Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
LAN Airlines
Current Parent Company: 
LATAM Airlines Group
Penalty: 
$9,400,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 25, 2016
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

LAN Airlines agreed to pay $9.4 million to settle a case relating to payments it authorized during a dispute with its union employees in Argentina. To settle the SEC's charges that it failed to keep accurate books and records and maintain adequate internal accounting controls, LAN agreed to pay $9.4 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest.

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