Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
JBS S.A.
Current Parent Company: 
JBS
Penalty: 
$27,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
October 14, 2020
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

JBS S.A., a global meat and protein producer, agreed to pay nearly $27 million to resolve charges arising out of an extensive bribery scheme that took place over multiple years.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Brazil
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
meatpacking
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Parent company note: 
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