Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Alcatel-Lucent S.A.
Current Parent Company: 
Nokia
Penalty: 
$92,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 27, 2010
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Alcatel-Lucent S.A. and three of its subsidiaries agreed to pay a combined $92 million penalty to resolve a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation into the worldwide sales practices of Alcatel S.A. prior to its 2006 merger with Lucent Technologies Inc.

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: 
Finland
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry of Parent: 
telecommunications
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Parent company note: 
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