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Attorney: Ruling for U.S. Steel could expand ITC's section 337 antitrust powers

April 17, 2017
If the U.S. International Trade Commission rules in U.S. Steel's favor against Chinese steel manufacturers -- by agreeing that antitrust injury requirements don't need to be demonstrated under section 337 of the Tariff Act -- the implications would extend well beyond antitrust law, according to David Hickerson, partner at Foley & Lardner. “This is a really important case,” Hickerson told Inside U.S. Trade. “If the Commission agrees with U.S. Steel and says any unfair act is sufficient to bring an...

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