Top International Trade Cases of 2021

By Alex Lawson (December 21, 2021, 1:27 PM EST) – The courts continued to wrestle with the limits of presidential trade authority in 2021, issuing a number of important decisions regarding safeguard rights, security tariffs national and more. Here, Law360 breaks down the court decisions that have trade lawyers talking over the past year.

PrimeSource Building Products Inc. v. United States

The judiciary’s review of the president’s national security tariff powers took center stage again in 2021, with the U.S. Court of International Trade ruling that the White House has no authority to extend 2018 duties on raw steel to finished goods like nails and fasteners.

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