Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ABB Ltd.
Current Parent Company: 
ABB Ltd.
Penalty: 
$19,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
September 29, 2010
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

ABB Ltd, a Swiss corporation, and two of its subsidiaries have resolved charges related to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
power systems
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Parent company note: 
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