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Topic - Eric L. Hirschhorn
A former managing director of PPG Paints Trading Co. in Shanghai, a wholly-owned Chinese subsidiary of U.S.-based PPG Industries was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison for conspiring to illegally export high-performance epoxy coatings to nuclear reactors in Pakistan.
"This case clearly demonstrates our resolve to hold individuals responsible for violations of our export-control laws," said Mr. Hirschhorn. "Individuals can no longer hide behind a corporate veil. BIS special agents will continue to leverage our unique authorities to pursue violators anywhere in the world."