The Office of the United States Trade Representative lacks authority under the Trade Act of 1974 or its own organic statute to provide legal representation to a private domestic industry in administrative proceedings before the United States International Trade Commission.
Lack of Authority of the Office of the United States Trade Representative to Represent Private Industry in Proceedings Before the United States International Trade Commission
Date of Issuance:
Thursday, September 24, 1998
Updated July 9, 2014