S. International Trade Commission wanting additional public comment on Administrative Law Judge Dee Lord’s decision to dismiss U.S. Steel’s antitrust claim against Chinese manufacturers. The action pushes back an oral argument to April 20.

“It is unusual for the Commission to specifically invite interested government agencies to provide input on substantive legal issues,” Lynn Levine, senior counsel with Morrison & Foerster and former head of the ITC's independent Office of Unfair Import Investigations, told Inside U.S. Trade. “They routinely invite the public to make submissions on issues of remedy, public interest, and bonding -- but not on substantive legal issues like the ones involved in this claim.”

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