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BIS undersecretary orders rethink of potentially “disproportionate” export control penalty

By Michael Griffiths

23 March 2020

BIS undersecretary orders rethink of potentially “disproportionate” export control penalty

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The head of the US Commerce Department’s export control division will re-examine a $31 million fine handed to a Singapore shipping company over dealings in Iran.