Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BAE Systems plc
Current Parent Company: 
BAE Systems
Penalty: 
$400,000,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
March 1, 2010
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

BAE Systems plc pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to defraud the United States, making false statements about its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance program, and violateing the Arms Export Control Act and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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