Shippers Resolve US' Anti-Boycott Violation Claims

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 7:28 PM EST) -- Two shipping companies and a manufacturer have agreed to pay a collective total of $35,200 to settle allegations they violated anti-boycott regulations by sharing information related to various Arab countries' boycotts of Israel, the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security said Friday.

JAS Forwarding (USA) Inc., Weiss-Rohlig USA LLC and Rexnord Industries LLC each agreed to pay civil penalties in October to resolve claims that they ran afoul of the anti-boycott provisions of the Export Administration Regulations, which prohibit U.S. companies from taking actions that support...
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