Lawyers disagree on US trade remedies

May 23, 2012 | 04:38 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  ITC, Alan Price, Steve Jones, wire rod supply chain conference, AMM, American Wire Producers Assocaition, Catherine Ngai

DALLAS — Trade lawyers debating recent steel cases at the Wire Rod Supply Chain Conference largely disagreed over the effectiveness of U.S. trade remedies, but they agreed that the laws are an integral part of steel trade.

Wire products have been involved of a number of cases recently, Alan Price, a partner at Washington-based Wiley Rein LLP, said at the conference co-hosted by AMM and the American Wire Producers Association. Price, like other lawyers representing domestic industry, said that strict enforcement of trade laws would protect American jobs. "It’s very important to keep (duty) orders in place in the long run to keep domestic manufacturing here,"....





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