Ignore Advice of Counsel at Your Peril

World Trade Executive, North American Free Trade and Investment Report
07.15.08
The article, written by Richard Abbey and Jay Eizenstat, discusses the ruling in United States v. Optex America, Inc., Slip-on 08-63 (June 9, 2008). In ruling against Optex, the U.S. Court of International Claims stated "...because Optex did not exercise reasonable care under the facts of this case, including failure to follow the advice of counsel...it is subject to penalties."
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