Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bilfinger SE
Current Parent Company: 
Bilfinger
Penalty: 
$32,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
December 11, 2013
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Bilfinger SE, an international engineering and services company based in Mannheim, Germany, agreed to pay a $32 million penalty to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing Nigerian government officials to obtain and retain contracts related to the Eastern Gas Gathering System project.

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: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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