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Company: Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited
Current Parent CompanyWood Group
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Penalty: $18,375,000
Year: 2021
Date: June 25, 2021
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited agreed to pay $18,375,000 and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve criminal charges stemming from a scheme to pay bribes to officials in Brazil in exchange for an approximately $190 million contract to design a gas-to-chemicals complex.
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 Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oilfield services
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